December 25, 2017 / Rochel Delaney / Bedroom
Make the bedroom excellent to view with the perfect headboard. It can be made of the high quality hardwood or metal material. If you want to make the headboard comfortable to lean on, choose the upholstered one. It will be so expensive to purchase a new headboard and replace the old one in the bedroom. The installation also costs more money if you can do it yourself. One way to make the bedroom comfortable without spending a lot of money is by creating an upholstered headboard. The below article will gives you hints on how to make an upholstered headboard.
Measurement of the headboard
The first thing to do is measuring the size of the headboard. If you have a large sized bed frame, make sure that the new headboard will fit it. If you fit a small headboard with a large one, the look is not proportional. Measure the available space to define the suitable of the headboard. You can use a tape measure to find the width, height and length of the headboard.
Decide the headboard frame
The frame serves as the core of your headboard. The upholstery will be attached on the headboard. Pick the sturdy frame, which will last longer. You can choose the wooden material because it has higher level of durability. Moreover, it is strong and sturdy. It can be painted in many colors and finishes if you decide to remove the upholstery in the near future for a new look.
The material for the headboard upholstery
The material that you choose for upholstering the headboard will define the style and design. Leather is considered as a good material to have because it reflects high class, beauty and luxury. You can choose the silver colored leather tufted headboard to give a classic and glamorous effect inside the Victorian bedroom design. If you want to give a colorful and playful look, the floral printed fabric upholstery is the best one to choose. You can get the textured one with plain colored upholstery in white, beige, creamy white, peach or pink tone. The beautiful prints include gingham, stripes and plaids.