I was surprised to see this well-worn fireplace mantel repurposed as a headboard. it′s a really great idea that Mike and I are going to have to consider. The look you create will depend on the mantel you find. It could be a huge old oak surround antique cast iron
Sometimes a bed placed in the center of a room takes up too much space or just doesn′t look right — but simply shoving the bed into a corner can be awkward too. Designer Carla Aston came up with a great solution while designing a teenager′s room for a show
A couple of decades ago my husband and I went through a midlife crisis and moved to the country. The only parts of this move that were not an unmitigated disaster were: 1) our chickens and 2) the willow headboard Mike built for us from branches he took from our
If you like crazy quilts you will love this. Although you could accomplish a headboard treatment like this with a quilt these are actually fabric samples that have been collected and inventively mounted to create a colorful welcoming anchor for this bed. Critical to the success of the design is
You can invest so much effort in bringing home the perfect mattress that fits your physical needs but if it’s not matched with a headboard that meets your aesthetic wants even the most comfortable bed in the world won’t draw you in fully. Complete the package with a headboard that
I′m advocating breaking one of my design rules. Well I don′t really believe in strict design rules but generally I try to keep big investment pieces (like beds) neutral solid and classic and bring in prints patterns bolder colors and trendy fabrics via less permanent items like rugs throw pillows
Think traditional canopied four-poster bed transmogrified into an eclectic showstopping textural proclamation. The flooring used to accomplish this look travels all the way up the wall and across the ceiling making a dramatic statement; the quote inserted in the middle is the perfect exclamation point.
Whatever you decide on consider choosing nightstands and dressers that make the room totally personal to you. And never buy a matching bedroom set from the furniture store if you want a bedroom that sings your song.
Although this is a complete headboard and footboard I cannot pass it by. It reminds me that old iron and brass beds — especially if they have a headboard only — should not be excluded from this portfolio of ingenious designs.
Allow the patterned headboard to be the star of the bedscape. Keep the duvet and shams solid and with minimal detailing like this hotel-style bedding and use a minimal amount of coordinating throw pillows. Coordinate with a bed skirt or a bed platform to create continuity. Pay attention to the
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