Queen size headboards

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Looking for a new headboard for your bed frame? If you can find one you can build one using these creative DIY queen size headboard ideas.

Did you know that the queen size bed frame is the most popular size of a bed? Ironically, finding the right headboard for it that would finish off your bedroom decor isn’t easy. Going from store to store and having nothing to bring home after wasting all that time isn’t fun at all. So when it’s enough is enough and you can start building this accessory yourself?

The sooner you start the sooner you’ll have the DIY headboard of your dreams. Luckily we have a great list of the best ideas for all skill levels. You can build some of these projects in an afternoon! You’ll thank us later.

Round Wood

This is such an easy tutorial but takes a little forethought to get the wood rounds. You want to make sure that your wood rounds are completely dried out, or you’ll have a little mold situation on your hands. Read the link to find out how to put together this gorgeous headboard.

Bed Frame

You can use this tutorial to make a headboard or an entire bed including side rails and footboard. The whole project costs just $115 for an incredibly sturdy, heavy duty, solid wood frame. See this post to see the full plans and instructions.

Repurposed Door

Transform an old door into a (nearly) new headboard. Read the link to find out how it’s done.

Upholstered with Tufting

Learn how to make a fabric headboard with tufting for a high-end looking accessory. The post includes step-by-step instructions for how to make your own headboard and a list of supplies for the project. Read the post to learn how to do it.

Tufted Style

Another tufted headboard tutorial. We would say any upholstery job involving tufting is sort of an advanced project. So check out the link to learn how to do it.

Upholstered That Doesn’t Look DIY

Create a high-end looking upholstered headboard with this simple tutorial and video. All for under $150. See this website to see how to do it.

Wood Design

Follow these steps to build a wood headboard using an air compressor and air tools. See the tutorial to get the complete guidance and instructions.


This headboard is a wonderful way to finish off a bedroom. Here’s how to make your own deep-buttoned piece in an afternoon. Read the post to see the full plans.

Tufted Style

This post will show you how to make an easy headboard. Have you ever wondered how to make those deep-diamond headboards? Look no further. Check out this website for the entire guidance.

Fabric Style

These guys made their own headboard, and it was pretty easy. Find out how to do it yourself. See the article to find out how it’s done.

Upholstered Style

Decorator Sabrina Linn offers step-by-step tips for this project. See the link to see how to do it.

Diamond Tufted

Learn the easiest method to make your own DIY Diamond Headboard for under $50. This is by far the most detailed and easy-follow tutorial out there. See the link to learn how it’s done.

Over Bed Shelf

This piece is a shelf for display and storage that hovers on the wall over the bed. Follow this website to see the entire plans.

Rustic Style

Even novices can make this one. Learn how to make a rustic headboard you won’t believe you made yourself. See this website to see how it’s done.

Reclaimed Wood

Make this reclaimed wood headboard with new wood for less than $50 and minimal skills. Read the article for the full plans.

Modern Tufted Design

This is an amazing modern design you can cut from wood with minimal skills. Follow this website to see how to do it.

Afternoon Project

You can complete this project in an afternoon. Don’t believe it? Follow the plans to learn how it’s done.

Stenciled Fabric

Keep the materials under low cost and stencil your fabric. This gives you a great unique style of the decor piece. Read this website to find out how it’s done.

Herringbone Design

The author has made this herringbone headboard and couldn’t love it more. Stain it dark, paint it white, distress it, and finish it with polyacrylic. See the link to find out how it’s done.

Wood Block Design

How to make a headboard with wood blocks. Follow the link for the entire guidance and instructions.

Beautiful Natural Wood

Build a beautiful wood DIY headboard using this detailed tutorial and free plans for a headboard. Lots of tips on woodworking & natural finishes. See the tutorial to find out how it’s done.

Repurposed Pallets

Repurposing wooden pallet ideas are everywhere. So you can put together a unique headboard using this material as well.