do it yourself upholstered headboard

Do-it-yourself Upholstered Headboards

There are many ways to make an upholstered headboard. The concept is basically the same for all headboards, the techniques vary. Here’s some videos for you to watch plus a list of supplies and tools you may use following the videos.

Upholstered headboard with buttons


Upholstered headboard by Barbara Miller

Upholstered headboard with decorative tacks

Tufted headboard

Tufted headboard 2

Supplies and tools


Dacron batting – an alternative to cotton batting

Cotton batting – an alternative to dacron batting

Camie spary – to glue foam to wood

Electric staple guns

Decorative nails – you can either use a kit or individual nails if you want to space them out

Tufting twine if you want your headboard tufted

Tufting needle – to use with tufting twine

Covered buttons – for tuftingCardboard tackstrip – to creat a sharp edge

Decorative fabric

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