Different Types of Headboards
If you are thinking about how nice a different headboard would look with your new bedroom décor, here are some things you may want to consider before you buy.
A modern headboard can make a bed look complete and can add beauty to its overall appearance. In addition to being decorative and a support when you are sitting up in bed, many are made to provide extra storage or wider shelves to store books.
Your existing décor will certainly be a factor in your selection, you will also need to decide on the purpose. Do you want a decorative headboard or simply one that can do double duty for storage or with a bookcase? Storage headboards are larger than the average headboard and bookcase headboards are generally taller than other types of storage headboards so space will be a factor for both.
They can be made with different materials-wood, upholstered/tufted and iron. Choose a headboard based on what type of material would go best with your décor.
Wooden headboards are the most common choice and they come in varies styles, such as four-poster, wooden panels or simple frame headboards.
Upholstered/Tufted headboards can make any bed look elegant, luxurious and expensive. Whether the fabric used to upholster the headboard is leather, microfiber, velvet, or linen an upholstered headboard makes a statement.
Decorative Iron headboards are beautiful, modern, trendy and can be anything from simple to very ornate and detailed. They can last for years if taken care of properly.
Before buying, think about what’s important to you — a decorative headboard or a headboard with storage. If you select storage, make sure you have enough space since this type is larger/taller than the regular headboard. Determine which material will look better with your décor.
Lastly, keep your budget in mind since they can vary from inexpensive to extremely costly, mostly depending on how elaborate the headboard is and the material used to make it. Sticking with a budget can help narrow the search for the buyer’s perfect headboard.