Rustic Wood Headboard DIY Ideas

Rustic Wood Headboard DIY Ideas

The bed is one of the most important pieces of furniture in every house. Here you lie down to rest, read, watch TV and do many other things. Beds are also the decorative main piece of every bedroom. They usually take up the most space and therefore attract the most attention.

The bed sets the tone for the bedroom decoration, which is inspired by the headboard. Simple headboards may require an accent wall, while ornate headboards may look better in simple environments or vintage-style rooms.

Each bed is equipped with a headboard. However, if you want a really original looking bed, you should replace or decorate the headboard. Can't you see how? Here are many DIY rustic wood headboard ideas that we have collected for you.

DIY wood round headboard

DIY wood round headboard.

The headboard made of birch slices with different diameters looks fantastic rustic in front of the white vertical pallet wall and the classic furniture of the room. about thewhitebuffalostylingco

DIY shelf turned headboard

DIY shelf turned headboard.

This gorgeous two-in-one headboard was assembled with a scroll shelf that was repainted and attached to a wooden frame to complete this gorgeous piece. The best part is that the actual shelf is still usable, so you can place some frills over the bed. about Robin Happyathome

DIY rustic herringbone headboard

DIY rustic herringbone headboard.

This colorful, rustic herringbone headboard is beautiful and fully handmade, and was assembled from plywood and cedar boards arranged to create the herringbone pattern and then painted. The finished piece looks beautiful in a colorful, rustic bedroom. about ispydiy

DIY headboard from old shutters

DIY headboard from old shutters.

Reusing roller shutters can be very easy as they are suitable for a number of projects. These charcoals were placed on a wall behind the bed, so they serve as a rather original headboard. about Gingersnapcrafts

DIY Reclaimed Wood Barn Door Headboard with Faux Hardware

DIY Reclaimed Wood Barn Door Headboard with Faux Hardware.

This headboard is really fun. The recovered barn wood was used to create a distressed artificial door at the head of the bed. The door is made of boards in various shades of brown, some of which appear to have paint residues, and is fitted with fake fittings and a shelf on top. about funkyjunkinteriors

DIY pickled pallet headboard

DIY pickled pallet headboard.

This is more of a traditional headboard as it consists of pickled pallets arranged in a fence-like formation and secured by a back structure. The boards are arranged unevenly in height, which gives the overall part a more rustic feel. about ricedesignblog

Salvaged door headboard

Salvaged door headboard.

Here is another conversion project. The white salvaged door was attached to the bedroom wall and served as a headboard. You could have restored the piece to make it look cleaner, but instead it remained untouched and showed all of its history and character. about Averielane

DIY antique window headboard

DIY antique window headboard.

This bed has four simple windows as a headboard that look very clean and original in this environment. The way the windows were installed is also unique in that they are hung on the wall like frames instead of being connected to the actual bed. about lizmarie blog

DIY herringbone headboard

DIY herringbone headboard.

This headboard consists of thin wooden boards that have been put together to form a large, solid herringbone board. The whole piece was whitewashed and balanced as a finishing touch. about sewmuchado

DIY pallet headboard

DIY pallet headboard.

The solid pallet headboard is extremely rustic with all its natural textures. It fits perfectly with the surrounding decoration and looks beautiful in any light setting. about Thinking cabinet

Rustic headboard for home improvement

Rustic headboard for home improvement.

This headboard is somewhat similar to the previous one, but is very different. It's a solid plank of pallet wood, but then it was varnished and washed dark so that the wood looked older and more structured. via andreasnotebook

DIY Reclaimed Wood headboard

DIY Reclaimed Wood headboard.

This headboard is made of old wood, but it is a fine piece with a vintage look, as it was painted entirely in dark gray and carved at the top. about remodel

Rustic wooden headboard with lights

Rustic wooden headboard with lights.

This headboard is pretty much the picture of a rustic piece with its dark, wide and straight boards. However, two ceiling spotlights were installed in the upper boards, making this bed perfect for reading late into the night. about liveyourgoals

DIY rustic wood headboard with light

DIY rustic wood headboard with light.

The project is similar to the previous one and consists of wide, straight boards. However, this is narrower and extends across the entire wall from the low bed to the ceiling. A single spotlight was also installed over the bed. about jennasuedesign

Rustic wood chevron pattern headboard

Rustic wood chevron pattern headboard.

This rustic headboard is a little different from the others because the thin dark pieces of wood were arranged in three different chevrons, all of which converge in the middle of the piece. about lowes

Pallet headboard with storage

Pallet headboard with storage.

The large, lightweight wooden pallet headboard is a great solution for someone with limited space in their room. The piece is connected to the bedside tables, has shelves and even openings on the sides so items can be stored in it. about newnist

Fence headboard

Fence headboard.

This headboard was specially made for the king-size bed of a vintage room and consists of several wooden boards of different sizes that have been deliberately stained to maintain the vintage atmosphere. about Wellness and family

DIY barn door headboard

DIY barn door headboard.

This beautiful rustic piece is another case of a rotating headboard. In this project, a barn door was lightly restored and redesigned, making it a simple but unique headboard. about Shanty-2-chic

Ceramic barn inspired DIY barn door headboard

Ceramic barn inspired DIY barn door headboard.

This headboard does not consist of a barn door, but looks like one. The main structure was made from vertically oriented boards, which are then crossed diagonally by two longer boards made of the same wood. about our vintage home love

Recycled old door headboard

Recycled old door headboard.

Here's yet another upcycling project where two identical bright wooden doors were used as the headboard for a fairly low bed. The doors look pretty desperate, but they go very well with the immaculate bed and wall, the large chandelier, and the patio chair placed at the end. about dreamy whites

Rustic DIY headboard with floating side table

Rustic DIY headboard with floating side table.

This headboard is made of rich, dark wood that has been varnished to make it shiny and new. It was then decorated with fairy lights and complemented by a matching floating side table that was hung from the ceiling. about Frugality

DIY fence turned headboard

DIY fence turned headboard.

The headboard is made from a recycled fence and looks very different from others. The texture and stains on the boards give it the distinctive look. about Camillestyles

DIY Reclaimed Wood Look headboard

DIY Reclaimed Wood Look headboard.

This headboard was made from wide boards that were stained to look like old wood. It was then decorated with a flag banner tied at the ends with bows. about akadesign

Rustic DIY headboard with plywood

Rustic DIY headboard with plywood.

The original looking headboard was made from plywood to create the frame effect. The whole piece was stained before installation and then decorated with a rose banner and a sign directly above it. about Southernbreezecollections

Weathered driftwood headboard

Weathered driftwood headboard.

This heavily decorated headboard seems to have stood the test of time. The vertically arranged uneven boards give it a fantastic shape and texture, while the two lamps at the ends provide light when there are no actual bedside tables. about houzz

Rustic boho headboard

Rustic boho headboard.

This classic rustic headboard is made of distressed light wooden boards that may have been reclaimed. The romantic boho look is enhanced by the rosette banner hanging above it. about Draumesider

DIY farmhouse headboard

DIY farmhouse headboard.

This headboard has a distinctive farmhouse look with dark wood, stained surface and a very defined frame. The effect is enhanced by decorations such as the banner and the hat with branches or horns. about deeply desperate

Rustic headboard made from raw wood

Rustic headboard made from raw wood.

This single headboard is made of natural wood, which remained virtually untouched and shows its colors, markings and textures. Such a headboard is ideal for a rustic room, but also goes well with romantic and even minimalist decorations. about Chic decoration

DIY old door turned headboard

DIY old door turned headboard.

The splendidly detailed old door received a pair of legs and was converted into an equally beautiful headboard. The top serves as a shelf that can be used for both decoration and function, and the piece looks beautiful with the hollow frame on top and the matching low bedside table. about Home Talk

DIY pallet headboard to the ceiling

DIY pallet headboard to the ceiling.

This somewhat simple headboard has great details and the stained pallets in different sizes look similar to a wall. The piece reaches to the ceiling, takes up the available wall space and creates a kind of accent wall.

Rustic wooden pallet headboard

Rustic wooden pallet headboard.

This somewhat uneven pallet headboard is undoubtedly rustic. The palettes have different colors and textures and are not perfectly stacked. The heavy decorations on and around the board add to the look.

DIY barn wood chevron headboard

DIY barn wood chevron headboard.

This barn wood headboard is absolutely great. It's large and narrow, with a distinctive frame inside which the boards have been stacked diagonally to create the chevron pattern that is broken in the middle. about hertoolbelt