Modern Wood Headboards Introduction
How to Choose the Best Unique Wooden Headboards
Beds are the focal point of any bedroom and are the first thing grabbing our attention when we walk into a bedroom. Beds also dictate which furniture can go where and how it is arranged. Give your bed the attention it deserves with a classic wooden headboard. Looking for something a bit special? Choose a unique headboard. Not only will your new headboard make your space look special, but it will also make sitting up in bed and reading or watching TV much more comfortable, too.
Before you buy your new wood headboard, consider the following factors:
Size - It’s really important that you measure your bed properly before you start to look at headboards. Get the wrong size and the overall look of your room will suffer. A headboard should line up exactly with the corners of your bed, or be over by a set amount that you’ve decided on.
Style - Headboards aren’t stand-alone objects. Because of this, the style of headboard you choose will usually be dictated by the style of your bed. For example, if you have an ornate bed, a plain minimalistic headboard might not look that good with it.
Color - There are so many colors to choose from when it comes to headboards. Perhaps you’re looking for a statement piece. If so, choose a bold, eye-catching color like turquoise or a rich jewel tone. Natural wood can also be stained in a lot of different shades. Whatever you go for, make sure it complements your bed and existing decor.
Material - Boasting intricate craftsmanship, headboards made from upholstery, metals, and wood all introduce different design elements to your space. Base your choice of materials on your own personal taste. We spend a lot of time in bed so it’s important that we like our headboard!
Unique Wooden Headboards: Choosing the Best Fit for Your Bed
A long time ago, when insulation wasn’t as advanced, wood bed backboards served an important function. They were there to stop chills reaching sleepers. As the way we built houses changed, so too did the way we viewed headboards. Although they are no longer a necessity, headboards are enduringly popular because of their aesthetic function. Some even provide additional storage spots.
As a homeowner looking to add a touch of elegance, there are many types of headboard design to suit your style and bedroom. Before choosing the perfect one, there are a few things you’ll want to consider. These include:
Be sure of your décor style: Headboards make bold changes to the appearance of your room, so before you choose the first one that catches your eye, make sure it’s in a style that you want.
What can you afford? As with most things in life, your budget will dictate which headboard you’re able to buy. Before you go shopping, figure out the maximum amount of money you can spend. Because headboards are so popular, we’re sure that there will be one that’s right for you and right for your wallet.
Consider your height and the height of the ceiling: Before you make a purchase, measure the height of the room and the height of the people using the headboard. Short headboards might be great for kids, but they can look awkward in high-ceilinged rooms. Measure yourself so that when you lean your back against your headboard, your head doesn't rest on the wall.
Consider other purposes: You'd be surprised at the other functions a headboard can have beside aesthetics. If your room is low and compact, you can tuck a shelf behind the headboard. Short on space and looking for storage solutions? You can find headboards with storage space for books, lamps, bedding, and more.
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