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Get the Look: 32 DIY Headboards

Are you feeling inspired after yesterday’s post, Montage: 52 DIY Headboards?  For today I’ve culled though sources high and low for these 32 imaginative options that can be used as a headboard. I’m going to stick to my white upholstered headboard, though, if nobody minds.  : )  Tomorrow (or maybe even later today), I’ll post a collection of fun, traditional headboards too.

 

 

S H O P P I N G

1. Screen with Inset Higgins Glass Rondelays at ABC Modern.

2. 18th c, Iron Dome-Shaped Element, $4,900 at L’Antiquaire.

3. Chinese Lattice Panel, $750 at Carling Nichols.

4. Four Panel Marbleized Vellum Screen, $6,895 at Mecox Gardens.

5. Backyard X-Scapes Rolled Bamboo Fencing, $33.24 at Sears.

6. Cameroon Feather Headress, $850 at Branca.

7. Uzbek Silk Hand-Embroidered Suzani, $49.99 on eBay.

8. 19th c. French Headboards, $4,500 at Argyll & Jasper Antiques.

9. Orange 3-Panel Wooden Screen Room Divider, $159.76 at Bellacor.

10. Eastern Buddah Wall Hanging with Bamboo Rod, $160 on eBay.

11. Pegboard, Chalkboard, Whiteboard Dividers, $ 79.36 at Buy.com.

12. Verner Panton Spectrum Fabric (Stuffed), $600 at ModeModerne.

13. PREMIÄR Waves, Hawaii Canvas, $149 at IKEA.

14. Chinese Screen Wall Panels, $3,950 at Orient Living.

15. Art Deco Style Gates at Fernworks Antiques.

16. Live Natural Edge Red Flame Box Elder Slabs, $53.82 on eBay.

17. Imaginary Castle Wall Decal, $45 at Blik.

18. Reclaimed Corrugated Metal Roof Panel, $1.10/sq.ft. on eBay.

19. Amanti Art Florentine Gold Wall Mirror, $189.99 at Linens’n’Things.

20. Silk/Cotton Ikat Fabric, $24/yard at Fabricadabra.

21. Vintage 100% Silk Tie-Dey Sari Fabric, $9.97 on eBay.

22. Steel Pegboard Panels, $42-$51 at Linens’n’Things.

23. Paris Eiffel Tower Construction Poster, $24.99 at Target.

24. Mantles from a late 1800’s home, $198/pair at A Rustic Garden.

25. “Fall Foliage Festival” Americana Flag, $250 at Three Potato Four.

26. Early 1900s 5-Panel Interior Door, $175 at Olde Good Things.

27. Vintage Stlate Classroom Chalkboard, $265 at Three Potato Four.

28. 1940s Sign from Penn. Shipbuilding Co., $165 at Three Potato Four.

29. Vintage Distressed Blue Shutter from AnitaSperoDesign, Etsy.

30. Peel & Stick Cloud Mural, $149.95 at The Mural Store.

31. American Prairie Style Art Glass Window, $275 at Urban Remains Chicago.

32. Sophie Headboard Wall Decal, $45 at Blik.

 

M O R E
Get the Look: 32 Headboards with Personality
Get the Look: 32 Upholstered Headboards
Get the Look: 34 Beds for Boys’ Rooms 

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Scheming: Meredith and Daniel’s Master Bedroom

If you read my blog post about gray sofas earlier this month, then you know I have sashayed into the realm of decorator. To recap: A friend asked me to decorate her new four bedroom apartment in New York City. There’s no construction, kitchens or baths involved; it’s the paint and wallpaper, furniture, rugs, lighting, and accessories. There are a few pieces making the move that I’ll need to integrate, and the toddler’s room is pretty much set, leaving the master bedroom, nursery, guest bedroom/office, playroom, living room, and dining room.

The master bedroom seemed like the easiest place to start. Meredith is really drawn to this bedroom, particularly the jade color, designed by New York City designer Fawn Galli.

Designed by Fawn Galli

I’m a huge fan of Fawn’s work. In this room, I  love the dramatic green headboard and wallpaper with surreal  tree forms. However, the bedroom that really spoke to me for this project was the one I wrote about for TradHome, by San Francisco designer (of whom I am equally enamored), Palmer Weiss.

Designed by Palmer Weiss

Some of the differences between the two rooms reflect how my tastes and Meredith’s can differ. She tends to favor curvier, more feminine styles, while I really like more spare, hard-edged lines. Luckily, blue and green are both of our go-to colors.

She knew she wanted an upholstered headboard. After sifting through styles and swatches from Jonathan Adler, Dwell Studio, Serena & Lily, West Elm, Crate & Barrel, Ballard,  Williams-Sonoma, Oly, Cisco, Vanguard, and Lee Industries, we chose the Serena & Lily Pondicherry trimmed with nickel nailheads. We haven’t confirmed an exact fabric yet, but it will be white.

For wallpaper on the bed wall, we ordered samples from Walnut Wallpaper, Graham & Brown, Burke Decor,and indie designers’ sites. I didn’t find a jade green—most were sea foam or pale sky blue. She liked several, and we narrowed it to two choices: Grow House Grow! ‘Mme. Jeanne’ and the new Timorous Beasties ‘Butterflies,’ which we have yet to see IRL (in real life).

Master bedroom floor plan

Which decorating scheme do you prefer?  
Feel free to leave feedback. Remember, I’m new at this.

Scheme #1

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Scheme #2

S H O P P I N G

Scheme #1
Wallpaper:
Grow House Grow! Mme. Jeanne, Grow House Grow!

Bed:
Serena & Lily Pondicherry Bed with Nailheads, Serena & Lily.

Nightstands:
Malibu Loft by Somerset Bay Concave Side Chest, Zinc Door.
Bungalow 5 Jacqui Side Table, Clayton Gray Home.
Jonathan Adler Preston Side Table, Jonathan Adler.

Rugs:
Suzanne Kasler Oria Flower rug,  Safavieh.
Jill Rosenwald ‘Fallon’ flat weave wool rug,  Hayneedle.
Surya Spectrum wool rug, RugStudio.
Suzanne Kasler Athene wool & silk rug, Zinc Door.
Martha Stewart Ikat Marsh wool & silk rug, Zinc Door.
Frontier Moroccan flat weave wool rug, Zinc Door.
Bowron vintage shearling rug, Burke Decor.

Chandeliers:
Arteriors Caviar Staggered Pendant, Candelabra.
Calais Glass Chandelier in Aquamarine,  Z Gallerie.

Dressers:
World’s Away Studly Lacquer Dresser, The Well Appointed House.
Jonathan Adler Channing 6-Drawer Dresser, Jonathan Adler.

Scheme #2
Wallpaper:
Timorous Beasties Butterflies,  Timorous Beasties.

Bed:
Serena & Lily Pondicherry Bed with Nailheads, Serena & Lily.

Nightstands:
Bungalow 5  Jacqui Side Table, Clayton Gray Home.
Malibu Loft by Somerset Bay Concave Side Chest, Zinc Door.

Rugs:
David Easton Paro Grid wool & silk rug, Zinc Door.
Shabati Paxi wool & acrylic rug, Zinc Door.
Surya Spectrum ivory rug, Hayneedle.
Thomas O’Brien Deco Garden wool & silk rug, Zinc Door.
Surya Thom Filicia Griffith Park wool & viscose rug, Buy.com.

Chandeliers:
(Existing) Five-Light Coral Branch Chandelier, Ballard Designs.
Arteriors Caviar Chandelier, The Well Appointed House.

Dressers:
Bennett Lowboy Dresser, Zinc Door.
Malibu Loft by Somerset Bay 12-Drawer Dresser, Zinc Door.
Vanguard Mirrored Chest, Horchow.

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