The Top 5 Headboard Styles

top 5 headboard styles

The Top 5 Headboard Styles

Want to bring a unique look to your bedroom? Start with your headboard. Like a piece of art, your headboard is often the focal point of the space, setting the tone of both style and design–it’s a great way to incorporate your personality into your bedroom. This room should be your comfort zone, your sanctuary. It should allow you to get the highest quality sleep. But that doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice elements of design. Your deserve to fall asleep each night and wake each morning in the bedroom of your dreams. We searched high and low for the top 5 headboard styles that are on-trend right now. Which one fits your personality?

#1 The Chalkboard

Mary Prince Photography © 2012 Houzz

Filled with personality, this eclectic bedroom is full of chic style. The chalk headboard brings an element of classic romance to the space, full of nostalgic charm, as the script writing tells a unique story. Personalize your bedroom with affirmations for yourself or special notes for those you love.

#2 Tufted Upholstery

Country House 1

Simply gorgeous, this tufted headboard adds timeless style to this bedroom, as the upholstered fabric brings all of the design elements of space together for the perfect look. Upholstered headboards fit both style and function, adding much-needed comfort and sophisticated style.

#3 A Wall of Draperies

North Shore Family Home

Create beautiful dimension in your bedroom with a wall of draperies behind your bed. This custom headboard allows lush fabrics to bring out graceful design elements while also coordinating fabrics in the same shared space. Draperies as a headboard offer high levels of comfort with room-darkening qualities. They also broaden your choices of room layout, allowing your bed to be up against a wall of windows.

#4 Reclaimed Wood

Dallas, TX: Bri and Trey Denton

Rustic style fills this bedroom as the reclaimed wood of this headboard adds charm and character to the space. The wooden planks, continued all the way to the ceiling, make a dramatic statement. Paired well with many shades, the subtle coloring of the wood brings a rich and inviting look to this bedroom.

#5 Framed Art


Your headboard should add style to your bedroom, and when it’s tied in as a work of art, it doubles in both design and style. This framed leather adds dimension to the space, creating a unique look in color and texture. We love the sleek design, combined with the low profile look of this platform bed. It all comes together for a relaxing, perfectly styled atmosphere.

What’s Your Favorite Headboard Style?

Did you see a headboard that you love? Depending on your style, there may be one look that you prefer over the others. Our design consultants would love to help you create the perfect look and atmosphere in your bedroom. Whether you need a custom headboard, room darkening window treatments, custom bedding or elegant upholstery, we can work with you to create the bedroom of your dreams. Contact our team, at Metropolitan Window Fashions, for a free, in-home consultation.