DIY Tufted Headboard with Frame

September 04, 2013

I wanted a headboard but I didn't want to pay over $200 for it...
I have been struggling with the idea of paying more that $80 bucks for a decent headboard for years. I love GLAM but I love DIY and saving money more. That's when I got the idea to search the web for ideas and this is what I came up with. Not too bad for a girl that had no clue about tufting and upholstery.

The video explains it all and the detailed list of the products I used is listed below.



The video explains it all but here's the detailed list of the products I used:

Supplies List 
*EDITED TO INCLUDE LINKS & WHERE IT WAS PURCHASED*
Peg Board - Home Depot
Foam- Hobby Lobby
Batting - Hobby Lobby
Spray Adhesive - Home Depot
Staple Gun - Home Depot
Fabric - Hobby Lobby
Button Covers - Joann Fabrics
Upholstery Needles - Hobby Lobby
 Upholstery Thread - Joann Fabrics
Scissors - Walmart
Box Cutter - Walmart
*It has been suggested that an electric knife is a better option.
French Cleat (to hang headboard) - Home Depot


Optional Items
Large Picture Frame - Hobby Lobby
*I found it in their clearance section for about $25. I believe it was custom made and the original price was $99.
**The frame fits over my full sized bed and measures about 26" x 63"
Rit Fabric Dye - Hobby Lobby
Spray Paint - Home Depot
Mending Plate (to fasten headboard to frame) - Home Depot

*I was not sponsored to use any product mentioned and pricing is not listed because it can vary from state to state. Also you are not obligated to use the exact same equipment I did. This is just to give you an idea and a reference if necessary.

Pretty easy, right? Until we DIY again,


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