A classic and chic choice for your bedroom or guest room, a black headboard is a staple piece of furniture. You can pair black with almost anything, from bright shades like red and purple to something more muted like beige. You can even go for a bold all-black color scheme, but, whatever you choose, a black headboard will only elevate your choice. We’ve picked out a few of the best black headboards below.
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Cottage-Chic Panel Headboard
Perfect For: Enhancing traditional bedroom ensembles
What We Like: Stately raised paneling and crown moldings
Upgrade your bedroom or guest room with this cottage-chic panel headboard, crafted from solid Radiata wood in a handsome finish. The rectangular silhouette features tasteful crown moldings, stately raised paneling, and stainless steel hardware. Designed to accommodate most standard and adjustable-height metal bed frames, this headboard comes with two straight legs, slats, and pre-drilled holes for easy installation.
To create a cohesive look, match this headboard with a full bedroom set in a similar finish and don't forget to dress the bed with cozy linens and soft pillows for a comfortable yet stylish appeal.
Open-Frame Metal Headboard with Whimsical Detailing
Perfect For: Adding a touch of romance and rustic charm to any bedroom
What We Like: Intricate casting details and adjustable height options
Discover the perfect balance between simple elegance and rustic charm with this open-frame metal headboard. Delicate spindles and gentle arches with clamshell castings combine to create a whimsical, yet traditional silhouette. Your choice of Black Speckle or Soft White finish complements any bedroom color scheme. The headboard is crafted from heavy gauge tubular steel, solid bar wire, and foundry-poured aluminum castings, ensuring a durable and lasting product. With the option to adjust its height using additional metal extensions, this headboard fits Twin, Full, Queen, and King sizes. Assembly is required, and the headboard is sold separately from the frame, box spring, and mattress.
Pair this headboard with a metal bed frame and cozy bedding to create a warm, inviting space where you can unwind at the end of a long day.
Upholstered Panel Headboard with Adjustable Height
Perfect For: Enhancing your bedroom décor with a timeless and versatile style
What We Like: Buttonless diamond tufting and customizable height options
The Magallanes Upholstered Panel Headboard offers a unique blend of elegance and versatility to your bed space. The linen-like fabric, available in five colors, and buttonless diamond tufting create a chic, modern touch. This adaptable headboard can be used with most bed frames or bases and comes with an adjustable height feature, ranging from 46 to 58 inches. Experience hassle-free installation with pre-drilled legs and included hardware. The durable construction made from rot-resistant Siberian Larch ensures a long-lasting addition to your bedroom.
Pair it with neutral bedding for a soft, inviting atmosphere or opt for vibrant hues to create a bold statement in your bedroom. Remember to consider the wall color when choosing your headboard's fabric shade.
Faux Leather Headboard with Adjustable Height
Perfect For: Enhancing the elegance of any bedroom
What We Like: Versatile height options and timeless appeal
This faux leather headboard features a buttonless diamond tufted design, available in neutral shades of gray, black, white, rust, or camel. The versatile adjustable height ranges from 34 to 46 inches, and the headboard can be attached to a bed frame or mounted on the wall. It's customizable to fit California King to Twin XL sizes, with a simple setup process and doorstep delivery for ultimate convenience.
Pair it with minimalist bedding in soothing colors to create a serene bedroom atmosphere, and add decorative throw pillows to accentuate the headboard's classic aesthetic.
Curved Velvet Headboard with Nail Head Trim
House of Hampton®
Perfect For: Enhancing the elegance of master or guest bedrooms
What We Like: Height-adjustable design with a touch of glam
Elevate your bedroom decor with this curved velvet headboard featuring a stylish nail head trim along the edge. The high-quality, soft-touch velvet upholstery provides luxurious comfort while reading or relaxing in bed. This headboard is height-adjustable, making it suitable for various bed frames and mattresses. Plus, the easy assembly and pre-drilled holes make it conveniently simple to attach to your bed frame.
Pair this headboard with neutral-toned bedding and accent pillows to highlight its understated sophistication, allowing the nail head trim to be the focal point of your bedroom.
Upholstered Nailhead Trim Panel Headboard
Perfect For: Adding style and functionality to any bedroom
What We Like: Sleek, customizable design with extra support
Upgrade your bedroom setup with this chic upholstered nailhead trim panel headboard, featuring an arched top and adjustable metal bed rail slots. Available in multiple colors, this headboard will match your existing decor seamlessly. With its slim profile, it adds a spacious feel to your room while providing sturdy support for reading or using a tablet in bed. Ideal for master bedrooms, guest rooms, and first-time homeowners, this headboard offers a refreshing, trendy look.
Pair this headboard with your favorite bedding and accessories for a personalized touch. To save floor space, consider using wall-mounted nightstands, shelves, or floating storage solutions.
Velvet Upholstered Headboard with Nailhead Trim
Kelly Clarkson Home
Perfect For: Adding a touch of French country charm to your bedroom
What We Like: Versatile neutral hue and button-tufting details
This velvet upholstered headboard is crafted from solid pine wood and metal legs, featuring a gentle camelback frame. Its neutral hue seamlessly integrates with your existing bedroom ensemble and choice of bedding. The foam padding and button-tufted details provide a comfortable spot to prop up a good book or watch a movie. Nailhead trim adds an elegant touch to this French country-inspired design, which is compatible with most adjustable bases and easily attaches to any bed frame. Hand-curated by Kelly Clarkson.
Pair this luxurious headboard with soft, cozy textiles and elegant accessories to create a serene and sophisticated sleeping space that invites relaxation and sweet dreams.
Countryside Pinewood Headboard
Perfect For: Rustic and cozy bedroom aesthetics
What We Like: Distressed neutral finish and slatted details
Embrace the charm of countryside style with this clean-lined headboard, crafted from solid pinewood and adorned with a distressed neutral finish. Its versatile design effortlessly complements rustic, French country, coastal, and cottage room settings. Slatted details add an open and airy feel, ensuring this headboard won't visually overcrowd your space. It easily attaches to a standard bed frame (not included) and requires separate hardware for installation.
Pair it with soft, neutral beddings for a soothing bedroom ambiance and consider incorporating matching rustic furniture pieces to complete the look.
European-Inspired Collection Headboard
Perfect For: Bringing brightness and imagination to any bedroom
What We Like: The versatile design that encourages creativity
Add a touch of European charm to your bedroom with this collection headboard. Its simple yet elegant design becomes the canvas for endless possibilities, allowing you to incorporate bright colors and imaginative accents to your decor. The timeless style of this headboard fits seamlessly into any room, whether it's for kids, teens, or adults, making it the perfect centerpiece for a lively and inviting space.
To make the most out of this headboard, choose vibrant and patterned bedding, along with fun artwork or wall decals to transform your bedroom into a unique and personalized sanctuary.
Modern Bookcase Headboard with Storage
Perfect For: Creating a well-organized bedroom space
What We Like: Versatile open storage spaces
Transform your bedroom into a neat and functional sanctuary with this modern bookcase headboard. It offers three open storage spaces ideal for keeping books, electronics, and personal items organized. Its sturdy fixed shelves provide reliable support, while a cable management hole at the back panel helps you maintain a clutter-free environment. Designed to be easily cleaned, this headboard is not only a practical storage solution but also a stylish addition to your bedroom.
Match this bookcase headboard with a minimalist bed frame and neutral-colored bedding for a streamlined look, and add vibrant throw pillows or blankets to infuse a touch of personality and warmth.
Contemporary Black Sleigh Headboard
Perfect For: Revitalizing your bedroom ambiance
What We Like: The harmonious blend of classic curves and modern design
Upgrade your bedroom with this elegant sleigh headboard, boasting a clean-lined silhouette, curved sides, and subtle panel molding. Made from premium solid and manufactured wood in a sleek and versatile black finish, this headboard complements any color scheme you desire. Expertly crafted in the USA, the timeless design seamlessly combines classic and contemporary elements, creating a stunning focal point in your bedroom. This sophisticated headboard is ready to mount to your favorite bed frame (not included) with just a bit of assembly.
Pair this headboard with light-colored bedding and cushy pillows to balance the striking black finish and showcase the chic design.
Rattan Peacock-Inspired Headboard
Perfect For: Adding a touch of playful elegance to your master suite
What We Like: Unique, scrolling peacock pattern
Revitalize your master suite with this eye-catching rattan headboard featuring a distinctive, scrolling peacock-inspired pattern. Its neutral hue ensures it complements a wide range of color schemes, while the natural rattan material adds a touch of natural charm. Designed to easily fit between your existing bed frame and the wall, this headboard doesn't require any connecting brackets or pre-drilled holes for hassle-free installation.
Pair this headboard with crisp white linens and pops of vibrant accent colors to bring out its striking design without overwhelming your space.
Panel Headboard with Iron Frame
Perfect For: Adding style and comfort to your bedroom or guest room
What We Like: The elegant design and adjustable height
This panel headboard showcases a sleek and modern design with perpendicular lines converging in the center of the rectangular surface. Foam-filled for added cushioning while reading or watching TV, it features a black iron frame and matching faux leather upholstery. The adjustable height easily adapts to your current setup. Pre-drilled holes and included hardware make attaching it to your existing bed frame a breeze.
Pair it with neutral bedding and pops of color in your throw pillows or artwork to accentuate the headboard's sleek design and create a cozy, inviting space.
Coastal Black Arched Bed with Spindle Headboard
Perfect For: Achieving coastal flair in a contemporary bedroom
What We Like: The unique combination of an airy silhouette and bold tone
The Addy bed brings a fresh twist to coastal design with its edgy black finish and open-air style headboard. The arched top and round spindles create an intriguing silhouette that adds character to your bedroom space. Its contemporary black finish lends a touch of sophistication while still maintaining an airy, relaxed vibe, making the Addy bed perfect for anyone looking to infuse coastal charm with a modern edge.
To create a cohesive coastal look, pair the Addy bed with crisp white linens, a jute rug, and an assortment of light, airy textiles. Bring in pops of color through artwork and accent pieces to complete the stylish coastal vibe.
Modern Black Headboard
Perfect for a modern bedroom or guest room, this headboard features linear edges and horizontal paneling for a sleek yet simple design.
We recommend this headboard for a bedroom with an understated décor scheme. The charcoal black panel design is trendy and versatile, and we think it would look especially good paired with yellow or red for a pop of color.
Panel Black King Headboard
The charcoal black color of this king headboard is contemporary and elegant. It features a horizontal panel design and can be adjusted to fit your bed. Crafted from solid larch wood, it is upholstered in a durable linen-blend fabric.
Metal Black King Size Headboard
This king size headboard has a sleek silhouette thanks to its open frame and vertical slats. Featuring a black matte finish, it is made of steel. It also helpfully comes with modification plates to attach to any bed frame.
We love the industrial style of this headboard, and think it would look great in a bedroom with a similar décor scheme. This headboard is also a good option if you have a smaller room or don’t want to block any natural light coming in through your window. An open frame will always make a room look larger.
Low Black Tufted Bed with Storage
Ideal if you prefer lower beds, this bed features wide drawers beneath that blend in seamlessly for all your storage needs. The diamond tufted headboard gives it a modern edge, and the solid wood frame will last for years.
Glam Black Velvet Headboard
Kelly Clarkson Home
Undeniably glamorous, this black velvet headboard has a pretty arched design. Made in the USA from a mix of solid and engineered wood, including pine, it is upholstered in velvet. Plus, it comes with mounting hardware included.
While the most obvious style of this headboard is glam, we think it can also fit in with a French country-style bedroom due to its sloping design and curved edges. Contrast it with calm light blue or cream for a farmhouse vibe. However, this headboard is not compatible with adjustable beds, which could potentially be an issue.
Wingback Black Tufted Headboard
Etta Avenue™ Teen
No matter which room you put it in, this black tufted headboard will look classy. It features updated traditional elements like button-tufting and a wingback design. Stuffed with foam for extra support, it is upholstered in a linen-blend material.
Slim Black Tufted Headboard
Compatible with adjustable beds, this slim black headboard has contemporary diamond tufting. Upholstered in fabric with stands made of black metal, it is sturdy and stylish. Plus, the slim panel won’t take up too much space on your wall.
Black Headboard with Glitter
Featuring a clean-lined rectangular silhouette, this black headboard is made from a blend of solid and manufactured wood. Faux-crystal button tufting glitters across the headboard, and an all-round silver glitter strip accentuates the matte black background.
We love the two-tone aspect of this headboard, which allows you to get creative with your styling and décor scheme. You can go super glamorous using the glitter strip as your base – a glitter lampshade in silver would look sophisticated and cool. You can also allow the glitter to stand out by making everything else minimalist and understated.
Faux Leather Black Tufted Headboard
This black headboard has a classic button-tufted design. Made from solid and manufactured wood, it is upholstered in PU faux leather. It is also filled with foam. Moreover, it comes with pre-drilled holes for easy assembly.
Openwork Detail Black Headboard
Crafted from wood and iron and coming with pre-drilled holes, this black headboard will look elegant and refined in any bedroom. The slatted design is complemented by openwork detailing in the center.
A headboard like this can instantly change the look of a room, even if you don’t change anything else. Metal can look cold and industrial, but this doesn’t have to be the case. By adding lighter bedding and a rustic throw you can easily create a rustic look straight out of a charming country cabin.
This modern double bed is a great example of contemporary design in household goods. Huge, upholstered, tufted headboard guarantees comfort and solidness. Available of various color and pattern variants.
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Black tufted headboards and footboards constitute an ideal proposition for a sophisticated, eclectic bedroom. What is more, it makes typically traditional accents like chandeliers and hides rugs come off as more fashion-forward than formal.
Princess crown tufted upholstered
This black velvet headboard embodies luxury and style not only for the princesses. It is handmade from high-quality materials, such as plywood, foam, wood, nailheads, upholstery nails.
Black velvet tufted headboard with
If you’re looking for a detail to finish off your elegant, traditional bedroom, just take a look at this amazing, black bed headboard with a beautiful, tufted design. Bound to spice up any bedroom.
Byanca Upholstered Headboard
A modern style headboard. Wooden frame, upholstered in polyester velvet and buttoned. Soft to touch and looking elegant, espresso legs add the style. This headboard is perfect for renewing your bed and bedroom.
Simple and classy, sporting the traditional design - this headboard will work for any possible bed, elevating the overall look of the interior and ensuring a high and useful boost of sophistication and charm in your home.
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Modular tufted headboard that you can design yourself - from any shape, material or color. Fabulous with its dark graphite color emphasizes the original design of this bedroom. It breaks the bright colors by adding a modern style.
Large and comfortable canopy bed with a durable wooden frame in black color. It features four stable posts and a solid headboard with simple and straight lines. Neutral black finish of this bed looks nice in any bedroom design.
Platform bed made of extra sturdy deluxe wood slats with solid headboard, side rails and foot board. Soft polyester upholstery, with crystal button tufting, add a luxurious sophistication to this design.
Platform beds with high headboard. The construction is made of durable wood. The headboard is upholstered and quilted decorative buttons. Designed for the bedroom, hotel and more.
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