Leather And Wood Headboard

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Leather and wood headboards are a wonderful way to complete your bedding set. They're just rustic enough to please a male decorative sensibility but toned enough to allow a woman to appreciate the style and intricacy. They really do cater to every sense. And they're made of the best materials. With hand tooled leather and high-quality wood, you will love these.

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Updated 15/08/2022
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Elegant and Bold Wood and Leather Headboard

Elegant and Bold Wood and Leather Headboard

Available in Queen and California King sizes, this elegant and bold headboard can make a statement in any bedroom. Made from a combination of solid wood paneling with genuine leather upholstery, this large headboard can make the perfect addition to your bedroom.

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Measuring almost 57 inches high, we love to see this large and bold headboard in any room with a matching dark wood bedroom set or dark mahogany decor. The wood and leather pad is almost five inches thick giving you a sturdy and durable addition to your bed set.

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Stylish Rustic Wooden Bed with Leather Headboard

Stylish Rustic Wooden Bed with Leather Headboard

Bringing some farmhouse charm to your bedroom, this country style headboard is made from solid wood with purposeful distressing to give it a rustic and aged look. The genuine leather is mounted to the frame in a crossed single-tuft design to give a bit of depth to the overall appearance.

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Impressive King Size Wood and Leather Headboard

Impressive King Size Wood and Leather Headboard

Standing almost 69 inches tall, this impressive sleigh-style headboard is available in both Queen and King sizes. Made from a combination of solid and manufactured wood, along with stylish faux leather, you can’t go wrong with this incredible headboard in your bedroom.

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The decorative scrolled design at the top of this sleigh-style headboard and the eye-catching silver filigree accents on each of the bed posts are a stunning touch that helps bring out the depth of color in the wood and faux leather. 

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Eye Catching Wood Leather Headboard

Eye Catching Wood Leather Headboard

For a simple yet elegant combination, this mature and simplistic headboard is a great option. Made from solid wood and faux leather, this headboard stands just over 48 inches tall and gives you a stunning yet simply elegant headboard for both Queen and King sized beds.

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Grand and Stunning Wood and Leather Bed Headboard

Grand and Stunning Wood and Leather Bed Headboard

Made from manufactured laminate wood in cherry coloration, this stunning headboard can be found in both Queen and King sizes. The thick foam padding is covered in faux leather in a rich deep mahogany color that helps bring out accents of each brass stud along the edges.

Designer Advice:

We love the natural wood grains and natural imperfections you can see in this laminate cherry wood. Whether you are looking for a versatile headboard for a Queen sized bed or want something to blend in with the rest of your King sized bed set, we know you’ll love this grand headboard.

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Leather And Wood Headboard

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In the past, headboards were necessary in homes that were poorly insulated or not insulated at all. They were made of wood and built to create space between the wall and the bed so that the cold air would sank to the floor rather than onto the sleeper.

Today, our bedrooms are comfortably heated, even toasty, but, along the way, the headboard became an ordinary part of the bedroom suite. It adds greatly to the overall décor and keeps our pillows propped up when we read or watch television in bed.

A headboard is an important element in the well-appointed bedroom and could influence other design decisions, so choose carefully. We have here a "primer" on headboards to help you make an informed decision.


This is your basic headboard. It is flat and rectangular and so-named because it features panels of wood. But not all of the time these days. Panel headboards now come in every style, from minimalist to ornate, and every material. No matter what your décor, you will find a suitable panel headboard. It's one of the easiest ways to upgrade and update your plain bedroom and give a bit of a boutique-hotel vibe.


The wingback headboard gives a fresh, feminine look to any bedroom décor. You can easily update a bedroom without doing major renovations. The headboard has two panels (wings) that jut out on either side of the bed's headspace. Most wingbacks are upholstered, and tufted upholstery has become a hallmark of this style of headboard.

Slat (Mission Style)

Also called Mission Style, the slat headboard has vertical or horizontal slats made of wood, metal or natural fibers. A simple outer frame may be curved or have flat sides. There are countless versions, including French country, rustic, traditional, contemporary, Shaker and coastal.


An open-frame headboard brings a casual elegance to the bedroom. It has a simple outer frame, same as the slat headboard, but the inner bars or slats are elaborately intricate. Usually the open-frame is made of metal, but when fashioned from natural fibers, it has a definite coastal vibe. When made of wood with a design of geometric shapes, it works well in contemporary décor. It also makes a fun transition headboard when toddler Johnny grows into his "big boy" bed.

If your bed is in front of a recessed window, the open-frame will not obstruct the outdoor view.


The sleigh headboard is definitely elegant, with a gentle backward slope such as a horse-drawn sleigh has. May be simple or elaborate. Simple for a farmhouse décor; elaborate for traditional European, such as French Provincial. Upholstered sleigh headboards provide extra comfort when you read in bed. Faux leather sleighs are ideal for modern decors. Carvings at the top of the sleigh, particularly open carvings with metal accents, "punch up" a rustic décor.

The size of your room must be factored into the size of the headboard. If you have a large room, especially one with a high ceiling, you can go as large as you wish. If you have a small room, a large headboard would overwhelm the room.


  • Make sure you have the exact measurements of your bed when you shop. If it is too narrow by only a few inches (centimeters), it will be noticeably "off." Think of back in the day when a boy wore slacks just a few inches too short. Yes, your headboard will look that "dorky." If it is a few inches too wide, it will not be a problem. The standard width is 0 - 3 inches (0 to 7.6 centimeters) wider than the bed frame.
  • There are situations where the headboard is ultra chic when extra wide: if it extends beyond your bedside tables, if it is twice as wide as a standard one; if the headboard spans the whole wall. Lucky you if you can manage that last one. It can be absolutely stunning. But tread carefully.


  • Standard height ranges from 14 inches (35.5 centimeters) above the top of the mattress to 48 inches (122 centimeters) or more.
  • The wider the bed, the taller the headboard, but the headboard is never taller than the bed is long.
  • If you're tall, a taller headboard with be more comfortable when you read or watch TV.
  • Taller headboards add drama to the bedroom.

You do not need to be a carpenter to make your own headboard. In fact, you can do it even if you have never made anything before. Not only is it immensely satisfying, but you will also have a headboard like no other - one that reflects your style and personality. It is also a budget-friendly way to go.

  • Use reclaimed materials, such as old wooden doors, paneled room dividers, dismantled fences,  or antique fireplace mantels.
  • Wrap a piece of plywood with polyester batting then cover in any fabric you like, such as a wildlife scene, tropical flowers or Cubist art.  
  • Get a piece of wallpaper with a design you love and the size of the headboard you want. Paste it to the wall behind your bed, then frame it with decorative crown molding.
  • Put up a large piece of art or large wall accents.

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