Tall King Headboards

Buy the best tall king headboards selected and recommended by interior designers. By Eliza Bush.

Feel like royalty in your king-size bed with these tall king headboards. To give your bed an impressive quality, and add an interesting decor idea to a bland wall, the tall king headboard can give your existing bed a wow factor that you might not have considered. In many styles and colors, your choices in tall king headboards are vast, limited only by your taste.

Extra Tall King Headboard With Rattan

Extra Tall King Headboard With Rattan

$314.99 $479.99

Extra Tall King Headboard With Rattan

World Menagerie

$314.99 $479.99

Description

Perfect For: Those looking to add a bold but natural touch to their bedroom

What We Like: It’s compatible with adjustable beds

Delicately beautiful and intricately designed, this extra tall king headboard features a basket weave design of woven abaca plant. It can easily mount to any king-size bed frame with pre-drilled holes and stands 72 inches tall when attached by the legs. It’s a light brown hue with no assembly required.  

Designer Advice

Add this extra tall king headboard to your bed frame in an all-white sleep space for a modern coastal aesthetic. Light blue wood side tables and an upholstered cream-colored linen bench at the foot of the bed will bring functionality and a different texture to the room. 

What Users Say

My new headboard is truly beautiful and makes a dramatic statement as it is so tall and bold – it doesn’t need anything else to go with it.

Tall headboard king in a panel design

Tall headboard king in a panel design

$1664 $3099

Tall headboard king in a panel design

Barclay Butera

$1664 $3099

Description

Were you lowkey hoping for a majestic result that will wow you and your partner every time you walk into the bedroom?

Then consider a tall king headboard relying on a wide panel design, perhaps one that frames it, just like this fancy wooden model with metal accents.

Symmetrical tall king headboard

Symmetrical tall king headboard

$229.99

Symmetrical tall king headboard

House of Hampton®

$229.99

Description

Here’s another idea that’s both spacious and aesthetically pleasing: a tall king headboard with an open design that creates a decorative pattern or symmetrical shapes.

While this is one of the most attention-grabbing models from an interior design point of view, keep in mind that it might not be the most comfortable to sit up against, so we only recommend it if you hardly ever read or watch TV in bed.

Light Beige Tall Upholstered Headboard King

Light Beige Tall Upholstered Headboard King

Light Beige Tall Upholstered Headboard King

Description

Perfect For: A modern master bedroom

What We Like: The wingback style that’s comfortable but also adds some shape

Sitting at 56 inches in height, this tall upholstered headboard king-size is crafted on a solid wood frame and covered in a slightly textured polyester linen blend fabric. The upholstery is wrapped over medium-density foam with a sleek wingback design that makes for a polished and seamless look.  

Designer Advice

This tall upholstered headboard king-size comes in a variety of muted tones including gray, latte and sandstone. It comes as a full bed that accommodates a king-size mattress and has matching upholstered sideboards if you’re looking for a cohesive and easy option to update your sleep space. 

What Users Say

This bed is really gorgeous! The fabric is beautiful and it was fairly simple to assemble. 

Eyecatching Floral Design Big Headboard Bed

Eyecatching Floral Design Big Headboard Bed

Eyecatching Floral Design Big Headboard Bed

Description

Perfect For: Those looking for a dramatic focal point for their bedroom

What We Like: The distressed finish adds a cool vintage feel

Showcasing a sophisticated French country style, this light gray big headboard bed is fashioned out of solid and engineered wood. The center portion houses a round carved resin medallion and is surrounded by intricate scalloped vines and florals. When attached to a metal bed frame, this headboard measures 64 inches tall.  

Designer Advice

Pair this big headboard bed with a distressed natural wood bed frame in order to fully put it on show. Paint your walls a light beige tone or if you’re going for something more dramatic, a toile countryside wallpaper adds some intrigue. Place a white two-drawer vintage wood side table on cabriole legs on either side of the bed as a suitable finishing touch. 

What Users Say

I am blown away! This headboard surpassed my expectations by a landslide! It’s solid wood. Nothing cheap about it.

Extra tall headboards for king beds

Extra tall headboards for king beds

Extra tall headboards for king beds

Description

Most tall king headboards tend to range between 58 and 70”. Not enough for your ambitious vision? Then we bet you’ll be glad to hear that you can find extra tall king headboards too, much like this 84” bad boy.

To maintain a balanced result, though, avoid any kind of shelves or decorative elements above it.

Elegant high headboard king bed

Elegant high headboard king bed

Elegant high headboard king bed

Description

To inspire a majestic sense of sophistication, you could consider a simple design with some harmonious lines and a dark wood finish.

The latter is mainly recommended in large rooms as it could actually end up making smaller ones look more crowded.

With an eye catching print

With an eye catching print

With an eye catching print

Bungalow Rose

Description

If you’re not planning on adding any wall decor above your bed, then your tall king headboard can be the real star of the show!

To achieve a balanced look, consider complementing your new print design with monochrome bedding, but include at least one item (for example, some accent pillows) in its pattern’s color.

Solid wood tall headboard bed

Solid wood tall headboard bed

Solid wood tall headboard bed

Description

Nothing beats the combination of cozy and elegant that good old solid wood can inspire!

While this type of headboard can be a bit more of an investment, don’t forget that it will last you for a lifetime and reward you with a nostalgically grand look.

Contemporary tall king headboard

Contemporary tall king headboard

Contemporary tall king headboard

Description

Contemporary bedrooms are some of the most popular, especially in urban apartments: if that’s yours too, look for a tall king headboard in a simple design with clean lines, streamlined shapes, and a neutral or bold monochrome finish.

While contemporary headboards shouldn’t be too decorative nor full of details, you can still add a creative twist that will give it an eye-catching vibe. For example, even though this headboard is entirely monochrome, its intricate texture creates an interesting pattern of shadows.

Monochrome upholstered tall king headboard

Monochrome upholstered tall king headboard

Monochrome upholstered tall king headboard

Description

The most versatile choice is usually a monochrome design, whether simple (especially recommended if your bedroom already has many other decorative patterns or items) or tufted (to introduce a tasteful but noticeable element).

For the best results, choose a color that will match the rest of your palette while standing out against the wall.

Shabby chic high headboard king bed

Shabby chic high headboard king bed

Shabby chic high headboard king bed

Kelly Clarkson Home

Description

Remember when we advised against having a headboard in the same color as your wall? Well, shabby chic bedrooms are a popular exception.

This is because they tend to rely on a white overload, so a tall king headboard in that color and a distressed finish can easily work against white walls, too. Just be sure to prop up some pillows and cushions in a different hue against it!

However, we still think it’d look even better if you happen to have walls in a different pastel tone.

Open high back headboard king for smaller bedrooms

Open high back headboard king for smaller bedrooms

Open high back headboard king for smaller bedrooms

Description

Have you already treated yourself to a king-size bed but then realized that your bedroom looks too small and cramped? While tall headboards work wonders in rooms with both low and high ceilings, they aren’t usually the wisest choice in narrow ones.

However, there’s a clever trick: choose an open design to obtain an airy and spacious feel.

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Tall King Headboards

Buying Guide

Headboards have a variety of uses – holding the parts of the bed together, creating storage, providing a buffer so you don’t bang your head on the wall, and decorative. A tall king headboard is the perfect companion for a king-sized bed, providing comfort or convenience or added value in the way of looks for your room.

Padded Headboard

A padded headboard is nice for leaning against, piling up pillows and generally relaxing. A tall headboard means that your head isn’t leaning back against the wall instead of the padding. Not only does the padding provide a soft surface, it creates a little-added insulation – something that is handy in cold locations where the walls seem to perpetually radiate a chill.

Padded headboards often are decorated with upholstery buttons, not unlike an over-stuffed couch. The fabric comes in a choice of colors, or it can even be leather or faux leather. Some of them match the mattress design.

Storage Headboard

If you are a reader, a storage headboard is a must. It is the perfect place to stash your favorite book series, your e-reader, or the remote for a big screen tv. Your headboard is also a good place to store small personal items or a journal. The only drawback to a storage headboard is that it isn’t as comfortable to lean against as a padded headboard. Some storage headboards, however, have a solid area or a set of doors in the area where you are likely to want to place pillows or a bed chair.

Decorative Headboard

Not every tall king headboard is padded or set up for storage. Some are decorative. One classic type is wood headboards that match the supporting frame of the bed. Dark walnut and mahogany are two popular decorative wood headboard types. Iron scrollwork in a wood frame is another option, as is brass scrollwork. Such headboards are often accompanied by lamps on either side of the bed or with other bedside furnishings.

Print Padding and Shaped Headboards

While many headboards are simply a rectangular shape at the head of the bed some are shaped with graceful curves or slopes. The padding on headboards can be a cheerful print instead of a somber monochrome.

Like all furniture selections, picking a headboard will have to do with your personal taste and habits. Do you like something to lean against? Do you like to have reading material on hand? How about a place to put the remote or to stash a couple of guilty pleasure snacks? Maybe you are a minimalist, and you would prefer a plain, wood headboard; or you like brass or scrollwork – that will affect your selection.

The one thing not mentioned is holding the bed together. When you are selecting a headboard, it is extremely important that the joints or slots that connect the headboard to the sideboards be secure and sturdy. Indeed, this might be the most important function of all.

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Tall headboards

Tall Headboards

Tall king headboard

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.

Extra wide king diamond tufted headboard

Extra wide king diamond tufted headboard

The headboard bed is not only nice, it also helps us to comfortably sit back while sitting, and also protects the cut from dirt. You can choose a quilted, white headboard tall king. Fabric is railroaded, also on king bed bench which complets the whole design.

Tufted tall upholstered headboards

Tufted Tall Upholstered Headboards

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Monaco wall panel large tall headboard double kingsize super king

Monaco wall panel large tall headboard double kingsize super king

This beautiful wall panel, available in charcoal or slate gray constitutes a modern proposition for a headboard. It will add class and style to contemporary bedrooms, making your rest even more pleasurable.

Extra tall tufted headboard

The queen size bed with a perfect high headboard. The ivory color perfectly fits to the calm and restful bedroom stylization. The headboard is dedicated for the bookworms, who love read before falling asleep. It will be a great support for their back.

Silver upholstered bed with a tall tufted headboard

Silver upholstered bed with a tall tufted headboard

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High headboard in classic form. Construction is made of wood. It is compatible with standard bed. Neutral design for any bedroom according to taste and need.

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A truly royal bedroom that features a king size bed with an impressive, tufted headboard and a beige bedding set with a golden finish. Elegant chandeliers and large windows with beautiful curtains give the room a luxurious character.

Tall fabric headboard

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Gloria King Panel Headboard

Gloria King Panel Headboard

Headboard featuring chocolate and zebrano finish and two lights, one on each side. The headboard is compatible with standard bed frames. Additionally, it was made with non-toxic laminated particleboard.

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Bedford King Wood Headboard

Bedford King Wood Headboard

Elegant large headboard for king beds. It's made of wood with an ebony-black finish both on a front and a back. It features 2 smaller side panels and 1 bigger in the middle as well as a moulding top. It should be dry wiped.

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