Fabric and wood, soft and hard. The contrasting yet complementing elements of an upholstered headboard with a wood frame lend an interesting play of textures, colors, and dimensions to the bedroom. And rightly so. After all, the headboard wall is considered to be the focal point of the bedroom. From modern designs to traditional ones with tons of carvings, take a look at our designers’ picks of stylish wood-framed upholstered headboards.
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Walnut Channel-Tufted Headboard
Perfect For: Transforming your bedroom into a comfortable retreat
What We Like: Elegant design with adjustable height options
Transform your bedroom into a cozy sanctuary with this walnut channel-tufted headboard. It's made from durable wood boasting a warm walnut brown finish and features plush foam padding beneath the smooth fabric to offer fantastic support for sitting in bed. With six pre-drilled holes in the legs, this headboard provides five distinct height configuration options, ensuring an ideal fit for any bed. It's a stunning and versatile addition to any bedroom design.
Pair this headboard with neutral-toned bedding and accent pillows in complementary shades to create a warm and inviting atmosphere.
Contemporary Panel Headboard in Gray Twill
Perfect For: Elevating the style of a minimalist bedroom
What We Like: Sleek design with padded foam sections
This contemporary panel headboard features bold lines and crisp contrast, bringing an inviting visual element to your bedroom. The gray twill fabric upholstery and foam padding add comfort, while the metal frame ensures durability with its versatile black finish. Standing at four feet tall, its low profile enhances any modern space without overwhelming it. The standard mounting hardware is included for easy installation, and it's backed by a five-year limited warranty for your peace of mind.
Pair this headboard with neutral bedding and incorporate pops of color through accent pillows and artwork to create a sophisticated and relaxed atmosphere.
Chevron Tufted Wood Headboard
Perfect For: Adding a contemporary touch to your bedroom
What We Like: The unique geometric design and adjustable height settings
The Avante headboard combines style, comfort, and customization. Its chevron tufted fabric adds visual interest, while plush foam padding ensures cozy support as you unwind in bed. Crafted from sturdy wood in a warm walnut finish, this Malaysian-made headboard suits a variety of bedroom themes. With six pre-drilled holes on the legs offering five height configurations, the Avante provides versatility for your preferred setup. Just 51.00" high, 38.00" wide, and 0.9" thick, it makes an eye-catching statement without overcrowding your space.
Pair this headboard with neutral bedding and coordinating walnut furniture to create a cohesive, contemporary bedroom oasis. Add colorful accents through throw pillows or artwork for a personalized touch.
Stylish Panel Headboard with Nailhead Accents
Perfect For: Enhancing your guest bedroom or master suite ensemble
What We Like: Solid wood frame and polyester blend upholstery
Upgrade your sleep sanctuary with this elegant panel headboard, crafted from solid wood for durability. The clean-lined silhouette complements its sophisticated polyester blend upholstery, while the nailhead accents provide a stunning finishing touch. Designed to mount effortlessly to a compatible bedframe, this headboard comes with predrilled holes and offers ample under-bed clearance. Make a statement in your master suite or guest bedroom with this eye-catching piece.
Pair this stylish headboard with a neutral-toned bedspread and throw pillows in varying textures and patterns for a chic, contemporary look.
Rustic Gray Headboard with Nailhead Trim
Laurel Foundry Modern Farmhouse®
Perfect For: Cozy and country-inspired master bedrooms
What We Like: Charming panel design and versatile cream upholstery
This rustic gray headboard embodies the warmth and character of a country cottage with its panel design and nailhead trim. Its cream polyester upholstery offers an approachable look, effortlessly blending with your existing color scheme. The headboard is designed to attach to any compatible bed frame and also includes the practical feature of accommodating a metal frame. Bring home this charming piece, hand-curated by Kelly Clarkson, and create the ultimate cozy sleeping space.
Pair this headboard with soft, neutral bedding and complementing rustic furniture for a cohesive and inviting country cottage ambiance in your master bedroom.
Arched Walnut Brown Headboard
Red Barrel Studio®
Perfect For: Creating an elegant and cozy bedroom atmosphere
What We Like: Button tufting and adjustable height configurations
This arched walnut brown headboard is made from sturdy wood and features a stunning fabric upholstery over plush foam padding. It offers an elegant touch with its button tufting, and enhances bedroom comfort with its cozy design. With six pre-drilled holes in the legs, this headboard provides five unique height configuration options, ensuring a perfect fit for various bed frames. Requiring assembly, this headboard makes a refined addition to any bedroom space.
Pair this headboard with a neutral-toned bedspread and accent pillows to create an inviting and sophisticated sleep space that exudes warmth and comfort.
Chic French-Inspired Velvet Headboard
Perfect For: Elevating the style and elegance of any bedroom
What We Like: Finely carved details and warm rustic oak finish
Embrace the charm and style of French joie de vivre with this stunning velvet headboard. Elegant carved details and a warm rustic oak finish combine to create a show-stopping focal point, perfect for lovers of tasteful décor. Upholstered in luxurious, classic velvet, this headboard instantly elevates your bedroom and enhances your favorite linens.
To enhance the French-inspired aesthetic, pair this headboard with a vintage bedside table and subtle, neutral linens. Complete the look with a traditional table lamp and your favorite novels tucked away on a nearby shelf.
Distressed Beige French Country Headboard
Laurel Foundry Modern Farmhouse®
Perfect For: Enhancing a cozy, farmhouse-style bedroom
What We Like: Scrolling accents and tufted chenille tweed upholstery
Elevate your bedroom with this beige French Country headboard, crafted from solid and engineered wood with distressed details for a charming, rustic touch. The arched silhouette showcases elegant scrolling accents and a central panel featuring chenille tweed upholstery with button tufting, giving you a comfortable spot to lean against during your late-night reading sessions. With pre-drilled holes and mounting hardware included, it easily attaches to your bed frame, making it the perfect centerpiece for your room.
Pair this headboard with neutral or pastel-colored bedding and vintage-styled accessories to further accentuate the French country charm.
Upholstered Curved Linen Headboard
Perfect For: Traditional and farmhouse-style bedrooms
What We Like: Classic design with all-in-one assembly tools
This upholstered curved linen headboard exudes a timeless charm and adds texture to your bed frame. The weathered gray finish on its solid and engineered wood frame pairs perfectly with the beige linen upholstery, radiating a cozy farmhouse ambiance. Foam filling ensures comfortable support while enjoying late-night reading in your main or guest bedroom. With several size options available to match your mattress, assembly is made easy thanks to the included fuss-free tools.
Enhance the farmhouse aesthetic by coordinating this headboard with a matching gray wooden bed frame, white or pastel bedding, and a vintage-inspired rug.
French Country Solid Wood Panel Headboard
Ophelia & Co.
This wood and upholstered headboard lends an attractive focus to the bedroom. Beautiful diamond-tufted details soften the look of the arched solid rubberwood frame. The wood aspects feature traditional moldings with fluted side posts accented by ball finials.
Perfect for French country and cottage-style bedrooms. This piece would look great when matched with crisp white sheets or silk ones. You can also complement its look with end tables with half-round moldings to create a coherent traditional style. On the headboard, we recommend hanging artwork in soft pastel colors with a pastoral scene or floral images.
Weathered Wood Upholstered Panel Headboard
A rustic accent for any bedroom, this upholstered headboard with a wood frame is handcrafted from solid wood. The frame features a rubbed finish and gray upholstery, while nailhead accents add a nice subtle touch of character.
The combination of chic and rustic elements makes this headboard a piece with unexpected aesthetics. Available in six frame finishes, the warmer stains would look great in industrial-style and lodge-style bedrooms. Meanwhile, the gray and white options are ideal for farmhouse, coastal, and shabby chic interiors. Pair it with beddings in muted tones along with white pillows for a calming vibe.
Traditional Cottage Style Bed with Tapered Legs
Perfect For: Enhancing any bedroom with an elegant, timeless appeal
What We Like: Tapered legs for an elevated design
The Amelia Traditional Cottage Style Bed boasts a natural wood tone and wire-brushed accents, exuding a sophisticated and classic appeal. Its refined linen accents provide an elegant touch to traditional cottage silhouettes. With tapered legs that lift the bed off the floor, the Amelia bed adds a sense of lightness to your bedroom space. Experience a perfect blend of old-world charm and contemporary design with this impressive bed.
Pair this bed with neutral-toned and textured linens to emphasize its elegance while adding some decorative throw pillows or a cozy blanket for an inviting and comfortable atmosphere.
Upholstered Poster Headboard with Elegant Carvings
Perfect For: Creating a luxurious and timeless bedroom ambiance
What We Like: The intricate design and attention to detail
Indulge in the Carlisle Court upholstered poster headboard, showcasing rubberwood solids and rustic hickory veneers in a chestnut and gray dusty wax finish. This exquisite piece features fluted square turned posts, acanthus leaf carvings, decorative top finials, and an arched crown. The button-tufted sand linen chenille fabric adds a touch of sophistication, accompanied by a nail head trim. For a complete bed, pair it with the Carlisle Court poster footboard and poster bed rails.
To accentuate the headboard's grandeur, style it with neutral bedding and classic decorative pillows, while balancing it with simple and elegant furniture pieces in the bedroom.
Mid-Century Modern Plant Stand
Perfect For: Indoor plant enthusiasts and fans of vintage decor
What We Like: Adjustable and versatile design
This mid-century modern plant stand is a stylish way to display your indoor plants. Made of durable wood and metal materials, it features an adjustable width to accommodate planters of various sizes and shapes, making it perfect for showcasing your plant collection. The minimalist design blends well with any interior style, adding a touch of vintage charm to your living space. The strong and sturdy construction ensures your plants stay safe and secure.
Elevate the look of your indoor greenery by pairing the plant stand with colorful or patterned ceramic pots and opting for a mix of tall, trailing, and bushy plants to create a visually appealing arrangement.
Industrial Ladder Bookshelf
One Allium Way®
Perfect For: Contemporary homes or urban-themed rooms
What We Like: Unique ladder design and sturdy construction
This industrial ladder bookshelf adds a modern touch to any room while also providing ample storage space. The ladder design showcases five spacious shelves, making it great for displaying books, plants, and decorative pieces. The frame is made of strong metal, ensuring durability and longevity, while the wood shelves bring warmth and natural beauty to the room. With its combination of style and function, this bookshelf takes center stage in any living space, office, or bedroom.
To create a cohesive look, pair this bookshelf with other industrial-style furniture and lighting. Don't be afraid to mix textures and materials, such as leather and metals, for added interest.
Upholstered Sleigh Headboard
Perfect For: Enhancing your restful retreat with a classic touch
What We Like: Distinctive sleigh silhouette with button-tufted details
Crafted from solid pine and veneers, this upholstered sleigh headboard boasts a distressed peppercorn finish, giving your space a versatile and well-worn look. The foam padding and soft gray polyester-blend upholstery ensure a cozy and inviting feel, while the button-tufted design adds a touch of texture. Its sleigh silhouette adds a hint of classic character, making it a timeless addition to any bedroom's color palette.
Pair this headboard with neutral bedding to emphasize its classic charm, and add some plush throw pillows for a touch of sophistication and extra comfort.
Midcentury Style Headboard
A straight wood frame upholstered headboard, this piece exudes a modern midcentury vibe. Crafted in rubberwood and MDF in walnut brown finish, it frames a tufted headboard in gray polyester fabric. Small buttons provide an accent detail to the piece.
Headboard with Carvings
Ophelia & Co.
Featuring an arched shape top in a Grosvenor style, this wood-framed upholstered headboard is made from solid rubberwood. Two fluted posts with dome finials create a framing element while the central panel features a plain linen-upholstered design.
Playful Classical Headboard
Laurel Foundry Modern Farmhouse®
Curvy silhouettes define this wood-trimmed upholstered headboard. Following a stylized Cleveland form, the frame is made of solid oak wood while its padded part is covered in linen fabric. Available in gray and white linen colors.
Perfect for a teen’s bedroom, this piece would look great in bohemian, maximalist, and modern art-nouveau interiors. The sweeping curves bring the perfect framing for colorful or dark-colored blankets paired with neutral-toned sheets and pillowcases. Depending on your preferred style, you can pair this piece with rectilinear end tables or ones with curved frontage.
Headboard with Nostalgic Appeal
Constructed using manufactured wood, this upholstered headboard with wood trim follows a rectilinear style with curved edges. The button-tufted performance fabric upholstery brings a soft contrast to the rich wood. Available in six colorways and four sizes.
A retro-modern piece that will bring a familiar yet unique component to the bedroom. Best paired with midcentury modern end tables with tapered or hairpin legs. For a more consistent aesthetic, opt for end tables in the same wood stain color as the headboard trim. Style the bed with a textured knitted blanket to achieve that cozy Scandinavian hygge vibe.
Luxe Upholstered Headboard
Ophelia & Co.
Exuding an antique look, this handsome wood and upholstered headboard highlight the attractive combination of wood and soft fabric. Its solid wood frame features a distressed finish while its velvet upholstery evokes timeless luxury.
A perfect piece for creating drama in the bedroom. Opt for the gray-colored fabric for a theatrical feel or for the taupe one if you’re aiming for something more elegant. You can also elevate its soft visual tactility by styling it with either a fur blanket or a fur rug. Best matched with traditional-style nightstands.
Headboard with Retro Appeal
Featuring a modern retro feel, this framed headboard features an edging made of solid and manufactured wood. In the center is a padded element with one row of button-tufted details, giving it a distinct look. Offered in six color combinations.
European style in the bedroom. This upholstered bed is based on durable wooden frame with supportive and decorative legs. It includes a tufted headboard for additional support and attractive appearance.
King size platform bed with decorative brass heel, stepped cove molding and tufted headboard, here wrapped in cream fabric, but other fabrics can be selected to make the bed tightly integrate into the bedroom's color scheme.
Interesting French stylization in the bedroom. This 18th century-styled bed features simple lines and rectangular shapes. Solid hardwood construction of this bed provides safety, solidity and wear-resistance.
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This DIY wood framed upholstered headboard enhances every bedroom with its style and prestige. It complements greatly the ornamental legs of the bed, creating in general a sophisticated construction.
Headboard - Upholstered, Queen, Dark Wood, CLOSED - Sold it
With a beautiful, wood upholstered headboard like this one your bedroom will instantly gain on visual appeal, while the stunning padded structure goes along smoothly with the nailhead trim finish and the cream material color.
This upholstered headboard with a wood frame fantastically fits in with the contemporary trends. You can use them as a finishing to your bed, but also in your kitchen or dining room, serving as a back rest.
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