King-sized beds are the epitome of luxury and provide the highest level of comfort; thus, you need a headboard that can live up to the bed's imposing reputation. However, because there are so many different brands of wood headboards, it might be difficult to pick the one that is most suitable for your bed. After spending several hours researching and evaluating dozens of wood headboards across many price points, we have settled on this definitive list.
21 Recommendations and 160 Ideas
Arched Panel Headboard with Distressed Finish
Laurel Foundry Modern Farmhouse®
Perfect For: French country-inspired master bedrooms
What We Like: The elegant design and antiqued off-white finish
Enhance your master bedroom with this arched panel headboard made from solid and engineered wood. Boasting an appealing arched design, angled and scrolled details, as well as molding and paneling for a symmetrical, traditional look. The distressed off-white finish adds antiqued charm, making it the perfect addition to French country aesthetics. This headboard easily attaches to a compatible bed frame, ensuring an effortlessly stylish upgrade.
Pair it with simple, warm-toned bedding and decorative pillows to emphasize the headboard's unique design, while also adding cozy textures to your bedroom.
Rustic Whitewashed Rectangular Headboard
Perfect For: A quick and versatile bedroom update
What We Like: Compatibility with existing bed bases
Upgrade your bedroom with this stunning rectangular headboard. Its neutral, rustic whitewashed hue complements various bedding and decor styles, instantly elevating your bedscape. Designed to work with your existing bed base, this headboard is crafted from engineered wood and conveniently founded on two legs with pre-drilled holes for easy installation and a secure fit.
To complete the look, pair the headboard with cozy, textured bedding and soft, muted colors for a relaxing and inviting bedroom atmosphere.
Romantic Planked Headboard in White
Perfect For: Adding subtle elegance to any bedroom
What We Like: The versatile surface texture
This charming headboard features a unique angular shape and a vertical wood-planked design that brings romantic detailing to any room. Constructed of solid pine with a dry-brushed white finish, it adds character to beach settings, mountain cabins, and everything in between. Its versatile surface texture complements a wide range of bedding styles, making it an easy addition to any existing decor or a new design theme.
Pair this headboard with cozy, textured linens in soft neutrals or bold contrasting colors to create a dreamy and inviting bedroom atmosphere.
Tropical-Inspired Panel Headboard
Perfect For: Adding a touch of paradise to your bedroom
What We Like: Handcrafted fretwork design
Escape to your own tropical paradise with the stunning Tropical-Inspired Panel Headboard, featuring meticulously handcrafted fretwork that oozes charm. Designed to seamlessly attach to most bed frames, this headboard makes a striking focal point in any bedroom while adding an air of luxury. Please note, your purchase includes one headboard only.
For an effortlessly cohesive look, opt for bedding in muted tones and lush textures, and incorporate accent pieces with natural elements such as rattan or bamboo.
Geometric Ash Walnut Headboard
Perfect For: Enhancing a contemporary bedroom with a unique touch
What We Like: The slatted design that adds visual interest and functionality
Transform your bedroom with the Geometric Ash Walnut Headboard, crafted from durable wood and featuring a natural ash walnut finish. The headboard showcases an intriguing slatted design that allows light to flow through, creating an open and airy atmosphere. Supported by robust wood legs with six pre-drilled holes, you can easily customize its height to fit your needs. Offering great back support for in-bed lounging, this headboard brings a touch of distinctive character to any space.
Pair it with neutral bedding for a cohesive look, and use the slatted design to display small plants or fairy lights for an added touch of personalization.
Vintage Chic Wood and Rattan Headboard
Perfect For: Creating a cozy, mid-century vibe in your bedroom
What We Like: The versatile height configuration options
Cultivate a vintage chic vibe with this wood and rattan headboard, featuring a classic walnut finish that adds warmth to any bedroom. Exquisitely woven synthetic rattan is embedded within the wood, giving the headboard an airy, mid-century look. Stylish and versatile, the back of the headboard offers six pre-drilled holes, providing five different height configuration options to suit your preferences and bed frame.
To enhance the vintage chic vibe, pair this headboard with a matching walnut-finish bedside table and accessorize with antique-inspired table lamps and a plush fabric bench at the foot of the bed.
Rustic Panel Headboard with LED Sconces
Perfect For: Bringing a rustic charm to your bedroom design
What We Like: The vintage-inspired sconces with LED lights
This rustic panel headboard boasts an open slat design and a weathered whitewash finish that adds character to your bedroom. Made from engineered wood with wood scoring, it features a clean-lined square frame and black metal hardware for visual appeal. Two vintage-inspired LED sconces on top provide downward lighting for late-night reading, while a built-in USB port on the back adds modern convenience. Note, you'll need a bolt on your bed frame to ensure stability when mounting.
Pair this headboard with soft, neutral bedding and wooden side tables to accentuate the rustic theme and create a cozy, inviting space.
Rustic Cedar Wood Headboard
Perfect For: Enhancing guest bedrooms or master suites with a rustic touch
What We Like: The unfinished cedar wood's versatility for customization
This rustic cedar wood headboard effortlessly creates an eye-catching focal point while tying together your bedding ensemble. Made in the USA, its unfinished natural look brings the charm of mountain lodges and lake houses to your sleep escape. With a little DIY love, you can finish this headboard with a color of your choosing for a personalized touch. Designed to suit any guest bedroom or master suite, it includes a one-year warranty.
Pair this headboard with cozy flannel sheets and a faux fur throw to create a warm, inviting sleep retreat reminiscent of a rustic cabin getaway.
Traditional Neutral Wooden Headboard King
Red Barrel Studio®
What we like: Versatile design
This classic wood king bed headboard can give your bedroom a central focal point thanks to the clean-lined silhouette and the neutral color palette. Three inset panels add dimension to the traditional square shape. A turbocharger adds modern convenience.
King-size beds with a traditional solid square frame with enclosed panels give huge versatility to your bedroom theme. Neutral earth-toned finishes can fit every decor color palette, allowing you to go bold with the bedding and accents. Or keep things soft and subtle with similar neutral shades. A surface-mounted charger is great for adding modernness to your traditional frame.
What Users Say:
Beautiful headboard. Very strong and good wood. I like it a lot. The espresso color is great.
Modern Farmhouse Panel Headboard
Perfect For: Enhancing restful arrangements with a rustic touch
What We Like: Easy compatibility with adjustable standard beds
This modern farmhouse panel headboard boasts a plank-style surface crafted from solid and manufactured wood, accentuated by natural grain patterning for an authentic, earthy feel. A contrasting black rim adds visual interest to this versatile piece. Its pre-drilled holes make it a breeze to attach to your chosen bed frame, while its compatibility with adjustable standard beds ensures a perfect fit in any restful retreat.
Pair this headboard with cozy, textured bedding in neutral shades and add some decorative throw pillows to complete the farmhouse-inspired look in your bedroom sanctuary.
Distressed Countryside Pinewood Headboard
Perfect For: Rustic and cozy bedroom spaces
What We Like: Slatted design and versatile compatibility
Invite the charm of countryside style into your master suite or guest room with this inviting pinewood headboard. Its slatted details create an open and airy feel, designed to effortlessly blend with rustic, French country, coastal, and cottage-inspired interiors. Made from solid pinewood, it sports a captivating distressed neutral finish for a truly authentic vibe. This headboard conveniently attaches to a standard bed frame (not included) with hardware sold separately.
Pair this headboard with vintage-style bedding, soft linens, and farmhouse-inspired decor to complete the rustic bedroom oasis of your dreams.
Transitional Plank-Style Headboard
Perfect For: Enhancing a bedroom with a blend of traditional and contemporary styles
What We Like: Heavy cap molding and plank-style design
This transitional headboard strikes the perfect balance between tradition and modernity with a heavy cap molding and plank-style design. To achieve a complete and cohesive bed look, you need to pair this headboard with a matching footboard and rails. Ideal for infusing sophistication and character into your bedroom, this headboard is an excellent addition to various room themes, from rustic to contemporary.
Complement the headboard with neutral-colored bedding for a timeless look, then add pops of color through throw pillows or a cozy blanket to personalize your sleep oasis.
Geometric Open Frame King Wood Headboard
What we like: Open, airy design
Not great for; Frequent moving
This open-frame headboard features a fascinating open-grid geometric pattern made of engineered and solid wood. The neutral finish adds a chic versatility that goes with any decor. Pre-drilled holes allow mounting to most bed frames.
There is something romantic and thrilling about a headboard with open spacing. The decorative pattern adds a unique aesthetic and gives you a great place to hang decor pieces. And it can look incredible, wrapped in twinkling fairy lights for a soft, warm glow. In addition, headboards that mount to existing bed frames save money by not shopping for new hardware.
What Users Say:
It’s beautiful, unique, high-quality, and timeless (yet extremely style-forward). It’s perfectly fitting for any style (from glam-rustic to mid-century mod to modern farmhouse to outright modern), any age group (mom here at 48 wants one too), and any gender.
Rustic Minimalistic Wood King Size Headboard
What we like: Six wood tones
Not great for; Solo installation
We love the simple versatility of this rustic panel-engineered wood headboard for king beds. The laminate finish and raised border accent the inset panel and grain marks. This headboard with mounting hardware attaches to the frame of adjusting beds.
You can create a major impact with a simple, minimalistic design like this king solid-colored wood-toned panel headboard. Formidable in a square frame with sharp angles, the inset middle that creates a raised border is the perfect basic accent to accent a traditional frame. In addition, the rich earth-toned finishes are excellent for gender neutrality and can work for all ages.
What Users Say:
I was looking for a rustic country vibe, and this was perfect.
Solid wood panel headboard
Joss & Main
This panel headboard is constructed from solid mango wood with a uniform tone finish and stands on 16.93" legs. The three rattan panels provide visual contrast against the wood and are a sly reference to the mixed-material design that is now popular everywhere.
This panel headboard works nicely with a reclaimed wood end table as well as nautical accent pieces. It offers an airy and inviting style, perfect for emulating the atmosphere of year-round seaside living. The shiny appearance of the wood makes it simple to match with vivid and neutral color schemes.
Low profile wooden headboard king
This refreshing headboard and frame are made from solid wood with a greyish brown finish. It comes with manufactured wood slats, internal metal frame support, and three center support legs.
Rustic low profile king bed
This headboard is made from a combination of real and synthetic wood with a bed frame attachment that allows you to connect it to any standard metal or wooden bed. It boasts an under-bed clearance of 6.26" and it's fully adjustable to accommodate any mattress height.
Your bedroom will be elevated to a completely new level of dreamland with the addition of this superbly made platform bed. It can serve as an eye-catching focal point in your guest bedroom or your master suite, and its clean finish and classic elements will give your relaxing retreat a rustic feel.
MDF wood headboard king
This headboard is crafted from solid and synthetic wood, with high panels and molded accents that enhance its traditional charm. It also features a bed frame attachment that enables you to connect it to whatever frame you choose.
While it exudes a great deal of traditional allure, you'll discover that this headboard's clean finish and traditional elements allow it to mix in with a wide variety of interior design styles, from country cottages to nautical and much more! It's also available in off-white or black finishes that exude classic appeal.
French country solid wood headboard
Kelly Clarkson Home
Give your room a touch of farmhouse style with this solid pine wood headboard with a scalloped, curved top and a slatted design. The coarsely hewn pine wood sports a firm finish, and there are pre-drilled holes for easy installation.
King bed wood headboard
This stunning windowpane headboard is made from rubberwood with MDF veneer in a mid-century modern style. It boasts a wonderful windowpane pattern for a classic appearance, and it's compatible with adjustable beds.
Thanks to its vintage-inspired accents and organic, earthy design, this solid wood headboard can be a fantastic way to give your master bedroom or guest room a more contemporary look. Since it's compatible with different bed frames, this allows for a personalized appearance. Plus, it's adaptable to practically any design motif since it has the option of interchangeable bed frames.
Mid century headboard king bed
This platform bed is made of solid pine wood and features a panel headboard, a low-profile footboard, sideboards, and tapered dowel feet. Thanks to having twelve slats, there's no need for a box spring; it can accommodate any mattress.
Headboard for king size
Solid walnut headboard
The headboard for your king-size bed doesn't have to be expensive! Why not do it yourself? The owner of this headboard surely managed to keep it a budget solution for a truly luxurious bed. Made from solid wood, we're sure it will last centuries to come.
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.
This headboard represents a rustic style and it looks perfectly with king-size beds. It is made of solid mahogany wood with a cherry finish. The product is 52 inches high x 82 inches wide x 4.25 inches deep.
A stark rectangular headboard for large platform beds. It's handmade of length and width-varied horizontal planks of reclaimed wood (from pallets!) with a natural stained finish. It has a flat top and has to be screwed to a bed frame.
Wooden headboard that is paired with a king size bed. Its upper area includes some curves and corners for more aesthetic appearance. This durable headboard is based on vertical slats for a better support.
I was wondering how to refresh my bedroom without spending too much money. I decide to change the headboard. This one is wooden and is excellent for king size bed.
If you want to make your bedroom to emanate with country accents, this king size bed will be a nice way to do that. Includes sturdy wood construction, a canopy platform, and a wooden plank headboard in a distressed finish.
Queen custom made bed all sizes
A perfect headboard for creating a king size bed. King size beds do not have to cost a fortune! All you have to do is make one yourself, with the use of ready materials like this headboard. Solid, quality wood ensures stability and comfort.
Ready to decorate a rustic bedroom, this wooden furniture set comprises a nicely sanded king size platform, a headboard of analogical size and a pair of nightstands. All finished in an off-white, rustic wood.
The large headboard can change everything in the bedroom. This one has got the traditional style, wooden construction, dark brown finish and it's suitable with the king size bed.
Lafayette Wood Headboard
Rustic Oak Bed with Custom Headboard and Footboard
Headboards made from distressed old
Splash your master bedroom with rustic accents and country appearance, thanks to this weathered wood headboard. It's suitable for king size beds and has a slightly widened top that you can use for displaying decorations.
King size headboard for jackie
Furnish your bedroom with the traditional, wooden headboard, which is made of panels and fits to king size bed. If you are a fan of wooden accents, you have to choose this product.
Barn wood full headboard created to your
A simple contemporary headboard for large beds. It's hand-crafted of reclaimed barn planks and posts in browns with a natural finish. It has straight angular legs and a full panel with a vertically slatted pattern.
Kallisto Wood Headboard
It is very interesting and inventive headboard to the bed. It is made of wood and has a very interesting laid out cupboards and shelves. As a result, it can sort out the pop stuff or just hide a book which is read before bedtime.
Sonoma King Wood Headboard
Sturdy and stylish King Size Headboard in Black Finish provides laminated composite wood construction with MDF tops. Functional and durable, the headboard offers a variety of open storage compartments.
Pallet wood headboard
There is a milion ideas how reuse the old pallets in the home's stylization. For sure the pallets could be used as a headboard for the kingsize bed. I would rather repaint it in white, because now it look a little bit worn-out.
Mom’s Fancy Farmhouse Bed
Maison King Wood Headboard
Decoratively rounded headboard made of wood. It is filled with foam and upholstered linen. Decorative quilting on the whole surface gives an elegant effect. Application for residential and commercial use.
White Wooden Headboards For King Size Beds
I like to keep my favourite books within hand's reach in my bedroom, so this headboard and bookcase combination suits my taste flawlessly. Dark wood is a versatile material that fits many styles, and here it's brightened with some orange bedding accents.
Farmhouse stylization in bedroom decor. This wooden headboard is suitable for king size beds. It is connected with a strong frame made of the same wood. Strong and stylish construction matches different types of beds.