For a headboard that will last a very long time, you can't do better than wrought iron. It shows that you love quality, and don't feel the need to update your bedroom style on a very regular basis, because you are content with your current headboard. Plus, wrought iron, with its curls and points, is a very fetching way to showcase your bed area.
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Modern Metal Headboard Queen
Contrary to popular belief, wrought iron headboards come in distinctly modern styles too! You can find designs, like this one, with sleek silhouettes, clean lines and geometric shapes, free from fancy scrollwork and finial studded posts.
The size of the headboard influences the style of the room. Low profile and extra-wide headboards project a much more modern feel, whilst tall headboards often create a more traditional look.
Antique Metal Headboards Queen
Benicia Foundry and Iron Works
Reminiscent of old iron gates safeguarding beautiful countryside mansions, antique metal headboards are full of a romanticism that only encourages you to dream. Taking inspiration from time-honored craftsmanship, wrought iron scrollwork imitates crawling vines, making it the perfect complement to a rustic country cottage guest bedroom.
If you fancy updating your bed with a queen size wrought iron headboard but the bed frame doesn’t match, try hiding it with a dust ruffle or by draping your bed linen over the side.
Elegant Wrought Iron Queen Headboard
Upgrade your bed tenfold with an elegant wrought iron headboard fit for a Queen! Ornate carved shapes and fleur-de-lis details add an aristocratic touch and sense of grandeur. Use this style of headboard to ground a traditional bedroom with a luxurious feel, or introduce it as a fun statement piece to an eclectic or maximalist-style space.
Tall, curved iron headboard designs, like this one, do wonders for rooms with high ceilings as they draw the eye upwards. They also work especially well paired with luxurious soft fabrics and elegant patterns.
Transitional White Queen Size Metal Headboard
Freshen up your bedroom with a transitional metal queen headboard with swirling scrollwork and floral motifs. Curved vine-like detailing infuses the space with a delicate, feminine feel and a timeless elegance that complements the open-frame and welcomes a sense of light and airiness to the room.
For a more contemporary feel, opt for a wrought-iron headboard with a painted finish. Antiquated white is a good option as it is a versatile color that will match almost any color scheme and is not overpowering.
Classic Wrought Iron Queen Headboard
You can’t go wrong with a classic black wrought iron headboard. Rounded finials that flank a gently arched silhouette with graceful curved scrollwork create a timeless look that will beautifully accent your master or guest bedroom.
Wrought iron headboards are surprisingly versatile and can work in both modern and traditional interiors. Play up the classic feel by accessorizing with a stitched quilt, or pair it with a bright, chunky knit throw and some fun, bold-patterned cushions for a younger, eclectic look.
Contemporary Queen Wrought Iron Headboard
Infuse modern-day living with traditional design with a contemporary queen-size wrought iron headboard. Simple frames with curved edges and pared back geometric patterns create a subtle balance between the old and new, ideal for transitional, boho or eclectic interiors.
Matching footboards create a sense of balance and further establish the bed as the centerpiece. Most people prefer the footboard to be slightly shorter than the headboard for aesthetic reasons, however ultimately, it’s down to personal choice.
Upholstered Iron Queen Headboard
Add a hint of nostalgia to your room whilst maintaining a sense of softness and warmth with a wrought iron headboard with an upholstered panel. The iron structure creates a sturdy frame, whilst the soft, padded center provides a comfortable backdrop to lean into when reading or enjoying your morning cup of tea.
The only downside to upholstered headboards is that they require more maintenance. Use a pillow to prevent hair oils from damaging the fabric and clean regularly with a vacuum brush.
Classic Iron Headboards Queen
Perfect For: A master bedroom space
What We Like: This headboard is compatible with an adjustable bed
Not So Good For: Fitting a bed frame that’s an alternative size
Designed to effortlessly slot onto your existing bed frame, these 48-inch tall iron headboards queen-size sit on two legs with two round post finials on either side. This open-style headboard features a curved top with five inner vertical castings finished in a traditional matte black.
Showcase one of these traditional-style iron headboards queen-size in your master bedroom for a modern farmhouse look. It comes with mounting hardware and pre-drilled holes to make assembly super convenient and easy. Furnish the bed with a lightweight patterned quilt, silky sheets and throw pillows to create a cozy and inviting vibe.
What Users Say:
I love this headboard! Looks way more expensive than it is. Very sturdy and attached perfectly to my bed frame. I put it together myself in just minutes!
Victorian Metal Iron Headboard Queen
Introduce a Victorian-style iron headboard to inspire your guest bedroom decor. Clean framed headboards with spindles adorned with rounded castings create an understated and timelessly elegant centerpiece and provide the perfect platform on which to showcase your personal style.
Remember, always make sure the headboard is at least a foot higher than the mattress so it doesn’t get obscured by the stacks of cushions and pillows. If you’re looking for comfortable lean-back support, measure your height when sitting in bed.
Black Wrought Iron Bed Frame
Perfect For: A contemporary bedroom that’s in need of a statement bed
What We Like: It’s also available in an antique gold hue
Complete with a rectangular headboard and footboard with rounded sides and an interior petal-inspired design, this wrought iron bed frame is a platform style with no box spring required. The bed contains center legs as well as outer legs for further stability. It also comes with 12 metal slats to help support any queen-size mattress.
The nearly 30-inch high headboard of this wrought iron bed frame was designed to be extra tall and give an elevated look that will immediately draw your eye in. The built-in metal slats were fashioned with an anti-slip design in mind that will keep your mattress from sagging over time.
What Users Say:
I am very satisfied. It is sturdy and easy to assemble. It looks great! I highly recommend a clean, modern and inexpensive look that doesn’t look cheap.
Neutral Slat Metal Headboard Queen
Red Barrel Studio®
Create a neutral backdrop to suit all kinds of bedding with a metal slatted headboard. A simple frame with rounded edges and sleek spindles inspires a rustic charm that complements a range of decors, such as farmhouse, vintage, eclectic or industrial.
For added versatility, opt for a height-adjustable iron headboard. This way you can customize it to suit your current and any future bed frames.
Modern Iron Headboard Queen
Sand & Stable™
Perfect For: A mid-century modern bedroom
What We Like: It’s a low-profile headboard that fits well up against a wall with a window or in a smaller bedroom with a low ceiling
Lightweight and easy to assemble, this iron headboard queen-size measures 44 inches tall and is finished in a burnished bronze veneer. The softly arched top features vertical symmetrical castings with art-deco inspired geometric shapes in between.
For a modern Victorian home style, bring this iron headboard queen into an all-white bedroom with paneling on the walls and an accent wall outfitted with floral wallpaper. Position a white-washed wood chest of drawers nearby and hang a bronze antique mirror on the wall to open up the space.
What Users Say:
This headboard is just what I needed to make the bedroom look finished. I wanted something nice and low since it’s in front of a window. It fits perfectly and was easy to assemble.
Sophisticated Iron Headboard Queen Size
House of Hampton®
Looking for a headboard to add a touch of artful sophistication to your tranquil oasis? Anchor the room with a striking geometric trellis design, crafted from sturdy iron with a shimmering finish. Metal headboards with a bold, clear-cut rectangular silhouette tend to command the space with a more masculine feel.
When choosing an iron headboard, pay attention to the finish as this alone makes a significant impact on the overall effect of the room. You may go for an antiquated finish for a chic rustic look, or a fresh, gleaming finish for a luxurious decor.
Antique style in the house. This headboard fits different kinds and sizes of beds. Its solid wrought iron construction includes black pipes and some decorative curves and castings in nice golden finish.
Queen Bed Wrought Iron Headboard Footboard Master Bedroom Frame Antique Metal
Made of a wrought iron bed frame with Queen-style headbands, this is a perfect combination of elegance and beautiful looks. The whole of the eye-catching design impresses with the detail and finish in the Cooper.
Antique Heavy Duty Painted White Wrought Iron Queen / King Headboard
Made of forged metal, this headboard for queen bed enchants with its richly adorned mosaic shape, full of ornate details. Ideal for distinguished, refined bedrooms to add some classic appeal.
Very subtile decorated headboard in country style will cozy touch to your bedroom. Very old fashioned, made from iron will serve you for years and feast your eyes. This is perfect decoration for romantic girls.
This stunning iron bed in queen size will make for just the ideal choice for your master suite or even the guest bedroom, lending a vintage styled hand of charm and appeal beyond measure to complete the look of the decor.
Chesapeake Metal Headboard
The rustical bedroom has specific elements - often a wooden headboard is replaced with a metal custom headboard with rustic decorations in the form of smooth scrolls. The solid rod has a dark gray color and a large size.
Dexter Metal Headboard
Attractive large traditional frame-mounted headboard crafted of black-coated steel. It is characterised by round posts with cap finials and a construction of crisscrossed vertical and horizonatl rods with oval joining knots.
Queen headboard ornate wrought iron brass accents queen size headboard
A chic classic iron headboard with a 2-tone finish. Round posts with decorative fittings and an openwork arched panel of thin vertical rods with ornate knots are white. Top posts parts with ball finials and a bowed top rail have a brass finish.
This wrought iron queen size headboard enchants with its smooth, ornate finishing, featuring slim rods, curved and matched in such a way, that it creates an intricate mosaic.
Woodland Wrought Iron Headboard craftsman-headboards
Comfortable and durable bed with a decorative and supportive headboard made of iron. It also includes a footboard with similar decorations. The headboard not only decorates bedroom indoors, but it also provides stability for a bed.
Although metal is a hard and solid material, intricate metalwork introduces lightness to the interior with a romantic note from the south of Europe. Here a simple wrought iron headboard with simple rods and a slightly rounded back is presented in a simple form.
Such a unique, unusual headboard made out of wrought iron, with a very distinct, Victorian design. Perfect if you’re looking for a traditional, elegant feeling in your bedroom. I love the way it looks!
Fashion bed group langley wrought iron headboard
Transform your master bedroom into an industrial chamber of style and comfort, with this lovely headboard. Designed of durable wrought iron, the headboard will be loyally serving you for years to come.
Great design employing a "French Curve" on perimeter and interior scrolling. circa 1880's
Deland Metal Headboard
If you’re looking for a headboard to put up behind your bed in a traditional bedroom, take a look at this antique, Victorian painted headboard, made out of wrought-iron. Very distinct, classical appearance.
Kirkwell Metal Headboard
Thanks to this vintage headboard, you queen size bed will be drowning in old-fashion charm. Crafted of wrought iron, the headboard is beautified by lovely scrollwork, while the weathered finish gives it even a deeper rustic appearance.
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Caffrey Wrought Iron Headboard Size: Full / Queen
This simple metal headboard probably took its style inspiration from Victorian interiors. Dark bronze finish covers the iron construction. The headboard fits queen size bed. Nice for many different interior styles.
Designed in the 1900s, this wrought iron headboard includes fine scrollwork and zinc finish. It is suitable for queen size beds, and has a weathered wood top that adds even more vintage accents to the whole sturcture.