Remember though that the attempt here is to pick and choose décor that complements the headboard. These furnishings should not overpower the image of the exquisite live-edge headboard and take away from its mesmerizing presence. If you have a bed frame that is entirely crafted from raw natural wood then let it shine through as well by keeping the bedding as simple and neutral as possible.
This last upholstered headboard project has a twist–the fabric and batting are placed inside of two shutter frames! Using metallic paint on the wood and striking fabric for the middle gives the headboard a contemporary feel. User-friendly supplies like a staple gun and hot glue keep the process simple.
A curved scroll-like edge is the result bringing intricate detail to the bedroom. The yellow headboard (below right) has a simple rounded top but the curved slope and flat edge add interest.
Whenever you use an accent color in the room or a unique texture that brings visual contrast it is always best to repeat it in more than one place. This gives the room more symmetry and grace. The same can be done in the case of the wooden headboard in a contemporary bedroom. Pick a nightstand or even a bedroom bench that matches the innovative headboard to give the room a more appealing vibe.
The last few years have seen a distinct shift from polished contemporary bedrooms to those that exude a more relaxing aura and calming style. The classic winter cabin look is one such popular style that is mimicked by designers to bring home the woodsy charm of a mountain retreat and wood is obviously an essential component in it all.
A framed border creates dimension in the headboards below. This blue headboard is made from a large picture frame filled with cut wallpaper. The result is stunning! from Better Homes and Gardens