The bedroom is the heart of our apartment. Since we spend most of the time to sleep, lie to rest and cuddle with our loved ones. The bed is the eye-catcher in your bedroom and must definitely be built and decorated to your own taste. This also applies to the whole interior in the bedroom – make it personal! Modern, unique and cheap furniture in the bedroom? Is that possible? Yes! To build a bed of Euro pallets is not only cool, but is also very trendy. Who a complete DIY bed to build from pallets, should also create a headboard. It can be built from fabric, old wood, metal and all sorts of materials. In order to keep the rustic charm of your bed, we recommend again to build a headboard of pallets. A detailed guide, as well as many creative DIY ideas and amazing designs await you in the next lines. Let yourself be inspired!
The right headboard for our Euro pallet bed – which type should we choose?
Today we will show you how to build a headboard from pallets. Of course you can Bed without headboard build or use metal or other material, but we show you in the other post. The headboard complements that bed and with the matching decoration gives a finished look. The fact that the headboard is made of pallets does not mean that it always looks the same. You can either use the whole pallet as a headboard or just use the boards. When sanding or dyeing the boards, give your bed out of europallets An elegant look and the headpiece conjures with a natural wood effect. Boards with a rough finish, on the other hand, have a great vintage look and are perfect for a bedroom Shabby chic or rustic style. On the following picture you can enjoy a Shabby Chic bedroom:
Build headboard from pallets yourself: DIY instructions
The Euro pallets are the cost-effective alternative to wooden boards. With a little effort and good sanding you can take out of the pallets really good boards that conjure up with the beauty of real wood. Euro pallets also have a special charm, on the other hand boards, which brings a touch of romance to the bedroom. Let’s leave the romantic mood for later on the page and start with the not so pleasant task – the building. As with any construction project, you should first start measuring the bed to determine how big the headboard should be.
Step 1: Prepare the Euro pallets
Before you start with our guide, your job is to beat the boards off the pallets. Note that this could be a difficult task. If you have difficulty, you can use a crowbar and a chop saw for the target. If you have thrown out the boards, you should process them to taste. For the headboard to look good, the boards must be the same length. That’s why you should cut them and sand them very well. If you want you can paint them in different colors.
Step 2: make holes
Step 3: Fix the boards together with screws
Note the thickness of the headboard
Decorate the headboard
On request, you can brush your new headboard with wood stain or dye in white (see the picture below). The white gives that DIY bed a romantic look and the brown – a great vintage touch. When the headboard is ready, you can decorate to taste and attach lamps as you like or build a library. Gorgeous inspirations can be collected from our picture gallery. Let yourself be inspired!
Headboard in white looks romantic
Library in the headboard brings a rustic charm