Quilts and curtains don’t need to go on beds or cover windows, at a pinch, you can use either to earn a textile headboard. Insert a curtain rod that spans the width of the bed into the wall just beneath the ceiling if you want your curtain or curtain headboard to cover the wall. For a different effect, hang curtain rods from the ceiling at exactly the same dimension as the bed. With this procedure, you do not just receive a curtain behind the bed, but you can add sheer curtains all of the way around to model a four-poster canopy bed with no posts for a full-on intimate and feminine touch.

Cornice Box Curtain Headboard

Build a straightforward three-sided cornice box about 6 inches more than the bed is broad out of pine, plywood or medium density fiberboard and attach it to the wall with L-brackets secured with masonry anchor screws just under the ceiling. If you use a stud finder, it is possible to attach the L-brackets straight to studs using wood screws. Router the exposed edge or add crown molding to it to give it a regal appearance. Put in a curtain rod against the wall under the box, then again securing the rod to studs or with drywall anchors, to hang the curtain. Paint the cornice box at a accent or trim shade from the room.

Headboard and Window Treatments

To make a coordinated look, install a curtain rod over the bed exactly the exact same height as the one above the room’s window. On the window, add a coordinating pull-down fabric shade, including a green and white geometric pattern supporting draped sage green curtains attached on both sides to the window. Mount the exact same fabric from the shade behind the bed, ceiling to floor behind the curtain rod that holds matching green sage drapes, also tied back. Throw cushions in forest green on the bed tie the look together.

Quilted Headboard

Quilts have timeless appeal, particularly when they’re handmade. To prevent damaging the quilt, among the easiest methods to install it is to hang it over a wooden rod that spans the bed’s breadth, about 36 inches up from the bed’s surface. Sand and paint the wooden rod to match the wall colour, or stain and complete it in a shade that matches the wood furnishings in the room. Drape the quilt in half over the rod to allow it to hang equally. Don’t push the bed straight against the quilt, but leave enough room to allow the quilt freely hang.

Hook-and-Loop Self-Adhesive Tabs

When you don’t wish to add a curtain rod, wooden rod or a specialty quilt hanger into the wall behind the bed, a package of hook-and-loop self-adhesive tabs provides you a nail-free option for hanging a hammer supporting the bed for a headboard. Space the self-adhesive tabs between 2 and 3 inches apart to reduce sag on the back of the quilt, with the corresponding side adhered to the wall. Match the 2 tabs up to hang the quilt from your wall. You will need a measuring tape and a pencil to mark the places for adding the tabs into the wall and the back of the quilt.

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