What could be better than winding down the day with a great book, snuggled up against a plush upholstered headboard? But the advantages of an upholstered headboard don’t just stop with comfort. Headboards occupy an especially prominent placement within most bedrooms which means that a new headboard can completely change the look of your space without making any major updates. In this post, we’ve collected stylish headboards from across the web – from traditional tufted headboards to modern minimalist headboards, to retro mid-century designs and every style in between. Get your latest bedroom inspiration from the buying guide below.
Tufted Grey Upholstered Headboard: Simple biscuit tufting underscores the plush quality of this comfortable headboard design, upholstered in soft velvet for a smooth and satisfying touch. This headboard is only available in queen and king sizes.
Ruched Upholstered Velvet Headboard: Rich ruched fabric gives this upholstered headboard a subtle sense of glamour, ideal for contemporary and classic interior themes alike. This headboard is available in three sizes ranging from twin to king, and is available in eight color options to suit a wide range of decor palettes.
Chevron Tufted Upholstered Headboard: Playful chevron-shaped tufting brings an on-trend element to this contemporary headboard design. This piece is lushly padded for comfort, available in five velvet colorways for flexible decorative potential. Three height settings allow each headboard to suit a wider variety of bed configurations.
Customizable Upholstered Bed Headboard: Button tufting and chic bordered edges make the Lampert headboard an especially sophisticated option for traditional bedroom decor themes and chic modern spaces. Designed by Jonathan Adler, this piece is fully customizable and made-to-order. Choose from dozens of upholstery colors to find the perfect fit for your bedroom.
Bordered Tufted Upholstered Headboard: A thick upholstered frame sets this headboard apart from the rest. This piece is lightly tufted in a diamond configuration, the outer edges wrapped in a strong fabric border for a minimalist finish. Choose from black, blue, ivory, or grey upholstery options. This series is available in sizes ranging from twin to California king.
Diamond Tufted Gray Upholstered Headboard: Chic stitching gives this plush upholstered headboard a smart minimalistic look. Smooth performance velvet ensures a glamorous feel with dependable resilience well-suited for long evenings in bed with a riveting book. Eight color options make this headboard easy to coordinate.
Light Grey Modern Upholstered Headboard: A unique silhouette can transform any bed into a decorative statement. This headboard is made comfortable with deep channel tufting, the scalloped top lending a playful look with glamorous undertones. Choose from three sizes and eight velvet upholstery options.
Matri Slim Grey Upholstered Headboard: The stylish Slim headboard by Matri is crafted with an ultra-thin profile well-suited to small bedrooms and minimalistic decor themes. The headboard itself consists of a thin panel that has been fitted with a comfortable cover that is completely removable for easy cleaning.
Wall Mounted Upholstered Headboard Panels: Want to make an especially bold decorative statement with your headboard? The creative Jaxx Panelist collection is a series of upholstered wall panels that can be configured to create a completely custom headboard layout. Hang these panels horizontally or vertically, arrange as one row or stack the panels high to flatter a tall ceiling, and mix and match from over 12 dozen upholstery colors. The options are endless with this adaptable wall-mounted headboard kit.
Tufted Grey Upholstered Headboard: Diamond button tufting gives this headboard a classic appearance while its rectangular silhouette ensures easy coordination with modern interior themes. This piece is available in a variety of plush velvet upholstery options and sophisticated linen upholstery selections. Choose from four sizes ranging from full to California king.
Classic Upholstered Headboard: Are you looking for a headboard to flatter a traditional bedroom? This stylish design is sure to satisfy. This piece features a romantic silhouette inspired by antique headboards, the grey fabric upholstered and button tufted across the surface. Silver nailhead trim completes the look.
Arched King Size Upholstered Headboard: Transform your bed into a true focal point with this on-trend headboard design. This piece features a tall arching shape – choose from grey ivory boucle or terracotta red boucle. Use to complement bedroom themes like Scandinavian, mid-century modern, bohemian chic, and more.
Woodnotes Quilted Cream Upholstered Headboard: Designed by Ulla Koskinen for Woodnotes, the Quilted headboard boasts an especially relaxed appearance well-suited for the most casual and cozy bedroom themes. Unlike traditional headboards, this piece foregoes the traditional heavy frame in favor of a wall-mounted format supported by light aluminum tubing.
Grey Upholstered Panel Headboard: Notched corners give this upholstered headboard a classic look well-suited for traditional and transitional interior decor themes. Light stitching gives this well-padded headboard a stylish border that emphasizes its sophisticated shape. Choose from sizes ranging from twin to California king, available in six delightful colorways.
Pebble Grey Linen Upholstered Headboard: Overstuffed padding and soft rounded corners make this upholstered headboard look especially inviting. This comfortable accent is available in a variety of upholstery options – boucle, velvet, linen, and sherpa all in a wide array of colorways. This headboard is available in sizes ranging from full to California king.
Beige Upholstered Headboard with Nailhead Trim: Nailhead trim adds decorative flair to this charming arched headboard design. Choose from five sizes and six upholstery color options. Use this headboard to complement bedroom themes like traditional, rustic, farmhouse, and many others.
Wood-Trimmed Upholstered Headboard: Attractive wood framing pairs with beige button-tufted upholstery to give this headboard a chic mid-century modern look. This model features a thick wooden frame in a versatile rectangular shape. Dense foam padding ensures a comfortable experience while lounging.
Mid-Century Wood and Upholstered Headboard: This gorgeous button-tufted headboard features rounded edges to underscore its retro aesthetic. Use to complement bedroom themes like mid-century modern, atomic age, Scandinavian, and many other themes. Adjustable height functionality makes this headboard especially versatile.
Wood Trimmed Upholstered Headboard: Ornamental wood trim gives this upholstered headboard an elegant antique appearance, fantastic for bedroom themes like traditional and French country. This piece is available with a range of upholstery options in both velvet and linen. Each style is available in twin, full, and queen sizes.
Off White Upholstered Headboard Queen: Deep diamond tufting combines with a gently arched shape to give this upholstered headboard a beautifully classic appearance. The model pictured here features off-white upholstery but this piece is also available in grey, black, and reddish beige.
Modern Queen White Upholstered Headboard: While button tufting provides a classic aesthetic, buttonless tufting is a great alternative for bedrooms with a more contemporary theme. This headboard features square biscuit tufting for minimalist appeal with a touch of luxurious flair. Choose from four colors and four sizes.
Button-Tufted White Faux Leather Headboard: A tall arched silhouette gives this headboard fairytale vibes while the white vegan leather lends an air of modern glamour. This button-tufted headboard is available in grey or white, in sizes ranging from twin to king.
Diamond Tufted White Upholstered Headboard: Well-stitched detailing gives this headboard a bold diamond lattice texture, inviting light and shadow to play across its surface. This headboard is upholstered in smart performance velvet for longevity. Choose from an impressive selection of eight colorways.
Faux Leather White Upholstered Headboard: Vertical channel tufting gives this headboard the illusion of height despite its conventional proportions. This piece is upholstered in white faux leather for a high-end look on an accessible budget. Soft padding ensures comfort for evening relaxation. Use to complement bedroom themes ranging from minimalist to glam.
Beige Upholstered Wingback Headboard: Wingback construction can make any headboard feel warmer and more welcoming. This attractive design is upholstered in a high quality linen with several velvet colorways also available. Each headboard is made-to-order, available in a diverse range of colorways and four standard sizes.
Adjustable Width Beige Upholstered Headboard: Are you looking for a headboard that can provide years of service, even as your bedroom setup might change over time? This upholstered headboard is fully adjustable – both the height and the width can be changed to suit multiple bed sizes and styles. Choose from five colorways and three shapes.
White King Hanging Upholstered Headboard: Wall-mounted headboards are an on-trend option for the most up-to-date bedroom themes. This padded headboard set includes a sturdy mounting bar that supports each well-padded headboard panel, each panel hung from stylish vegan leather straps. Boucle fabric upholstery makes this unique headboard look and feel especially comfortable.
Grey and White Striped Upholstered Headboard: Let your headboard serve as the centerpiece of your bedding composition with this stylish striped design from Safavieh. This piece features an arched silhouette for a classic look, the stripes well-suited for contemporary styles.
Woven Wall-Mounted Fabric Headboard: While traditional headboards might be a touch too formal for a bohemian chic decor theme, this wall-mounted design is sure to provide a fittingly casual aesthetic. This piece is intricately woven like a detailed tapestry, complete with playful tassels and macrame-inspired details.
Maroon Red Upholstered Headboard: Curved corners, vertical channel-tufting, and premium quality velvet upholstery combine to give this headboard a truly luxurious appearance that will elevate the aesthetic of any bedroom it graces. This piece is available in five colorways including dramatic maroon and elegant emerald green.
Semicircle Curved Upholstered Headboard: Golden corduroy upholstery gives this gorgeous headboard an irresistible retro appeal – perfect for bedroom themes that draw from late mid-century influences. The dramatic arch ensures this piece will never go unnoticed. Choose from three colorways.
Yellow California King Upholstered Headboard: Horizontal channel tufting makes this headboard a fantastic choice for bedrooms that emphasize clean linear forms, especially those with a low-profile furniture theme. This beautiful headboard is available in a wide range of velvet, linen, and boucle upholstery options to suit almost any bedroom palette.
Tufted Emerald Green Velvet Headboard: Dark emerald velvet is a classic selection for bedroom themes that lean toward the elegant. This classic headboard silhouette features a lightly arched top trimmed with a row of shining nailheads. Looking for something a little brighter? This headboard is also available in pink and grey.
Green Tufted Upholstered Headboard: Configure the perfect headboard to suit your bedroom with this fully customizable design. This deeply tufted headboard is available in sizes ranging from twin to California king, the upholstery material and color combinations nearly endless. If you’re working with an unconventional color palette, this design might offer the options you’ve been searching for.
Classic Tufted Upholstered Headboard Queen: Made-to-order flexibility makes this gorgeous Jonathan Adler headboard a fabulous selection for the most unique bedroom themes. Choose from a dizzying array of fabric types and colors – even the base finish is completely customizable. Add nailhead trim, contrasted piping, colorful buttons, and more.
Miro Wooden Bed with Upholstered Headboard: The handsome Miro bed by Gabriel Tan is specifically designed to provide a space for relaxation – not just for sleeping. The upholstered headboard is gently angled for support and comfort, making this a fantastic place to watch television or work from home. Although the headboard is not sold separately, the entire bed configuration is a gorgeous selection for the design-minded decorator.
Navy Velvet Upholstered Headboard: Velvet and linen upholstery options make this channel-tufted headboard especially versatile. Each option creates a different impression – the navy velvet feels relaxing and sophisticated, the golden linen playfully retro, the talc colorway natural and breezy.
Arched Pink Upholstered Headboard: Give any bedroom an instant storybook makeover with this pretty pink headboard design, its elaborate silhouette gorgeous with classic sophistication. Nailhead trim lends added ornamentation while underscoring the unique shape of the headboard.
Pink Twin Upholstered Headboard: Vertical channel tufting meets beautiful rose velvet to make this headboard especially uplifting. Looking for a different color? This headboard is also available in grey, ivory, light blue, dark blue, and emerald.
Pink Tall Upholstered Headboard: Extra-wide panels give this headboard a clean modern look. This headboard features velvet fabric over plush foam tufting for light support while reclining comfortably in bed. This design is available in a range of colors and sizes.
Grey and Black Upholstered Headboard: Contrast upholstery makes this headboard an especially eye-catching addition for contemporary bedroom themes. This piece features tidy biscuit tufting in a versatile light grey. All hardware essential for installation is stored in a zippered pouch on the reverse side of the headboard.
Dark Grey Upholstered Wingback Headboard: Bold wings make this upholstered headboard feel like a warm embrace. This piece features sophisticated button tufting in a classic diamond pattern, the edges accented with stylish contrast piping.
Sunburst Upholstered Velvet Headboard: Dramatic pleating ensures this headboard makes a bold decorative statement, easily becoming a valued focal point within any bedroom decor theme. This headboard features a shapely silhouette accented with a row of shining nailhead trim, the center of the headboard outfitted with a large button detail. Choose from a diverse range of upholstery color options.
Wingback Upholstered Black Headboard: While many wingback headboards aim to establish an especially bold presence within a bedroom, this stylish design keeps things more low-key. This adjustable height headboard features angular arms adorned with simple rows of nailhead trim. Biscuit tufting provides a modern finish.
Black Faux Leather Upholstered Headboard: Perfect for bedroom themes like minimalist modern and urban industrial, this faux leather headboard provides a clean look with glamorous undertones. This design is also available in white.
Charcoal King Bed Upholstered Headboard: This high back headboard design is sure to make any bedroom arrangement feel extravagant. This piece is tufted from top to bottom, the edges winged for strong classic appeal. Choose from six colors and four sizes.
Minimalist Black Upholstered Headboard: Chic minimalism makes this upholstered headboard a fitting addition to bedroom themes like industrial, modern, and more. The surface is upholstered in simple black polyester, the edges framed in black-finished metal.
Black and Gold Trimmed Upholstered Headboard: Get glam with this luxe modern headboard. This piece features tufted velvet upholstery trimmed in radiant gold-finished metal for a pop of high-end contrast.
Baroque Wood and Upholstered Headboard: Bold baroque detailing gives this dramatic headboard a charming antique appeal. This exquisite accent features a caved wooden frame, the body upholstered in plush padded velvet for enduring comfort.
Brown Faux Leather Upholstered Headboard: Brown leather upholstery makes this wall-mounted headboard a sophisticated accent for bedroom themes like mid-century modern, rustic, farmhouse, contemporary, and more. The panels are well-padded for comfort. This kit is also available in grey with brown details.
Cognac Leather Hanging Headboard: This gorgeous genuine leather headboard features a warm cognac tone well-suited to bohemian and mid-century decor themes. This headboard hangs from weighty leather straps without requiring any type of support bar.
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