A headboard is a wall mounted or standalone furniture piece that rests at or above the head of a bed. The headboard was originally used as an added layer of insulation in the bedroom to keep a sleeper warm and protected from any cold drafts that could occur inside a poorly insulated house. Since modern homes today now require adequate insulation, most headboards now serve a purely aesthetic role in a bedroom. Common designs for headboards include wooden panels or fabric tufted panels that are soft to the touch and prevent the possibility of a bumped head.

How do you attach a headboard to a bed frame?

A typical bed frame will have brackets for either a bolt-on headboard or a hook-on headboard. In both cases, position the headboard so its legs line up with the brackets. For a bolt-on, insert a bolt (and washer) through a hole in the bracket and into the leg of the headboard, repeat, make sure the headboard is center, and tighten the bolts by screwing on nuts. For a hook-on, attach the hooks into the holes of the legs until able to lock it in place by pressing down on the headboard.

How do you mount a headboard to a wall?

To mount a headboard to a wall, use a level and pencil to mark the intended placement of the headboard and center. Second, use a stud finder and mark their locations along the line previously drawn to mark where the headboard will go. Screw brackets into the studs on either end of the line and the center if need be. Place the headboard onto the brackets to mount it.

How wide is a headboard?

Although there is no set standard for the width of a headboard, it is typically 0 to 3 inches (7.6 cm) wider than the bed frame. For example, a queen bed is 60 inches (152 cm) wide which would make the headboard size fall between 60 and 63 inches (152-160 cm). For a king bed, the width would be between 76 and 79 inches (193-201 cm).

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Stromsburg Panel Headboard

The Strombsburg Panel Headboard comes unique as it embraces the minimalist, mid-century modern style with its oversized panels and cleanliness. A slender split down the center of the headboard separates the large panel into two pieces creating a clean-lined silhouette creating depth and character to the simplistic design that overtakes the bedroom.

The Stromsburg Panel Headboard has an overall height of 30” (76 cm), width of 74” (188 cm), and depth of 1” (2.5 cm).

Dimensioned elevation drawing of the Stromsburg Panel Headboard with height, width and typical bed height measurements
The Strombsburg Panel Headboard uniquely embraces the minimalist, mid-century modern style with its oversized panels and cleanliness. A slender split down the center of the headboard separates the large panel into two pieces creating a clean-lined silhouette creating depth and character.

The Stromsburg Panel Headboard has an overall height of 30” (76 cm), width of 74” (188 cm), and depth of 1” (2.5 cm).

Dimensioned elevation drawing of the Stromsburg Panel Headboard with height, width and typical bed height measurements
Stromsburg Panel Headboard
Height:
30” | 76 cm
Width:
74” | 188 cm
Length:
Depth:
1” | 2.5 cm
Weight:
Area:
Materials
Particleboard
Designer
Greyleigh
Year

Drawings include:
Stromsburg Panel Headboard front elevation

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Zanna Upholstered Panel Headboard

Perfectly symmetrical no matter the size of the mattress, the Zanna Headboard by Wad Logan was designed to be a classic-modern look to your bedroom with an even number of squares ranging across the headboard. This creates an organized aesthetic and a touch of beauty within the interior space.

The Zanna Upholstered Panel Headboard has a height of 31” (79 cm) and depth of 1.25” (3 cm). The Zanna Upholstered Panel Headboard comes in widths of 46.5”, 62”, 77.5” (118, 157, 197 cm).

Collection of various elevation drawings of the Zanna Upholstered Panel Headboard with height, widths and bed heights
Perfectly symmetrical no matter the size of the mattress, the Zanna Headboard by Wad Logan was designed to be a classic-modern look to your bedroom with an even number of squares ranging across the headboard. This creates an organized aesthetic and a touch of beauty within the interior space.

The Zanna Upholstered Panel Headboard has a height of 31” (79 cm) and depth of 1.25” (3 cm). The Zanna Upholstered Panel Headboard comes in widths of 46.5”, 62”, 77.5” (118, 157, 197 cm).

Collection of various elevation drawings of the Zanna Upholstered Panel Headboard with height, widths and bed heights
Zanna Upholstered Panel Headboard
Height:
31” | 79 cm
Width:
46.5”, 62”, 77.5” | 118, 157, 197 cm
Length:
Depth:
1.25” | 3 cm
Weight:
Area:
Materials
Plywood structure; faux leather upholstery over foam
Designer
Wade Logan
Year

Drawings include:
Zanna Upholstered Panel Headboard front elevations

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Connally Open-Frame Headboard

The beautiful and clean finish of the Connally Open-Frame headboard creates an open airflow around the bedroom and opens the idea to not leave the bed against a wall to showcase the headboard. Created from a single piece of steel, this headboard is extremely sturdy even with Its open finish.

The Connally Open-Frame Headboard has an overall height of 47.125” (120 cm) and depth of 1.5” (4 cm). The Connally Open-Frame Headboard comes in widths of 54" and 61” (137, 155 cm).

Set of various sized elevation drawings of the Connally Open-Frame Headboard with height, width and common bed heights
The beautiful and clean finish of the Connally Open-Frame headboard creates an open airflow around the bedroom and opens the idea to not leave the bed against a wall to showcase the headboard. Created from a single piece of steel, this headboard is extremely sturdy even with Its open finish.

The Connally Open-Frame Headboard has an overall height of 47.125” (120 cm) and depth of 1.5” (4 cm). The Connally Open-Frame Headboard comes in widths of 54" and 61” (137, 155 cm).

Set of various sized elevation drawings of the Connally Open-Frame Headboard with height, width and common bed heights
Connally Open-Frame Headboard
Height:
47.125” | 120 cm
Width:
54”, 61” | 137, 155 cm
Length:
Depth:
1.5” | 4 cm
Weight:
Area:
Materials
Steel frame
Designer
Orren Ellis
Year

Drawings include:
Connally Open-Frame Headboard front elevations

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IKEA Korshamn Headboard

Inspired by older French furniture, IKEA’s Korshamn Headboard showcases a panel designed with diamond-tufted details adding a bloom of elegance and beauty to a bedroom. With the detailed panel wrapping around the whole headboard, IKEA's design team created a timeless furniture piece for a bedroom space.

The IKEA Korshamn Headboard has a height of 35.375” (90 cm) and depth of 2.75” (7 cm). The IKEA Korshamn Headboard comes in widths of 64.125” and 80.75” (163, 205 cm).

Set of various sized elevation drawings of the IKEA Korshamn Headboard with height, width and common bed heights
Inspired by older French furniture, IKEA’s Korshamn Headboard showcases a panel designed with diamond-tufted details adding a bloom of elegance and beauty to a bedroom. With the detailed panel wrapping around the whole headboard, IKEA’s team created a timeless furniture piece for a bedroom space.

The IKEA Korshamn Headboard has a height of 35.375” (90 cm) and depth of 2.75” (7 cm). The IKEA Korshamn Headboard comes in widths of 64.125” and 80.75” (163, 205 cm).

Set of various sized elevation drawings of the IKEA Korshamn Headboard with height, width and common bed heights
IKEA Korshamn Headboard
Height:
35.375” | 90 cm
Width:
64.125”, 80.75” | 163, 205 cm
Length:
Depth:
2.75” | 7 cm
Weight:
Area:
Materials
Solide pine and particleboard frame; polyurethane upholstery
Designer
IKEA
Year
2017

Drawings include:
IKEA Korshamn Headboard front elevations

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Nichols Panel Headboard

The Nichols Panel Headboard can anchor your bedroom with this golden panel headboard in a glamorous style. This dapper style headboard is made from metal in a beautiful satin gold finish creating a transparent, crown-arched, rectangular profile. The headboard's main section uses five slim slats for a visually appealing look while structurally holding it all together.

The Nichols Panel Headboard has an overall height of 50.2” (128 cm), width of 62.7” (159 cm), and depth of .8” (2 cm).

Dimensioned elevation drawing of the Nichols Panel Headboard with height, width and typical bed height measurements
The Nichols Panel Headboard can anchor your bedroom with this golden panel headboard in a glamorous style. This dapper style headboard is made from metal in a beautiful satin gold finish creating a transparent, crown-arched, rectangular profile. The headboard's main section uses five slim slats.

The Nichols Panel Headboard has an overall height of 50.2” (128 cm), width of 62.7” (159 cm), and depth of .8” (2 cm).

Dimensioned elevation drawing of the Nichols Panel Headboard with height, width and typical bed height measurements
Nichols Panel Headboard
Height:
50.2” | 128 cm
Width:
62.7” | 159 cm
Length:
Depth:
.8” | 2 cm
Weight:
Area:
Materials
Metal frame
Designer
Mercer41
Year

Drawings include:
Nichols Panel Headboard front elevation

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