Wood headboards are a stylish and durable alternative to a traditional framed headboard. Did you know that a headboard is one of the most important pieces of bedroom furniture you can buy? A headboard is the focal point of your bedroom and sets the tone for the entire space. It helps you create a cohesive look, and it’s your chance to show off your personal style. Wood headboards are an elegant and classic choice. They can be traditional or contemporary, rustic or refined.
A simple wood headboard can be assembled in very little time, often they only take 5 to 10 minutes to build and blend into your bedroom, helping to increase the overall appearance of your bedroom. Wood headboards can match virtually any style, so you can mix and match to create a unique scheme. And finally, a wooden headboard is light, strong, and durable.
First, consider the type of wood you desire for the makeup of your headboard: oak, ash, mahogany, rosewood, cherry, walnut, maple. From there, you need to choose the right size for your bedroom in order to prevent you from ordering a headboard too large or too small for your needs. It’s always a good idea to keep in mind that your bedroom will be used during the day as well as at night, so a wood headboard that won’t get scratched when you move it around won’t make sense for you. If you plan to sit against your headboard during the day then you need to choose a material that won’t chip or crack easily. For example, natural oak is very durable, but it’s also prone to cracking and chipping when exposed to moisture, humidity, and light. The more intricate the wood headboard, the more it will cost you. A simple headboard built in a clean and simple manner with sharp edges will often be reasonably priced and likely a very cost effective option.
It’s important that you buy a headboard made from real wood. This is because wood is often a natural material, and it has inherent qualities that appeal to you. For example, wood is thick and heavy, so it’s sturdy, yet it also is much lighter than other materials, making it easy to move. So, if you want the best possible quality, it’s essential that you buy wood headboards that are 100% made from real wood. There are two types of wood headboards to consider: solid wood, and composite. Solid wood headboards are made from hardwood that’s been completely planed and shaped. You can get solid wood headboards that have simple lines and are relatively plain. They can be made from all kinds of woods, including oak, cherry, holly, and even poplar. On the other hand, composite wood headboards
Wood headboards are often more affordable than their metal and upholstered fabric framed counterparts. It can be challenging to find a headboard that meets your exact specifications but if you need help choosing the right headboard for you, consider the factors listed above. It should complement your bedroom décor, match your style, and offer you a stylish and durable option. You should be able to find a headboard that works for you. We've worked directly with a number of retailers to bring you some great options across multiple price points, just take a look below.