Design and Decor

How to make a bed head: ideas and designer tips


Textiles, mirrors, photographs, old woodenboards, niches and even pillows can become the material for making a stylish headboard. Would you like to know how best to arrange it? Read tips from designer Natalya Masharskaya Natalya Masharskaya believes that the bed is the hallmark of the bedroom, and its headboard is one of the main accents. With this element, the room looks completely different. It acquires a special atmosphere, is filled with coziness and becomes more attractive. A headboard can add character to a bedroom, and it will help you bring your creative ideas to life. The main rule that Natalya advises to adhere to is to improvise and fantasize. Natalia Masharskaya, architect-designer

Head and art director of the mnDesire studio.Professional experience in the field of design and architecture - over 8 years. She graduated from the Moscow Aviation Institute, then graduated from the International School of Design with a degree in interior architecture and decoration. She worked as a chief architect in leading design studios in Moscow, such as Architectural Bureau of Sergey Estrin and Innovation. Schlumberger's completed office space project won the Commercial Real Estate Awards. Some of the best works have been published in magazines such as SALON-interior, Office Interior, and others. In his work, he strives to ensure that projects bring pleasure and joy to the customer.

Idea number 1: wall panels

One of the design options can bedecorative panels: wood, plaster, textile, plastic. Today, building hypermarkets offer a variety of ready-made compositions. But nobody canceled the creative approach! Therefore, you can easily arrange the necessary pattern yourself. It is not at all necessary to sew up the entire wall behind the bed with one kind of panels. You can, for example, make a fancy patchwork pattern or put together a pre-conceived picture of small pieces (like a puzzle).

Idea # 2: Screen

Ideal for an oriental interior. The screen can be attached to the wall or made mobile by simply placing it behind the bed. Especially beautiful looks dark screen on a light background, and vice versa.

Idea number 3: wooden decoration

Your bedroom is decorated in country style, ProvenceOr a chic chic? Then pay attention to the old granary boards, carved wooden shutters or doors. Perhaps you do not even know how well they can supplement such a space. But the tree - an element that gives the interior a touch of comfort.

Idea # 4: textile design

With the role of the headboard can perfectly handle the fabric - a canvas on the entire wall, panels or textile panels. However, when using this method of registration, it is necessary to take into account some of the nuances:

  • The textile headboard must be removable so that it can be cleaned or washed;
  • The fabric must be selected from materials that are pleasant to the touch, dust and dirt repellent;
  • The headboard should be well attached to the bed or wall.

Idea №5: photos

Photos are decor, which is appropriateAlmost in any style. They enliven the space, filling it with a pleasant, soulful atmosphere. Why not take pictures, dear to your heart, a kind of headboard in the bedroom? They can become both an adornment of this room, and a reminder of the most wonderful moments of your life.

Idea number 6: paintings

This is the traditional technique that is most oftenfound when decorating a wall above the bed. But the choice of a painting also has its own nuances. So, much attention should be paid to the plot (for example, you need to bypass shocking and aggressive works: they have no place in the bedroom). Color also plays an important role. Opt for neutral, warm colors. They will create a calm, relaxing mood.

Idea # 7: The Mirror

This is a very daring decorative trick.The mirror can not only be framed in a beautiful frame, but also be present in the form of mirror panels or occupy the entire wall above the bed, which visually enlarges the room. It is important to take into account one nuance: you need to place the mirror at a height of at least 40 cm from the mattress. This is the safest distance that complies with the laws of feng shui and contributes to a comfortable sleep.

Idea number 8: tiles

Mosaic or tile with a quaint pattern like the head of the bed is a fine accent in the bedroom. In addition, these materials do not require special care.

Idea number 9: pillows

Many pillows do not happen! If you are of the same opinion, hang them on the wall above the bed or use them as a headboard. They can be multi-colored or with a repeating pattern - fantasize!

Idea number 10: prints, vinyl stickers, wallpapers, painting

Decorating the headboard with painting, vinylwith stickers, photo wallpaper or unusual prints, you should choose an interesting and unpleasant plot that will harmoniously fit into the interior of your bedroom. This option is suitable for any room style. Its biggest plus is that the design of the room can be made exclusive.

Idea number 11: shelves and niches

Shelves and niches above the berth are veryfunctional and practical. If you like to read before going to bed in bed or watch TV, then this option is for you. In this case, the shelves should be installed at a comfortable height so that you do not touch them with your head when you sit on the bed. Also, remember to calculate enough depth for the shelves and niches to keep things from falling on you. In the niche, you can make a backlight, and then you can easily find your favorite book even on the darkest night. But be sure to keep in mind that if you have to build up a wall to create a niche, this will make the bedroom smaller.;;;;;