30 Unique Headboards To Refresh Your Bedroom’s Look

Many people say that headboards can describe the owners’ personalities. That might be true, since a headboard is placed inside someone’s bedroom, which is the most personal room in the house.

But do you know that there are many unique headboards out there with various designs and models that can refresh the look of your bedroom? From modern to classic, minimalist to contemporary, you can choose the best one based on the most suitable style for your bedroom without having to buy a new bed, and voila!

You will have a fresh and clean looking bedroom in no time.

Below we have collected 30 unique headboards that represent each style to give you a better idea on what to pick to refresh and upgrade your bedroom look. 

BEST and Unique Headboards

In the realm of bedroom décor, the headboard reigns supreme, whispering tales of elegance and dreams. But not all headboards are born equal; some emerge as the unsung heroes of design, transcending beyond mere function.

Journey with us through an array of unique headboards, each narrating its own enchanting story, waiting to become the crown jewel of your sanctuary. Prepare to be dazzled, for this isn’t just about resting your head—it’s about elevating your entire sleeping experience!

1. South Shore Holland Headboard

South Shore Holland Headboard

If you need more storage to keep your books handy for a reading routine before bed time, we recommend this unique piece for you. We think this versatile headboard is the perfect pick as it features a small shelf for your books, or any decorations you want.

Made of engineered wood, this unique headboard offers the natural color of walnut that will go nicely with any bedroom theme. Moreover, it also features a timeless design to surely lasts a lifetime.

2. Nathan James Harlow Wall Mount Headboard

Nathan James Harlow Wall Mount Faux Leather or Fabric Upholstered Headboard

This modern looking headboard is something that all minimalist and industrial design enthusiasts would love to have inside their bedroom. This unique headboard is made of vintage brown faux leather PU, and it is available for full or queen size beds.

From the look of it, we will immediately know that this piece is durable. Also, we personally think that it will make a perfect choice for any vintage-themed bedroom. So, if you are looking for a vintage piece to complete your bedroom look, this one would make a great pick.

3. Nexera Headboard

Nexera Headboard

Next up we have this simple modern headboard, which we believe will make one of the most unique headboards for a bedroom with monochrome style. In terms of design, it comes in solid black and straight lines.

Personally, we think this is probably one of the simplest yet sleek headboards on the list.

In addition, aside from the unique design, this unique headboard also includes storage sections for your books and magazines. However, do bear in mind that it is not compatible with metal bed frames.

4. Prepac Queen Bookcase Headboard

Prepac Queen Bookcase headboard

For a bedroom with a country house design, this classic and unique headboard will be the perfect pick.

Being one of the most unique headboards to consider, it features natural wood appearance, making it a great addition to the overall bedroom decoration.

In addition, this classic headboard also features three storage compartments completed with an adjustable shelf in the center compartment. You can use then to store your books, magazines, alarm clock, or even you personal stuff like your wallet or glasses.

5. Art3d Peel and Stick Headboard

Art3d Peel and Stick Headboard

Next up we have one of the most popular designs of headboards. It is one of those unique headboards that combines elegance and comfort into one beautiful piece of headboard.

This unique headboard however, comes in the form of wall panels, which makes it more affordable than the conventional headboard type. It is very simple to apply, and it comes in 5 colors to suit your bedroom color theme.

6. Handcrafted Mandala Wooden Sculpture Headboard

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If you are currently in the process of redecorating your bedroom, you might want to add this elegant piece into the list of décor items.

In our opinion, this piece of fine art will be a super elegant decoration for your bedroom.

Handmade using high-quality teak wood, this unique headboard features six pieces of panels that form a beautiful mandala. Without a doubt, we believe this art piece will instantly turn into a focal point of the room.

7. Seven Foot Macrame Headboard

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A macramé is basically something that will fit to any decorations. It has become one of the most popular décor items, loved by those who love Boho designs.

So if you want to add a touch of or uniqueness into your boho-themed room, we recommend you to get this piece right away.

You will see how this piece can instantly enhance the look of your whole bedroom area. In our opinion, it is one of the most unique headboards to pick to create a real bohemian bedroom. This unique macramé is 7ft wide and around 4ft in length.

Also, as this is made to order, we can assure you that you will not find the same piece in any bedroom out there.

8. Bohemian Headboard

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Another choice of a bohemian style headboard to pick, we have this unique piece to recommend. This headboard features a soft bohemian look, which comes as a piece that needs to be mounted on the wall behind your bed.

Simply place it above your wooden bed, and your bedroom will instantly beams a calming feel.

But if you plan on placing this somewhere else, that will be ok too! Our advice, try to place this unique headboard a centerpiece above your sofa, and it will lend a beaming look reminiscent of sunshine to your living room.

9. Rustic Boho Woven Headboard Fan

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If you love Japanese culture, then we think you might want to check out our new recommendation. This is one of the most unique headboards to pick, since it comes in the form of a traditional Japanese hand fan.

Having this beautiful piece of art inside your bedroom will definitely bring a touch of Japanese design into the room. And in our opinion, this unique headboard will also create a sweet and unique rustic look with its lovely rustic distressed details and natural bamboo materials.

10. Rattan Headboard

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Rattan is known as a durable and long-lasting material used for furniture. When we say furniture, it includes unique headboards too, of course.

If you happen to be one of those who love rattan furniture, then this one deserves a spot inside your bedroom.

Aside from the sleek and artistic design, this handcrafted rattan headboard is also very lightweight, making it easy to move around. In our opinion, this rattan headboard is the perfect pick that will give your bedroom an elegant and relaxed ambiance.

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11. White and Beige Dream Catcher Boho Headboard

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Bohemian design is still one of the most popular designs with lots of enthusiasts. If you are one of them, then we’re pretty sure that you will love this next item. This is another beautifully handmade piece of crafts to be placed above your bed.

This piece will not only add a unique bohemian look to your bedroom, but this unique headboard will also be a great decoration if you place it in your living room, or simply any room you like.

12. Wood King Size Headboard

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This modern wood headboard features a unique wooden pattern made of new and recycled wood. It features a unique pixel-like patterns that combine monochrome colors plus a touch of soft yellow to make it look more unique.

Despite the design that features the pixel-like pattern, this is actually one of the most unique headboards that will blend perfectly with a bedroom décor that highlights rustic theme.

13. Simple Rattan Headboard

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Here we have another choice of rattan headboard for you to put into consideration. But unlike the previous item that we recommended earlier on the list, this one feature a simpler look that will be a perfect pair for a single bed.

In our opinion, this natural rattan headboard is perfect for a girl’s room who loves a natural and sweet design. Since rattan is a durable material that will last a lifetime, this unique headboard will definitely be something to use for many years

14. Live Edge Wooden Headboard

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Made of Pine, Oak, and Walnut, this live edge headboard will undoubtedly become the perfect piece for any bedroom with natural and rustic style. The raw-looking wood features a smooth and durable finish, which that creates a warm and beautiful ambience inside your room.

However, do not expect to get a perfect and accurate size from this one, because this piece is made based on the actual cutting size and pattern of the wood.

In fact, that’s exactly the uniqueness of this piece. We can guarantee that you won’t find any headboard piece that looks exactly like this one.

15.Live Edge Resin Headboard

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This beautiful and unique headboard is made by hand using natural materials, with utmost accuracy. Inspired by the look of a coral reef, we can assure you that this unique headboard will bring a touch of beauty, natural, and comfort to your bedroom.

With such a bright and unique pattern, this is the piece that will turn your room appearance in an instant, making your bed an inviting lace to rest and unwind after a long day at work. Moreover, you can also immerse yourself in the beauty of coral reef views.

16. Brundon Anel Headboard

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We believe without a doubt, anyone who loves a touch of vintage deserves this vintage-looking panel headboard inside the bedroom. The natural wood and simple shape of this unique headboard will be a nice silhouette that leads to a retro touch. 

This is one of the unique headbands that features easy installation. It comes with two legs, making sure it stands solid and firm for a long period of time. In terms of design, we also think that this headband features a long lasting design that you never feel bored of.

17. Open-Frame Metal Headboard

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If you’re planning on applying an upgrade to your bedroom with a classic yet modern look, we have the best pick for you. For that reason, we believe that choosing this piece of unique headboard will be am excellent idea.

This bold headboard is made of metal, which will bring a classic silhouette into your contemporary-design bedroom. It’s elegant, sleek, slim, so we believe this is a nice choice for a bed made of metal.

18. Persephone Oga Panel Headboard

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Someone who loves monochrome deserves to have this unique headboard. This piece features a modern and minimalist look with simple lines in black and white. We think it looks even more adorable since it feature two wings that look as if the ‘hug’ the bed.

With so much features, we can assure you that you will have a good night sleep on your bed every single night. One advice though, we also think that this headboard is a perfect piece for children’s bedrooms and they would love to have this for many years from now.

19. Carolyn Queen Upholstered Headboard

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A cottage-like design is what you need to turn your bedroom into a comfy place to unwind and rest every night. Take this upholstered headboard for instance.

This unique headboard has a simple look that will make you feel like sleeping in a cottage at the beach every night.

In terms of design, we think the fresh color and smooth fabric makes this headboard a nice addition to your master bedroom or a guest room. Match it with your white of grayscale bedsheet for a perfect combination, and we can guarantee that you would want to stay in bed for a bit longer.

20. Richmond Panel

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If you’re looking for a headboard to match your farmhouse style bedroom, then this Richmond Panel Headboard is the answer. Made of rattan, the natural look of this unique headboard creates a natural anchor in your room.

As this is a freestanding headboard, it will stand behind your bed with no installation necessary. But you can be sure that it will stand firmly because it comes with two standing legs to make sure stability for as long as you need it to be.

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21. Citium Wicker Open-Frame

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If you’re currently renovating your daughter’s bedroom and looking for a headboard that fits to the chih and  bohemian-themed room, you can pick this open-frame wicker headboard that features a bohemian look. 

We can’t think of other options when it comes to the best choice for a sweet girl’s bedroom. In our opinion, this headboard features all elements that a perfect headboard for a girl’s bedroom needs to have. So let’s make sure your little one sleep tight with this piece inside her bedroom.

22. Juan Panel Headboard

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This unique headboard comes with its sweet and aesthetic look for a chic bedroom. This is simply something that you would love dearly as the aesthetic touch will calm your mood and relax your mind.

With an appearance that highlights wood pallets with raw finishing, this is definitely the one to pick when you are looking for something chic to complete your bedroom look. Also, we think this will make a perfect pick for small-size beds.

23. Solid Wood Panel

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Add a touch of contemporary look to your bedroom with this handcrafted wooden headboard. This unique headboard is made of real thick wood and features a combination of natural colors that will create a nice ambiance into your bedroom.

Aside from the natural color combinations, we also think that this headboard looks majestic, making it a perfect focal point to be placed inside your bedroom. We believe without a doubt, you would want to stay in bed all day this weekend.

24. Brookelyne Slat

Brookelyne Slat

This retro wooden headboard deserves a place in your bedroom, especially if you are a retro design enthusiast who will definitely enjoy looking at this beautiful piece of headboard.

By the look of it, you might want to add this unique wooden headboard specifically to the main bedroom in the house. Because in our opinion, this piece has the potential of becoming the best headboard for mom and dad’s bed.

25. Olivia Upholstered Headboard Terrazzo Emerald Ochre

Olivia Upholstered Terrazzo Emerald Ochre

This headboard features a timeless and classic design that will fit to any decorations. The sweet Terrazzo pattern will be a sophisticated statement that will work with any bedroom style.

As we know, terrazzo pattern will never goes out of style. So, when it comes to adding a terrazzo headboard to your bedroom items? Why not! It will create a sweet and clean look inside the bedroom, making sure you sleep tight until the morning comes.

26. Avenue Lateral Storage

Avenue Lateral Storage

How about a sleek black headboard for a small bed? We would definitely say yes to that.

Now let’s take a look at this next recommendation. We think this one is the perfect headboard for a boys’ room as it fits a single bed and features 2 lateral storage sections for your son’s books, magazines, or small Hotwheel cars.

You can make sure that your son will be able to use the same bed for many years from now. This headboard offers a look and feel that will never goes our of style.

27. Safavieh Lamar Slate Blue

Safavieh Lamar Slate Blue

Having this beautiful and sweet headboard in your bedroom will surely make you enjoy your quality time of a beauty sleep every day. Exquisitely button-tufted in sweet blue fabric, this upholstered headboard is clearly one of the best designed headboards out there.

Made for single bed, you might want to include this as part of daughter’s bedroom and match it with soft-colored bedsheet. We have no doubt, your daughter will fall in love with her new headboard right away!

28. Servier Panel

Servier Panel

This chic white headboard is the perfect pick for your master bedroom. It features a scalloped design with molded details, so if you’re planning to refresh your bedroom and apply a sweet rustic design, then this headboard is the perfect piece for you.

In terms of design, it comes as a complete set and you will only need to add the bed on top of it. Also, we would recommend that you match it with soft-colored bedsheet like light blue or light grey.

29. Gaytes Open-Frame

Gaytes Open-Frame

Moving on to the next item on the list, we have to say that this one is definitely one of our favorites!

This chic headboard will bring a glam and sleek look to your bedroom, especially with its open silhouette and bright metallic finish.

Moreover, it comes in various sizes and colors, and you can choose the one based on your requirements. However, we would advice that you go for the black and gold options, because based on experience, the two colors are the most long lasting options.

30. Manti Slat

Manti Slat

This unique headboard features a geometric and slatted design in ash walnut finish.

With a simple and minimalist design, we can assure you that your bed will become the most comfortable place inside the room.

In our opinion, adding this unique piece to your bedroom décor will instantly transform your personal space into a stunning and fresh bedroom with a touch of modern and retro look.

Final Thoughts

After a long and tiring day, nothing can beat the feeling of being able to lay on your comfy bed. Yes, we can all agree to the fact that our bedroom, and the bed in particular, are the best place to be to have a proper rest every night.

Based on that reason, your bed needs to be perfect, and to be perfect, it needs a unique headboard behind it. We believe you agree with on that, so we decided to create this list and make sure you can find the perfect headboard to pair with your comfy bed.

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FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

What is the headboard trend?

Headboards are once again becoming popular, with big, bold shapes in bright colors, wooden and patterned fabrics being a go-to choice.

It’s all about creating a focal point and making a real statement and an upholstered headboard will really allow you to show off your personality, whilst being comfortable and practical too.

How do you choose the right design for a unique headboard?

Begin by assessing the overall theme and size of your bedroom. Consider the materials and colors that would complement existing décor.

Think about functionality, like whether you want built-in storage or lighting. Custom headboard designs allow for personal touches, so incorporate elements that resonate with you. Lastly, always ensure the design aligns with your comfort and practical needs.

Can any headboard fit on any bed?

Yes, a headboard can be attached to any bed frame provided they are size compatible. For example, a twin headboard can be attached to a twin platform bed, bunk bed, or four-poster bed, but a twin headboard cannot be attached to a full size bed frame.

How do you decide on the right height for your headboard?

The height depends on room size, ceiling height, and personal preference. Taller headboards make strong visual statements, ideal for large rooms.

For smaller spaces, opt for shorter designs to avoid overpowering the room. Ensure the headboard complements other furniture pieces. A good rule of thumb is to have it reach at least above the bed’s midpoint, providing a balanced look.

Are Rattan headboards strong?

Strong and durable. Whilst it might seem flimsy at first, rattan is actually incredibly durable and will truly stand the test of time. Easy to clean and maintain, your rattan bed will look brand spanking new for years to come.

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