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Upholstered headboards are one of those pieces that can instantly make your bedroom feel high-end, but if you really want to take it to the next level, then you should think about an extended headboard.
Extra-long headboards used to be something that you could only get by getting a custom piece made, but ready-to-buy options are becoming more accessible, not to mention you can DIY one!
I’m in the middle of DIY’ing a wall-to-wall headboard in our master bedroom, and since I know you might not want to go the DIY route, I rounded up seven extra-wide headboards for another edition of Savvy Favorites!
I also thought I’d answer some FAQ’s about them and give you a few tips for incorporating them into your bedroom. Sound like a plan?
Ok, so let’s start with some FAQs about extra-wide headboards
Extended headboards are just a little longer and wider than a normal headboard, where it extends beyond the mattress and bed frame. And depending on the style, they can extend behind the nightstands, too.
Yes, a headboard should be slightly wider than the bed. Ideally, you want your headboard to be at least an inch or two longer than your bed frame or mattress, but these days, the wider, the better. Extended and extra-wide headboards are becoming more and more popular.
Decorating with an extra-wide headboard doesn’t need to be difficult. Just treat it like a normal headboard, but keep these two things in mind…
One thing I love about this extra-wide headboard trend is that there are so many ways to get the look-
I’ll share seven of my favorite extended headboards below, but if you’re looking for something a little more custom, then you could go the DIY route like I am, or you can also purchase some modular panels to make a headboard any size imaginable! Here are two links to some modular headboard panels-
Gardeina Upholstered Panel Headboard (Set of 8) via Wayfair
Bernardsville Upholstered Panel Headboard (Set of 4) via AllModern
Hunker Bed via YLighting
Magon wall Bed via Francis & Son
Andes Wide Bed via West Elm
Connery Modern Upholstered Extended Bed via Zin Home
Andes Deco Wide Channel Bed via West Elm
Axel Upholstered Wide Platform Bed via Restoration Hardware
Modena Extended Panel Bed via Restoration Hardware
There you have it- seven extra wide headboards as well as a few tips for decorating with one!
What do you think about this trend? Do you like the look of it as much as I do? If so, be sure to stay tuned so you can see my DIY wall-to-wall headboard! I have a feeling it’s going to look so chic!
Until next time,