By Michelle Gage

Published on December 28, 2015

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by Michelle Gage

If you’re looking to make your bed the main focus (or regal shrine) of your bedroom, a good place to start is by finding the perfect headboard. With so many variations available (and DIY tutorials that work for any budget), there’s definitely a style that will work for any design aesthetic. 

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White carved roses border this rounded cane headboard, proving it’s all in the details.  

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An old barn door is the most perfect piece behind this bed. 

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A dark toned, live edge headboard is the epitome of cool. 

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A delicate upholstered headboard provides this room with a subtle sweetness. 

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A sharp orange crushed velvet headboard is a striking smash against this deep evergreen wall. 

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Romantic as can be, this tufted piece looks like it came straight from a far off chateau. 

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This white rattan headboard looks as if it’s a peacock spreading its feathers. Showoff! 

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Antique windows is a rustic yet sophisticated backdrop to this comfortable and inviting bed. 

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This white and gold dipped iron twin is the standout of this space. 

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Photography by EMILY HENDERSON

A luxe tufted navy velvet headboard is what dreams are made of. 

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An Americana colored print is small and subtle enough to almost act as a neutral in this room. 

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This carved headboard adds an instant old world feel and sense of travel and exploration to the space. 

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For a softer look, choose a draped princess canopy that screams extravagance. 

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A beautiful blue bed frame pops against these rose quartz walls. 

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Patent leather brings an unexpected texture—and pop of color if you choose a bright hue—to even the simplest bedroom.