DIY Headboard (No Saw Needed!)
After months of lusting over gorgeous studded headboards like the ones from Pottery Barn, Crate and Barrel, and Restoration Hardware but not being willing to spend close to $2,000 on a headboard, I knew it was time to take on this DIY project. I pinned numerous tutorials but kept running into the same problem — I do not own a saw. And even if I could get my hands on a saw, my third story apartment was not exactly conducive to woodwork! Not willing to give up on this headboard, I had to get creative.
I decided to use canvases as the base of my headboard. Since they are already framed in wood, I figured they would be sturdy enough to hold yet easy enough to use without requiring power tools. I measured my bed (queen size) and found canvases with measurements that worked evenly with the width of my bed. I ordered all of my supplies from Amazon so everything was delivered straight to my door.
Supplies I used:
One Canvas Drop Cloth
Coming in at only $95 (including the staple gun!), I was thrilled with the finished product! Since several moves are in our near future, I did not nail the headboard to our bed. I simply rested the headboard on our bedside tables and haven’t had any problems with it moving at all. Time to tack my next project 🙂