The best and easiest tutorial on how to make a DIY tufted headboard. Take two twin pieces of egg carton mattress foam, which is SIGNIFICANTLY cheaper than buying upholstery foam (this smart idea brought to you by yours truly, the queen of cheap). Way easier DIY tufted headboard- use screws to make tufts and then glue a button to screw head. Headboards sell for 79 for twin or TXL dorm room bed.
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You can make this classy and beautiful DIY Tufted Headboard yourself. WE made the bed frame using Ana White’s tutorial for her Twin Farmhouse Bed, but modified it so that we did not have a foot board. My daughter just has the standard metal bed frame on her twin bed. I’ve read so many DIY upholstered headboard tutorials that I felt really confident going into this project. I covered the foam with twin mattress-size hi-loft batting that I trimmed to fit, then placed my linen on top.
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I’m going to go for it and make one for the twin bed in my room. You really did a fabulous job on the headboard, Thalita. I just finished a large an beautiful tufted headboard for a very nice lady. If I were you, I would build a small sample from a piece of scrap wood, foam, and the fabric you plan to use.