The headboard is very heavy and I do not want it falling down on us while sleeping. Should I attach to bed frame or wall or maybe both? How to Attach a Headboard to a Bed Frame. A standard bed frame may look quite simple, but it’s equipped to hold practically any headboard. The bed-frame’s headboard brackets usually have four horizontally oblong holes or slots, one above the other. A: The hardware is not provided. To attach the bedframe you need to buy bolts from a harware store and counter sink the holes.
If a bed were a fireplace, the headboard would be the mantelpiece. If a bed were a painting, the headboard would be the frame. A bed does not have to have a headboard, but choosing a headboard can really bring a room together as well as provide practical benefits.