A padded and upholstered headboard can be created with a few simple tools and easy-to-find materials. A 1/2-inch sheet of plywood, 1/2-inch thick foam padding, cotton batting, 3 yards of upholstery fabric, nail head trim... More »

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To make a queen-size padded headboard, construct a wooden frame, add and weave upholstery webbing through the frame and apply the padding and fabric. For a queen-size bed, the headboard frame should be about 64 by 50 inc... More »

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Some items to use to make a headboard include recycled objects, furniture and area rugs. Works of art such as blown-up photographs, paintings and sculptures also make creative headboards. More »

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The dimensions of a standard hospital bed are 38 inches in width and 84 inches in length, when measured from the outside of the headboard to the footboard. The dimensions of the sleep surface of the bed are 36 inches in ... More »

A queen size bed mattress measures 80 inches long; the total length of a queen size bed varies based on the dimensions of the frame, headboard and footboard. The mattress is 5 inches longer than full or twin size bed mat... More »

FoamForYou.com offers over 50 styles of upholstered headboard kits including the basic tufted rectangle, the banded edge, channeled, inverted arch and an articulated edge. In addition, Horchow.com offers upholstered head... More »

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To make an upholstered headboard, affix foam to plywood of the appropriate size, and attach upholstery fabric and batting to the foam-side of the plywood. Attach wooden boards to form the two supporting legs of the headb... More »

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