How to Make A DIY Upholstered Headboard
I purchased my otomi fabric for a steal on ebay， but as Grace suggested you can find one atJacaranda home. But any upholstery fabric will do. I purchased 3 pieces of 2’；X4’；X3/8″； particle board and one piece of 2’；X4’；X3/8″； plywoodfrom the hardware store， all of which fit in the back seat of my tiny audi a3. A California king size headboard is about 6 feet widepillow cases linen， so three pieces make up the headboard：The reason I did it this way was simply that I couldn’；t fit whole sheets of 4’；X8′； plywood in my car and didn’；t want to pay $80 to have one sheet of plywood delivered.unique wedding gifts couple
So first I made a design that I thought could be cut from these pieces in a fairly simple manner. You can download the template here：King Size Headboard Template
Then I drew it on the wood. To draw circles， use a compass or this trick. Determine the radius of your circle (in this case 12″；) and draw a dot at the center. Tie a string to a pencil and hold one end of the string on the dot：
Draw your circle by pulling the string taught and dragging the pencil：
Now it’；s time to cut them out. Clamp your wood and use your trustyjigsawthat I keep demanding you buy：
Trim the excess fabric.
To hang your headboard use flush mounts， also known as mirror mounts.
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