Advice and selection of Minimal headboards at all prices

Advice and selection of Minimal headboards at all prices


SavoirBeds spectacular headboard

 Minimal headboards comes in a variety of materials and in different colors, making the choice difficult. The purchase should be well thought out in order to invest in a headboard that goes perfectly with the decor of the bedroom.

Choose from the different headboard models

A decorative element in the bedroom , the minimal headboard allows you to personalize the bed and create a cozy atmosphere in the room . Besides the aesthetic side, the headboard has other functions: to protect against the cold of the wall and to prevent possible shocks .

Due to the many styles, colors and shapes available on the market, the ideal headboard is not always easy to find. To avoid selecting the wrong model, it is better to respect a few basic rules: respect the decorative style of the room and know how to match colors .

Decorative style

In a room decorated in a contemporary style, focus on clean lines and colors such as white, beige or gray . The headboard can be made of metal, leather or even wood. The contemporary style combining design and functionality, the headboard can include compartments for smart and practical storage . Combined with technology, the contemporary style headboard can also integrate light sources to create a cocooning atmosphere . However, the shapes must remain sober to match the decorative style of the room.

Bed with storage – Lapeyre

Practical: storage is at the head and at the foot of the bed – Lapeyre

The headboard can also be declined in an industrial style , drawn in black or rust metal or in wood. To go perfectly with the industrial style, it is better to favor robust and solid materials.

Headboards made of wood or quilted fabric have the advantage of matching almost any type of decoration. However, care must be taken to match colors and materials.

The colour

The harmony of colors is not to be neglected if you want to successfully decorate your bedroom . The headboard must therefore harmonize with the rest of the room . If the dominant color is purple, the headboard can come in shades of plum and eggplant. If the main shade in the bedroom is white, then a wide color palette can be used. This element can be chosen in warm colors to bring more pep or in cold colors to stay in a sober and refined atmosphere.

Pink painted bedroom – Little Greene

The headboard, which has become more than a comfort and decoration accessory, can now be the center of attention in the bedroom with the right choice of colors – Little Greene

Pay attention to the dimensions

Before going to the shops, it is advisable to take the measurements of the bed but also of the bedroom. Standard sizes are 90 x 120 cm, 90 x 200 cm, 140 x 190 cm, 140 x 190 cm, 160 x 200 cm and 180 x 200 cm. The headboard can be the same width as the bed or be wider, but never smaller.

In the particular case of a king size bed , the headboard should be wider than the bed and even exceed the two bedside tables.

Regarding the height of the headboard , the standard measurements are between 35 and 75 cm. The height of 35 cm is quite suitable for a double bed while for a king size bed a minimum of 75 cm is required. However, the choice largely depends on individual tastes.

Green bedroom and black headboard – Maisons du Monde

To be creative is to paint your headboard on the wall. It’s using simple moldings to frame this space behind the sleepers’ heads. It’s daring… and having fun. Without necessarily spending a lot. And why not add more gold? – Photo: Maisons du Monde.

The only rule that should not be broken is that the length of the bed should always be greater than the height of the headboard. Though…

In order not to be mistaken, you also have to think about the pose. Indeed, the headboard can be placed directly on the floor or at the base of the bed. If it is placed on the floor, it should measure between 100 and 130 cm depending on the height of the bed, including the mattress.

Teak bed (Tikamoon) and double headboard: that, in wood, of the furniture itself and that, added, to build the brick wall in front of the wall. A simple staging that dramatizes the space at the same time.

Thinking about maintenance

Care should be taken in the maintenance of the headboard when choosing. This accessory may be more or less easy to clean depending on the materials. In fact, you should know that the headboard covering cannot be removed and machine washed. It is therefore necessary to be patient to clean a possible stain.

In the case of a fabric model , cleaning can be done using a glove and soapy water. When washing, care must be taken not to leave a halo. It is therefore advisable to choose a dark color so that the spots are less visible .

Leather must be maintained regularly with specific products to prevent the formation of cracks which are irremediable.

For its part, lacquered wood is more resistant to stains while being very easy to clean. A damp sponge is usually sufficient to remove the marks on the lacquered wooden headboard.

Metal is also easy to maintain, especially if it is protected against rust. Otherwise, it can quickly deteriorate.


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