Padded headboards provide back support when sitting in bed. They are usually deeply padded and sometimes are upholstered. Tour is to cover head with a thick layer of foam, then drive in nails to fix upholstery foam board at intervals, which creates a luxurious quilted effect. nail head is then covered with a decorative button or bead. Any remaining material can be used to make throw pillows for bed to give a cohesive effect.
You can incorporate padded headboards storage units or nightstands to make full use of space. Wooden frame of head is U-shaped, with a wide top and narrow arms. Central section of upholstered headboard, area directly above headboard, or filled. Arms of U, which are placed on each side of head of bed, serve as a support for mounting storage cabinets or tables. You can also mount shelves on side of head and join them in large shelf running along top of board.
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Padded headboards are particularly useful in children’s rooms. They provide protection and support for a child and can also be linked to theme of room. For a child’s room, make a headboard look like a fairy castle, with padded midsection pink satin and sides painted to resemble turrets. For a child’s room, head cushion in dark blue fabric and glue silver stars; then paint sides of head with spacecraft and space monsters. Alternatively, cover board in your child’s favorite color and applique his name at top of board.