Dreams and Themes: Custom Headboards

By August 04, 2012

What visions can greet you in the morning or send you to dreamland at night with custom headboards.  Our CustomMade artisans can help you crown your bed with fantastic scenes, meaningful motifs, and personal twists on classic designs.   Sleep on these completed custom headboards from the CustomMade galleries for some design inspiration.

King-Sized Headboard by Laura Shapiro Studio Furniture at CustomMade.com
The menagerie hand carved and painted into this custom king-sized headboard by Laura Shapiro Studio Furniture features animals with personal significance for her client. The color palette was selected to offset the colors of other furniture pieces in the bedroom. What “speaks to you” when you imagine your own custom headboard design? Contact Laura and discuss it with her. Custommade.com
Cal King Safari Headboard by Harvey August Design/Build International at CustomMade.com
Custom headboards by Harvey August Design/Build International, like this beautiful California king safari headboard, can function as “wall paneling, furnishings, and lighting structures.” This unique work was made from redwood, ebony, and fabric and features tusk sculptures carved from maple. CustomMade.com
"Moon Rise" Headboard by Scandia Custom Furniture at CustomMade.com
Years ago, “one balmy evening in August,” Stig Lundberg of Scandia Custom Furniture saw the moon rising behind a large oak tree. He captured the unforgettable scene in this “Moon Rise” headboard. A shimmering veneer of kewazinga or “waterfall” bubinga recreates that warm night. Veneers of quilted maple, poplar, walnut, mahogany, and other woods bring the moon and tree to life. CustomMade.com
Arts and Crafts Bedroom Set by Andy
Your headboard can be part of a custom designed bedroom ensemble that will be treasured by your family for generations. This Arts and Crafts bedroom set was created by Andy’s Fine Furniture for clients who wished to honor their adopted daughter’s heritage. The mahogany and tiger maple queen-sized headboard and footboard have an Asian flair. For “tomorrow’s heirlooms today,” get in touch with Andy and discuss your custom furniture ideas. CustomMade.com
Bungalow Style Headboard by Montana Cabinet & Canoe at CustomMade.com
This bungalow style headboard was made from solid cherry with a dark wine stain. Artisan Jim Zielanski of Montana Cabinet & Canoe can create your custom headboards in the styles, wood types, stains, and sizes of your choice. CustomMade.com
Curly Bubinga and Wenge Double Bed by Morgan Woodworls, Ltd., at CustomMade.com
Showcase the natural beauty of wood with a live edge design for your custom headboard. In this double bed by Morgan Woodworks, Ltd., the wenge wood posts and rails frame a stunning headboard made from a single piece of live edge curly bubinga. CustomMade.com
Rustic Wood Headboard by Modern Rustic Art at CustomMade.com
Custom headboards with rustic chic can highlight the natural uniqueness of wood in novel designs. This rustic wood headboard by Modern Rustic Art is made from slices of a maple tree branch. CustomMade.com
Headboard and Footboard by Rhodo Creations at CustomMade.com
These boughs won’t break. You’ll sleep cradled serenely in a bed by Rhodo Creations with a headboard and footboard that capture the shape of a living tree. Bill Metes uses rescued rhododendron, salvaged tree slabs, and mountain laurel to create custom furniture that evokes the natural beauty. CustomMade.com

Whatever size bed you need in whatever style you prefer, custom headboards by CustomMade artisans will tell a unique story for generations to come.  Contact any of the artisans featured here to discuss your custom headboard ideas or post them on our CustomMade “Get it Made” project board and have interested artisans get in touch with you.