Affordable Finds

Give Your Bedroom an Instant Grown-Up Upgrade For Under $200 (Promise!)

Because the headboard of your dreams doesn't need to cost a fortune.

Until you have an apartment, condo or home of your own, you don’t realize just how expensive furniture—and decorating multiple rooms—can be. After exiting college, I bounced from rental to rental in Washington, D.C., Chicago and Manhattan, picking up new hand-me-down chairs, bed, stools and TVs along the way. And when I finally landed in my own home, I quickly realized that this hodgepodge of furniture didn’t a) match or b) resemble anything close to my preferred aesthetic. Time to get shopping, I told myself.

And that’s when I learned about the aforementioned cost of say, a quality couch or bedroom set. Sh*t’s not cheap, people. When it came to filling all the rooms in my new home, well, let’s just say we couldn’t afford the top-of-the-line brands I was lusting after. (Reminder: I now had a mortgage to pay!) But thanks to the likes Wayfair, Hayneedle and other moderately-priced home goods e-retailers, I was able to cobble together a decor scheme for my home that reflected my tastes but was also on-budget. And I’m here to share the love with you!

Headboards are the anchor of every bedroom, and contrary to popular belief, they don’t have to cost a fortune. Here, I’ve rounded up 20 stylish options—ranging from rustic and urban to elegant and refined—that will tie together your guest room, your teen’s re-done space or even your master in a cinch. Oh, and they’re all under $200 for a full-size. Yes, beautiful bedroom pieces really can be afforddable.

Safavieh Silva Metal Headboard

BUY FROM: Hayneedle, $149.99(Regularly $339.99, 56% Off!)

Pier1 Deverson Espresso Headboard

BUY FROM: Pier1, SALE $199.99 (Regularly $229.95, 13% Off!)

Land of Nod Full Upholstered Headboard

BUY FROM: Land of Nod, SALE $129.97 (Regularly $549, 77% Off!)

Knisely Full Upholstered Panel Headboard

BUY FROM: All Modern, $94.99

Urban Outfitters Grid Metal Headboard

BUY FROM: Urban Outfitters, $69

Baxton Studio Modern And Contemporary Fabric Upholstered Headboard

BUY FROM: Target, SALE $101.99 (Regularly $118.99, 15% Off!)

Furniture of America Delphi Button Tufted Adjustable Linen Headboard

BUY FROM: Target, SALE $175.99 (Regularly $219.99, 20% Off!)

Pier1 Woven Block Seagrass Headboard

BUY FROM: Pier1, SALE $169.99 (Regularly $199.95, 15% Off!)

HomeVance Stratford Mission Headboard

BUY FROM: Kohls, $144

Novak Headboard

BUY FROM: One Kings Lane, $179

Sania Headboard

BUY FROM: One Kings Lane, $195

South Shore Holland Panel Headboard

BUY FROM: Wayfair, SALE $82.99 (Regularly $89.50, 7% Off!)

Modway Lily Full Upholstered Linen Headboard

BUY FROM: Amazon, $69.97

Liberty Furniture Vintage Series Headboard

BUY FROM: Hayneedle, SALE $204 (Regularly $249.99, 18% Off!)

Better Homes and Gardens Grayson Linen Upholstered Headboard with Nailheads

BUY FROM: Walmart, $149

Most Wanted is Bravo's home for the most coveted clothing, beauty, gadgets and home products you never knew you couldn't live without. Want more? Then Like us on Facebook to stay connected to our daily updates.