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

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.

By Courtney Thompson

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

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