Renovating can be tricky, expensive, and time-consuming — and if you’re a renter, it’s probably just not worth it! However, if you’re keen to change up the look of your bedroom on a budget, you can go wrong with a DIY headboard makeover!

Try one of the ideas below and see how quickly your sleeping sanctuary goes from blah to WOW!

DIY Headboards You Can Totally Make At Home

For the young at heart — or for your kids of course — I think this house-shaped, twinkle light headboard is cute and fun! You could create whatever shape you’d like, but I love the home sweet home motif here.

I’m told this whole tufting thing isn’t so tough… but I haven’t tried it myself. This DIY, however, makes it seem doable! I think any room would look plush and fancy with this tufted headboard!

Hoarding magazines under your bed like there’s no tomorrow? Try this funky DIY IKEA hack headboard with built-in storage for your Vogues, Real Simples, and more!

With a little handmade bunting and some reclaimed wood, you can make a rustic style headboard for your own room — or guest room!

DIY Headboards You Can Totally Make At Home

A slightly different button-tufted headboard in a lighter fabric makes me yearn for a seaside cottage or some getaway in the middle of the woods!

I LOVE this love headboard in every single way — from the aged wood to the yellow paint chosen for the lettering. It also looks like it would be a breeze to put together!

This pretty yellow headboard was made with styrofoam ceiling tiles, painted a cheery, bright color, and stuck to the wall with adhesive squares.