Similar to the first example shown in this article this bookshelf headboard from Made By Mood shows how you don’t necessarily need to put yours up against a wall and instead makes a great solution for a partition.
This is precisely what an accent wall in chalkboard paint does. The popular modern trend is to use it as a headboard accent wall and if your bedroom is already draped in gentle relaxing neutral hues then a black chalkboard wall is indeed the perfect choice.
Unlike a real headboard designed for a bed your bookshelf doesn’t necessarily have to be the same height and width as one. In fact the taller and wider it is the more of a statement it will make! This first example from Domino is a short one but extends out about a foot from each side of the bed.
Chalkboard walls are not just for kids alone and they provide you with a perfect canvas that adds color and pattern to your bedroom without much fuss. While traditionally chalkboard walls have been relegated to the kitchen and the home office the idea of giving the bedroom a touch of chalkboard charm is definitely catching on.
Got a twin bed? No problem — bookshelf headboards are great for kids’ rooms student dorm rooms and even guest rooms! Just grab a more narrow bookshelf that makes a better fit for a smaller bed like these two examples from Small Rooms on Tumblr and Susanna Carter on Pinterest.
Adding a similar unique headboard in your own home is pretty easy if you can find one of these antique doors and by just removing the existing layers of paint and painting it white you get a headboard that is both refined and shabby chic.
If you’ve got a lot of books why not just stretch your bookshelf headboard as far as you can? Here’s one featured on The Design Files that has little book cubbies built around the whole wall of a bed.
While blue is touted as the most popular hue in the bedroom regardless of style and season is the for those who want to bring a hint of natural goodness indoors. Relaxing elegant bright and refreshing it is a pleasant hue that comes in diverse shades ranging from the brilliant jewel-toned emerald to more subtle and modest minty greens.