Wood is the most popular material for headboards, all you need to make one is some wood and wood-working skills. So, there are hundreds of DIY ideas for you – from rustic to glam style. You can use reclaimed wood and then decorate it any way you like – a rustic burlap bunting, some paintings or colorful nails. Painting a wooden headboard is a cool idea because you can show what you are interested in and add any feel to the bedroom. A wicker headboard is a very exquisite thing and it’s not very difficult to make.