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How to re-upholster a framed diamond tufted headboard- this is a bit labor intensive for me but its a really interesting piece/ a REALLY great how to! It was one of Apartment Therapy's 2012 most dramatic transformations.
tufted headboard DIY tutorial tips: use pegboard instead of measuring/drilling holes, cutout canals in foam for buttons to give a deeper tufted look, staple threads to back of pegboard to secure, only pad and tuft what is above the mattress but use pegboard full length so mattress sits into headboard. seems pretty easy and a great tutorial with pics to help.