It is in common knowledge that headboards are used as a support for pillows. But more than that the purpose of their introduction was somewhat different. They create a space between the bed and the wall which is useful in colder environment i.e. the colder air sinks to the floor rather than directly falling on the surface of the bed. But as time passed, the introduction of other heating devices made headboards no longer used for insulating purposes. Their functionality and purpose shifted.
Functionality of headboards
The design of headboard depends on the preferences of the user. Few people have a habit of reading at night before they go to bed. So the headboard can be designed in such was that they can hold books and other stuff. They can place their books on the headboards before sleeping. Headboards are also designed plainly without any embellishments for the mere purpose of holding of pillows and stability.
Attached Headboards are headboards which are directly attached to the bed so that they exactly fit the size of the bed without any irregularities.
Hanging Headboards are headboards which are attached to the wall instead of bed. These headboards may or may not be exactly same as the size of the bed. Generally hanging headboards are used for the purpose of attaching clocks or placing books or other stuff because their size is not dependant on the size of bed. Few inches wider or smaller can be managed as they are attached to the wall.
Material of Headboards
Wood Headboards Queen are generally used by many as they can give an antique yet sensible look to them. In terms of durability, they tend to be more durable depending on the quality of wood used in building them.
Other materials such wrought iron, stainless steel, nickel are also being used in building headboards.
Wooden headboards Queen
People often like to have headboards the same size as that of the bed so that they don’t appear irregular or odd. With bed sizes varying headboards also are built accordingly. For a Queen size bed .i.e. 60 inches by 80 inches the dimensions of the headboard are also designed in similar dimensions as that of the bed. For a Wood Headboards Queen, the material used will be wood and the size will be so that it exactly fits into Queen Size bed. The headboard can also be upholstered with specific design patterns and materials so that they blend with the texture of the bed and also provide us a classic yet modern look.