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Bedroom Furniture | Headboards - The Furniture Authority
The headboard is a piece of furniture that is attached to the head of the bed. Its most basic function is to retain the pillows and other bed linen. When headboards were first used, they were strictly a functional piece. Nowadays, however, the headboard has greater aesthetic values attached to it. Like a fireplace is to a drawing room, the design of a headboard is not only the focal point of your bed, but also your whole bedroom. At The Furniture Authority, you are guaranteed to find a headboard that suits your bed and completes your entire bedroom. The Furniture Authority, a recognized leader in the US for top quality bedroom furniture and accessories, has a wide range of headboards at exceptional prices to suit your every design and budget requirement.

Headboards come in a variety of materials such as wood, leather, and metal (wrought iron, cast steel, pewter, heavy gauge tubing, bar wire). Headboards (sometimes even come as adjustable and could generally range from height 48" to 68") also take on the same sizes as with standard beds: Twin, Full, Queen, King, and Cal King. Twin is also known as Single (38" x 75"), Full as Double (53" x 75"), Queen as Queen-size (60" x 80"), King as Eastern King (76" x 80") and Cal King as California King (72" x 84").

Headboards are generally a style statement, so it is worth taking your time before making the final selection. Headboards come in an amazing range of shapes - simple squares, rounded corners, arched with padded borders, swept back curves - and styles - upholstered headboard with raised panels, button tufted headboards or deeply upholstered headboards with padded borders.

Upholstered headboards add a greater comfort level to the bed keeping in mind that the leather used is of the best quality and the padding is sturdy and strong. Today leather headboards and padded headboards come in a range of colors. Darker colors make the room look smaller while lighter shades or pastels enhance the space to make it look roomier. To personalize this further, you can even match your upholstered headboard with the divan. Often, designers like to outfit a bedroom with just a striking headboard, especially if the room is small as it can make the room feel larger and further allows greater use of the foot of the bed. Headboards can be purchased with or without the standard engineered frame (to support and connect the headboard to your box spring and mattress).

Be it size or style, The Furniture Authority is able to meet your every requirement in headboards as it has partnered with more than 50 leading brands in furniture manufacturing. You can get the best choices with top quality at incredible prices.

The headboard is the pinnacle of style, and can add exactly what is missing to your bedroom.

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