Here are some creative ways to stringing lights on a headboard.
What type of material is your headboard made out of?
Here's a fun idea: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l7MHb1xnBz0
Hi Diane, you could probably use the very small 3M type hooks in clear. Just place the hooks several inches apart and string the lights where you desire. Easy to remove the hooks if you want to change at a later time.