Sheila: maybe this will help
You could make a lightweight headboard using foam and material and then tufting it. Here's a few Hometalk ideas for you Sheila!
Hello. I would suggest covering the styrofoam sheets found in home improvement centers building dept with fabric. A more complicated build up of different levels might be an option too.
Here’s how we made a reclaimed one: https://www.frugalfamilytimes.com/2019/10/green-reclaimed-headboard-diy.html?m=1
We attached one headboard to the wall. In another bedroom we did decor above the bed instead of a headboard.
Hi Sheila, hope these ideas for a lightweight headboard are what you are looking for. Stay well.
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Lightweight headboards make out of foam or styrofoam could be mounted directly to the wall using heavy duty Velcro strips. There are also “super hooks” (“AS ...