For most of us, our bedroom is our inner sanctuary – the place where we feel safe and comfortable; where we go to rest and rejuvenate. As such, it is a space that is an extension of us and a reflection of ourselves, hence the need to decorate it according to our taste and to put our personal touch on it. Headboards provide an easy way to customise a bedroom. They can really complete a room.
Headboards were first introduced as a practical piece of furniture to protect people from the cold. This was especially necessary in older buildings where there were drafts and walls did not provide sufficient insulation against the creeping cold. Wooden headboards would provide a barrier, and they were designed to leave a gap between the bed and wall to allow for the downdraft of cold air to pass between the wall and the headboard.
As construction, heating, and insulation improved over the years, headboards remained a constant feature in bedrooms. This is because they provide a number of other benefits:
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