Also be sure to measure the bed frame, if you already have one. This will also need to fit within the headboard. The general rule when measuring the height of the headboard is this: measure half way up the wall of the room where the headboard will be placed against. Your headboard should never exceed this height! Try to find a headboard that either reaches half way or down to a few inches below that point. This will prevent the headboard from "crowding" and overpowering the room.
A wooden sleigh has its own merits this is why more and more people often opt for it. One merit is the warmth it generates. Another noteworthy feature of its increasing popularity among its buyers is size of headboards. When you make a comparison with other beds, you will be delighted to notice headboards of these beds are much larger than its footboard. One vital aspect consists of design of its footboard, which is so designed that the curve appears on the outer side. This gives it an edge over other beds.