The stripes add a little depth to the room and although the photo above doesn't really show it, it has a faint hint of blue. What finally sold me on it was that I was able to find numerous online stores that sold it for $20/yard, a 1/4 of the original price. That's right 75% off. Everything sounds better when it's 75% off!
Since I have the fabric picked out I thought I was set and was ready to order 2 yards, (since it's pricey I plan to be very careful and not have that much waste). That's when I thought about the actual shape of the headboard. I had always assumed I would do a square shape with some tufting, something like this one from West Elm:
But, then I got to thinking, it doesn't have to be square. I started looking at more exciting curved headboards like this:
|Image from Pottery Barn|
This leaves me with a dilemma, on one hand I feel comfortable knowing that a square headboard will be easy to construct, but I like the look of the curved headboard.
That's where I need your help. I did a little photoshop magic (almost as awesome as my Microsoft Paint skills shown here) and made two different headboard designs, (with my fabric) to get your opinion. Use the little survey I made to let me know which one you prefer. I already have an idea of which one I like better, but I would love to hear everyone's opinion.
Here are the choices: