Best place to buy a standalone headboard / footboard for a bed?
February 8, 2018 3:31 AM   Subscribe

They sell them at Ikea, but only for queen size beds (I have a full/double). Amazon has a fairly limited selection, as does Wayfair, but I'm interested in hopefully getting something delivered in the next few days. I cannot find footboards or standalone headboard/footboard sets anywhere.
posted by jtothes to Home & Garden (9 answers total) 3 users marked this as a favorite
Use a queen headboard for a full bed. It won't be that much overhang on each side and will look fine. Buy converter plates to attach.
posted by loveandhappiness at 4:02 AM on February 8, 2018 [1 favorite]

Check Craigslist which often has ads for full-size beds, especially Ikea. Just put "full size bed" into the Craigslist search box in "furniture for sale."
posted by Elsie at 4:34 AM on February 8, 2018

I've bought a headboard (cash and carry) at a brick and mortar mattress store. Some furniture stores on the lower end of the spectrum, like Rooms 2 Go or Ashley, may also offer faster local delivery than a higher-end store - sometimes you can even drive out to the warehouse and pick up. Also, for a double bed you might find more selection in the kids/teens section.
posted by Sweetie Darling at 5:29 AM on February 8, 2018

I like Costco since I can return it very easily if I dont like it. Not a giant selection but I trust them so much I always pick quality over large selection.
posted by beccaj at 6:47 AM on February 8, 2018

Pier One has standalone headboards in full size, and they may have them in stock at your store nearby or they'll ship there for free. I bought one a few years ago from Pier One and I'm very happy with it. It was well-made and looks good and was easy to install on my metal bed frame.
posted by aabbbiee at 10:19 AM on February 8, 2018

Any retailer with a 'teen' line will have them; here's Pottery Barn's PBTeen selection as an example. For these retailers, their stock and your location decide shipping options.
posted by Iris Gambol at 12:29 PM on February 8, 2018

Target has hundreds, too.
posted by Iris Gambol at 12:30 PM on February 8, 2018

Your local HomeGoods store might have some too (if there are any where you are.)
posted by Everydayville at 1:59 PM on February 8, 2018

American Furniture Warehouse has quite a few, and they deliver quickly.
posted by rhiannonstone at 6:57 PM on February 8, 2018

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