Rusticity achieved: 11 bedrooms with simple wood walls that do double-duty as headboards.
Above: A bedroom in Northern California by designer Erin Martin.
Above: A rustic wall at the Ace Hotel in Portland, OR (for a similar look, consider PIet Hein Eek’s Scrapwood Wallpaper).
Above: In a North Carolina barn, designers Briggs Edward Solomon paneled a bedroom wall in reclaimed wood.
Above: A dark-stained wall in a Swedish bedroom spotted at Matter.
Above: A DIY plywood bedroom by Daniel and Valeria of Hindsvik.
Above: A paneled wall in the bedroom Alex Kennedy via The Design Files.
Above: A bedroom discovered via Kitka Toronto.
Above: John and Juli Baker of Mjolk paneled a wall in plywood in their cabin by the shores of Lake Huron; see the whole project at Juli and John Baker in Canada.
Above: A bedroom at the Fjall Lodge, in Victoria, Australia.
Above: Tara and Percy of the Jersey Ice Cream Co. created a paneled wall using lath (see DIY: Lath Wall by Jersey Ice Cream Co.).
For more inspiration, browse hundreds of Beds and Bedrooms in our photo gallery, and zero in on Headboards, including several easy DIY versions. On Gardenista, read Pillow Talk: 7 Secrets to Making a Perfect Bed.
N.B.: This post is an update; the original story ran on July 26, 2010, as part of our Into the Woods issue.