Inexpensive craft store frames fit perfectly around light switch covers! --I like the LOOK Expensive (but not really BE expensive! -- 31 Easy DIY Upgrades That Will Make Your Home Look More Expensive--
Instead of a headboard, place bookshelves to frame the bed. Add lights for late night reading. This would be great for a guest bedroom. Leave the shelves at the end of the bed empty for the guests to unpack their clothes. or kids room
I really like this idea for an office or a library. Convert an old globe into a pendant light! Seems easy enough. Buy a lamp kit at your local hardware store, take apart a globe and drill a larger hole for the light. Put remainder of light together.