spray paint trash can, flip, instant side table! I didn't turn it into a table, but I did spray a wire trash can to match the yellow accent in my laundry room. Surprising how much paint it took to spray this, but it was worth it.
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