Instead of a headboard, put up a long shelf...love the mantle look!
buy an extra fitted sheet instead of a bedskirt (this site has tons of other tips for around the house too!)
they say..........I just heard about this at physical therapy! Homemade Ice packs: 1 part rubbing alcohol to 3 parts water, gets really cold, but never hardens so you can manipulate it. every athlete (or mom) should pin this!