this is brilliant! Easy DIY- a piece of wood, 4 legs (all of which are sold at home depot for around 5 dollars)- padding, and then staple pretty fabric :) - Could make a nice custom bench for the end of the bed.
DIY Instructions for Window Treatments (building a cornice board)~ foam insulation board instead of plywood, and a hot glue gun instead of nails. This tute is for plywood.but a comment tells of using insulation board!
Make your own bedroom headboard and use these headboard photos for inspiration. Create a bedroom headboard using an old door, windows, or wallpaper. Here are some ideas for easy, DIY headboards you can make for your bed.