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
Southern Disposition: Pillow Mattress Tutorial using one duvet cover and 5 cheap pillows from Ikea. I am not sure what the pillow is for. Maybe one end has 2 pillows for a raised head. Looks pretty simple.