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
If the bed side table doesn't fit in the new space. Think you don’t have space for a nightstand? The Squad added the RIBBA picture ledge next to Namate’s bed. Just enough space for a phone, glass, and maybe a book!