A simple picture ledge (or narrow shelf mounted above the bed) provides a great spot for displaying art and smaller items, as seen on Decor Dots. Bonus: use clip lamps in combination with the shelf and save space on your nightstand.
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Tour New York College Student Haley Stark's Bedroom
My collage has my doodles as well as drawings by some of my favorite artists. Will Bryant illustrated the New York Times Magazine cover in the middle, and the illustrations on both sides of it are by Josh Cochran. There are also illustrations by Esra Røise and Bill Connors, a set-list from a Light Asylum show, a Baggu postcard, and cutouts from National Geographic magazines from the fifties."