"Aiming for a coastal bedroom decor? Paddles emphasize the sea/beach theme and make for great wall decorations. Different size paddles can also be arranged and used as a headboard in a coastal bedroom." Other headboard ideas at the link.
This rustic DIY bed frame offers tons of bedroom storage. Recycled wooden crates slide into place to hold extra pillows, blankets, bedding, out-of-season clothing, and more. -- 15 Inventive Beds You Can Make Yourself: Bob Vila.