Nifty·Posted on Aug 24, 201227 Ways To Rethink Your BedIt's where the magic happens. Whether you need a new bed or just some extra storage, here are some clever ideas to turn your bed into the sanctuary it deserves to be.by Peggy WangBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. An Intimate Reading Fort southerndisposition.blogspot.com 2. Dresser as a Footboard decorology.blogspot.com 3. Bookshelves to Frame the Bed pinterest.com The connecting shelf is a great place to put lights. 4. DIY Porch Swing Bed reddit.com 5. Bedroom Separated by Curtains apartmenttherapy.com 6. DIY Wooden Pallet Bed tabletonic.blogspot.com There are so many examples of these! indulgy.com ashleyannphotography.com Get the directions for this bed here. webecoist.momtastic.com Here, a pallet is used as a headboard. loridanelle.blogspot.com Get the directions for this DIY toddler bed here. 7. Underbed Drawer as a Dog Bed indulgy.com 8. Bench Beds designsponge.com 9. Bed in a Closet apartmenttherapy.com 10. A Rolling Table Console betterlivingthroughdesign.com houzz.com This bed console, originally from CB2, is sold out, but doesn't seem too difficult to make yourself. 11. Curtain Rods Attached to the Ceiling to Form a Canopy Bed centsationalgirl.com 12. Bed Risers to Create More Space Under the Bed amazon.com $13 for a set of 4. 13. A Platform Bed with Hairpin Legs shelterness.com Get the directions here. You can find vintage hairpin legs on eBay, Etsy, or online at hairpinlegs.com. 14. Hanging Bed lifeatfirelakecamp.com Get the directions here. 15. IKEA Hack Media Storage Bed apartmenttherapy.com This is a bed with a large media drawer created by IKEA Lack shelves. 16. Modular Pieces that Form an L-Shaped Couch or a Double Bed mettespotteridanmark.blogspot.com This is a DIY project created using two foam mattresses that can be reconfigured to be a couch or a bed. 17. Bench at the Foot of the Bed with Storage Underneath or Inside tatertotsandjello.com 18. DIY LED Light-Up Headboard shelterness.com Get the directions here 19. Dresser as Bed Platform ikeahackers.net This one was made from IKEA's 6-drawer Malm Dresser. 20. Bed in a Drawer newsinteriordesign.com This requires some serious remodeling, but it's a pretty sweet alternative to a loft bed or murphy bed. 21. Headboard with Shelf Space For Narrow Rooms apartmenttherapy.com If you don't have space for nightstands on either side of the bed, a shelf headboard to put lamps and books on is probably a smart idea. 22. Cushion Hung as a Headboard shelterness.com A good cheap solution, especially if you want to conserve space. 23. Upholstered Box Springs urbannestblog.com This eliminates the need for a bedskirt. 24. Bed in a Hammock homeimproveideas.com 25. An L-Shaped Bunk Bed Configuration graceinottawa.com 26. Trundle Bed for Sleeping or Storage ana-white.com Get the directions for this trundle bed here. 27. Use a Suitcase as a Small Dog Bed apartmenttherapy.com indulgy.com Want to make sure you never miss an inspiring idea for your home? Sign up for the BuzzFeed DIY newsletter!