Make your own bedroom headboard and use these headboard photos for inspiration. Create a bedroom headboard using an old door, windows, or wallpaper. Here are some ideas for easy, DIY headboards you can make for your bed.
"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.
Make lanterns for tea lights out of old tin cans. Fill the cans with water & freeze before punching holes with a hammer & nail (or drill) - then thaw out and smooth off any rough edges. Can be painted or left silver.