a recessed nook becomes a headboard for the bed. I think I'd take the nook all the way to the ceiling to avoid it looking like you put the bed in a repurposed closet; and put the ledge up higher, so that you can recline against the wall
+ home // straightforward minimal bedroom. a floor-to-ceiling picture window. The throw is a charcoal gray wool army blanket. Linens are from Ikea. The floors are reclaimed barn wood. The bed frame is a super-low platform made from reclaimed floor joists.