IKEA DIY Ideas: 6 Ways to Make Your Own Platform Bed (with Storage!) — From the Archives: Greatest Hits Above, a storage bed that uses parts of IKEA’s STOLMEN closet system as its basis. Initially from Stadshem.se, via Anita Sienudzi.
I really like this idea for an office or a library. Convert an old globe into a pendant light! Seems easy enough. Buy a lamp kit at your local hardware store, take apart a globe and drill a larger hole for the light. Put remainder of light together.