Sometimes the layout of a child's room is such that the bed will only fit in the corner. A corner daybed - with a headboard that wraps two adjacent sides of the bed - can make the arrangement work quite cozily:
A few examples gathered here:
• Ballard Designs' classic Isabella corner daybed can be finished with your choice of fabric.
• Nevermind the fussy bedding here. This bed itself, from The Farmhouse Collection, is sweet. Love its little pinecone finials.
• Though this is just a segment of the Case Study Daybed, it's great inspiration for a modern corner daybed design (it just needs to be a bit longer).
Images: as linked above