I love the look of this shelf above the bed. I have been trying to figure out what to do above our bed. I like the look of this. Maybe even put in three stacked shelfs to add height. Versatile Bedroom Decor: Shelves Above the Bed
I like the high shelf above the bed. Still gives you a place to keeps things while still allowing you to sit up in bed to read and such. Plus I imagine that having to actually sit up to turn off an alarm would help you wake up in the morning.