Prying a stuck pillow out of the crack between your mattress and headboard at 3 a.m. is enough to make you believe in monsters under the bed. But in all seriousness, that pesky gap could be more I bought a new king mattress set and headboard/footboard and there is about a 5-6 inch gap between the two.. Is this normal?? HELP!! It is driving me batty The steel framed Modern Studio Platform Bed with Headboard by Zinus features wooden slats that provide strong support for your memory foam, latex, or spring mattress. Accessories may be added to our beds at any time. They may be added either during or after initial assembly. We recommend you order your accessories at the same time you order your bed since there are no additional Shipping Charges for accessory items when ordered and shipped with a bed. This is fantastic! My husband and I have a queen sized Malm in a small 1 BR apartment. This amount of extra storage is making me giddy. Just wondering about your mattress… is it very high? .