There are many good web designers out there and some who are just starting out. If your one of those beginners, you can have some problems coming up with web design ideas. having a basic design formulated in your head is half the battle and actually building it is the other half.
There are several simple models that you can use to base your site on. Here are a couple of different models to help you with your ideas.
The first type of configuration is a three column with header and footer. It comprises of a header section three columns and a footer with the main page content taking up the centre column.
The second type of configuration is the header menu content footer layout set out top to bottom header at the top with the menu directly below set out horizontally then content and finally the footer section.