Style It: IKEA Hemnes Nightstand, 3 Ways

Style It: IKEA Hemnes Nightstand, 3 Ways

Claire Bock
Mar 21, 2012

The Hemnes nightstand is a plain IKEA staple for $80, but with a few fabulous accessories and hardware modifications this piece will blend in with a wide range of design styles. Check out our 3 ways to style up the Hemnes nightstand...

The easiest modification to make (we did it in all 3 examples) is to switch out the standard door knob that comes with the nightstand with a more unique one. Anthropologie carries an eclectic mix of knobs and handles that will change the style of the nightstand instantly.

Feminine Hemnes (shown above the jump)
Perfume bottles and flowers are given a grown up feel with the sleek and shiny Kartell lamp.
Squirrel Knob, Anthropologie
Perfume, Creed
Cindy Lamp by Kartell, ABC Home
Tray, John Derian
Letter Box, Michaels Arts and Crafts

Utilitarian Hemnes
Paired with a vintage inspired knob and essential accessories for the bedside table, this style would work with any bedroom design. Everyone needs an alarm clock, a nice photo to remind them of why they wake up in the morning, and maybe a hangover cure hidden in a stylish jar.
Vintage Russian knob, Anthropologie
Alarm Clock, IKEA
Prozac Jar, Jonathan Adler
Photo Frame, Aaron Brothers

Literary Hemnes
This style is for the bookworm who stays up at night delving into novels. The bedside table is perfect for keeping your stack of books, bedside lamp, and reading glasses.
Lucky Number Knob, Anthropologie
Penguin Classics, Amazon
Diana Camera, Lomography
Reading Glasses, Paul Smith
Reading Light, IKEA

Images: Claire Bock

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