Small Space Solutions: 9 Space-Saving Nightstand Ideas

Small Space Solutions: 9 Space-Saving Nightstand Ideas

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Melissa DiRenzo
Oct 24, 2015

If you have a small bedroom, you may have to make compromises when it comes to furniture. No matter how tight the fit, though, one thing you need to make room for is a place for all your bedside essentials. A nightstand is something you take for granted until you don't have one and find yourself without a place for your favorite books, a light to read by, your nightly tea, alarm, etc. Luckily, there are creative solutions out there for fitting a nightstand into your small space.

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Reduce your footprint with a wall-mounted option like this one spotted on HGTV. The clamp lamp, which clips to the edge of the headboard, helps to save nightstand real estate.

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Small space and on a budget? Try a chair that you can pick up at a flea market or thrift shop, like in this bedroom from Family Living featured on Emmas Design Blogg.

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Maximize your wall space with a shelf either beside or above your bed for easy access, as in this room from Solebich.

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The Desi Wonder Woman

Combine storage and light in one with this creative project from Design*Sponge. This is a perfect way to add a night light and provide a landing spot for your phone and a few books, without taking up any floor space at all.

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Historias de Casa

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IKEA via Apartment Therapy

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Main Street Stockholm

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Get handy and warm up your space with this option by Light Sky Designs found on HomeEdit.

(Image credit: Heather Merenda on Houzz)

It doesn't get easier than using a pile of books, like in this example on Houzz.

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Here's a small but sweet DIY idea from Fall for DIY. In this photo this petite table is paired with a larger one, but it could also function equally well on its own.

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In Joe & Brad's Small Space With Big Style, a tiny stool takes up hardly any floor space yet accommodates all the essentials: a lamp, reading glasses, a book, and a glass of water.

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