When it comes to small space living, even the most fundamental decor elements become a luxury. Case in point? Nightstands. We set out to find a few of the most functional (and stylish!) alternatives to this bedroom staple, that are sure to fit in even the coziest of places. See for yourself!
Penelope Nightstand, Large, Acorn
Pelle Sconce, Long Gooseneck, Antique Brass/Clear
photography by WEST ELM
Lacking floor space? Using a few sturdy pieces of rope, fasten a small, round block from the ceiling - measure it to hang at even level with the bed - a simply chic and functional fix.
Peony White Glass Cube, Set of 4
Otto Medium Glass Bud Vase
Teal and Gold Bud Vase
photography by MONSTERSCIRCUS.COM
Bulky bedside lamps hardly deserve a spot in a tiny bedroom. A simple stool paired with an overhead light evokes a delightfully understated aesthetic that's effortlessly cool.
Dip Dyed Stools
photography by SFGIRLBYBAY
For the minimalist who requires little less than the essentials, a single floating shelf allows just enough space for the basics.
Cocktail Collection - Oakmoss + Leather
Flynn Single Wall Sconce
St. Germain Swing Lamp
photography by APARTMENT THERAPY
Spotlight Ebony Bookcase
Conceal Floating Shelf, Silver
photography by STYLE-FILES.COM
Tucked in a corner with nowhere to go? Look up! A floating shelf set above the bed not only lends extra storage space, it also doubles as a headboard alternative. Check out 10 of our favorite headboard alternatives!
Lucano Step Stool / 2 Step in White
Black Shelf in Stained Oak
Last Chance Mirror - Walnut
This ultra clever DIY, built to hold just about all of your nighttime essentials, conveniently doubles as a shelf while concealing little knick-knacks and more!
Set Of 3 Hex Spora
Cambridge Library Sconce
photography by CRIADO MUDO DIFERENTE
Make the most of cozy corners with a wall-mounted shelf that complements the bend of the room.
Sparkling Silver Tea Light Holders
Conceal Floating Shelf, White
Cubist Wall Shelf, Small
A pair of floating shelves set at varying heights compliment the clean cut aesthetic of small-space decor, while providing ample space for books, prints, and more!
marble wall-mounted shelf
Davis 36" Brushed Silver Wall Shelf
photography by CDN.FRESHOME.COM
A simple shelf conveniently positioned in line with the height of the bed compliments the streamlined details of this contemporary space.
Workstead Wall Lamp
Cottage White Wall Clock
photography by ENTERMYATTIC.BLOGSPOT.FR
Have a headboard with a few extra inches on the sides? Push the bed to the far edge of one side, and place a nightstand (or rows of floating shelves) in the leftover spot.Find even more small bedroom decorating tricks here!
kate spade new york Pink Ellis Vase
photography by POPSUGAR