How To Decorate a Nightstand: 6 Easy Tips To Get You Started

The nightstand is probably one of the items in the bedroom that gets forgotten about.  I don’t know if it’s because people just don’t know how to decorate a nightstand, but most people just kind of have the basics on it like a lamp and that’s about it, but it needs so much more to make it pop from the rest of the items in your room.

Yes, your bed should be the focal point of your bedroom, but that doesn’t mean that your nightstand doesn’t need some love and attention too.
How To Decorate a Nightstand: 6 Easy Tips To Get You Started Your nightstand is probably the one thing in your bedroom that is lacking some real spunk. It just has the basics like a lamp, but it needs something more. You know it does! It’s screaming for some serious TLC, but you’re just not sure what to add to it to make into something pretty. Click through for the home decor tips.

Now I know that you’re probably thinking I’m full of it because this decorating stuff comes easy for me, but I’m here to tell you that decorating doesn’t have to be complicated.

I promise and I’ll prove it to you with these decorating tips to show you how to decorate your nightstand.  Just watch and witness your nightstand get a much needed upgrade to match your bed.

How To Decorate a Nightstand: Alarm Clock

This is a must if you want to get up on time or just hit the snooze button like I do – way more than I should! 🙂  Nowadays you can find alarm clocks is some really pretty styles like rose gold or other chic metals so gone are the days of the ugly looking bulky black alarm clocks of back in the day.

How To Decorate a Nightstand: Candle or Trinket

Try a nice scented candle to unwind from a busy day like a lavender or vanilla scent or show off your personality with a personalized trinket that fits with your decor.  Trinkets are dope for adding a splash of your personality into any space so try something funky, chic or bold.  The point here is to pick something that screams who you are!

Whichever you choose, try placing it on top of a stack of books for a twist.

How To Decorate a Nightstand: Books

Get lost in a good book and when you’re done use it to decorate your nightstand.  Keep the things that you love close to you so why not add a book to your nightstand?  Lay a stack of books flat or stand them up with some book ends (if your nightstand is big enough).

How To Decorate a Nightstand: Tray

Perfect for storing your jewelry and keeping things on your nightstand nice and organized.  You can get these in different materials to match your decor like marble, gold, wicker or a solid color for a pop of color.

How To Decorate a Nightstand: Flowers

Treat yourself to some beautiful flowers to add some color to your room.  They’re also the perfect treat after a long day at work or dealing with the kids.  You can put them in a clear or colorful vase.

How To Decorate a Nightstand: Pic Frame

Keep a picture of your friends or family close by or if you want to keep those for other areas in your apartment, then try framing your favorite quote in a pretty frame for a personal touch.

Bonus Tip:

Please don’t overdue it with the decorating.  Less is always more!  You want the pieces that you select to have a purpose so please don’t go and clutter up the nightstand you worked so hard on decorating.

Now Over To You!

If you’re still feeling like you’re stuck on stupid when it comes to this decorating stuff, then hit me up and let’s chat!

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