Pick from these DIY nightstands ideas, and make your own before running your pockets dry for a similar yet expensive kind.
In this article:
- Make Your Own DIY Nightstand and Save Up
- $15 Rustic Nightstand
- DIY Desk or Nightstand
- Urban Outfitters Inspired Hanging Nightstand
- Antique Nightstand Revamp
- Stenciled and Stained Nightstand
- Black and White Striped IKEA Nightstand
- DIY Crate Nightstand
- IKEA Stool Nightstand
- Midcentury Nightstand
- Coral & Gold Nightstand Makeover
- DIY Nightstand with Bun Feet
- $8 Night Stand Table
- Trash Can Nightstand
- DIY Mirrored Nightstand
- Floating Nightstand
- DIY Pallet Nightstand
- Suitcase Nightstand
DIY Nightstands You Can Make on a Budget
Make Your Own DIY Nightstand and Save Up
Need some bedroom decorating ideas? How about making a DIY nightstand? If you’re looking for a DIY furniture project to spruce your bedroom in a flash, then this may just be the thing for you!
I’ve been recently doing some decorating in my girl’s bedroom and I just couldn’t put my finger to what was missing. She has her new headboard; we just painted the walls, but it still seems like there’s something we can still work on.
Then it hit me, she needs a nightstand. So like what normal mothers and daughters do, in my opinion, we bonded and spent a few hours looking for DIY nightstand ideas on Pinterest.
So if you think you’re bedroom decor needs an updo, why not try adding a nightstand. I’m sharing some cool and cheap ideas you can choose from.
1. $15 Rustic Nightstand
2. DIY Desk or Nightstand
Don’t be turned off by the power tools because this tutorial comes with free woodworking plans guiding you through every step.
3. Urban Outfitters Inspired Hanging Nightstand
4. Antique Nightstand Revamp
For when you hit a good find in the thrift store, like an antique nightstand, I think this revamp tutorial will come in handy. A paint color you love and a shabby chic design will make you this antique nightshade.
5. Stenciled and Stained Nightstand
Did you know, stencil and some wood stain can turn your old furniture to something this beautiful? This is why we never throw some of our old stuff away even when they look a little out of shape.
A brilliant idea like this DIY stenciling and staining furniture will come along, like today and you’ll be happy you kept your old pair of nightstands. Get this project going now!
6. Black and White Striped IKEA Nightstand
Love IKEA hacks? You’ll love how this SELJE nightstand from IKEA looks like. It’s a narrow nightstand for bedrooms with space issues.
If you’re going for the minimalistic look for your bedroom, this chic design for a DIY nightstand is what you should go for.
7. DIY Crate Nightstand
In fact, you can make organize and decorate your bedroom with furniture made entirely from crates and upcycled wood pallets.
8. IKEA Stool Nightstand
9. Midcentury Nightstand
10. Coral & Gold Nightstand Makeover
11. DIY Nightstand with Bun Feet
Make a DIY nightstand with adorable bun feet. It makes for great storage too.
12. $8 Night Stand Table
Whenever you can, always hit a garage sale, flea market, or a thrift store for some old furniture like a nightstand. With paint and mod podge, a plain or vintage nightstand can turn into something this fabulous at $8!
13. Trash Can Nightstand
14. DIY Mirrored Nightstand
15. Floating Nightstand
You only need to cut a circular wood, place a leather on top, drill holes, then attach strings, and you’re done in no time.
16. DIY Pallet Nightstand
It’s one of the coolest DIY nightstands perfect for a man cave or your boys’ bedroom!
17. Suitcase Nightstand
Attach wooden legs into a vintage suitcase and turn it into a nightstand. Or, you can also try the other popular version with three vintage suitcases stacked to create one of the unique nightstands ideas.
Want some trendy bedroom lighting? Play this video from The Sorry Girls for some super easy DIY wall sconces for your bedroom:
With this decent roundup of DIY nightstand ideas, there should be one perfect and right for your bedroom. From modern nightstands to classic nightstand ideas, there is one waiting for your DIY hands to work on.
Don’t miss out on the fun of furnishing your bedroom according to your taste. Never miss out on the excitement of building your furnishings on your own too, plus saving up for more important stuff like your dream vacay!
Which DIY nightstands idea are you planning to try? Share your experience with us in the comments section below!
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Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on July 21, 2015, and has been updated for quality and relevancy.