9 Unexpected Swaps for Traditional Nightstands

Your regular ol' bedside table just got really boring.

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Your regular ol' bedside table just got really boring.
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Courtesy Mimosas in the Morning
Bar Cart
Your bar cart's stacked shelves are handy for more than cocktail ingredients. The piece offers a vintage vibe (and a touch of glam in gold) while providing a place for your bedside necessities.
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Courtesy Refresh Restyle
Vintage Suitcases
This sneaky storage solution offers loads of charm. Stack them from large to small so they won't topple.
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Courtesy Passion Shake
Wooden Crate
With a little sandpaper and varnish, this piece earns its spot next to your bed, and the open storage means your reading material is always within reach.
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Courtesy The Thrifty Abode
Painted Trunk
For a modern take on the vintage trunk, coat it in a single shade of paint, and top it with playful accessories.
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Courtesy Magnolia Homes
Swinging Trays
Who said your table needs to touch the floor? These trays hang from the ceiling and add a playful element.
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Courtesy Funky Junk
Vintage Ladder
Crave some extra display space next to your bed? A ladder lets you decorate to your hearts content, and still leaves room for a glass of water and your alarm clock.
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Courtesy Design Sponge
You don't need to be a musician to fall in love with this drum bedside table. It's quirky and fun, but also pleasingly contemporary in design.
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Courtesy LAX to YVR
Cheese Box
Back in the day, they were used to age cheese. But now, these old-world cylinders offer interesting contrast next to a rectangular bed.
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Courtesy Young House Love
Tray Table
Attached to a luggage rack with adhesive strip, this deep tray keeps your bedside looking neat (even when it gets a little cluttered).
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