In European homes the nightstand is known, more literally as a 'bedside table' and is usually quite small, night stands in the USA are typically 28 or even 30 inches wide. The height of the surface is important for many reasons. Too low, and it is easy to upset the contents when getting into or out of the bed.
A lot of people read novel books before they sleep. Nightstands also serve as a cabinet that are capable of keeping our books that we regularly read.
Aside from these essential items that we usually need at night, another usually found at the top of nightstands are flower vases and photo frames. We all want to have a good-looking room and this nightstand may serve as an end table that holds these decorations. With the nightstand, we are all able to access these things that we need in an instant.
First consider the classic use: as a bedside table! If you have never used a nightstand or are thinking that you don't really need one, take a look at the benefits of bedroom nightstands. A bedroom isn't the same without that place to keep the alarm clock and stacks of reading material. Your nightstand is where you will know your glasses are when you wake up. Having a nightstand also cuts down on clutter around your bed. With shelves and drawers to keep things contained, your bedside necessities won't get damaged by being stepped on in the middle of the night.
Nightstands have been a classic part of bedroom furniture for generations. Having a place to rest a glass of water and a lamp for late night reading makes perfect sense. Maybe there is a great deal at your local furniture store or maybe your aunt gave you a couple of her old ones. Whether you are wondering what to do with your spare nightstand or want to think of unusual ways to shake up your decorating with nightstands, take a look at these five different uses for bedroom nightstands.
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