A one “NIGHTSTAND” never seemed so appealing with all of these amazing DIY nightstand ideas and plans for the year! Whether you’re looking to paint what you already have, interested in building your own or want to take an Ikea nightstand and make it modern-chic… there are so many ideas for you to choose from!
Tis the season for free printable’s and I have you absolutely covered! Feel free to grab any of these at the end of the post and complete your to-do list you’ve been putting off, easily create something amazing with your kids this season, or stay on track with this useful free meal planner. Enjoy!
Here are the nightstands I found:
DIY Nightstand with Notched Drawers
Source: The Handymans Daughter
Whether you’re going for a simple look with storage or just want to build something with your new power tools, this tutorial is for you! I love how she took inspiration from a nightstand that was already out there and built her own. Check out the step by step instructions and grab the build plans to get started!
Easy DIY Nightstand With Hidden Compartment
Source: Anikas DIY Life
Can we all agree that we never have enough storage? No matter how many drawers and closets we have, we ALWAYS need more space! If you want to add some extra storage space in your room, this nightstand is the one. More storage is always a YES in my book!
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Old Desk To Painted NightStands
Source: Salvaged Inspirations
Have an plain old desk you don’t use anymore? Instead of throwing it out, DIY and turn it into two nightstands! With a few adjustments to repurpose it and paint it in the color that fits your vibe, you’ll have some cheaply made nightstands. What’s better than that?!
IKEA Nordkisa Nightstand Hack
Source: Handmade Weekly
Need nightstands but don’t want to spend a lot of money? If so, you’re going to love this industrial style nightstand IKEA hack! I love the black metal against the wood grain… and you can’t beat a good deal by turning IKEA furniture into something else!
Original Woodhouse Nightstands
Source: Jen Woodhouse
When it’s time to part ways with your old beat-up nightstands, hold off and repurpose them! With a little bit of drilling, painting, and a few other changes you can have a new nightstand looking beautiful next to your bed that only cost you a bit of elbow grease. Save the tutorial for next time you’re in a DIY mood!
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DIY Emerald Green Mismatched Nightstands
Source: A Ray of Sunlight
Need nightstands to complete your bedroom in the BEST way without breaking the bank? Why not buy a pair of mismatched nightstands from your local thrift shop or goodwill and turn them into new ones? Here’s a great idea on how you can do just that! Plus, you can adjust the color and customization to the one that suits YOU. Love it!
Nightstand With Wireless Charging
Source: 3×3 Custom
Imagine placing your phone on the nightstand at night after a long day, and it all of a sudden charges itself. Wouldn’t that be something? You have to check out these super cool tutorial! It shows you how to make your own nightstand with a wireless charger built in… perfect for recharging after all that scrolling lol!
Source: Lily Ardor
Looking for a new aesthetic? How about bringing some Scandinavian vibes into your house? Do just that with a simple nightstand like this one! With neutral, natural colors and minimalist design, this nightstand will perfectly fit every space, even the smallest one. Let’s gather the items you need and get down to work!
How to Build a DIY Nightstand With Drawer
Source: Charleston Crafted
If you’re in need of extra storage but you don’t have too much room to spare, you could add a couple nightstands like these! The drawer adds the space you need for storing some personal things and the two shelves beneath it can accommodate other things you are looking to store. I love the simple look of these!
How to Build a Nightstand for Under $40
Source: The DIY Dreamer
Here’s a great tutorial you should check for a simple and straightforward DIY project! It will teach you how to build a nightstand in less than 2 hours. Plus, you can also use it as a side table or nightstand! This is an awesome and informative tutorial!
DIY Tall Nightstand Build Plans
Source: Houseful of Handmade
I’ve been mentioning it before but… I can always use more storage space! What makes these nightstands so great is that they don’t take up much space and still can pack away your books, iPad, kindle, etc… and it still looks amazing. I am obsessed!
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Shaker Style DIY End Table
Source: Bitter Root DIY
If you like that chunky wood look, you’re going to love this one! That style is expensive if you want to buy a pair of them, but you can make one on your own following this awesome tutorial. She even includes a youtube video breaking down everything that you need to know!
Pallet Wood Nightstand Tutorial
Source: We Lived Happily Ever After
Building a nightstand (or two) at home doesn’t have to be difficult at all! All it takes is finding an easy build plan that fits your style. Made of pallets and with a simple design, this is a great DIY project even for beginners just starting out!
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Orange and Grey Color Block Nightstand
Source: The Weathered Door
Did you renovated your home and your nightstands don’t fit with the rest of the aesthetic? Have no fear! Paint them in a different color, and make them your own! If you’re looking for contemporary nightstands, these color-block ones are absolutely perfect!
DIY Modern Plywood Nightstand
Source: Pneumatic Addict
Short on space or apartment living? Go for a minimalist furniture piece like this modern DIY plywood nightstand! You can build it in an afternoon with just a few items. Check out the tutorial!
Chalk Paint Nightstand Makeover
Source: At Home With Ashley
Have an old nightstand that doesn’t match your interior? Do NOT throw it away! Instead, you can paint it in the color that fits the interior using chalk paint. It’s as simple as that and the turn out is amazing!
DIY Wood Nightstand With Drawer
Source: The Merry Thought
Nightstands are functional and decorative, however, even the simplest styles can be pricey, right?! DIY and make one on your own. This tutorial shows you how to build a wooden nightstand with a drawer in the easiest way, and it is so unbelievably cheap too! I love this idea!
Ikea Tarva Nightstand Easy Tutorial
Source: Cherised Bliss
Have a nightstand that you have outgrown in style and no longer like the way it looks? Instead of throwing it out, make some simple changes to the one you have! It can be something as simple as changing the way drawers fit or the color. Take a look at this tutorial to get inspired!
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Country Chic Nighstand Paint Makeover
Source: Thirty Eighth Street
Want to change the look of your bedroom without spending a bunch of money? You can do it simply by painting the furniture in a different color or changing the hardware. These nightstands are proof of how a few simple adjustments can make a big change!
With so many night stands to choose from I hope you were able to save money, as well as get inspo on your next big “next to the bed” project this year! Don’t forget to check out my free meal planner printable, as well as other templates to make projects easier!
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