If your bedside table is still buried under last year’s reading list, remnants of holiday candy and a tangle of phone chargers, it’s time to give that little table a much-needed refresh. With just a few styling tricks, your nightstand can be instantly transformed into a chic focal point that reflects your design aesthetic and bedtime needs. This week’s edition of Decor Resolutions will show you how to style your nightstand, whether you’re going for a boho-chic vibe, a minimalist look or a preppy style.
HOW TO DECORATE A BOHO-CHIC NIGHTSTAND
Seize the day and transform your space into a good-vibes-only pastel paradise. Beat away those winter blues with a cheery color palette: Think soft pinks, pops of yellow and lots of gold and brass. Purify the air in your bedroom with a cool salt lamp and make sure you’re keeping up with those hydration goals with a handy plastic water bottle. Keep a notebook and pens on hand for late-night brainstorms and meditative journaling sessions.
H&M Photo Frame ($10), Lulu & Georgia Nayara Table Lamp ($303), H&M Plastic Cup With Straw ($10), John-Richard Amethyst and Protea ($223), H&M Scented Candle in Glass Holder ($10), H&M Feather-Shaped Metal Plate ($18), Parrot Uncle Air Purifying Natural Himalayan Table Salt Lamp ($111), Mapleton Drive Medium Lacquered Box With Agate ($59), ban.do Sweet Talk Assorted Pen Set ($14, set of three), ban.do Rough Draft Mini Notebook ($10), Roar + Rabbit Jeweled Nightstand ($399)
HOW TO DECORATE A MINIMALIST NIGHTSTAND
The power of a monochromatic palette is undeniable in this minimalist space. Here, gold accessories create the perfect contrast to a modern theme. Finish off the look with playful and useful accessories. Quirky phone holder? Check. Chic speaker for happy morning wake-up tunes? Double check.
Oh Joy! Gold Lady Planter ($20), imm Living The Ancient Mystics Hand Ring Holder ($35), Threshold Cantilever LED Task Lamp With Marble Base ($50), Write Sketch & Tile Notebooks ($12, set of two), Oh Joy! Layered Cloud & Sun Lamp ($60), H&M Scented Candle in Glass Holder ($13), Happy Plugs Sound Piece Mini Speaker ($99), Jonathan Adler Smart Phone Dock ($48), Moon and Lola Quote Mug J’adore ($28), West Elm Hayworth Nightstand ($239)
HOW TO DECORATE A PREPPY NIGHTSTAND
Talk about impact. Hot pink, gold and black accessories turn your nightstand into a glamorous showstopper, especially when you add in a hefty dose of glitter. Because… why not?? Accessorize a pink bedside table with a gold task lamp, gold typography vases and a gold glitter water bottle to keep you sippin’ in style. No nightstand is complete without a picture of your bae, and a mini dish to catch your rings and earrings.
Threshold Modern Globe Desk Lamp ($50), ban.do Happy Heart Porcelain Dish ($15), Kate Spade New York Escape the Ordinary Scented Candle ($40), PBteen The Emily & Meritt Bunny Alarm Clocks ($59), Kate Spade “Gold Glitter” Glass Water Bottle ($30), ban.do Whatcha Thinkin’ Bout? Journal ($14), Kate Spade New York Confetti Portable Bluetooth Speaker ($60), Oh Joy! OMG Vase Set ($30), Party Store Gold Glitter Lava Lamp ($30), Urban Outfitters Mini Instax Bae Picture Frame ($6), PBteen Beadboard Bedside Table ($249)
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