Open Shelf Nightstand


If you love a good nightstand, or two of them, but have no need for a drawer, then you need an open shelf nightstand. These nightstands are well made and sturdy, can be the same color as your other bedroom furniture, and can have between two shelves and as many as five. And can be both tall or short. Take a look and see what we have for you in open shelf nightstands.

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Open shelf nightstand

What about some tall bookshelves instead of a traditional nightstand? This ingenuine idea not only visually frames the bed, making a pleasurable composition, but also perfectly displays your favorite books and stuff.

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Harbor View Open Nightstand

Harbor View Open Nightstand

This 1-Drawer Nightstand in Distressed Finish is characterized by Mindy veneer construction. The nightstand features 1 drawer with full extension metal side drawer glides, 2 open shelves, and turned legs.

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Bookshelf nightstand

Simple nightstand made of wood finished in neutral white color. It features simple lines, so it matches any bedroom design. This nightstand offers two open shelves for books, storage baskets and other items.

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Open shelf nightstand

An unusual nightstand that all the book lovers will appreciate. The piece features six open shelves, but it's quite compact as you put there the books horizontally and not vertically. It's a solid, wooden unit in an elegant dark shade.

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Nightstand with bookshelf

South Shore Smart Basic Open Shelf Nightstand, Chocolate

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Ameriwood Open Nightstand with Pull Out Shelf, Dark Russet Cherry

This Ameriwood open nightstand with pull out shelf distinguishes itself with functionality and high-quality finishing. Solid, dark cherry wood finishing guarantees solidness and durability for years.

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Love the idea of taller shelves instead of nightstands more

Love the idea of taller shelves instead of nightstands, more bedroom storage! Closed bins on the bottom shelf could be drawers.

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Ladder nightstand

This reverse headboard is a fine addition to any bedroom where you need both an extra boost of space to organize your belongings and to decorate the place a bit with pictures, frames and knick knacks.

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Nightstand with shelf

Romance Open Shelf Nightstand from PoshTots

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Safavieh American Home Collection Marlow Distressed Ivory Bookcase

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Open Shelf Nightstand

Buying Guide

Yes, open shelf nightstands can be a very good solution for your bedroom, especially depending on what effect you’d like to create.

In fact, we especially recommend them if you’d like to showcase a small selection of your favorite decorative items or, for example, keep part of your book collection always nearby before going to sleep.

However, keep in mind that you should dust your open shelf nightstand regularly.

An open shelf nightstand is a great choice for those looking for additional display options.

Aside from having the top of the nightstand free for displaying photos with frames, an alarm clock, night lamps and decorative pieces, the open shelves make an ideal space to keep your favorite book collection nearby. Consider using the open shelves for displaying some beautiful miniature succulents and houseplants or personal arts and crafts as well.

If you're wondering whether you need to match a nightstand to your bed, then the simple answer is that you don't have to match it to your bed. There are different ways to style and decorate your room without matching your bed and bedside tables, and ultimately, this also helps to bring the space together.

Open shelf nightstands are available in various materials, styles, and finishings. Popular options include iron, wood, and brass, and you can match each piece without them looking disjointed. The only rule of thumb is that each piece of furniture will need to contain some common element be it color, texture or the furniture style era.

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Painted and Stained Katie Open Shelf Nightstand

Shelf nightstand

Fremont 2 Drawer Tall Night Table with Open Shelf - Brown.Opens in a new window $99 Target

Floating shelf nightstand

Ladder-Style Shelving Store a variety of items in your bedroom with a ladder-style shelving unit. Open shelves with different depths allow ...

Nightstand bookshelf

Instead of a nightstand, try out a floating shelf for a more open, modern feel.

Open shelf nightstand

Ikea hack. I'm so doing this for my nightstands in my bedroom. This dresser is $34.99. I wouldn't do dark stain but instead paint the whole thing glossy white, or maybe a deep peacock blue. New shiny knobs of course.

Nightstand bookcase

MALM Bedside table IKEA Open shelf giving you easy access to books, etc. Smooth running drawer with pull-out stop.

Wall mounted wood shelves

You are a lover of reading in bed, don't you? That is nice solution to have books close to you. Wall mounted wood shelves are like small table stand. Made of walnur wood, even with one drawer! Perfect for small beedroom.

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DIY Mod Nightstand. Possibly the perfect nightstand -- modern but classic style, two drawers and an open shelf, with a lip on the top so I don't push things off the edge trying to turn off my alarm!

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guest bedroom : I put fancy trays on the shelves at nightstand level, extra blankets and pillows on the bottom shelves, baskets with "mini bar" items and toiletries, books, flowers and [Colin Cowie idea] photos you've taken of the visiting need

Red end tables

This is an interesting side table that features a storage drawer and additional lower storage surface. It is made of hardwood, so the whole construction is solid, stable and durable. Its dimensions are 23.000H x 19.000W x 15.700D.

Open shelf nightstand

This is such a cool renovation inspiration idea. Make the most of your bedroom with these smart built-ins. Cute white open shelf nightstand made from pine wood looks simply cool. We also adore this grey bed cover.

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Monterey Open Shelf Nightstand - Brown

Ming Design Fine Chinese Black Lacquer and Red Table/Nightstand with Drawer- 24" H.

A piece of furniture created for people who love chinese products. It is a table that can be also used as a nightstand. This hand-painted element features many decorative elements. The overall size of this product is 20 inch by 16 inch by 24 inches high.