Add style (and convenient storage) to your bedroom with well-chosen bedside tables. Before you go shopping, read these three tips to help you choose the bedside tables that suit your needs and style preference.
1. Bedside tables should have style too
From bold industrial offering an air of the reclaimed, to sleek, modern lines and classic, curved cabriole legs, bedside storage can bring a look together to create the ultimate bedroom for comfort and style. Consider your bedside tables as the finishing touch to your style statement in the bedroom. Keep that in mind and you’ll have a good idea of what style of bedside table you’re looking for.
- Get serious about storage
Next, give some thought to the sort of drawer space you require. Having drawers or cupboard space beside your bed can be both a blessing, (it’s a good place to organise your personal things), and a curse, (especially if you’re a hoarder). Furthermore, consider whether you need more storage space in your bedroom in general. If you’re tight on storage space, choosing larger bedside drawers could free up your wardrobe for other essentials.
- Balance style with function
List the essentials you like to keep within reach when you go to bed at night. This will help you decide how much surface space you require. If you’re a minimalist, this might mean you require a simple pedestal for your bedside table, whereas, if your list reaches more than four or five things (a glass of water, your kindle or pile of books, pills, phone and eyedrops, for example), it may make sense for you to look at one with larger surface area.
Armed with these three steps, you’re set to choose that perfect set of bedside tables.
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