A nightstand is an often-overlooked piece of furniture which is definitely more than an after-thought. Despite nightstands serving as trusted storage for daily essential items, they are often left to blend into the background. Instead, let your nightstand shine and take center stage with these 29 DIY nightstand projects that will make your nightstand the star of your room!
29 DIY NIGHTSTAND:
 DIY NIGHTSTAND – CREATE SPACE WITH WOOD CRATES!
Create the illusion of a spacious bedroom by rocking a minimalist nightstand. Use a wooden crate supported by two hairpin legs for an airy and spacious nightstand, then fill the inside of the wooden crate with books, and add flowers for a touch of life!
 DIY NIGHTSTAND – MIX AND MATCH WOODS AND PIPES!
Create a nightstand with a lot of open space storage just using wood and pipes! Simply combine the two pieces of wood together with pipes for its legs and support. You will be surprised at how this simple trick can work magic and instantly offer triple-level storage for your items.
 DIY NIGHTSTAND – CREATE A COZY BEDSIDE TABLE!
Add a cozy ambiance to your room with the right color combination for your nightstand. Here, the wooden base of the table works well with the white coated X-legs, creating an ambiance that seems inviting to take a rest in.
 DIY NIGHTSTAND – CREATE A SIMPLE TABLE OUT OF TWO BOXES!
A nightstand should not be expensive nor complicated. Take the nightstand pictured above as an example. With just two wooden boxes stacked on top of one another, a rustic vibe was created in an instant!
 DIY NIGHTSTAND – BUILD A BEDSIDE TABLE WITH A LOT OF STORAGE!
Get rid of clutter littering your room by building a nightstand with a lot of storage! It can help you organize your room so that you can relax in a space that is tidy and clutter-free!
 DIY NIGHTSTAND – RE-INVENT WITH EYE-POPPING COLORS!
You don’t have to spend money and buy a new nightstandto give a room a makeover. Sometimes, a good coat of paint is enough to give your bedside table an upgrade. Choose a color that is fresh to the eyes and be surprised by the life it brings to your bedside table.
 DIY NIGHTSTAND – GIVE AN OLD TABLE A TOTAL MAKEOVER!
Give your old, plain and boring nightstand a total makeover by giving it curves for a vintage vibe, then re-paint it with a vibrant color to add life to your room!
 DIY NIGHTSTAND – TRANSFORM A TABLE WITH STENCILS!
Give your old nightstand a new skin! Don’t be afraid of creatiing patterns on your bedside drawers using stencils. Choose at least two color combinations that blend well together to avoid overwhelming your eyes.
 DIY NIGHTSTAND – PLAY WITH BLACK AND WHITE STRIPED PATTERNS!
Give your old nightstand a fresh look by playing with colors! A mix of black and white will never go wrong, and the striped pattern creates an illusion of a taller and wider nightstand!
 DIY NIGHTSTAND – CREATE AN INSTANT TABLE WITH TWO CRATES!
There is a rustic and vintage vibe that comes with using wooden crates so stack two wooden crates on top of one another for an instant and easy nightstand. Either leave the crates bare or paint them with bursting colors – either way wooden crates make a charming bedside table.
 DIY NIGHTSTAND – USE A LADDER FOR A BEDSIDE TABLE!
With creativity and resourcefulness, almost any material can be made into a nightstand. Take this ladder pictured above, for example. Simply prop it near your bed and stash it with your essential items for an effortless nightstand.
 DIY NIGHTSTAND – BUILD A MID-CENTURY NIGHT TABLE!
Mid-century nightstands are very pleasing to look at, but they sure are expensive. So why not build one for your room instead? This way you will save more money and still achieve the mid-century nightstand of your dreams!
 DIY NIGHTSTAND – USE PASTEL COLORS FOR A CHIC AND SOFT TOUCH!
This is a great choice of color to paint your nightstand, which should already be enough to make your nightstand a star! Pastels work well in most rooms since they are very soft and light to the eyes, making your nightstand very pleasing to look at.
 DIY NIGHTSTAND – BUILD A PETITE BEDSIDE TABLE!
If you are not sure about accommodating a nightstand into your room due to limited space, then worry no more. This DIY nightstand is for you! Its petite size makes it a good nightstand, especially for those who have limited living space.
 DIY NIGHTSTAND – LET YOUR TABLE BURST WITH PATTERN AND COLORS!
It is truly amazing how a good choice of color and a unique pattern can give furniture a total makeover. Take the nightstand above as an example. The eye-catchy neon pink color and the black and white pattern stenciled inside, sure makes the nightstand a charming and adorable centerpiece.
 DIY NIGHTSTAND – USE MIRROR SPRAY FOR A GOOD FINISH!
Colors are not the only finish for your nightstand. Why not give mirror spray a try for a unique finish? This mirror spray not only gives your nightstand a nice finish but also adds a touch of sophistication!
 DIY NIGHTSTAND – HANG A COOL FLOATING NIGHTSTAND!
This cool and interesting nightstand is sure to take your breath away! If space is an issue for you, then don’t worry – just hang a sturdy piece of wood for your nightstand! Decorate it with plants to give it more personality and make it more interesting.
 DIY NIGHTSTAND – CREATE A FUNCTIONAL TABLE USING PALLETS!
The material for your homemade nightstand does not have to be expensive – use wood pallets for a fully functional nightstand!
 DIY NIGHTSTAND – RE-PURPOSE OLD SUITCASES!
This homemade nightstand is perfect if you love to travel and enjoy being reminded of your adventures. Re-purpose your old suitcase into a nightstand! For this project, use any material for the legs of but for a sleeker look, opt for hairpin legs.
 DIY NIGHTSTAND – MAKE IT WORK USING CINDER BLOCKS!
Channel an industrial vibe for your room by making a nightstand out of cinder blocks! Line up the blocks to form a table, storing your essential items in the hollow spaces. To give this nightstand life, add plants or herbs as well.
//Cinder block nightstand
 DIY NIGHTSTAND – TRANSFORM WITH A TABLETOP!
You don’t have to change the entire appearance of your nightstand to give it a makeover – sometimes, simply changing the tabletop will do the trick. For the table pictured above, the wood pallet tabletop gives the nightstand a wooden texture and adds cozy ambiance.
 DIY NIGHTSTAND – UPCYCLE WOODEN BEAMS!
This homemade nightstand is not an easy feat, so make sure to ask for help from an experienced friend. Up-cycling wooden beams into a nightstand will surely remind you of a friendship forged in the process of creating the nightstand of your dreams!
 DIY NIGHTSTAND – ENSURE A LOT OF DRAWERS FOR YOUR STORAGE NEEDS!
If you have have a lot of items that need to be stored and retrieved from time to time, a nightstand with a lot of drawers is a must. In the nightstand pictured above, three drawers of various length makes sure there is guaranteed room for all of your essential items!
 DIY NIGHTSTAND – CREATE AN AIRY SHELVED BEDSIDE TABLE!
Keep your essential items within reach by building an open shelved nightstand! The simplicity of this bedside table is part of its charm that will truly captivate your heart.
 DIY NIGHTSTAND – STACK WOODEN CRATES!
Create an inexpensive but sophisticated nightstand using wooden crates! Simply stack the wooden crates on top of one another, creating an asymmetrical line. The well-balanced asymmetry it forms makes this nightstand look sophisticated.
 DIY NIGHTSTAND – MOUNT A FLOATING BEDSIDE TABLE!
Create the illusion of a floating bedside table by building a wooden boxed table mounted on your wall! The simplicity and oddity of this nightstand just makes it even more charming and its colorful geometric pattern makes it a masterpiece.
 DIY NIGHTSTAND – RE-PURPOSE SALVAGED WOOD!
Up-cycle salvaged wood by using it as a table top for your nightstand. Paint it with wood stain or not at all, the choice is yours. After all, leaving the salvaged wood bare gives the nightstand an antique and vintage appeal.
 DIY NIGHTSTAND – KEEP IT SIMPLE WITH AN OPEN SHELF TABLE!
Have you found a piece of wood but don’t know what to do with it? Why not up-cycle it into a mounted open-shelf nightstand. After painting the wood with a good wood stain, mount and secure it onto your wall. You will be surprised by the huge impact this simple open shelf wood can make to your room!
//Open shelf wood nightstand
 DIY NIGHTSTAND – CREATE A BEDSIDE TABLE USING PLYWOOD!
Create a simple but classic nightstand out of plywood boards! For its legs and support, use hairpin legs for a simple nightstand which is sure to look good in a minimalist inspired bedroom.
These 29 DIY nightstand projects sure are easy and interesting to make!