A nightstand is a piece of furniture often overlooked in our room. Despite the fact that nightstands serve as a trusted storage for daily essential items, still, nightstands are often left to blend in the background. Instead, let your nightstand shine and take the 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 an 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. You may fill the inside of the wooden crate with your bedtime books, and you may add flowers as well for a touch of life!
 DIY NIGHTSTAND – MIX AND MATCH WOODS AND PIPES!
Create a nightstand that offers a lot of open space storage with the use of woods and pipes! Simply combine the two woods together by using pipes for its legs and support. You will be surprised how this simple trick can do magic and instantly offer a three level storage for your items.
 DIY NIGHTSTAND – CREATE A COZY BEDSIDE TABLE!
Create a cozy ambiance to your room by incorporating the right color combination for your nightstand. The wooden base of the table works well with the white coated X-legged of the nightstand. Creating an ambiance that seems inviting to take a rest in.
 DIY NIGHTSTAND – CREATE A SIMPLE TABLE OUT OF TWO BOXES!
Making a nightstand should not be expensive nor complicated. Take the nightstand pictured above as an example. With the two wooden boxes stacked on top of one another, a nightstand with a rustic vibe was created in an instant!
 DIY NIGHTSTAND – BUILD A BEDSIDE TABLE WITH A LOT OF STORAGE!
Get rid of clutters littering your room by building a nightstand with a lot of cabinets and drawers! Just like the nightstand pictured above, a table featuring a lot of storage can help you organize your room. Finally, you will be able to relax in a room that is organized and clutter-free!
 DIY NIGHTSTAND – RE-INVENT WITH EYE-POPPING COLORS!
You do not have to spend money and buy a new nightstand for a room makeover. Sometimes, a good choice of paint color is enough to give your bedside table the upgrade that it needs. Choose a paint color that is fresh to the eyes and be surprised by the freshness it will bring to your bedside table.
 DIY NIGHTSTAND – GIVE AN OLD TABLE A TOTAL MAKEOVER!
Give your old, plain, and boring nightstand a total makeover! Re-shape your bedside table and give it curves for a vintage vibe. Re-paint it as well with vibrant colors to give and add life to your room!
 DIY NIGHTSTAND – TRANSFORM A TABLE WITH STENCILS!
Give your old nightstand a new skin to dress up with! Do not be afraid to create 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 incorporating and playing with colors! A mix and match of black and white will never get you wrong. Plus a 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 wooden crates. Stack these two wooden crates on top of one another for an instant and easy nightstand. You can leave the crates bare, or paint them with bursting colors, either ways, 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 a nightstand. Take this ladder pictured above for an 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 do come with a great price. So why don’t you build one for your room instead. This way you will be able to save more money and still achieve the mid-century nightstand of your dreams!
 DIY NIGHTSTAND – USE PASTEL COLORS FOR A CHIC AND SOFT TOUCH!
A good choice of color to paint your nightstand with is already enough to make your nightstand a star! A Pastel color works well with most room since it is very soft and light to the eyes, making it very pleasing to look at.
 DIY NIGHTSTAND – BUILD A PETITE BEDSIDE TABLE!
If you are having second thoughts of accommodating a nightstand in your room due to limited space, then worry no more. This DIY nightstand is for you! The petite size of this bedside table makes it a good nightstand, specially for those who have limited living space.
 DIY NIGHTSTAND – LET YOUR TABLE BURST WITH PATTERNS AND COLORS!
It is truly amazing how a good choice of color and a unique pattern can give a furniture a total makeover. Take the nightstand pictured above for an example. The eye-catchy neon pink color it is painted with and the black and white pattern stenciled on its inside, sure made the nightstand a charming and adorable centerpiece.
 DIY NIGHTSTAND – USE MIRROR SPRAY FOR A GOOD FINISH!
Colors are not the only finish you can coat your nightstand with. Why don’t you give mirror spray a try for a unique finish?! This mirror spray will not only give your nightstand a nice finish but as well as a touch of sophistication!
 DIY NIGHTSTAND – HANG A COOL FLOATING NIGHTSTAND!
This cool and interesting nightstand will surely take your breath away! If space is an issue for you not to have a nightstand, then worry no more. Opt to hang a sturdy piece of wood to cater as your nightstand! You can 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. You can use wood pallets and still have a fully functional nightstand! Take this gorgeous pallet nightstand pictured above for example!
 DIY NIGHTSTAND – RE-PURPOSE OLD SUITCASES!
This homemade nightstand is perfect for those who love to travel and enjoy being reminded of their adventures. Re-purpose your old suitcase unto a nightstand! For this project, you may use any material for the legs of your bedside table, however for a sleeker look, opt for hairpin legs.
 DIY NIGHTSTAND – MAKE IT WORK USING CINDER BLOCKS!
Channel an industrial vibe to your room by making a nightstand out of existing cinder blocks! Arrange and line up the blocks to form a table. Store your essential items on the hollow spaces. To give this nightstand life, you may add plants or herbs as well.
//Cinder block nightstand
 DIY NIGHTSTAND – TRANSFORM WITH A TABLETOP!
You do not have to change the entire overall appearance of your nightstand. To give it a makeover, sometimes, simply changing the tabletop will do the trick. Like the table pictured above, the wood pallet tabletop gave the nightstand a wooden texture and cozy ambiance.
 DIY NIGHTSTAND – UPCYCLE WOODEN BEAMS!
This homemade nightstand is not an easy feat, so it is better to ask help from an experienced friend. Up-cycle wooden beams unto a nightstand that 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!
For those who 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. Just like the nightstand pictured above, with three drawers of various lengths, there is a guaranteed room for all of your essential items!
 DIY NIGHTSTAND – CREATE AN AIRY SHELVED BEDSIDE TABLE!
Keep your essential items within your reach. Build and use an open shelved nightstand! The simplicity of this bedside table also serves as 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 formed makes this nightstand look sophisticated.
 DIY NIGHTSTAND – MOUNT A FLOATING BEDSIDE TABLE!
Create an illusion of a floating bedside table – build a wooden boxed table mounted on your wall! The simplicity and oddity of this nightstand sure makes it even more charming! In addition, the colorful geometric pattern painted on it makes it a masterpiece.
 DIY NIGHTSTAND – RE-PURPOSE A SALVAGED WOOD!
Up-cycle a salvaged wood and use it as a table top for your nightstand. You may paint it with wood stain or not at all, the choice is yours to make. 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!
Found a piece of wood but do not know what to do with it? Why don’t you up-cycle it unto a mounted open-shelf nightstand. After painting the wood with a good wood stain, mount and secure it on your wall. You will be surprised by the huge impact this simple open shelf wood can bring in your room!
//Open shelf wood nightstand
 DIY NIGHTSTAND – CREATE A BEDSIDE TABLE USING PLYWOODS!
Create a simple but classic nightstand out of plywood boards! For its legs and support, opt to use hairpin legs. The simple nightstand will surely look good on a minimalist inspired bedroom.
These 29 DIY nightstand projects sure are easy and interesting to make!