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How to Pick A Bedside Table
Houzz Contributor. Hi There! I currently live in a 1920s cottage in Atlanta that I'll describe as "collected." I got into design via Landscape Architecture, which I studied at the University of Virginia. I've been writing about design online for quite a few years over at Hatch: The Design Public Blog.
Houzz Contributor. Hi There! I currently live in a 1920s cottage in Atlanta... More
1) Do you need to store things you want to hide away? Opt for drawers.
2) Will it have to serve as dresser storage? When space is tight in a cottage, for example, you can utilize the bedside table to work double-duty as a dresser.
Are you an avid bedtime reader? Be sure to provide a shelf for your books underneath. You don't want them piling up on the surface.
I figured I'd show you my own eclectic bedside table. My brother actually found it in a dumpster, and I painted it and bought two glass shelves.