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Why Bedside Tables Matter In Your Bedroom

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We all know the value of nightstands; they serve as a convenient place to set your water glass, book, phone, or way too many decorative pillows. 

But did you know that nightstands are more than just decorative? They can also be useful storage solutions! Here are nine reasons why bedside tables matter and why you should have them in your bedroom.

Having a place for everything

Bedside tables are an important part of a bedroom. No, they’re not the centerpiece of the room- that’s typically the bed or the TV. But they’re an important piece of furniture to help keep things organized while looking stylish and adding a touch of class to any bedroom. 

Bedside tables are perfect for storing all those items that don’t really seem to belong anywhere else in the room: books, glasses, remote controls, candles, phone chargers, and keys. Bedside tables give you a place for everything without cluttering up floor space or taking up too much room on top of the dresser or nightstand itself. Plus side table lamps can provide light for reading if lights from other sources aren’t enough. 

Having light by your bed

Since the majority of our time is spent sleeping, we spend a lot of time in our bedrooms. Not only does it need to be comfortable, but it also needs to be functional. There are many reasons for having a bedside table: for reading, for charging your devices, or for getting something like water or tissues.

Adding style to your bedroom

Bedside tables are perfect for storing all of the clutter that’s cluttering up your nightstands, such as remotes, glasses of water, and books. They provide a great place to store things that you use when you’re getting ready for bed, such as hand cream or face wipes. 

They can also be used to hold beauty products that need to be kept away from light or heat sources, like perfumes and nail polishes. Since they’re on the floor next to your bed, it’s easy to grab them if you need something else during the night. 

Bedside table decorations

Bedside tables are more than just a place to put your phone or a drink at night. They’re also the perfect spot for items that help us wind down before bedtime: lotions, oils, lip balm, face masks and even reading material. 

We may not use them every night, but when we do need something nearby at night, it’s nice to know where it is. Especially if you wake up with an itch, headache, or sore throat in the middle of the night. Plus, they add a little personality to our bedroom as well!

The light they provide helps you sleep better

This is especially true for those who suffer from insomnia. The light can help to regulate melatonin production, which is essential for sleep. Not only that, but the light can also make it easier for you to find what you’re looking for when you wake up at night. 

That’s not all though: Bedside tables are a place where people often store important items like their mobile phones or glasses while they sleep. That way they don’t risk forgetting them on the other side of the room or misplacing them somewhere else entirely.

Maintain them like any other furniture item

They offer a convenient place to set items while getting ready, such as water bottles, cell phone chargers, or personal care products. They help provide a little more space on the nightstand for reading material, such as books or magazines.

If you are like most people, there will be times when you accidentally knock over the water bottle or glass of wine next to your bed with a bedside table nearby to catch it before it spills everywhere. The drawers inside can store extra blankets and pillows so they are easily accessible in the middle of the night without making any noise that would wake up someone else sharing the room with you.

Don’t forget the extra storage space!

Bedside tables are great for holding all of the items that clutter up our nightstands, which is just one more reason to consider adding these pieces to your bedroom set. Plus, they provide extra storage space. In fact, if you can’t find a place to stash some extra blankets or pillows, there’s always room on top of the table itself.

Don’t be afraid of colors

Bedside tables are a useful part of the bedroom, but they don’t always need to be boring. If you want to add some color or style to your table, there are plenty of options available. Bedside tables come in a variety of styles, so whatever look is going on with the rest of the room, there’s something that will match it. 

For example, if you’re going for a more traditional look with dark wood furniture then maybe a black or dark brown bedside table would work best for you. If it’s more rustic wood furniture then something with natural tones would work well, like natural wood or light brown. And if the room has bright colors like blue, green, or red then maybe an orange or yellow table would match nicely.

Make sure they match the rest of the items in the room

A bedside table is a great place to charge your phone or tablet overnight so it’s ready to go the next morning. Bedside tables are great for putting away items that need to be accessible during the night like glasses, medicine, or reading material. 

They make the room feel more put-together by providing a clean surface on top of which you can set things such as a lamp or framed photo of loved ones. If there is no drawer space available under the bed, then a side table can provide some much-needed storage space for things like sheets, blankets, pillows, extra chargers, and more! 


A bedside table is one of the most practical pieces of furniture for a bedroom. It not only gives you somewhere to put things like glasses, books, or anything else that might be needed at night, but it also has a lamp on top that illuminates the room nicely. This blog post talked about the reasons why it’s important to have a bedside table in your bedroom. With these points in mind, hopefully, you’ll feel more inclined to buy one for yourself!