09/30/2014 02:49 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Get the Perfect Bedside Table (Even If You Don't Have the Space!)

Have you ever gotten ready for bed, climbed under the thick, plush covers, and realized you're still wearing your glasses or your earrings? Getting up is out of the question! That's where a good bedside table can save your night. Don't have the space or materials for a standard design? Try these ideas out for a perfectly repurposed, space-saving bedside table!

1. If you don't have room to build out, build up, with a ladder

Ladder Table via Hometalker Funky Junk Interiors

2. Use any old stool and give it a fresh paint job

Barstool Repurposed as Table via Hometalker Rachel

3. Try a dismantled lamp stand as a table leg

Repurposed Table Lamp via Hometalker Thrifty and Chic

4. A wooden crate is tiny but has extra storage space

DIY Wood Crate Table via Hometalker Erica Sooter

5. Give your bed a reclaimed mantel headboard, for a 'Head-side Table'

Vintage Mantel Headboard via Hometalker Cindi A

6. Repurpose and repaint an old stepping stool

Furniture Makeover via Hometalker Katy

7. Stack things you already own, like suitcases

Upcycled Furniture via Hometalker Giddy Upcycled

8. Give the wall above your bed a shadowbox, for a fashion/function mix

Master Bedroom Makeover via Hometalker Not JUST a Housewife

For more bedside table designs, concepts, and inspirations, check out Hometalk's bedroom ideas page!