Clever storage solutions for bedsides
Give your bedside a hit of smart style with these clever storage solutions.
1. What are my options?
The bedroom is your most personal, intimate space, so it makes sense to have it just the way you like it. When it comes to bedside tables, it’s important to find the balance between creating a calming, relaxed vibe and keeping those nighttime must-haves within easy reach. You’ll also need space for bedside lamps or desk lamps - or you could even install pendant or wall lights to free up space. Whether you opt for hidden or exposed storage, slimline design or a solid piece with deep drawers, here’s all the inspiration you need to find your perfect match.
2. What style of bedside tables is right for me?
Two-drawer bedside table
The classic choice comprises with a clear surface, ideal for rooms lacking built-in storage. Use matching pairs to create a pleasing sense of symmetry beside your bed, topped off with a set of lamps or pendants to add a warm glow. Match the timber tones to your bed and other furniture, or create contrast with complementary materials such as cool concrete and metallic accents.
In smaller spaces, an r on narrow, tapered legs will visually reduce clutter and create the illusion of more space. To physically and visually increase your floor space, take it one step further with floating bedside cabinets fixed to the walls on either side of the bed.
If you don’t need many items close at hand, consider a simple butler’s tray style or stool beside the bed. The sculptural appeal of the frame and tray keeps the look light, while the sturdy surface will keep everything handy.
Make it round
Soften your space with circular bedside tables , elevated on slimline legs. This is ideal in smaller spaces with less sharp edges to accidentally bump into when moving around.
Your bedside is the perfect opportunity to get creative with your look. Mix and match vintage finds, such as a stack of old suitcases or a small step stool with a rattan side table, and add a curated vignette of favourite pieces on top.
Create a cohesive look with a matching set of bedside tables and bed. freedom offers a range of complete bedroom packages, such as Cancun, Parque and Reno, ensuring your space has a clean, coordinated look.
3. Looking after your bedside tables
If you choose timber tables, take care of the surface with freedom’s indoor timber furniture care kit, which includes protective cream and a special application cloth. Direct sunlight may cause the timber to change colour, so move items like lamps and vases around regularly to prevent spots from developing. Plus, all freedom’s furniture comes with a two-year timber furniture warranty to ensure peace of mind.