22 September 2014

Master Bedroom Update: The Perfect Nightstand

nightstand decor


Happy Monday, readers! I'm so excited to share with you something that has been a long time in the making! My perfect nightstand...can you hear my long drawn out sigh of relief?



wood nightstand

It seems as if finding the perfect nightstand is about as difficult as finding the buried treasure, because i've been searching for months. MONTHS! Every weekend I wrote down on my to-do list "find a new nightstand!" and every weekend I came home annoyed and lacking any junk in my trunk. Or nightstands in my trunk. :)

wood dresser

That is until I saw this baby online for SO cheap and knew she had to come home with me. Some simple hardware swapping and I was in love. You see, I NEEDED something with drawers because i'm simply just running out of dresser space, and when you have a smaller home like ours, I think it's important to pack in as much storage as humanly possible. I try to stuff storage into every last corner in our home.

dresser nightstand

You all know by now that I have a huge tendency to over-decorate surfaces. I just love ALL THE THINGS and i'm totally into "classy clutter" but for my nightstand I wanted to keep it very simple with just things I really loved. Like my favorite picture of my husband. Doesn't he look like Justin Timberlake in that photo? But, like, even better looking?! Okay I might be a little biased. ;)

chrome drawer pulls

This was not an expensive piece of furniture by any means, so as you probably guessed, it's particle board with a wood grain overlay, but the color is really rich and I really don't think it makes much of a difference that it's not real wood. It came pre-drilled for some horribly ugly hardware, but I picked up these modern pulls and just used wood filler to cover the already drilled holes. We still need to paint those little spots, but i'm all for imperfection lately so I don't really have a fire under my you know what to find the perfect stain.

pink roses

nightstand decor

When it comes to decorating your nightstand, I think it should be really practical to you and your tastes. I'm currently reading Cold Tangerines so of course, it's sitting on my nightstand. I love waking up to pretty blooms and of course my favorite Eubanks & Co soy candle so those sit pretty on there as well. You can never go wrong with keeping it simple. Add height with a lamp, and don't be afraid to stack and you will almost always have something you love.

decorating a nightstand
Nightstand // Candle {Cake Batter} c/o // Drawer Pulls // Picture Frame // Lamp (similar) // Floral Arrangement- DIY (3 silk roses from hobby lobby, trimmed in vase from Walmart)


Thank you so much for reading! Our Master bedroom is coming right along, thank goodness! I can't wait until it's done and I can share the final product. I hope your week starts off excellent!

Until Next Time,
xo Kylie


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25 comments:

  1. I love the simplicity of your nightstand! I always start with good intentions, but somehow always end up cluttering mine up.

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    1. Oh girl, me too! Along with every other surface in my home! I'm the hot mess express, I just looove things!

      xo,
      K

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  2. I love your nightstand! I need to get my ish together and have more than dust on mine :)

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  3. I love this! I think I have my next DIY project!!

    Xo,
    Miranda

    Thechicstreet.com

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    1. YAY! I'm so glad you're feeling inspired, pretty lady! I sure hope your find a perfect nightstand! Have a fabulous week!

      xo,
      Kylie

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  4. Kylie, I LOVE your nightstand and the set up. I also have a mirrored frame on my nightstand as well hehe. I should really add flowers as well..

    Lauren xo
    Sophisticated In Style

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    1. EEEK! Thank you so much, my gorgeous friend!

      xoxo

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  6. I just recently redid my bedroom but haven't finished all the decorating yet. You don't know how many times I have been on Pinterest looking up nightstand decor. Thank you SO much for this post! I LOVE how you styled your nightstand!!

    xo, carli
    www.puppiesandpolkadots.com

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    1. Oh, girl! This is such a huge compliment! I so think keeping it simple is what it's all about. I bet your nightstand will be perfect!

      xo,
      Kylie

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  7. Ooooh cake batter candle! I will have to try that!

    -Lauren
    www.prettypiecesblog.com

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    1. Thank you, Lauren! It smells like freshly baked heaven!

      xoxo,
      K

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  8. such a darling nightstand! looks luxurious and dreamy :)

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    1. Thank you so much, Kelsey! I couldn't believe how much warmth it brought to our room, i'm so happy I went with wood instead of my usual white! Hope your week is off to a fabulous start!

      xo,
      Kylie

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  9. Wow, your husband really does look like Justin Timberlake in that photo. That's such a great nightstand, and I love how your decorated it.

    prosecco in the park

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  10. I love the artwork on your wall

    www.highheelsandtutus.com

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    1. Thank you, Jodi! It's from Home Goods years ago. Sometimes I think it's a little cheesy...but it fills the space nicely! Happy Hump Day!

      xo,
      Kylie

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  11. I love the flowers along with the black and white picture. xx

    TOPCOAT

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  12. seems like a really lovely room

    http://www.aboutacloset.com/

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    1. Thank you, love! I can't wait for it to all come together...it's taking forever!

      xo,
      Kylie

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  13. Lovely nightstand! Your room is adorable! Stay in touch. Best, CD> ican'taffordmylifestyle

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    1. Thanks, Cassandra! I can't wait for it to be finished already! The process is taking ages! Hope you had a great weekend :)

      xo,
      K

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  14. Love this! I kind of want to copy it (but with a picture of my husband of course!) I love how amazing those hobby lobby flowers look, that's first on my list to copy!

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    1. Thank you so much, Grace! Please please please, copy away! Make sure if you take any pictures you share with me, i'd LOVE to see them!

      xo,
      Kylie

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