powered by
How to Utilize this space best
Kim KapelluschJanuary 22, 2013
Should there be two night stands or one?
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Kira Nguyen
The window on the right seems like a great space for a small window seat! or maybe a lounge chair? It would be fantastic to sit there and read a book :) Also, I'd add a rug to warm up the space and some artwork.

Please share photos when you've finished!
    Bookmark   January 22, 2013 at 6:04PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Carolyn Albert-Kincl, ASID
I'd want a night stand with a lamp if this happens to be a guest room and you invite me to stay. It doesn't have to match the other night stand...a small round table would suit me fine, with a swing arm lamp mounted on the wall above.

Then I'd love to see shutters on the windows or roman shades because I'm not going to stay there with nothing on the windows! And since I'm being picky, how about a rug as Kira suggested? Add to that a chair in the unseen portion of the room on which I can throw my robe. And, oh, I would enjoy some Greek yogurt and granola for breakfast, please.
Carolyn Albert-Kincl, ASID
    Bookmark   January 22, 2013 at 6:15PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
It's maybe just a personal preference thing, but I would like to create balance by having 2 nightstands and lamps--they do not necessarily have to be matchy-matchy....
    Bookmark   January 22, 2013 at 6:16PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Jayme H.
I like two...
    Bookmark   January 22, 2013 at 6:25PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
I think Kim Nguyen is right - window seats in bedrooms are great! However I would put a corner one on the side where you now have your night stand, and move the stand to the single window side of the bed.
North Berkeley Hills Bathroom Remodel
    Bookmark   January 22, 2013 at 6:26PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Carolyn Albert-Kincl, ASID
I'd rather climb in bed and read.
1 Like    Bookmark   January 22, 2013 at 6:30PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Julie Thome Draperies, Inc.
I think if you centered the bed under the painting, and put fabric roman shades on the windows, you should definitely have a table each side of the bed. It can sit in front of the window a little.
    Bookmark   January 22, 2013 at 6:42PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Two nightstands. So that both sides of the bed are balanced.
    Bookmark   January 22, 2013 at 6:59PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Maison Pompeii Antiques and Interiors
I would place two tables on either side of the bed. They do not need to match but should have a drawer. Also I do like a chair(can be a straight back) up near the bed to put my robe on rather than across the room. I do think that the lamps should match and they can be at the same height by using books if one table is lower than the other. A rug would tie the whole thing together. I also like to use a rug under the foot of the bed, a 8X10 or 9X12 and then use a small oriental mat on either side of the bed. These do not need to match. For sure you are going to need some type of window covering, shades or shears or drapes or all of the above. A nice long bench at the foot of the bed gives you a place to put the bedspread when you turn it down. would love to see what you decide.
    Bookmark   January 22, 2013 at 7:19PM
Sign Up to comment
Related Discussions
Need ideas to utilize back entry/den.
This is my den, which was a former porch in my 1916...
Stacy Lane
Utilizing this waiting space area for the use of a temporary treatment room
Room is decorated with Louis v14 items as a waiting...
How do I best utilize this walk-in
Huge walk-in closet. Need ideas. Custom closet now...
Wall unit bed needs revampting to utilize the small space
I have a queen bed wall unit with the mirror in the...
Need help with our enclosed front porch!
We just purchased this home and we have no ideas on...
Andrea Patacca
More Discussions
Is this 9x12 carpet too big......
Would 8x10 be better for this space - and does it need...
Need ideas please
Kitchen redo. I like Grays and Whites for the cabinets,...
kitchen counter help
I am looking for tile to use on my kitchen countertop....
Karen Cardin
Entryway table needs pizazz
Recently purchased a lovely entryway table. Looking...
side table advice
Hi there! I'm looking for side tables that would blend...
People viewed this after searching for:
The content on this page is provided by Houzz and is subject to the Houzz terms of use, copyright and privacy policy.
Copyright claims: contact the Houzz designated agent.