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RL Tips: Accessorizing Your Bedside Table

Transform your bedside table into a stylish and functional piece with the help of these tips from designer and stylist Pam Tan


Aside from being an accent piece in the bedroom, a bedside table can serve as an important storage spot when maintained properly. It can also showcase your personality and aesthetics. You can put the usual items on top of it like table lamps, clocks, and photo frames  and you may also add a couple of home accessories to keep it chic and stylish. Designer and stylist Pam Tan gives tips on what accessories you can display on your bedside tables.

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Home scents

Give your bedroom a refreshing aroma by displaying a scent diffuser. Home scents add a relaxing mood to your space because of its natural fragrance and chic packaging.


If you love reading in your room, stack your favorite reads on top of your bedside table. “Stacking books on top of one another can also act as an extra surface area to display more items on your table,” says Pam.

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Be more productive by displaying a clock on top of your bedside table. It can also serve as a charming addition to your space.

Small Jewelry Box

Avoid clutter by organizing your small trinkets like jewelries inside a stylish storage box or tray. By doing this, you can easily get the accessories that you need.

Indoor Plants

 Plants are known to relieve stress and visually enhance a room. You can place a chic flower vase on your table to add character to your room.

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Showcase your creative juices by displaying paintings or sculptures near your by your bedside table. Feel free to display your favorite artworks and collections.

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