12 Headboard Nightstands That Maximize Space and Spend


We’d like to take a moment to fully appreciate the design solution that is the headboard nightstand: It is a seamlessly designed piece of furniture for both sleep and storage. The integrated combination not only looks chic, but it is also an inventive option for maximizing space and cutting down on superfluous purchases. If you’re looking to slumber in style with plenty of space for all your bedside baggage, read on for a comprehensive list of standalone headboard nightstands and bed frames with built-ins.

If you already have a platform bed you love, but still want to spruce up your space, this Great Gatsby–inspired and velvet-upholstered nightstand headboard is a dreamy option. With three jewel-toned colors to choose from and a price tag of less than $1,000, it offers glamour at a palatable price.

1stdibs Mid-century European Full Bed with Built in Nightstands

Vintage lovers, this 1960s faux leather bed frame with built-in nightstands could be just the thing you’re looking for. The frame features a stunning contrast of rich wood and black detailing, with a faux leather tufted headboard and gorgeous gold hardware on the nightstand drawers.

Anthropologie Prana Live-Edge Nightstand Bed

Blending rustic with midcentury-modern elements, this wood nightstand bed has a distinguished live edge that provides a bit of a wow factor. The headboard is embossed with brass accents to match the bed’s hairpin legs, which adds a bit of glitz to the otherwise woodsy frame. There are three finishes to choose from, but the oak stain is a standout for us.

With a high-shine, white lacquer finish, and an acacia veneer wood finish, this ultra-low platform bed suits a variety of aesthetics. The headboard offers not one but two shelves on each side, so if you love to style shelves, or if you’re known for having an excessive amount of items at your bedside, this reasonably priced nightstand bed could be just for you.

Anthropologie Mathilde Nightstand Bed

Leading with stunning craftsmanship and exquisite design, this Shaker-style nightstand bed is intricate and airy. Appealing to minimalist, traditional, and eclectic interior aesthetics, this bed could be styled in a multitude of ways and stand as the statement piece in any space.

Target Series 9 Designer Floating Headboard with Nightstands

Those on a budget who are only after a headboard will love this sleek, modern, and minimal option that comes in an espresso or black finish. The headboard’s floating design is modish, giving the bedroom an elevated feel while blending seamlessly with other decor.

Allmodern King Hunker Upholstered Panel Bed

This black upholstered bed with slim walnut shelves is moody, masculine, and sensual. The oversized headboard’s wraparound design offers a nocturnal cocoon for rest, relaxation, and romance.

Etsy The Big Carolina Headboard with Floating Shelves

Available in nine stunning finishes with the option to choose two or four shelves, this midcentury-style headboard is woodsy and rustic yet somehow also chic. If your aesthetic is Montana mountain mansion, this reasonably priced headboard is speaking your language.

Etsy Merton Gershun for American Martinsville Mid Century Headboard

Another gorgeous vintage option, this 1960s-style storage bed really leans into the decade’s aesthetic with its scooped backing, sculpted drawer pulls, and tapered legs. Its shape makes it look like a piece of furniture you’d see in The Jetsons, but its warm walnut wood roots it firmly in the ’60s.

Walmart Plank Effect Platform Bed with Headboard Extension Panels and 2 Nightstands

Budget besties, here’s another option for you. With a striking contrast between its white and wood elements, this nightstand bed feels chic, modern, and clean. The aesthetic is giving California or New England coast, so if coastal design is your thing, this bed set is an incredible steal.

Achieving both a polished and natural look, this sleek nightstand bed features a chic and subtle chevron patterning in the headboard and a rich warm finish throughout. It’s one of the simpler designs on this list, and that makes it a great option if you’ve got your eye on busier bedding.

Allmodern Wenge Berlin Storage Bed

Available in three beautiful finishes, this low-rise platform bed features a sleek design with some unique elements that set it apart from other midcentury-modern nightstand beds. Two white faux leather panels rest over top the headboard, breaking up the design and offering a comfortable backing to lean on when sitting up in bed. The foot of the bed also features a unique base that runs the width of the platform, opting for a more interesting look than traditional feet.