Choosing the perfect furniture to accentuate your bedding/bed color can sometimes be tricky. Do you have a grey bed you're trying to accessorize but have no idea what other colors to use? Should everything else in your bedroom have a neutral modern vibe? Let's check out some options!
Generally, you want to continue a modern, neutral color palette in a bedroom with grey furniture to give it a well-designed look. However, if you need a splash of color, having a bright bedside table can make a huge difference.
Sometimes, you don't have to go crazier than a pastel design for your bedside table, so you don't necessarily need something neon-hue. At the end of the day, this is your bedroom and should be a place you are 100% happy with.
As we begin, we will cover all things grey beds and discuss which bedside tables look best with that color scheme. Whether you're a minimalist, maximalist, or somewhere in the middle, we're here to help. With that said, let's dive right into this topic below!
What Color Nightstand Goes With A Grey Bed?
If you have a grey bed, you need to find the perfect nightstand to go with it. As we said, you can choose to continue a more modern, neutral theming or go the opposite direction.
Luckily, grey is generally an easy color to decorate. If you have grey bedding or a grey bed frame, there's so much you can do with it. A current style trend that we're obsessed with is various wood shades for a bedside table, as they can be super light or very dark and dramatic.
You might even prefer to keep it simple with a bright white night table. This all depends on your space, your bed, and your energy. Every bedroom is unique, so no two rooms are the same.
1. White Nightstand
Our first suggestion for a grey bed is a white nightstand. Even though this may seem too easy, white furniture has a clean, modern feeling, which can tie in nicely with grey bedding, etc.
Furthermore, white furniture beside your bed opens the door for more vibrant art and decor. For example, if you're worried about your bedroom feeling "too" modern, throw in a bright piece of artwork above your bed.
This will create some variety and make your room feel more you.
2. Grey Nightstand
Next, we have another simple idea with a grey-on-grey theme. If you don't want to think too hard about the night table in your bedroom, choose one that matches your bed/bedding.
Here, you can see how effortless it looks, which is perfect for any person. More recently, using the same color throughout a room's design has become super common.
Therefore, matching your nightstand and bed is trendy, easy, and sure to impress guests. You might even want to find an accent color and throw some fun pillows on your bed and choose a vibrant lamp for your table to break up the grey scheme.
Ameriwood Home Franklin Accent Table
This grey-painted nightstand is perfect for the bedroom, features two drawers, is solid wood/MDF material, has a modern design, and comes with the option for expert assembly.
3. Blue Nightstand
Third, we have a deep blue night table alongside a grey bed. Generally, blue and grey pair nicely, as they both share a cooler undertone. Therefore, you can add various shades of blue into a grey space with no issue.
In addition, you might also want to add light blue and white accents into a space like this to break up the dramatic coloring. Depending on your bedroom's aesthetic, you could turn this into an oceanic retreat, but again, this is up to you.
Darker navy blue tends to have a luxurious look, so think of this as an easy way to class the place up.
4. Green Nightstand
Another great option for a grey bed is having a green night table. Like blue, green is always an excellent pairing for grey, as the two share similar undertones.
This lighter green table has almost jade energy, perfect for a zen space. Softer hues, regardless of color, can work to make your bedroom feel peaceful: which is always a good thing.
Sometimes, you only need a few green accessories or plants in a space to change how it makes you feel. Urban gardening is huge right now, so why not bring it into your bedroom?!
Progressive Furniture Chatsworth Nightstand
This nightstand has a washed mint color, is made with pine and MDF materials, features three drawers, and comes in light 'chalk' wood as well.
5. Black Nightstand
Fifth, we have a dramatic black night table for your grey bedroom. Generally, black furniture has a sleek, elegant feel, which is perfect for the bedroom.
Especially if you want to keep things easy, black decor can add pops of drama throughout your space. Here, the lighter grey bed contrasts the deep black table nicely, adding a touch of variety.
In addition, you might want to add some gold fixtures in a room like this, as gold and grey both go with metals. Silver is another choice here, so try and stick with sleek decor.
6. Natural Wood Nightstand
Coming in sixth, we have a natural wood nightstand concept for your grey bed. Wood, regardless of shade or grain, tends to pair well with grey and gives it a classic look.
If you can find a washed wood night table, that might look even better, as many come in grey. Again, you can choose a brown table, although wood looks more expensive.
The woodsy yet modern aesthetic is everything right now, so if you want to stay on trend, this is the perfect choice for your bedroom.
Nathan James Harper Mid-Century Oak Wood Nightstand
This wood nightstand has a mid-century design, is oak material, features two drawers, measures 15.7"D x 15.7"W x 23.4"H, and shouldn't take more than 15 minutes to build.
7. Gold Accented Nightstand
Last, we have a gold accented nightstand beside a grey bed. As we mentioned earlier, grey and gold look amazing together and will give your bedroom an elevated, classy final look.
Here, this night table has a faux marble material with gold, which makes it look even more high-end. This idea is perfect for those wanting a "hotel-inspired" bedroom.
Don't you ever look at hotel rooms online and wish they were your own? With this concept, you can create a five-star resort in your own bedroom!
How Many Nightstands Should A Bedroom Have?
In general, it's normal to see two nightstands in a bedroom design. Considering you want to create balance in your space, opting for two stands (one on either side of the bed) is a good idea.
On the other hand, you don't always need to do this. For example, if you live alone, there might not be a practical need for two separate night tables.
Again, for aesthetics, having one table on either side of the bed will look more complete versus just one, but this comes down to your preference.
In addition, many nightstands come in sets of two, making this a bit easier. Instead of shopping for two different nightstands, you can opt for a bundle to make it easy.
Moreover, you might want to try switching things up with one fun-colored table and one neutral one. As we said, you don't always have to choose colors like white, grey, and black, so feel free to get creative.
Kevinplus Black Nightstand 2 Set
This set of two night tables has a mid-century vibe, has two drawers, are black and grey, measure 15.75"L x 13.78"W x 17.72"H, and comes with a satisfaction guarantee.
Should My Night Table Match My Bed?
If you don't want to think much, we recommend matching your night table to the bed. Of course, if you prefer something more thought-out, you can always go up or down a shade or try wacky colors/patterns.
As we shared above, grey goes with just about any color nightstand. Therefore, it's possible to have fun and keep your bedroom well-designed.
Especially with a grey color scheme, too much of it can become sterile-looking. For example, if your bed is grey, the sheets are grey, and the night table is grey, this might be too much of one hue.
So, try throwing in different shades and other colors besides your bed.
It can also be helpful to have fun-colored pillows and accessories throughout a grey-dominant space to break up that sometimes harsh color.
Another idea would be to choose a slightly lighter or darker bedside table for your room. Maybe you want to go lighter for your tables and darker for the bed frame, or vice versa.
There are no wrong answers here!
To Finish Everything Up
Whether you have a grey bed or want to buy one, it's always good to devise a plan for your bedroom. From what we found, you can add a white, grey, blue, green, black, wood, or gold nightstand to a grey bed and have it turn out wonderfully.
Luckily, grey goes with just about anything. So, if you prefer a neutral aesthetic or wacky colors, your bed will likely fit right into the space. Furthermore, grey beds are super popular right now, so whatever your room looks like, it's more than not going to be on-trend.
Remember, your space is 100% your own, so have fun and take risks!
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