Missing Furniture at the End of Your Bed? Find the Right Addition

Many people are fortunate enough to have a bedroom that is big enough to hold an additional piece of furniture at their bed’s end. However, these people are usually confused about the right furniture to be placed in that empty space.

Whether you are hunting for function or beauty, there are many types of furniture that you can add to this space. The following is the list of some useful pieces of furniture that you can consider. Your decision will however depend on your budget and the amount of space available at the end of your bed.

TV Cabinet

Now this is a luxury and therefore, you must dig deep into your bank account to get this one. However, this is becoming a must-have furniture for a bedroom. It is basically a cabinet with a TV which moves with a remote control. At day time, you can enjoy a bench or cabinet, while at night you can enjoy a flat screen (eye-level) TV.

A Storage Bench

If additional storage space is what you are looking for, then a storage bench is your solution. You can either choose an upholstered bench or a wooden one. This piece of furniture provides the ideal place to put extra linens, pillows and bedding when they are not in use. Moreover, the additional drawers can be used to put socks and shoes, while the storage bench can work as a handy place to keep your bedspread. Last but not the least, as the name suggests, it is a bench and can be used for sitting as well.


A compact loveseat can be a great addition to the end of a king or queen size bed. This will however be more suitable in very large bedrooms with ample of empty space. You can decorate this additional furniture with decorative pillows or a blanket. You can even add a floor lamp by its side.

Writing Desk

You can get a small writing desk to place at the end of your bed. This is a very useful piece of furniture that you can enjoy especially during the day. Study, write a letter, and use your laptop to read a mail, or make your shopping list; you can do anything you want on the writing desk in the comfort of your own bedroom.

Wicker Seat

An unusual piece of furniture can also be used to fill this empty space. A wicker seat can be a great addition, especially if there is other furniture or decoration made of this material. This is a comfortable seating arrangement that you can place at the end of your bed to sit and chat with friends or watch TV. Add floral cushions or plaid to coordinate the wicker seat with the rest of the décor.


This is a very simple but useful solution for the empty space in your bedroom. If not more, then simply add a pair of side chairs or upholstered armchairs at the end of your bed. With a floor lamp and ottoman, you can enjoy a comfortable, private reading time.

So, look up your budget and available space again, and decide on the best furniture to fill the space in your bedroom.

—Alex Moore

Categories: Design Tips ︒Alex Moore

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