Finding the Right Height for a Nightstand and Lamp First, your nightstand should be about the same height as the top of your mattress, give or take a few inches. Ideally, err on the higher side.  Then, when choosing a lamp, you want the bottom of the shade to be about even with your chin level when sitting up in bed. That provides ideal reading and task light without glaring in your eyes.

Finding the Right Height for a Nightstand and Lamp First, your nightstand should be about the same height as the top of your mattress, give or take a few inches. Ideally, err on the higher side. Then, when choosing a lamp, you want the bottom of the shade to be about even with your chin level when sitting up in bed. That provides ideal reading and task light without glaring in your eyes.

Not sure what size shade you need for your new table lamp? Here's our handy guide for picking one that's just right.

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Not sure what size shade you need for your new table lamp? Here's our handy guide for picking one that's just right.

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Grey and Navy bedroom, Urban Outfitters rug, upholstered bed, Farrow and Ball Plummet, by Interior Therapy.

Grey and Navy bedroom, Urban Outfitters rug, upholstered bed, Farrow and Ball Plummet, by Interior Therapy.

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For a well-styled, cohesive look in our bedroom, I wanted our nightstand decor coordinated, yet personalized. By repeating a similar layout and similar elements

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lamp size - must remember! Also has info for coffee table, dining table, bedside tables and pillows on sofa.

Pick the Right Lamp

lamp size - must remember! Also has info for coffee table, dining table, bedside tables and pillows on sofa.

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