Trash Can Nightstand

By: Tanner Bell and Courtney Chambers for

Trash Can NightstandIt can be such a pain to find furniture that fits your style and your bedroom decor. You can make your own awesome bedside table with this Trash Can Nightstand craft! This is an excellent DIY room decorating idea, because you can make it any color you want. No matter what color scheme your room is, you can make it match with a little spray paint. You can easily learn how to build a nightstand and it will look so cute next to your bed. This DIY nightstand is a cheap and easy project that also happens  to be super adorable.


  • 2 wire trash cans
  • 14 inch round mirror
  • Spray paint
  • Industrial Strength glue
  • Feather boa
  • Hot glue

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1. Spray paint the wire trash cans to match your room.

2. Place the first trash can upside down on the ground. Cover the bottom of the trash can with industrial strength glue.

3. Place the bottom of the other trash can into the wet glue. Allow it to dry.

4.  Add glue around the edge of the trash can on top and place the mirror on top.

5. Wrap the feather boa around where the two trash cans meet. Afix with hot glue.

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