Small-Space Storage - When there's no space for a nightstand, substitute a recessed wall niche for bedside storage. Carve out space between wall studs, drywall the niche, and install shelves for books and other bedside necessities. From BHG.
In a small bath, carving out creative storage space is paramount. Niches were built between the sink wall's studs to accommodate small storage. Thick wooden bases extend the niche area with a modern touch that keeps with the bath's organic aesthetic.
30-inch Recessed in the Wall Newberry Niche (unfinshed bare pine wood)