Kathy: maybe this will help you
You can mount them on the wall. Here's one Hometalk project:
Joanna Gaines had a cute way of doing this in her girls room. There were two shelves hung from the ceiling at different heights.
Here's a great hanging nightstand diy.
I saw a white nightstand with silver studs on the drawer they used a pattern for studs
it was just a couple days ago