You can follow this instructable and make a diy table using cardboard which costs less than three dollars. This is a very useful multi purpose table which you can use as a bed side table. This can hold decent weight and this is protected from water as this is wrapped using wood look vinyl.
Step 1: Materials and Tools You Need to Create This Table
Step 2: Let's Make It...
Cut cardboard sheet and vinyl paper in following sizes and quantities
20cm X 20cm - 8 pieces
25cm X 18cm - 4 pieces
24cm X 24cm - 2 pieces
25cm X 10cm - 4 pieces
5cm X 5cm - 4 pieces
Step 3: Make the Flat Surface
Apply glue on large cardboard piece(20cm X 20cm) and stick another piece and make stack of 4 sheets. Then it'll get some strengthen and able to hold some weight. And make 2 of them.
Place the back side up of vinyl sheet and place the large and mark four corners and cut them off.
Step 5: Remove the Sticker and Stick the Cardboard
Step 6: Bend the Four Sides and Stick to the Other Side of the Cardboard
Step 7: Legs of the Table
Take other cardboard sheets and roll them and make a pipe of cardboard. And use tape to prevent unrolling. Make 4 of those pipes.
Take the small vinyl piece and remove the sticker. Then stick to top of the pipe. Then cut small strips around and stick them to the pipe. Then stick them firmly using tape.
Step 9: Stick the Vinyl Sheets to Four Table Legs
Mark 5cm from top and bottom of the pipes and make cuts using paper knife.
Apply hot glue in to the cut and insert the corner of the large piece in to that hole.
Step 12: Final Product
Now you have a nice mini table made using cardboard.