3 Dressing Up a Dresser

>> Monday, June 21, 2010

It seems like we all have a dresser or two hanging around that could really use a facelift. But what to do? Whether you break apart, paint or completely repurpose a dresser, it seems like there are a million and one creative ways to turn an old dresser from trash to treasure.

Planter:

Add a rustic charm to any porch or patio by using recycled dresser drawers to house herbs and flowers.

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Underbed Storage:

Add corner casters to easily store winter clothes, gift wrapping gear & rarely used household items.

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Bathroom Vanity:

With a little crafty tweaking, nearly any dresser can be repurposed as a bathroom vanity.

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Need a little help for the how-to? Click here for the scoop. 


We’re no stranger to diving head first into a full on dresser rehab, click on the photos below to see these friends’ before pictures and follow their journey from shabby to chic!

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-Cara

3 comments:

Angela,  June 21, 2010 at 9:39 AM  

Love love love the red dresser. Where did you buy the baskets?? I need to buy a few that size for my bathroom cabinets.

Live the Home Life June 21, 2010 at 5:54 PM  

Hi, Angela! If memory serves me correctly, these baskets were picked up at Target. Hope this help!

-Cara

Caroline,  June 22, 2010 at 8:00 AM  

The red dresser is still my favorite project that you have ever done. I wish I could work up the desire to make one for myself.

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