Do you have an old dresser that you don’t know what to do with it? You can’t throw it away for certain because we have amazing ideas how to make new furniture from the old and useless dresser. There are few steps, but they are easy and simple and the final product will be unique and modern. You can use the whole dresser or just some parts of it like the drawers. You can change the look with just paint or you can add or take some details. In the bathroom, living room, kids’ room or the back yard, the old-new dresser will be perfect furniture for the entire things that you don’t have place! Here are some new ways to repurpose an old dresser…
Dresser Turned TV Stand
This project is totally worth sharing. A $50 old dresser is being transformed into a beautiful TV stand. Just paint the old dresser in your favorite color and remove the top drawers so you can have the space for your DVDs, video games and other accessories.
We love this idea! You can turn an old dresser into a beautiful kitchen island in just few easy steps as explained in the tutorial. A vintage wood dresser would be perfect for this project so if you don’t have one you can always search through thrift shops. The two-toned look is simply stunning.
Ugly old dresser turned chic liquor cabinet & bar
Take a look at this genius tutorial on how to turn and ugly old dresser into a chic cabinet. Martha Stewart’s Sharkey Grey was used for painting the cabinet and the result is gorgeous. It looks uneven and aged in some spots which makes it perfect. Custom finish was added with wooden flourishes.
How to paint a geometric design on a dresser
A little paint can make such a difference. Turn your old dresser into a chic piece of furniture by painting a geometric design. You will need white paint and two other colors of choice and an old wooden dresser of course. A little preparation, painting, finishing touches and voila – you’ll have a whole new dresser to be proud of.
How to Revamp an Old Dresser with Old Maps
Such a clever way to revamp your ugly old dresser. Use old maps to make the dresser fir your modern home. With the help of scissors, Mod Podge, a sponge brush and several damp paper towels glue the maps onto the wood. Paint the dresser in a preferred color and you are done. The result is stunning.
How to turn a Dresser into a Bathroom Vanity
Transform your old dresser into a bathroom vanity. It is a great way to renovate the bathroom on a low budget. Paint the dresser into your favorite color then follow the step-by-step tutorial on the link above. There are photos that will guide throughout the project.
DIY Craft Closet Office
You love crafting and you have so many materials that you truly have a problem storing them. Why not create a craft closet office? It is such an awesome, budget friendly idea. And all you need is an old dresser that you will transform into your own personal craft office. Creative and fun.
Lovely garden/potting bench
With the spring being already here you will surely need to spend more time working in the garden so it is the prefect time to organize your tools. You can create a lovely garden bench by repurposing and old dresser. Paint it in bright, bold colors to go along with all those spring flowers in your garden.
Old dresser into bench
Get an old dresser, remove the top drawers, add a piece of plywood to make a seat and paint it in a color that goes well with the rest of your furniture. Make a soft place to seat by covering a piece of foam with a nice fabric. You will get an awesome bench that will look as good as new.
DIY Lego Table from a repurposed dresser
Make a cool addition to your kids room by transforming a dresser into a lego table. The kids will totally love it. But this lego table is not only beautiful but practical too as it offers a lot of storage space which is always needed in a kid’s room. You can even make lego nubs to go with the table. Perfect!