Crafts & DIY
15 Ways to Repurpose a Dresser
Why spend hundreds on buying unique pieces of furniture when you can customize your dresser into something amazing? That wine rack is so adorable!
D.G. Sciortino
01.29.18

If you’ve inherited some old furniture or are adding a new dresser to your home, there are lots of ways you can repurpose an old dresser to create some high-end looking pieces. Add style an organization to your home and save money by recreating some of these DIY designs that would cost you hundreds if you bought them in a store.

Here are 15 ways to repurpose a dresser:

1) Gaming Station

Create a place for your consoles, controllers, and games with an old dresser. Learn how to make a gaming station in the video below.

2) Kitchen Island

You can customize your very own kitchen island by modifying an old dresser. You can find all different designs here.

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3) Console Table

Have a hallway table where you can get some extra storage and create a welcoming focal point when you enter your home.

4) Plastic Bin Organizer

You can use the shell of your dresser to create a shelf to organize your plastic bins.

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5) Apothecary Cabinet

This super cool apothecary cabinet was made from an old dresser drawer.

6) Doll House

This is an ingenious idea that creates an awesome looking dollhouse without spending a ton. You can also leave a drawer for dolls and accessories. You can find a few different ideas here.

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7) Wine Rack

The bottom drawers from this dresser were removed to make room for wine storage.

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8) Mud Room Storage

Place your old dresser in the mudroom where people can change their socks and store their shoes.

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9) Planter

This dresser was repainted and had a hole cut in the top to make room for a planter. The drawers are also used as planters. This would make a great focal piece in your garden.

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10) Closet Storage

Create more organization in your closets by placing an old dresser inside with or without the drawers.

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11) Bathroom Vanity

An old dresser can also be modified as a bathroom vanity.

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12) TV Stand

These old drawers look completely different as a TV stand. You can find the tutorial for this project here.

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13) Bench

This darling little bench was created from an old dresser. Learn how here.

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14) Tool Chest

Hide all your tools away in a neat cabinet by turning an old dresser into a tool chest. Get the instructions here.

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15) Bookcase

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The shelves were removed from this dresser to create a fancy bookshelf.

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By D.G. Sciortino
hi@sbly.com
D.G. is a contributing writer in Shareably. She's based in Connecticut and can be reached at hi@shareably.net.
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