Have you ever thought of trying to upcycle and use dressers in every room in your house? There are a myriad of ideas for organizing with dressers and dresser drawers, and creating a useful piece of furniture that meets many needs.
Antique, used and new dressers are one of the most versatile pieces of furniture you could own. You might want to consider upcycling, reinventing, and moving a dresser out of the standard bedroom use to think outside the box with new ideas for this common piece of furniture.
There are endless ideas and that is what makes dressers my favorite piece of furniture ever!
After all dressers are the ultimate organizing furniture piece. Readily available at garage sales, thrift stores, and flea markets, anyone can find dressers. If you are savvy you can score dressers for a good price and have fun trying your hand at upcycling, painting and using them in unique ways.
10 Ways To Upcycle Dressers In Every Room
Dining Room: As a sideboard holding linens, candles, china, and silverware
Baby’s Room: As a changing table
Bathroom: For towels and toiletries
Living Room: For media storage
Kitchen: For pots and pans, utensils, and pantry items.
Back Porch: For a garden station holding garden tools, pots, and plants on top
Craft Room: For scrapbook and art supplies
Family Room: For games,puzzles and video game paraphernalia
Home School Room: For School supplies, curriculum, paper, and notebooks
Dressers Drawers: Can be used for shelves and storage bins, to plant flowers, to store books, and toys.
More Ways To Use Dressers In Every Room…
After deciding what to put in the dresser, you might want to think about some ways to fix up the exterior of the dresser in new and fun ways. I love this idea with letter decals. Easy to apply and easy to take off when you want a change. I can see this working in many places of my home.
Don’t forget the idea of using the dresser drawers. Here they were used for shelves on the wall. I love this great idea of lining dresser drawers with wallpaper, and painting them in fun colors. You could do this in all kinds of ways in any room.
How about painting a dresser with a colored stain wash as shown on this dresser? Then you could glue on wood embellishments found at your local craft store to create an elegant dresser such as this one.
Don’t you love this idea? A dresser used for a kitchen island! I am now on the hunt for a dresser to transform into a kitchen island for my own kitchen. I absolutely love this idea. I’ll keep you posted and show you what I come up with. Apartment Therapy
Here is another great television and media solution using a dresser. I like how they removed the drawers to make room for the media items.
This great upcycled dresser idea is from Our Blue Front Door
I love these cute bathroom hooks made from dresser drawer fronts. Paint and add some fun knobs for holding towels. This is a fun and easy project anyone could do.
Last but not least, I had to share the way these dresser drawers were upcycled with paint, wallpaper backing, and then configured to create wall organization. Awesome!
So what do you think? Are you ready to start hunting and use dressers in every room? Maybe you have some dresser and dresser drawers that can be upcycled, renewed, and given a new purpose that you never thought of before.