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20+ Fabulous DIY Ideas and Tutorials to Transform an Old Dresser

Dressers can be transformed and re-purposed in many different ways, if you have dresser that you don’t need necessarily or less than desirable, try to re-purpose it. Here are more than 10 fabulous and creative ways to get you inspired and transform your unwanted dresser into something new and more useful.

DIY Ideas and Tutorials to Transform Old Dresser

 

1.Turn Dresser into a Stylish Desk

If you are seasoned or handy enough on wood work, this might be just the challenge you’re looking for. Remove a few drawers and the bottom support on one side of the dresser, and you’ve got a desk. It’ll take a bit of finish work to get it from dresser with a big hole to this stylish desk, but the result is worthy.DIY Ideas and Tutorials to Transform Old Dresser7

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Dresser turned into a desk. (Tutorial: Thrifty & Chic)

2. Turn Dresser into a TV stand

If you feel your dresser is too old or out of date and feel so odd standing in your modern room, try to move some drawers, sand and paint into a new entertainment center for a new furniture addition for your living room.

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Dresser turned TV stand makeover. (Tutorial: At the Parks)

3. Turn a dresser into a bathroom vanity.

If you’re tired of your plain builder-grade bathroom vanity, add character to your bathroom by searching Craigslist, garage sales, and flea markets for an antique dresser. Cut a hole for the sink, re-work the top drawers and the back panel to make room for the plumbing, and you’re well on your way to a custom look for your bathroom.

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Dresser turned into a bathroom vanity. (Tutorial: An Oregon Cottage)

4. Turn a dresser into a bench.

Remove the top of the dresser and the top drawers, you will have a sided bench with seating storage.  Add some plywood for a seat, a comfy cushion, and you’ve got extra seating for your entryway, front porch, or room.

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Dresser turned into a bench. (Tutorial: My Repurposed Life)

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Another dresser into a bench. (Tutorial: Photo Kapi)

5. Turn the dresser drawers into unique wall shelves

You may transformed your dresser into something new, with extra drawers remained, or you fell the blank spot on the wall is in need of some shelves. Make full use of these dresser drawers.DIY Ideas and Tutorials to Transform Old Dresser16

Dresser drawers into wall shelves. (Tutorial:Shades Of Grey)

15 Creative Ways to Recycle Your Old Dresser Drawers

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