That old chest of drawers in the spare room is hiding massive potential. Each individual drawer can become a useful part of your household, indoors and out. These 6 repurposing ideas turn old dresser drawers into fabulous and functional pieces. Happy creating, and don't forget to upload your finished projects here on CraftFoxes!
There's no doubt our lives are busy, and there are times when it's difficult to keep up with what's new in your own home. Grab a drawer and turn it into a useful (albeit old-school) method of communication for everyone in your family — a chalk board! Visit My Repurposed Life
for the full tutorial.
Designate a special space in your kitchen for making lunches and snacks with this sandwich station
. All supplies are given a place thanks to the nifty wooden rods and pigeon holes. Paper towels, foil and plastic wrap stay neat while sandwich bags and rubber bands maintain their order. Imagine how much faster mealtime can be after transforming a dresser drawer into this!
An ottoman is a great addition to a living room or bedroom, but they can get pricey. Save yourself some cash and turn a dresser drawer into a furniture piece you will love to show off. This ottoman from Southern Revivals
is a fabulous example of the wondrous craftsmanship you can have in your home.
Brighten a child's day with this adorable doll house. Semi Proper's
decoupaged doll house is a great example of creativity and repurposing vision. The construction is fairly simple and the decoration options are limitless — the more color the better!
Organization in a child's bedroom can become an issue if there's no place for little odds and ends. An unused drawer can solve the storage problem! Being able to slide knick-knacks underneath the bed solves space issues and keeps the room tidy. Check out Painted Home Designs
for the how-to.
Upcycled Drawer Planter
This drawer planter from Beyond the Picket Fence
is a great way to add character to your patio. This fun and charming flower box may even inspire your neighbors to start a mini garden of their own.