Learn how to make DIY dresser ideas perfect for your home decor! You’ll get a variety of styles with these unique makeovers. Check out these refurbished dresser ideas, ranging from stenciled to decoupage to chalkboard!
I’ve refurbished a few tables and other pieces of furniture in my life, but never a dresser. It’s on my list of things that I need to accomplish in the next year! In trying to figure out exactly how I want to refurnish my dresser, I did a little research and found a ton of great ideas.
It turns out there are a lot of creative people out there, who have tried all sorts of DIY dresser ideas – everything from decoupage to chalkboard. Now it’s just a matter of deciding what I want to do!
I’m leaning towards something modern and painted . . . but we’ll see. In the meantime, enjoy these 20+ refurbished dressers – just scroll down to see them.
Refurbished Dresser Ideas
Give an old dresser new life with one of these 20+ DIY dresser ideas. These projects range from really simple to a few more involved steps. They're all achievable!
Among the very popular home accents for decor pieces, bone inlay is quite coveted. It can also however be quite expensive. So what’s a person to do if they’d love the look in their home but can’t afford the price tag? Paint bone inlay on a budget with this easy tutorial.
Guess what the best thing is about most chalk paint? You don't have to prep! Learn how Claire made over a dresser with chalk paint and wallpaper. This is such a fun idea that can be completed in a day.
David's dresser makeover was inspired by subway art! He painted the drawer fronts white, printed out the letters onto adhesive sheets, then attached them to the front. Then he painted over the entire dresser with black and peeled off the letters. You could do this with adhesive vinyl and a cutting machine as well!
Seeing this refurbished dresser will give you hope for any piece! The top was coming off, pieces of front were coming off . . Lindsay fixed it all. See how she did it, and turned it into a beautiful dresser worthy of any home.
This is another simple IKEA dresser, made more fabulous with the addition of overlays! It looks like a lot of woodworking was done for this project, but you'll be amazed at how easy it was to put together.
Decoupage is a great way to add patterns to painted furniture makeovers. This floral dresser is a great example of this. Adding a floral pattern makes what would be an otherwise normal dresser into a statement piece!
Which one of these refurbished dresser ideas is your favorite? I’d love to know in the comments! I’d also love for you to check out these other home decor posts: