13 Things That Look Shockingly Better When You Add Legs

Furniture legs are the scrap wood treasure you didn't even know you should be hoarding!

By Hometalk Highlights

That Spare File Cabinet

Turn a boring office file cabinet into a chic work desk, by throwing on some paint & legs!

A Wooden Crate

Turn a plain ole crate into a functional storage ottoman by adding legs and a cover.

A Knock-off Designer Piece

A bookcase is nice, but raise it up on Mid Modern style legs? Instant accent piece.

Your Snowy Front Door Decor

You need just a sliver of a knobby table leg for Frosty's iconic carrot nose.

Wood Slices

Make different sized plant stands by adding loose legs to wide wood slices.

Boring Thrift Store Dressers

Many finds only turn out OK, even after a paint job or stain. But add legs & everything changes!

Kid's Room Book Shelves

Make a cheap bookshelf look expensive, with some DIY custom legs in bright yellow!

A Tired Kitchen Island

Not only is a blocky island plain looking, it steals seating space. Legs are the solution!

An Abandoned Cabinet

Add a bit of height to an abandoned glass cabinet, to turn it into a useful display case.

Free Pallets

Make a pretty and practical table from a free pallet and some chunky furniture legs.

Travel Trunks

Instead of using these to stow stuff away, show them off as super chic table space!

Your Garden

Add a breathtaking ornament to your garden by pairing table legs and an old ceiling fan.

Your Christmas Tree

So they're not furniture legs, but they do add a shock of style and delight - Happy holidays!