Turn Old Dresser Drawers Into Storage Bins

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Do you have some old dresser drawers at home? Maybe you just want to create some unique storage bins or a creative garden. Well, in just a few steps you can add some life back into some old drawers and re-purpose them into something you will love and appreciate for years to come!
This project, while pretty easy, can get a bit lengthy, so be sure to head over to my blog to see the full tutorial with step-by-step pictures.
Step 1: Find some old drawers. We found these in the "free" pile on garage sale day
Step 2: Remove the hardware and sand the front
Step 3: Fill the holes with wood filler
Step 4: Get to creating! We used a spray paint on the inside and outside and then used a brush on the front along with different stencils.
I made a pepper garden in this one for the kids!
And how amazing is this one for pillow storage?
Be sure to head over to my blog to the remaining steps in creating your own Storage Bins from old dresser drawers!

Suggested materials:

  • Old dresser drawers  (Free from garage sale)
  • Spray Paint  (Used colors had in garage, but purchased from Walmart)
  • Decor Paint if desired  (Craft Store i.e. Michaels)
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Have a question about this project?

1 question
  • Terri McKeighen
    on Jan 27, 2019

    I did not see any details about attaching the legs or how u did it. I love the idea but wanted to see what u did for the leg. Thanks!

    • Tracy
      on Jan 28, 2019

      Hi Terri! We just set it on a small table, but you could affix legs if you wanted! Just screw the legs into the base of the box.

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