Don't Overlook Filing Cabinets Until You See These Stunning Ideas

These organizer upcycles will completely wow you

By Hometalk Highlights

Before:Two plain thrift store filing cabinets

Two mismatched filing cabinets of different sizes were about to become a fabulous piece.

After: Gorgeous desk with tons of storage

Frame them to add height using wood planks and stain them your color of choice.

Before: Boring, black and efficient

This office update was dying to happen. This little black filing cabinet needed an upgrade.

After: A marble chic storage unit

This dazzler only required some marble paper and decoupage to become a talking piece.

Before: An old cast away

This old filing cabinet had casters &slides and was suffering from ugly color syndrome.

After: An aztec stenciled stunner

A few licks of chalk paint and a stencil completely revived this old cabinet. Simply gorgeous!

Before: Depressingly bland

Budget pieces are great but they always need a little TLC to become perfect for your room.

After: New and improved

Still totally recognizable, a little contact paper and chalk paint gives this filing cabinet new life.

Before: A closet organizer shelving unit

Want the industrial look without the cost? Use the materials you have at home.

After: An industrial glam piece

A little paint and industrial styled file boxes and you’ve got perfect storage for an edgy office.

Before: The garage steal

This steel filing cabinet was found at a garage sale & meant to be a focal point of a home office.

After: A unicorn spit dream

A blend of unicorn spit & some numbers to personalize it, this steel cabinet went from drab to fab.

Before: The washed out homey cabinet

This old honey oak was longing for an easy makeover.

After: The dolled up living room beauty

A little bit of blue paint and gold drawer pulls took this old cabinet to a whole new level.

Before: Old and forgotten in a cellar

Sometimes you’ve had things lying around the house that have so much potential.

After: A newfound treasure

Some decoupage and old ledgers makes this cabinet office fabulous.

Before: Drab grey storage

Need desk storage idea on a budget but don’t want to sacrifice style? Flip a filing cabinet.

After: Breathtaking desk flip

With some wood framing and a some paint these filing cabinets turned into a gorgeous desk in no time.