I also picked up some furniture feet from the home improvement store.
A Storage Solution From an Old Dresser Drawer!
Upcycle an old dresser drawer into versitle storage for your home!
I visited our local Habitat for Humanity restore where I found mismatched drawers and doors. They were on sale for 50 cents each! But even 4.99 would have been a deal!
The first step is to remove all the hardware.
Next, fill in the holes with wood putty.
After that give the whole drawer a good sanding.
Now measure the insides of the drawer so you know how wide to cut your shelves.
My drawer was right at 6 inches deep so I cut my shelves from a 1x6 board.
After your shelves are cut - drill pocket holes on the undersides of the shelves.
Attach the shelves with the pocket holes on the bottom.
Now it's time to add legs! Screw the plates into the bottom of the drawer and insert the feet.
After the feet are attached, it's time for paint!
Use the color of your choice here - you could get really creative depending on your home style!
This shelf worked perfectly to store craft supplies in my office...
...and it also looked great as a side table in the living room!
I hope this project inspires you to upcycle old drawers into something useful for your home!
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