Need More Kitchen Storage? Turn a Dresser Into an Island
This little island used to be a dresser. We picked it up at a thrift store for $45 and turned it into that island.
This project was not hard. We removed the top of the dresser and replaced that with our wood counter. We also added corbels for support and to extend the counter so that we could have a sitting area. We love it.
Do you see how we connected the corbels. The corbels are screwed to those wood pieces. The dresser was given a few coats of white paint and the top counter top was stained.
We definitely have the extra storage that we need now. If you come across a little dresser than happens to be the right height, get it! you will not regret it.
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Published March 6th, 2016 2:43 PM
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Gwana Scales on Nov 09, 2022
I love this idea!! I've been searching for the perfect island for about 2 years and this idea has me thinking maybe I'll just create the perfect island for me. Thank you for this inspiration.
Ann pulliam on Feb 19, 2023
How tall does an island need to be? Counter height?