I love repurposing old dressers, in fact I just love cutting up old furniture and making it into something new and useful. This collection of old dressers will give you ideas on how to repurpose a dresser that some might deem as trash. You will also see how to give that old dresser a new update with paint, stain, distressing and more.
Storage Bench Made from Old Dresser
This MDF 80’s dresser was in need of some serious TLC. It had water damage to the bottom, but I knew it could live out it’s life as a fabulous new bench.
Hall Table Made from Yard Sale Dresser
By cutting away the bottom portions of an old dresser, a new hall table was born!
Small Dresser Top into Storage Bench
Here’s a great storage bench made from the top of an old dresser and spare table legs.
Old Buffet into Media Center
You may call this a buffet or a dresser, but now it’s a media center holding lots of craft items in the living room.
Roadkill Dresser into Bench
An Old Tall Dresser makes a great Media Center
Remove old dresser drawers to make a media cabinet
A great tip for storage is to go UP—adding height and extra storage to a dresser allows more room for great storage.
How To: Old Provincial Dresser into Lovely Bench
An old french provincial dresser makes a lovely turquoise bench
Card Catalog Media Center made from an Unwanted Dresser
A free old dresser is fun to experiment with. This old dresser wanted to be a media center with card catalog drawers.
DIY Lego Table Repurposed Dresser
This chalkboard DIY lego table was made from the top of an old dresser.
Repurposed Dresser to Kids Storage Bench
The Lego table above and this kid’s storage bench were made from the same old dresser.
Old Chest of Drawers Turned Small Bench
The bottom portion of an old chest becomes a new bench.
Chest of Drawers into bookshelf
Remove the drawers of an old dresser add some thin plywood and you have a great bookshelf!
Build your own dresser
If you don’t have an old dresser, you can build a new dresser.
Wicker Dresser into Masculine Cargo Furniture
Former white wicker dresser is now the perfect dresser for a boy’s room
Waterfall Dresser With Damaged Veneer
Don’t let damaged veneer discourage you from giving an waterfall dresser a makeover. This beat up waterfall piece got a new look and a new home.
Chic Dresser Makeover
Give an old dresser a new look with a fresh coat of paint.
Amazing Antique Dresser Refinished
When should you refrain from painting furniture such as in the case of this heirloom dresser?
French Provincial Dresser Makeover
Plain Pine Dresser into White and Gold Beauty
After being the in the family for year, this new look is perfect for an old pine dresser.
Mid Century Modern Dresser Gets a New Look
A beat up old mid century modern dresser gets a new look, and another chance.
Two Toned Custom Numbered Dresser
Old Emerald Green Dresser
Oh so pretty Emerald Green Dresser Makeover
Painted MCM Dresser Faux Wood Paint Makeover
Amazing transformation of a painted mid century modern dresser with a faux wood paint technique.
How to distress a painted dresser.
Wonder Woman Dresser an IKEA hack
Painted Vintage Dresser Makeover
Beautiful makeover using milk paint on a vintage dresser.
I hope you have found an idea for that old dresser you’ve been holding in storage, or perhaps the one you’re currently using but have been wanting to replace. I have a couple of old dressers in storage just waiting for their new purpose. 😉