I’ve been to many a thrift store where I’ve seen a beat up dresser that seems barely salvageable, or even drawers just sitting by themselves. I’ve always wondered what could be done with those drawers, and I recently spotted some projects on Pinterest that I wanted to share. Who knew that such amazing things could be done with them? One of my favorites was the drawer corkboard you see above. It’s so pretty! How else can you upcycle an old dresser drawer? Click through the jump to find out!
Funky Bookcase 1 of 9Drawers of various sizes come together to make a funky and functional bookshelf.
Learn how it was made at Country Living
Wall Shelves 2 of 9Paint the fronts of drawers and secure them to walls for some functional shelves.
Find more pictures at Home Made
Jewelry Organizer 3 of 9If you need a place to hold your jewelry for sale, a drawer makes a great place for strategically placed hooks.
See more images at Mikaela Danvers
Sandwich Station 4 of 9This is a great project for a busy mom - a drawer makes things easy to find, allowing you to assemble lunches in minutes.
Get the step-by-step at Curbly
Bathroom Storage 5 of 9A divided drawer provides shelving for all your bathroom goodies.
Read the instructions at Better Homes and Gardens
Ribbon Organizer 6 of 9Tired of sifting through drawers for your ribbon? Organize the spools on dowels in a drawer.
Find the how-to at Blue Cricket Design
Stuff Holder 7 of 9This drawer got painted and distressed, perfect for holding goodies in a craft room.
Learn more about the project at A Very Dandoislion Life
Clothes Hangers 8 of 9Take the fronts of the drawers (including the knobs) to make this unique clothes hangers.
Get the tutorial at Design*Sponge
Plant Beds 9 of 9You don't have to do much to a drawer to get it ready for a winter planting.
See how it was done at The Hip Girl's Guide to Homemaking
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