31 Days of Lovely Limitations Day 3:: Found Drawers

BHG

Yesterday we talked about dressers with missing drawers and how they can be turned into a beautiful display piece.  What about if your dresser falls apart but you still have decent drawers?  Or maybe you come across a few spare drawers at a yard sale…maybe you even REMOVED a drawer from a perfectly good dresser so you could show of grandma’s quilts?

A few weeks ago we priced medicine cabinets for our boys bathroom–the cheapest one I found was $79.  I’m not paying that~I love the idea of using a drawer on the wall instead of a mass produced cabinet.  I even saw some drawers while I was at the dump today.

Here are a few other  ideas of clever ways to use those drawers around your home…

also BHG

How about using spare drawers as servers pinterest via simply rose photography

Nest Full of Eggs

drawer shelves via Home Made

via Design Sponge

pinterest: dresser drawer book shelf

Something tells me that the people who did these projects didn’t go out and buy a new dresser and then take out the drawers so they could create these fun solutions.  My guess is that they had a spare drawer or three laying around and then figured out how to solve a problem using their extra drawers as the solution.

Is there a problem area in your home?

What solutions do you have buried in the attic and stacked in the garage?

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Comments

  1. So glad I found your blog. I stopped by a yard sale this morning and bought 2 drawers for a $1 each. I love to transform unwanted ,outdated and unloved items into beautiful treasures. Thanks for the ideas.

  2. Nice ideas, thank you! FYI, the link back to the 31 days post on this post is broken.

  3. This is an awesome blog; very creative!!!

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