99 Clever Ways To Transform A Boring Dresser

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You have 99 problems but a dresser ain’t one. Anymore.

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1. Paint a tribute to Warhol

Paint a tribute to Warhol

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bhg.com

Instructions here.

2. Add fabric to the sides of the drawers

Add fabric to the sides of the drawers

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abeautifulmess.com

See how here.

3. Cover the drawers with faux wood paneling

Cover the drawers with faux wood paneling

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bhg.com

See how here.

4. Use lace to re-cover the drawers

Use lace to re-cover the drawers

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bhg.com

DIY here.

5. Paint stripes (even on laminate)

Paint stripes (even on laminate)

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2littlesuperheroes.com

See how here.

6. Use stenciled letters to mark a special occasion

Use stenciled letters to mark a special occasion

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foxhollowcottage.com

See how here.

7. Or your favorite song

Or your favorite song

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primitiveandproper.blogspot.com

DIY here.

8. Or a tribute to your favorite city

Or a tribute to your favorite city

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lindauerdesigns.com

Instructions here.

9. Turn the whole thing into a train car

Turn the whole thing into a train car

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searosecottage.com

Instructions here.

10. Add card-catalog pulls as handles

Add card-catalog pulls as handles

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homestoriesatoz.com

See how they did it here. Get the pulls here.

11. Add a Herringbone Accent

Add a Herringbone Accent

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vandykes.com

See how here.

12. Use spray-painted toys as handles

Use spray-painted toys as handles

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athomeinlove.com

See how here.

13. Or half a plastic toy

Or half a plastic toy

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hgtv.com

DIY here.

14. Get a weathered look with milk paint and wax

Get a weathered look with milk paint and wax

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theweathereddoor.blogspot.com

See how to here.

15. Bling it up with metallic paint

Bling it up with metallic paint

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social.popsugar.com

DIY here.

16. Go bold with painted drawers

Go bold with painted drawers

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brit.co

Instructions here.

17. Use reverse stenciling to highlight natural wood

Use reverse stenciling to highlight natural wood

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designsponge.com

See how here.

18. Add decals in any design

Add decals in any design

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decor8blog.com

Instructions here.

19. Add a geometric pattern to the top

Add a geometric pattern to the top

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sugarandchic.com

DIY here.

20. Use shutters for a textured herringbone pattern

Use shutters for a textured herringbone pattern

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designsponge.com

See how here.

21. Replace the drawers with baskets

Replace the drawers with baskets

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bobvila.com

Instructions here. h/t Bob Vila

22. Cover the drawers with maps

Cover the drawers with maps

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freshome.com

DIY here.

23. Or do both

Or do both

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DIY here.

24. Ombre…

Ombre...

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brit.co

See how here.

25. …Ombre…

...Ombre...

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pickedandpainted.blogspot.com

Instructions here.

26. …Ombre!

...Ombre!

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thriftyinspirations.net

Works on every shape and size. See this DIY here.

27. Use magnetic paint

Use magnetic paint

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salvagesavvy.com

See how here.

28. Use wood stain in various colors

Use wood stain in various colors

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curbly.com

DIY here.

29. Use paint to copy this Dorothy Draper design

Use paint to copy this Dorothy Draper design

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betterdecoratingbible.com

Instructions here.

30. Stripe all the way around it

Stripe all the way around it

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hgtv.com

Instructions here.

31. Use stripes in every direction

Use stripes in every direction

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suzyq-vintagous.blogspot.ca

See how here.

32. Wrap it in newspaper

Wrap it in newspaper

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IKEA / Via blog.hgtv.com

DIY here.

33. Stencil on some scallops

Stencil on some scallops

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designsponge.com

See more here.

34. Paint on some intricate faux scrollwork

Paint on some intricate faux scrollwork

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brooklynlimestone.com

See how here.

35. Cover the top in gift wrap

Cover the top in gift wrap

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browzer.net

Easy to add, easy to remove. See how here.

36. Add a touch of leather

Add a touch of leather

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traditionalhome.com

DIY here.

37. Add a ‘stache (or three)

Add a 'stache (or three)

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canadiandesignresource.ca

See how here.

38. Paint on an optical illusion

Paint on an optical illusion

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marthastewart.com

Martha shows you how here.

39. Add bold graphic circles

Add bold graphic circles

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followthecolours.com.br

See it here. (Site in Portuguese).

40. Or triangles

Or triangles

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followthecolours.com.br

Here.

41. Use nailheads as giant labels

Use nailheads as giant labels

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scissorsandthread.tumblr.com

See it here.

42. Use a paint pen to make a cross-stitch pattern

Use a paint pen to make a cross-stitch pattern

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dearemmeline.blogspot.com

DIY here.

43. Reverse stencil on a sea creature

Reverse stencil on a sea creature

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brooklynlimestone.com

Instructions here.

44. Or something else seaworthy

Or something else seaworthy

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flor.com

Tutorial here.

45. DIY a bone-inlay design

DIY a bone-inlay design

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littlegreennotebook.blogspot.com

See how here.

46. Outline the dresser in nailheads

Outline the dresser in nailheads

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littlegreennotebook.blogspot.com

DIY here.

47. Cover it with silver leaf

Cover it with silver leaf

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littlegreennotebook.blogspot.com

See how here.

48. Add depth with paint-outlined drawers

Add depth with paint-outlined drawers

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551eastdesign.blogspot.com

Tutorial here.

49. Use Sharpie to stencil on some French flair

Use Sharpie to stencil on some French flair

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4theloveofwood.blogspot.com

See how here.

50. Or scribble on some fun words

Or scribble on some fun words

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Flickr: misskara

See more here.

51. Add gold brackets for a campaign look

Add gold brackets for a campaign look

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littlegreennotebook.blogspot.com

DIY here.

52. Use wood icing to add texture

Use wood icing to add texture

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howtonestforless.com

Instructions here.

53. Give it some nautical stripes

Give it some nautical stripes

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agirlandabrush.net

See how here.

54. Replace drawer pulls with rope

Replace drawer pulls with rope

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meandjilly.blogspot.com

DIY here.

55. Use house numbers for pulls

Use house numbers for pulls

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hgtv.com

DIY here.

56. Add casters

Add casters

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pickedandpainted.blogspot.com

Instructions here.

57. Screw on some MegaBlocks

Screw on some MegaBlocks

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hgtv.com

Idea here.

58. Add vinyl letters

Add vinyl letters

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