How To Repurpose a Dresser Without Drawers – Refurbished Old Dressers Ideas

Repurposed Furniture Makeovers With Old Dressers That Are Antiques, Junk or Cheap Thrift Store Finds – How about some clever things to do with an old chest of drawers?

Do you have an old dresser without drawers and wondering what to DO with it? Take a look at these clever and CHEAP ideas to repurpose an old chest of drawers that is missing drawers or has no drawers at all – these upcycled & refurbished old dresser ideas are SO creative!

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Coffee Bar Idea: turn an old dresser or hutch into a coffee bar. What a beautiful old dresser makeover! See lots more repurposed furniture ideas and DIY projects to try for things to do with old chest of drawers and old dressers without drawers down below

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When it comes to DIY repurposed furniture, I am always drawn to upcycled chest of drawers ideas for all the random antique furniture, thrift store finds or old dressers I come across or can get from family and friends who are about to throw them away (gasp!)

Like that coffee bar above – just GORGEOUS!

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What can you DO with dressers without drawers?

There are so many things you can do with that old dresser without drawers! Here are just a few DIY ideas you’ll see in the pictures below: make a nursery storage cabinet, a TV stand, a foyer storage bench, a coffee bar, a stunning home office organizer – even as a kitchen island!

The before and after is always so dramatic yet an easy enough DIY project to try for your home.

Like this repurposed old dresser that was missing drawers – they transformed it into an adorable storage cabinet in her baby’s rustic nursery.

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This dresser would be perfect in a rustic farmhouse nursery or baby room – can you believe someone was about to throw away this old dresser that was missing some drawers?

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Ideas For Old Dressers Without Drawers

I love frugal furniture makeover ideas and nothing makes me happier than finding a cheap old piece of furniture to repurpose or an antique piece of furniture that I can’t bear to part with!

Many think that an old dresser without drawers can’t really be turned into anything useful, but that is so wrong!

Just look at these wonderful and easy DIY refurbish ideas for old dressers without drawers (or with missing drawers)

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Upcycled Dollhouse

Did you know you can repurpose a chest of drawers into a dollhouse? It’s one of my favorite DIY dollhouse ideas since it has more meaning than a plastic dollhouse found in stores these days.

This doll house idea is my favorite! What a wonderful use of an old dresser!

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Old Dresser Into Bookcase

This is a simple idea for dressers without drawers – turn an old dresser into a bookshelf.

HOW to repurpose a dresser into a bookshelf? Simply find a cheap old dresser at a thrift store or yard sale and then turn into a book shelf like this:

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Maybe you’ve seen kitchen islands made out of dressers before, but this was new to me. Take a look at these dressers turned into a kitchen island with cabinet space and more.

Refurbished Old Dresser Into Kitchen Island Cabinets

This is something my in-laws have done – they found an old dresser that was missing drawers, beautifully refurbished the old dresser and – turned it into a kitchen island.

Notice the pet bowls at the bottom =)

GENIUS!

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Old Dresser Into Coffee Bar Ideas

I’ve seen many pieces of old furniture repurposed into GORGEOUS coffee bar ideas like this:

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What a great furniture makeover idea for ANY piece of antique furniture you have!

Repurposed Dresser Before and After

I am truly amazed at all the ways I see people refurbish and repurposed old dressers.

Like this next idea – turn an old dresser with some missing drawers into a GORGEOUS entryway / foyer table.

Old Dresser Craft Storage Cabinet

To me, this next idea for old dressers without drawers is one of my favorite home organization hacks – take an old dresser without drawers and put baskets in the drawers areas.

What a brilliant and CHEAP way to organize your craft room!

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Home Office Cabinet

You can take that same concept of putting cheap baskets in an old dresser without drawers as a really inexpensive way to organize your home office, just like this:

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Refurbished Dresser into TV Stand

How about repurposing a dresser without drawers into an entertainment center or flat screen TV dresser stand. You can even refurbish an old buffet into a TV stand (with or without drawers).

Short on cash, but want a pretty TV table / entertainment console to put your TV on, hold your cable and satellite box and all the other stuff?

Check this idea below!

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Or this DIY dresser makeover idea – a free dresser someone was going to throw away turned into a TV stand!

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Old Dresser To Rustic TV Stand

If you’re really crafty, and LOVE rustic country farmhouse decor like I do, you could add some barn style sliding doors to your old dresser to give a farmhouse touch to your TV stand, like this:

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DIY Hidden Litter Box

An on-going problem for cat owners is – WHERE to PUT the litter box (especially if you live in a small house or apartment – any clever DIY storage ideas for small spaces like this are SO helpful!). Using an old dresser without drawers is a great way how to build a litter box enclosure – yep, make a dresser cat litter box!

Again, an old dresser without drawers to the rescue – turn it into a cheap and pretty little box cabinet like this:

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DIY Repurposed Tall Dresser

Now, I LOVE this last DIY idea for refurbishing and repurposing a tall dresser or chest of drawers without drawers into something useful – take a tall old dresser and turn it into a storage “locker” for your kids to hold their backpacks, school stuff, shoes, etc.

Isn’t it gorgeous?!?!

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Or this idea to take an old Thrift Store dresser that’s missing most of it’s drawers and turning it into a really useful storage cabinet in their baby’s room, like this:

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Repurposed Old Entertainment Center

I’ve even seen people repurpose an old, useless entertainment center type of dresser cabinet and turn it into a GORGEOUS wardrobe storage furniture piece for their toddler girl’s bedroom.

Just look how cute!

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Lots of great ideas for an old dresser!

Have fun with it!

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