Tired of your ugly old furniture? Update it and love your home again! Learn how with this list of DIY dresser makeovers.

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the best diy dresser makeovers

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When my husband and I got married, we were in college and were so poor. But I wanted to have a beautiful home. I just needed to find some cheap furniture, even if it was ugly, and make it pretty!

I searched the local thrift stores until I found a little 3 drawer dresser for $30. The top corner was broken, the drawers didn’t open and close very well, but I liked the style of it.

We brought it home and I painted it black. My dad helped me fix the top with some wood.

If I had only known about how to repair damaged furniture like that, it would have been even easier and I wouldn’t have needed my dad’s help haha.

That dresser became our little TV stand. It held our movies, board games, electronics. It had so much storage!

That was the start of my DIY dresser makeovers. We kept it for over 3 years before we moved and sold it.

By then I had learned how to paint furniture and a few tricks about how to makeover dressers to fit our needs. And I was able to really customize what I wanted and needed.

But the funny thing is that I found myself transforming a FREE dresser that a friend was giving away.

I put a wood plank top on it, removed some drawers and turned them into open spaces for the electronics. Then I painted it white.

We used that dresser for a couple of years until we moved across the country. I ended up selling it for a couple of hundred dollars right before we moved.

How to Transform a Dresser

If you’re looking for a budget-friendly way to decorate your home, or to make some extra money, I’ve got you covered.

Learn how to transform a dresser with this list of makeovers as the perfect guide.

First, you need a dresser to makeover (if you don’t already have an ugly dresser in your life)! Learn how to quickly (and on a budget) find the best furniture to paint.

Then learn what paint to use on a dresser before you get started on your project!

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Favorite DIY Dresser Makeovers

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