8 Makeover Ideas for Your Child’s Dresser

There are endless decorating options for a nursery but have you considered painting your child’s dresser for a completely custom look? I love these diy transformations that take each dresser from ho-hum to show stopping.

  • 1 2 3

    1 2 3

    The addition of paint and a number stencil take this otherwise ho-hum dresser into a cute, custom piece perfect for a nursery.

    Click here for the tutorial on Ikea Hackers

  • Animal Pattern

    Animal Pattern

    This intricate pattern looks difficult but it’s actually a stencil available for free download. I love the yellow.

    Click here for the full tutorial and stencil download by Lena Corwin

  • Herringbone


    Citron and herringbone are two of my favorites so I love the custom upgrade of this vintage dresser.

    Click here for the tutorial on A Little Glass Box

  • Pattern Party

    Pattern Party

    Pinja took this inexpensive dresser and gave it a happy look with a stenciled pattern. It looks ready for a party.

    Click here for the tutorial on Pijnacolada

  • Rainbow


    If you’re a fan of color, this diy project is perfect for you. This would make great storage for Legos or small toys.

    Click here for the tutorial on Livet Hemma

  • Ombre


    I love the color gradient on this dresser and you’d actually only need one color plus some white paint to pull it off.

    Click here for the tutorial on Livet Hemma

  • Colored Edge

    Colored Edge

    If you want color without going all out, painting the edges and top creates a cool look.

    photo credit: Margo Slingerland

  • Chevron


    The chevron pattern and shiny knobs on this dresser would wow your little ones.

    photo credit: House Beautiful

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