Lady paints over 5 white dressers. This makeover is fab

Organizing a nursery or a child’s room can be overwhelming with so many options for colors and themes. Aside from that, it can often seem that there are endless items in need of a designated place. There are clothes, toys, books, art supplies, school supplies, and more. Before you can get ahead of the clutter, there is a whole new mess to organize and put away. For anyone who has found sock after sock on the ground or a craft-store amount of coloring accessories after playtime, this fun and functional dresser is the solution for you.
Along with creating a practical piece you to use every day, this tutorial will help you customize a storage solution to your aesthetic. For subtle variation, you can choose five different hues of the same color, like a paint sample. If you live in technicolor, you might choose a rainbow motif. This gives you the complete freedom to customize the storage in your little one’s room. By adding wheels, it also becomes a moveable storage station, letting the organization come to you. Let the kids help choose the colors, and they will be even more excited to keep their space clean with their new easy-to-move, totally unique dresser.
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Materials
- Plain white five-drawer dresser
- Caster wheels kit, set of four
- Power drill and drill bit set
- Sanding sponge
- A clean, slightly damp cloth
- Painter's tape
- Paint roller
- Paint tray
- Drop cloth
- Five different colors of paint, your choice
Instructions
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1. Remove all drawers from the frame, and set them aside.
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2. Flip your dresser over. Place your caster wheels at the corners about ½-inch to 1-inch in from the edges. Drill holes for screws, and install the wheels.
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3. Using a sanding sponge, sand the face of the drawers to prep them for paint. Use a clean, slightly damp cloth to wipe away any dust.
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4. Place a strip of painter's tape on the sides of the drawers to keep paint out of the tracks.
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5. With a paint roller, apply an even layer of paint on each drawer in the colors of your choosing. Don’t forget the edges.
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6. Once the paint is dry, remove the painter's tape, and replace the drawers in the frame.
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7. Roll your dresser anywhere you need additional storage. This dresser works great in a home office or a child’s room. The fun shades of colors and easy-to-move upgrade allow you plenty of options.
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