Use Wallpaper to Amp Up a Tired Dresser

This is one of those things that just might be your favorite project by the time you get done. So take your time finding some wallpaper that you are in love with and have fun!
Use Wallpaper to Refresh a Dresser

Dress Up a Dresser With Wallpaper

Stylish wallpapers are making a huge comeback. Dress up a dresser and give the room a smaller splash of pattern by covering the drawer fronts of a basic flat-front dresser with bold, graphic wallpaper.

By: Sherry Petersik and John Petersik

Materials Needed:

  • inexpensive, flat-front dresser
  • sample roll of wallpaper
  • wallpaper paste or heavy-duty spray adhesive

Find a Dresser

Find an inexpensive dresser with flat-front drawers at a thrift store or discount retailer.

Find Wallpaper Samples

Track down some wallpaper that tickles your fancy. Cut rectangles of wallpaper the exact size of the front of each drawer by placing the drawers facedown on the wallpaper and carefully tracing them.

Attach Wallpaper

Use wallpaper paste or heavy-duty spray adhesive to attach the wallpaper to the fronts of the drawers, following the directions on the container.

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