How To Repurpose A Dresser Into A Kitchen Island

How-To Repurpose / Refurbish

I was so excited when I came across this repurposing idea from Small Place Style; I had to share it with you “DiggersListers” immediately. This simple how-to is stylishly fantastic and you can customize its look, color and functionality to your personal style. Perfect for extra storage and counter space, this adorable dresser island conveniently accommodates small spaces, and, for those of us who rent, is easily movable! Po’okela!

Here’s what you’ll need:

Here’s what you do:

  1. Clean and sand all surfaces of dresser you wish to paint (exclude top). Wipe clean of dust.
  2. Paint dresser, including paper towel holder if desired.
  3. Using caulk gun, apply the silicon adhesive  to the top of dresser (do not over-glue).
  4. Carefully place the granite onto the countertop, making sure it is evenly placed (the silicon will cushion and help to level the marble). Allow to dry.
  5. Mount paper towel holder and screw in hooks.

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Written By Skaie Knox

Decor/Design/Repurposing nerd and DIYer, brand ambassador, freelance writer, and the editor-in-chief for HomeJelly. Skaie is also a signed and published singer/songwriter (Fervor Records/ASCAP) and kid's book author (Big Bug Lunch!). She was voted "Class Clown", and is a rescue dogs crusader.