Here it is, the first installment of the new Dollar Store DIY series!
On the first Monday of the month I'll share a thrifty Dollar store makeover. Today, since January is all about storage and organizing I'm sharing how I turned cheap Dollar Tree mini drawers into the perfect industrial farmhouse storage.
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- Dollar Store Storage drawers
- ORB Spray paint
- Scrapbook metal labels (I found mine at Michaels in the scrapbook section)
- Antique fasteners
- Fine grit sand paper
- Balsa wood
- Wood furniture buttons
- Wood Stain (I used Minwax Espresso)
- Rapid Fuse wood adhesive
- Drill and 3/22 drill bit
Thanks to a large stash of craft supplies I ended up having everything on hand that I needed for this project. Keep an eye out for sales and coupons to help cut costs if you want to make your own industrial farmhouse storage drawers.
this is my favorite and holds up the best against chipping). I also spray painted the wood furniture buttons as well.
After the labels were dry I used a 3/22 drill bit to drill holes in the plastic drawers then attached the labels with decorative brads.
I'm pretty in love with the industrial farmhouse style of these little drawers. I don't know about you, but I think it's pretty hard to tell they originally came from the Dollar Tree. What do you think?
Are you on Instagram? Do you love Dollar store makeovers? I'll be sharing all my Dollar Store DIY's using hashtag #DollarStoreDIY and would LOVE to see your transformations as well. Just use the hashtag and I'll be sharing a few of my favorites!