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Before and After: Salvaged Shelves Get an Upgrade

While some people might take a look at these drawers and decide they were destined for the dump, Monica of Craftynest had a different vision. The drawers, which were salvaged from a 1940s kitchen, were found on the website Freecycle. Monica knew she wanted to transform them into something stellar, and originally thought they'd make great storage drawers by simply adding some wheels to the bottom. Ultimately, though, she decided to go in another direction.

To see how she transformed these salvaged drawers,


She turned them into a modular bookcase! Monica writes, "I tried stacking them vertically instead. You could also hang these drawers on the wall as individual shadowboxes. You could even add shelves inside each drawer."

To learn how to do this in your own home, check out Monica's full post for the how-to.


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