If you're yearning for an office nook but don't have extra room to spare, you'll appreciate House Tweaking blogger Dana's creative solution. Allow us to introduce you to the dresker — a dresser-meets-desk hybrid that transforms a bedroom into a functioning office in no time flat!
After finding a dresser with a low enough height on Craigslist, Dana's husband busted out his drill and some hardware and got to work. The dresser is the perfect height for accommodating a laptop (on top of the dresser) and a wireless keyboard and mouse tucked into the drawer. Holes were even drilled into the back of the drawer so that a phone can be charged while sitting at the desk — genius! The finishing detail was a roll of self-adhering cork. Why the cork? Using it to line the drawer gives the surface enough grip so that a mousepad isn't needed.
Like what you see? Follow Dana's DIY tutorial to create a dresker for your home!