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Colorful DIY Dressers That Pack a Punch

Dressers are the storage hub of the bedroom. From socks and t-shirts to jewelry, a chest of drawers is an organizing essential in every home. Give the star of your decor a makeover with a quick coat of paint in an eye-catching hue. Whether subtle or explosive a dose of color will make a stylish splash. Here are some dresser DIYs that pack a colorful punch.

Pretty in Pastel

Muted pastels are a great way to ease into colorful decor without overwhelming your space. Establish a soft, soothing space with a baby blue dresser like Majesta of Majesta’s Crafty Life. Place against a light colored wall or across from a window to create an airy feel, and decorate with fresh flowers for a feminine touch.

Food lovers beware- you may fall in love with this lime sorbet dresser! Made by Sarah of The Yellow Cape Cod, this DIY would make a delicious addition to any home. Add a modern twist to a traditional buffet to inject color in your dining room, or up the cheerfulness of a playroom with a fun toy organizer.

The subdued coral of this dresser by Brittany of Brittany Makes would be right at home at a tropical resort. Gold textured pulls add an extra dose of luxury, transforming your bedroom into an island getaway. For a finishing touch use a glossy sealant for high shine.

Electric Shades

The neon trend is here to stay, so why not embrace it with a customized dresser? This rainbow-esque creation by Sophia of Hushbound features citrus hues and a splash of blue- turning a plain white chest into an electric masterpiece. Showcase this DIY in a playroom or child’s bedroom for a kid-approved theme.

This turquoise changing table by Mary of Because I Like to Decorate will start your baby’s journey off on the right (stylish) foot. Balance the impact of this shocking hue with neutral touches, like creme walls or black and white accents. Paint the hardware in the same color for a seamless appearance.

Jewel Tones

Opulence is the style of choice with this jewel tone dresser from Find Your Whimsy. The rich emerald and gold accents make this DIY fit for royalty.

Balanced by Neutrals

While high-impact colors can really spice up your decor, sometimes it can feel overwhelming.  Strike a balance by incorporating neutrals in your design, like Kristen of Sophia’s Decor did with this dresser. The white are a chic touch to the Kelly green frame. Get creative with the drawer pulls- metallic handles add air of luxury without appearing too fussy.

When you think of neutral colors, navy blue isn’t the first to come to mind. But this dresser by Denise of A Girl and a Brush proves the deep hue is a neutral contender. This DIY pops against white accents, so consider using porcelain pulls.

These chic projects will never have you shying away from color again! Whether muted or electric, bright or neutral, there’s a hue that will compliment every home. What color would you use to transform your dresser? Tell us in a comment below.

Alyssa Howard

Alyssa has been creating for as long as she can remember. From disastrous crochet potholders she made as a kid to sophisticated jewelry designed as an adult, she finds inspiration in every medium. Even more exciting is the fun she gets from making her own décor. So it made perfect sense to combine her love of DIY with her other passion- writing. [...]

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