Use drawers as shelves #Decor & Decorating#furniture#great-ideas#shelving#walls April 26 | Cat Rocketship Photo by Oliver Heath. Used with permission. Smarrrrt! This is one way to make use of all those on-the-curb dresser finds — or just an old bureau in storage. Pull the drawers, prime them up, and pin them on the wall. Reporter Name * Reporter Email * Original text Enter the original text here. Edited text* Enter your suggested copyedit here. Notes You can add a note for the editor here. * Required information. Fix Typo Cat Rocketship I was the Managing Editor of Offbeat Home for a year and a half. I have a rich Internet life and also a pretty good real life. Hobbies include D&D, Twitter, and working on making our household more self-reliant. I also draw things. PREVIOUS True Adventures in Better Homes and Gardens NEXT Determining if a sentimental item is clutter or a treasure Toggle comments [ 10 ] This is brilliant, considering the amount of dressers that get thrown on the curb. Jack the drawers and flee, leaving a naked dresser behind. Sounds good 1 agrees Reply No kiddin'! I see SO many dressers that are beyond repair with a couple of drawers that are broken. But they're almost always made of good, sturdy wood and the drawers are just begging for a better home. 1 agrees Reply But beware of bedbugs on curb finds! Reply Okay, when I read the title I thought this was nuts, but now I see the picture it makes all kinds of sense. Like! Reply oooh, you could even cut pcs of plexiglass and turn them into shadow boxes!!! brilliant! My Intended is always commenting on how much he likes shadow boxes. I am going to keep my eye out for old dressers from now on, to make him some. He'll LUV me for it. 1 agrees Reply Love it! Reply I love this!!!!! Who's going to come over and actually do it for me? Reply I just love the underpants gnome reference…. That's all. Reply Hmm… how best to actually affix them to the wall though? I know drawers are often made of pretty sturdy (read: heavy) stuff… Any suggestions? Reply Screws into stubs. Works 100% of the time. Reply Join the conversation Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. No-drama comment policy Part of what makes the Offbeat Empire different is our commitment to civil, constructive commenting. Make sure you're familiar with our no-drama comment policy.