April 10, 2019 / Sierra Cassidy / Kitchens
Dresser is one of the important furniture pieces in the sleeping area. When it is broken, people decide to remove it and purchase a new one as the replacement. Then you will save the old broken dresser inside the garage along with other unused furniture pieces. Why don’t you turn the dresser into a kitchen island? You can save much money since you do not have to purchase the kitchen island in the market, which costs a lot of money. The following post will show you how to make a kitchen island out of a dresser.
Refinishing or repainting the old dresser
The first thing that you can do is refinishing the old dresser. You can apply the dark brown color, which gives a formal look in the cooking room. You can get the black color to give a superb modern detailing with glossy or shining look. You can repaint the old dresser if refinishing is not enough. The paint color can be defined according the interior design and theme of the kitchen. If you have a modern kitchen design, choose the glossy white paint color. If you want to give a rustic look, opt for the distressed color such as sage green, whitewashed color and light grey tone. If you want to build relaxing feeling in the cooking room, opt for the soft blue color on the old-fashioned kitchen island.
The piece will be no longer a dresser if you install a stylish countertop. The material for the countertop should be defined according to the budget and style of Kitchen Island. If you check the materials of countertop in the market, you can spot concrete, ceramic, butcher-block wood and marble countertops. The butcher block one is the superb countertop for decorating the rustic or shabby chic kitchen island. The countertop should be rough and unfinished for the rustic one. If you want to build modern look, opt for the smooth and sleek marble countertop, which also presents high level of class in the cooking room.