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Upcycled drawers for nursery

Budding Contributor
Budding Contributor

Painting with Dulux Classic Calm and adding cloud-shaped handles made these drawers a perfect fit for the nursery.





The project


I upcycled two sets of drawers that had a lot of stickers that need to be removed and knobs that kept falling off.

I painted with Dulux Classic Calm and changed the types of knob to a cloud shape as it’s for a nursery. Overall a very enjoyable project.


Before and after






More upcycling projects


Workshop member lifestylebymari sanded and painted this tallboy to create a beautiful modern finish.




With fresh paint and new handles, craftyhopper was able to give this buffet a stylish new look.


Super Contributor

Hi @Cooney09 I would love to be able to do something like that and already have some drawers that need some TLC or a match to set them on fire.

Junior Contributor

Draws look great. I was wondering what product you used to seal the draws.

Bunnings Team Member
Bunnings Team Member

Hi @Vicki65


It's great that you've been inspired by these amazing upcycling projects. Let me try and answer your question. The first cabinet at the top done by @Cooney09 was painted with Dulux Paint and the tallboy done by @lifestylebymari was painted with Rust-Oleum Milk Paint Finish. Then @craftyhopper painted the buffet cabinet with Dulux Aquanamel. If you can please tell us who you were directing the question to, we can then aim your question to that talented upcycling person.


You can also go directly to the projects mentioned by clicking on the project links highlighted in blue. The links will have more details about the projects that are currently on show.


If you're planning your own upcycling project, any updates you can provide would be highly appreciated.


If you have any other questions we can help with, please let us know. 




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