The Secret to Lining Drawers the Cheap Way


Hi friends today I’ve teamed up with a great group of bloggers for a “Spring I DIYed That” Blog Hop and I’m spilling the beans about lining your drawers the cheap way! If you’re coming from Jennifer over at Noting Grace, our lovely host, wasn’t her glass insert just amazing?! Make sure to visit the other bloggers’ links at the bottom of my post! There are some incredible DIYs you won’t want to miss!

The Secret to Lining Your Drawers the Cheap Way

It’s spring break for me this week and I have had all kinds of fun doing little projects around the house. Today I wanted to share one of those projects with you… the secret to lining dresser drawers the cheap way!

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This idea was inspired by a friend of mine over on Instagram (Abbey @paintedhomegoods ). She posted her freshly painted dresser lined with none other than wrapping paper! I instantly thought this was genius! I’ve always loved the look of lined drawers but knew that the paper can get expensive. (Especially the kind I usually like! 😉 ) When I asked her about it she said she usually finds the best wrapping paper at Home Goods, TJ Maxx or Marshalls! Luckily I shop at those stores all the time! Then she said the secret to keeping the paper down was by using spray adhesive! Genius!

So I attempted it on my recently painted MMS boxwood green dresser (see all the details here)and BAM! Instant magic! So easy, right?!This is a quick, easy and inexpensive DIY that anyone can do! Here is what you will need!


*Spray Adhesive                     *Wrapping Paper            *Drawers to Line


The Steps

Remove your drawers and clean them!Measure and cut the wrapping paper to fit your drawer.Spay the adhesive on the bottom of the drawer and press paper firmly down.Continue until each drawer is completed.Enjoy your inexpensive and quick DIY!

Quickest and Prettiest DIY Ever

So there you have it, the quickest and cheapest DIY ever! What did you think?Leave me a comment below with any questions you may have or a project you are working on. I love chatting with you all! Make sure to subscribe to the blog to never miss a post! I have some good ones coming up;)Next up on the blog hop is Kendra over at Joy In Our Home. She is sharing some beautiful DIY embroidery wreaths for Spring.



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  1. Kelly, that paper is so perfect for this piece! What a lovely addition to a beautiful piece!

  2. Oh my! A wonderful idea. I buy all my wrapping paper at HG. I am going to give this a try. Thank you so much.

  3. This dresser was already gorgeous, but the addition of that paper has elevated it to amazing! I love this idea and can’t wait to try this on a few pieces of my own at home! Thanks for the inspiration, my friend!

  4. Your drawers are beautiful now, Kelly! That wrapping paper is gorgeous!

  5. Such a beautiful dresser and the paper is the perfect finishing touch, Kelly! I never heard of the spray adhesive but so glad to read about it! I’m redoing a dresser right now and the drawers need help and this is the best idea! So fun to be on this blog hop with you!

  6. I always watch for old rolls of wall paper at the thrift store to use in drawers as liners. I have found some beautiful blue and white striped and other small print wallpapers for like $1.00-$2.00. That also works really good in the drawers and it is thicker. Just wanted to share that so you could watch out for some.

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