Skip To Content
    Updated on Dec 10, 2018. Posted on Dec 31, 2016

    Save Space With These DIY Roll-And-Stow Drawers

    Tiny spaces are so chic right now.

    by , ,
    Emily Shwake / BuzzFeed / Nifty

    We know. You've been fawning over that big beautiful armoire at West Elm that has six deep drawers and long legs — but there's no chance in hell you're fitting that into your apartment.

    ABC

    But just because you have less room doesn't mean you are any less fabulous. Make these customizable drawers that slide under your bed to minimize space waste and maximize style.

    Gather your materials:

    Drawer chest

    Screwdriver

    Drill

    Drill-Bit

    Screws (16)

    Small furniture casters (4), $5.94

    X-ACTO Knife, $3.64

    1. Gently pull a drawer off its tracks by sliding it out and up.

    BuzzFeed / Nifty
    BuzzFeed / Nifty

    If that isn't working there is a screw that is holding the drawer in place. Unscrew both and then do it again.

    2. Take off the knob with your screwdriver.

    BuzzFeed / Nifty

    3. Using your X-ACTO knife ($3.64) to initiate a peel, pull any liner off of the sides of the drawers.

    BuzzFeed / Nifty

    4. Tape down a sheet of paper to protect the inside of the drawers from your paint.

    BuzzFeed / Nifty

    Let it dry overnight.

    5. Decorate!

    BuzzFeed / Nifty
    BuzzFeed / Nifty

    Paint, stencil, find cool knobs, go nuts.

    6. Flip over your drawer and mark where you are going to drill in your furniture casters ($5.92).

    BuzzFeed / Nifty

    7. Pre-drill holes and then drill your casters into place.

    BuzzFeed / Nifty

    8. Then roll them out, and tuck them away.

    BuzzFeed / Nifty

    Watch the full video here.

    Facebook: video.php

    Follow BuzzFeed Nifty for more video tutorials.

    Want awesome DIY tips in your inbox three times a week? Sign up for the BuzzFeed DIY newsletter!

    Newsletter signup form