Make the most of your furnishings by re-purposing pieces into custom creations that look good and work hard.

Makeover a metal file cabinet:

Turn up the volume on a plain metal file cabinets, by painting it a bright, fun color.  You can also add adhesive paper (or wallpaper), paint with a stencil or even chalkboard paint.

Tip: Remove or mask off all the hardware before painting. Use a spray paint specially formulated for metal; apply at least two coats.

Don’t have an old files to re-purpose? Shop McAleer’s used furniture department for a great deal on a pre-owned filing cabinet.

Here are some great examples we found on the web: