Repurposed TV Cabinet, Stand & Entertainment Centers
I’m sure you already asked yourself “What Can I do with my old TV stand?” With the introduction of flat screens, big TV cabinets and TV stands are not longer useful. These huge pieces of furniture often end up in storage. They can also be found in charity shops where they are often overlooked. May be that’s why we love repurposing old TV cabinets and entertainment centers. TV stands, TV cabinets and entertainment centers hold a lot of upcycling potential.
Check our collection of 12 before and after repurposed TV stands and entertainment centers. Some are projects we’ve worked on over the past few years, some are projects we found browsing the web. For each project, we have tried to provide you with before and after pictures and step-by-step directions.
1. TV Cabinet to Linen Cabinet
Don’t get rid of your old TV armoire. They make great linen cabinets where you can store towels, bathrobes and vanity products. They’re smaller than regular armoire but larger than regular bathroom cabinet. Proof is this great project below. I’m totally in love with this pretty linen cabinet.
2. TV Armoire Turned Nursery Closet
Turning an old TV cabinet into a custom armoire is often the first idea that comes to mind. Indeed, big TV cabinet make great armoires for clothes storage. I found them especially useful as children clothes storage solution. You can keep the doors or remove them for easier access to your baby’s clothes. Those who have tried to open a closet with a baby in their arms will understand…
You can easily install an additional rail yourself inside just like Larissa did. With this neutral white paint and floral wallpaper in this inside, this upcycled entertainment center into child closet is just gorgeous!
3. Vintage Entertainment Center Turned Play Kitchen
Old entertainment centers may also be turned into a play kitchens. According to Jamie who completed the project below, it was the most fun and hardest thing she has ever done. The result is amazing. Durable and unique! I’m a fan!
4. Repurposed Television Armoire Cabinet Into Sideboard
Old TV armoires make great coffee or wine stations. Simply remove the upper doors to get an open cabinet space. This space will be large enough to fit your coffee machine, sugar, a couple of cups and accessories. The space below may used to store your coffee stock and additional cups.
6. TV Cabinet Repurposed into Tool Organizer Cabinet
Not all repurposing projects involve paint. Rachel loved her cherry cabinet but knew it would never be a TV cabinet again. She decided to repurpose it into a jewelry and lingerie cabinet by adding shelving and jewelry storage. She utilizes the jewelry cabinet doors as hangers for her regularly used jewelry. Of course, with this beautiful cherry wood finish, painting it was not an option.
11. TV Armoire Repurposed for Home Office Use
Organizing a dedicated space for remote work is not always easy. If you’re tired of working on the dining room table, it’s time to build yourself a committed space for telecommuting. Good news is old TV armoires may be repurposed into great storage solution for home office and you may also add a foldable desk inside the cabinet. Since she couldn’t add a room on to the house, Courtney turned a boring armoire into office space. Check out this before and after!
Source: A diamond in the Stuff
12. TV Cabinet Turned Into Dresser
This old Tv cabinet was purchased for the sum of $16. What a find! The top part was cut using a jig saw. The newly cut dresser top was kind of ugly, so Carrie placed the very top of the cabinet on it. The new dresser was then painted blue. This transformation is amazing, I love it!
Source: Saving 4 Six
I recently received a call from one of my “furniture finders” about this television armoire cabinet. Yep, someone actually threw it away. Here is the story of the repurposed television armoire cabinet. Dumpster Diving Tactics With that being said, let me explain my “dumpster diving” tactics. My email inbox is always flooded with questions regarding …
I was so excited to share this upcycled thrift store cabinet makeover with you! This month, I decided to take some time off to work on my shop. When we moved in last year, I was busy with custom jobs and had no time to really organize and set it up as I wanted it. …
Hello! I am so excited to share my $3.99 thrift store tv cabinet makeover you today! One day, I came across this television cabinet in our local thrift store. First of all, the price was $14.99. It had a few flaws and was a bit flimsy. My husband just shook his head. He did not …
I recently completed a custom job for a client. She had an old entertainment center that was in two pieces but only wanted the bottom piece redone. She asked if I would be interested in bartering the top. In return, I would give her a discount on her finished piece. Here in the country, it’s …
My husband and I love visiting our local auction house. It is a date night we both look forward too. With his crazy schedule (police officer schedule), we must enjoy every minute we can get together. Not to mention, it’s the perfect place to find pieces to repurpose. Here is the story of how to …