30 Dresser & Chest Makeover Ideas Coastal, Beach & Nautical Style | Best Dressers

Take a dresser or chest from drab to beautiful with these dresser & chest makeover ideas with a coastal, beach & nautical theme.

Paint a Dresser Makeover Ideas Graphics Designs Words Stencils
Nautical dresser makeover in a peaceful blue with graphics that reflect beach favorites by Confessions of a Serial DIYer.

Dressers painted bright, blue and beachy, adorned with creatures of the sea, covered in words, and more. Map decoupage dresser makeover ideas, simple rope treatments to give a dresser a rustic coastal nautical edge, even a mosaic idea. These coastal, beach & nautical dresser makeovers are truly inspiring. And they are the best dresser makeovers I have seen.

Look for an old dresser in a thrift store or at the flee market to make over. Or look for Unfinished Dressers Ready to Paint!

Nautical Dresser Makeover with Rope Handles
Get a Handle on Rope. 7 ideas how to add rope handles to drawers as well as cabinet doors.

Nautical Dresser Makeover with Painted Blue and White Stripes
Bold Nautical Dresser makeover with painted blue and white stripes.

Nautical Dresser Makeover
Nautical dresser makeover with blue paint, as well as rope handles, featured on the DIY Network: How to Paint a Nautical Style Dresser.

Distress a Dresser
Distress your Dresser with layers of paint.

Ombre Teal Painted Chest Furniture Makeover with a Beach Theme
This ombre painted chest in teal graces the living room at KERF. The ombre look works great on a drawer piece like a chest or dresser, as well as on Stairs.

Blue and White Stripe Dresser
Paint a Dresser Beachy Blue -Eight ideas to inspire you.

Dresser Makeover with Starfish Knobs Pulls
Dresser makeover with turquoise paint and Starfish Knobs from Wayfair.

distressed blue coastal dresser
Unique Coastal Dresser Makeover with Seagulls.

Blue Painted Cabinet Nautical
Blue Anchor Dresser featured on Paint It Bright Blue.

Painted Mermaid Dresser
Painted dresser with mermaid by The Painted Hand.

Seahorse Stencil on Dresser
Beach style dresser makeover with a Seahorse Stencil.

Seahorse Painting on Dresser
An artistic dresser makeover with a rendering of a seahorse by Echo and Ben Furniture Design.

nautical dresser makeover
Nautical Word Dresser, featured here.

Nautical Coastal Theme Motif Painted Drawers Dresseer
The drawer design of this dresser provided a great opportunity to add coastal and nautical theme stencil designs. Seen on Facebook.

coastal dresser
Coastal nautical dresser makeover idea from a Seabrook WA Home.

Nautical Painted Dresser Makeover with Ship Print
Nautical dresser makeover with a Nautical Ship Blue Print by Atta Girl Says.

Whale Painted on Dresser
No stencil was used for this dresser makeover. It's a Hand Sketched Whale on this Dresser.

Painted Nautical Dresser with Whale Motif
Another take on a Whale Painted on Dresser. This one comes with a downloadable graphic.

Large Ship Decal on Dresser
Stencil a Dresser with a Large Ship Decal.

Octopus Painting on Dresser
Like the above, this Octopus Dresser is also made with a reversed stencil.

Painted Octopus Dresser
I also like this version of an Octopus Dresser.

Beach Theme Dresser Makeover
Not paint for this beach style dresser makeover. A seaglass mosaic was created for this dresser by Little Crown Interiors. Featured here.

Seashell Decorated Covered Dresser
Got boxes full of small shells? This shell decorated dresser is featured on The Art of Coquillage where you can view many more decorations and furnishings beautifully covered in shells. 

Nautical Dresser Makeover with Map Decoupage
Masterfully done nautical dresser makeover with Map Decoupage.

Dresser Makeover with Nautical Maps on Drawer Fronts
Clever nautical dresser makeover idea with Navigational Map adhered to the drawer fronts only. This is so doable, and you can glue on any printed paper! For the tutorial, head over to My Home My Style.

Nautical Dresser with Compass Rose Design
A Painted Treasure Chest Masterpiece with a Compass Rose Design on top.

Nautical Dresser Makeover Idea with Rope
Rustic nautical Dresser Makeover with Rope edging.

Ocean Beach Painting Dresser Makeover Idea
Use a dresser as a canvas for a DIY Abstract Ocean Beach Painting, seen on Facebook.

Painted Art Dresser Scenic Painting
And last but not least. If you are an artist like Worn by Whimsy, use a dresser as your canvas to paint a beautiful beach scene. Or you could always hire a local artist to do it for you.