Hide Your Printer in a Dresser Drawer

published Feb 8, 2012
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Nothing quite messes with the aesthetic of a carefully curated workspace like a big, bulky printer erupting with a mass of cable spaghetti. Many dwellers decide to hide them in spare closets, but what do you do when your office is a multi-purpose space, like a bedroom? Take a cue from Pamela and hide it inside an IKEA dresser drawer!

Since Pamela’s office area is inside her master bedroom, she decided that her boxy white wireless printer needed to find a home where it could be tucked away from her modern decor. After one look at her IKEA Hemmes’ empty dresser drawers, a clever DIY project was born.

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By removing the front panel of one of her dresser’s bottom drawers and re-attaching it with hardware store hinges, Pamela was able to create a well-functioning printer cubby that hides away inside her bedroom furniture unnoticed. The printer’s power cord sneaks out from a hole drilled in the back of the drawer.

If you want to check out details from the whole project (and plenty more photos), check out Pamela’s blog, PB&J Stories.

(Images: PB&J Stories)