A Simple DIY Hack to Upgrade Your Classroom Furniture

diy classroom furniture makeovers

There is a very simple way to revamp your classroom furniture. Your classroom shelves, desks, and cupboards can all match your classroom theme and look new again using strong adhesive wallpaper.

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This is the strong adhesive wallpaper (#ad) in the picture above.

Cover old bookshelves with rustic wallpaper (#ad).

Transform your desk to match a new color theme using adhesive paper (#ad). It looks like real wood.


Let your furniture match your bulletin boards using the same adhesive bacgrounds (#ad). This one is called reclaimed wood.

A classroom shelf makeover that matches a white and pink theme using a white wood paper (#ad).

This old filing cabinet has gotten a makeover with a marble wallpaper.

These classroom filing cabinets were remodeled with this triangle wallpaper and the teacher also had matching valences over the windows.

For classroom drawer carts, you can pull out each drawer, and over the front with contact paper. Contact paper sticks really well to plastic. This drawer cart has a makeover with a chalkboard wallpaper.

There are so many colors and styles of contact paper that will match any classroom theme. A new look will keep your classroom looking amazing and trendy. You may find useful information in these other posts about classroom furniture below.

How Teachers use Trolley Carts in the Classroom

Alternatives to Filing Cabinets in the Classroom

DIY Makeovers for Classroom Desks

Under Desk Filing Cabinets for Classrooms