If you didn't see the before pictures you'd probably never guess that the rustic apothecary chest on the right was actually made from a basic IKEA bookcase. What a transformation.
Corey Decker on Sawdust 2 Stitches walks you through this makeover. Besides some wood pieces, stain, drawer pulls and hinges, all you need are decent carpentry skills.
Those are faux drawer fronts, by the way (you won't be making 32 little boxes). They're actually two doors that open up to reveal the space behind:
Hit up the link below for the full instructions to create your own Pottery Barn-esq chest out of a ho-hum console.