A vintage-inspired gem from the past, card file cabinets are a great way to keep all those little bits of paper organized. Not like regular drawers, index card drawers are immensely practical yet also attractive to look at. Characterized by their small drawers, perfect for notes or index cards, they come in a variety of colors and styles. Our interior design experts have selected some of the best card file cabinets so you can find your perfect match.
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Mid Brown Card Catalog Cabinet
Crafted from wood, this stunning library card cabinet is a mid-brown color. Featuring subtle distressing, it has sixteen small drawers. It measures just under twenty inches wide and is approximately fourteen inches tall. Additionally, it has a varnished finish for a retro look.
Not just for cards, this cabinet is a great choice for avid collectors, too. Whether it’s marbles, stamps, or beauty items, you’ll be able to organize to your heart’s content. Plus, as this cabinet is designed to sit on top of a chest of drawers or a chest, it’s also good for space-saving purposes.
Vintage Library Card Catalog Cabinet
Nine drawers are included with this catalog cabinet. Varnished with a rich lacquer for a subtly glossy sheen, it has a chestnut brown finish. It is made of solid wood. Best of all, no assembly is required.
Red Index Card Cabinet
Wholly unique, this card cabinet is made of sturdy solid wood and has a charming red finish. There are thirty drawers, more than enough space to store bits and bobs. Each drawer has been distressed for a worn vintage look.
We love the free-spirited bohemian vibes of this cabinet. The faded red finish gives it a well-loved look that’s super on-trend at the moment. As there are thirty drawers, you can utilize this piece in a number of ways. Use some drawers for little yet important bits of paper, and the others for everyday items like keys and coins.
Iron Leg Card File Cabinet
Constructed from solid birch and fir wood, this cabinet has a varnished finish. Its dark brown exterior contrasts with the slightly lighter brown of the inner section. The hairpin legs are made of powder-coated iron.
Cream Index Card Filing Cabinet
Measuring a little over thirty-six inches tall and forty inches wide, this filing cabinet has a weight capacity of 150lbs. Its cream-yellow color makes it seem like it could be a genuine antique piece. It comes with a five-year warranty.
Hard Wood Index Card File Cabinet
Perfect For: A spacious home office
What We Like: It can be used as a file cabinet or even just extra storage in any rustic-style bedroom or living space
Crafted out of solid poplar wood, this 36-inch wide index card file cabinet contains two large drawers with dark chatter marks on the front and vintage index card drawer pulls. The rough-sawn texture, hickory finish and paneled sides create an effortlessly cool retro aesthetic.
Ideal for home office storage, the drawers can accommodate just over 45 pounds of weight and can easily fit legal letter files and paper. Due to the spacious nature of the drawers, you could also make it a home for other everyday office necessities and place a portable printer on top of the unit.
What Users Say:
Very sturdy and beautiful piece of furniture! The best part is that it came assembled. Love that it’s rustic. Very pleased.
White Library Index Card Cabinet
Featuring fifteen drawers of varying sizes, this sophisticated card cabinet is made from solid and manufactured wood. Antique brass hardware pulls complete the retro farmhouse look. It measures thirty-six inches tall and forty-five inches wide.
The larger drawers at the bottom make this cabinet more versatile. You could use it just as easily in your bedroom for storing clothes as you could in a study. Its rustic whitewashed finish will match most décor schemes, from dark and moody florals to seaside stripes. However, we think it would look best in a French country-style home.
Sleek Black Library Card Catalog Cabinet
Perfect For: A home office set-up that lives in a communal space
What We Like: It also comes in an antique white finish
Showcasing a slim silhouette that stands 49 inches tall, this library card catalog cabinet is fashioned out of engineered wood in a glossy black finish. It sits on four square legs and contains four drawers with paneled fronts and metal half-moon pulls.
With a drawer weight capacity of approximately 20 pounds, this library card catalog cabinet is able to neatly contain letter and A4-sized documents. If you’re looking to fully organize all of your bills and at-home office papers, this unit can also accommodate interior hanging files.
What Users Say:
I love this piece! It’s very classy looking for a file cabinet. I put it together myself and found it fairly easy to do.
Coastal Library Card Cabinet
Made of mahogany manufactured wood with stainless steel hardware, this cabinet is hand-painted. It features a stunning grayish-white base with mid-blue detail. The back is finished, too, so you don’t have to place it against a wall.
Ideal for a farmhouse or coastal décor scheme, this cabinet will remind you of the seaside all year round. The subtle distressing only adds to its coastal charm, as do the metal ring pulls. As it measures just under thirty-two inches tall and slightly under twenty-seven wide, this cabinet is great for cramped hallways or small living rooms.
Brown Wood Index Card Drawers
Trent Austin Design®
Perfect For: A modern farmhouse bedroom with a work area
What We Like: There’s a top open storage compartment that makes it handy to grab and store daily necessities
Not So Good For: Those who have a difficult time assembling their own furniture
Fully organize your home space with this rustic walnut brown MDF wood index card drawers unit that comes on four lockable caster wheels. It contains three drawers on rolling metal glides with a slatted wood finish and gold-finished index card holders.
This 50-inch tall brown wood index card drawers unit would make an inspired addition to any industrial-style open-concept family room. You could place it next to your media center or roll it to a nearby desk set-up. Utilize the top space and display a few family photographs or even a small house plant.
What Users Say:
I am very satisfied with this piece. The quality is very good. I like the appearance of the wood. The drawers are adequate. Overall rating is very good.
Silver Card Cabinet
Willa Arlo™ Interiors
Silver in color, this hand-painted cabinet has a smooth metallic finish for a glam look. Crafted from solid and manufactured wood, it is completed with elegant silver-toned drop ring hardware. Assembly is required, though all tools are included.
Stylish and efficient, this Functional 3-Drawer Card Cabinet in Black & Silver Finish fits offices, studies, dens, and receptions. Each drawer is decorated with a stylish handle, and offers an ample storage able to hold up to 4.500 3x5 cards.
High-quality low-profile card cabinet constructed from wood and finished in a beautiful light brown stain. The cabinet offers six pull out drawers, each accentuated with stunning silver-coated pulls for impeccable beauty. You will also get a huge countertop for more décor accessories and other storage needs.
Vintage library card catalog cabinet with a raised design. The cabinet sits atop four wooden legs, leaving enough space at the bottom for additional storage. It also has enough filing storage too and beautiful metal pulls that add to its design.
Vintage Oak Library Index Filing Card Cabinet
Amazing antique industrial wood 23 drawer library card catalog cabinet
Unique dark brown storage cabinet repurposed from an old library card catalog cabinet. The result raises eyebrows in a positive sense. 23 wooden drawers await to organize all kinds of stuff. One of them even serves as a plant pot stand.
File cabinets tend to be terribly practical and all but nice-looking, but this adorable blue piece is different. It offers multiple drawers and it looks a treat thanks to rather unusual cobalt blue finish.
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A wonderful transformation of a card file cabinet. Originally the piece featured a vintage character in a plain color. It was painted in a plenty of vivid colors that gave the piece a new life. Now it's a funky accent of the room.
Standing sleek and tall, this 8-Drawer File Cabinet For 3x5 & 4x6 Cards in Black Finish offers a durable steel construction consisted of center dividers, a follower block and a thumb latch. The cabinet is able to hold up to 43,400 cards!
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Card file cabinet. Made of heavy duty steel in light gray color. Seven drawers, each of them lockable and with double label holder at the front. Very solid construction. Perfect for storing magnetic cards or other media.
Beautifully crafted with a stylish design, the card file cabinets are astonishing in every décor in traditional style. The whole is beautifully combined with every decor, and the beautiful shade of warm wood brings to the interior coziness.
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