A cupboard was initially just that, a place to store utensils. Now it often represents a repository, perhaps in the spiritual sense, for skills or for hidden talents.
Psychological / emotional perspective: Various types of cupboard can appear in dreams.
A wardrobe suggests a period of transition and, because it houses our clothes, how we deal with our self-image, whereas a larder represents our ability to preserve or conserve our stores of energy. Finding a hidden cupboard suggests rediscovering something we may have forgotten. Opening a cupboard and finding it bigger than expected suggests available opportunities.
Material aspects: Clearing out a cupboard indicates that we may have to put our lives in order. Articles falling out of a cupboard suggest that we may be overstretched and / or overstretching ourselves.
To see a cupboard full of stuff in your dream symbolizes pleasure and comfort. But if it’s empty or dirty, difficult times may be ahead.
To dream of an empty Cupboard is a bad sign for your business prosperity.
If you put things inside, it shows that you will recover your losses after some distress.
To see a cupboard in your dream, is significant of pleasure and comfort, or penury and distress, according as the cupboard is clean and full of shining ware, or empty and dirty. See Safe.
If it is well stocked with food, dishes and other supplies, the cupboard is a good omen to those who are contemplating an investment or making a change.
An empty cupboard seen in a dream portends diminishing financial resources.