10+ Creative Ideas For Repurposing Old Doors
Finding an old door at a flea market or on someone’s curb is like winning the jackpot. There are so many different things you can do with an old door to spruce up your home, garden, or backyard. If you’re in the mood for a little DIY project, here are 11 ways to repurpose an old door.
1. Coat Hanger
Drilling some hooks into the bottom of an old door can make for a gorgeous, rustic coat hanger for your mudroom or front entryway.
2. Laundry Folding Table
How creative is this? Adding some trim and hinges to an old door can make for the perfect laundry folding surface in a small space.
Bolt an old door to the wall, and you’ve got yourself a rustic-chic headboard.
4. Garden Arbor
Two old doors and some basic carpentry skills can get you this beautiful arbor for your garden!
5. Sliding Door
You can purchase a metal sliding door kit at most home stores. The kit and an old door can give you a beautiful sliding door.
6. Memo Board
An old door and some chalkboard paint will get you a memo board to help keep everyone on schedule.
7. Leaning Shelf
Making a leaning shelf out of an old door isn’t as difficult as it sounds. Click here for the tutorial.
8. Coffee Table
How cute is this little coffee table made from a repurposed door? There are so many different styles of tables you could make using old doors.
9. Pretty Pot Rack
If cupboard space is limited, an old screen door suspended from the ceiling makes for the perfect pot rack.
10. Leaning Mirror
If you get a piece of custom glass cut, you can have a big, beautiful, leaning mirror for a fraction of the price as a store-bought one.
An old door is the perfect material to use in the construction of a stunning, antique-looking bench.