13 Cool Things to Make Out of an Old Door


Here are 13 tutorials of cool things to make out of a DOOR!  You’re going to be blown away with these tables, cabinets, headboards, coat hangers, and even a secret passageway.  {squeal}

Headboard made from old door

Cool Things To Make

1.  How to Turn Old Door to Headboard ~ You can turn an old door into a headboard. Learn how to strip old paint, sand the door, add molding, and the necessary hardware to create a trash to treasure masterpiece! Counter Top Made out of Old Door 2.  How to Turn an Old Door to a Countertop ~ If you have a builder grade bathroom counter, here is an inspiring post of how to update your look for less. Learn how to install an old door as a countertop! Old Door Subway Art Table 3.  Old Door Subway Art Table ~ Using an old door, Ikea sawhorses, paint, and some subway art, Stacey created an adorable table. Click on the link for more details and pictures. Table made out of Door 4.  How to Make a Table from a Cabinet Door ~ If you recently renovated your kitchen or came across a stash of old cabinet doors, here is a fun repurposing project for you! Turn that cabinet door into a side table! Old Door becomes Bulletin Board 5.  How to Repurpose an Old Door ~ This is a fun idea of how to reuse an old door.  Apply magnetic chalkboard paint, turn horizontally, and hang on your wall as a weekly organizer. kids desk out of cabinet door 6.  Cupboard Door Art Desk ~ This kids art desk is so fabulous!  The tutorial shows you how to turn a simple cupboard door into this fabulous gift that is sure to be the hit of the party!

Make From An Old Door

Barn Door headboard 7.  DIY Barn Door Headboard ~ This step by step tutorial shows you how to build a gorgeous headboard inspired by barn doors. Come learn how to create your own! Closet out of Barn Door 8.  How to Create “Barn Door” Closet Doors ~ Learn how to create gorgeous “barn door” closet doors! This post is the “reveal” post so be sure to click on the links within to be taken to the tutorials. Cabinet door coat hanger tutorial 9.  Cabinet Door Coat Hanger Tutorial ~ Jillian did a great job turning a cabinet door into this awesome coat hanger.  Customize your gift with a name, room, or saying to give it that personal touch.  Great for laundry rooms, entry ways and mud rooms. Secret Bookcase Door 10. Secret Bookcase Door ~ Step by step tutorial on how to make a secret passage doorway. how to build a bookcase door. Faux Cabinet Pantry Door 11. Faux Cabinetry Pantry Door Makeover~ Pantry makeovers typically deal with the inside of the pantry, but if the door is this gorgeous than who is going to bother looking inside at the mess?  Well, except I would want to play with the dutch door.

Door Knobs

Door Stop 12.  How to Make a Decorative Door Stop ~ Those little gold door stops behind your doors do much to entertain babies but not much to add to your decor! Here is a simple decorative solution to create attractive doorstops. Door Knob Painting 13.  Fastest Way to Paint Doorknobs  ~ 5 quick steps which is this is the easiest and fastest way to paint dated gold doorknobs.  Use two 2×4 wood boards to hold each of the door knobs and locks.

More Decorating Tutorials

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  1. I’m looking for pic of a swing made from an old door. I thought I saw it on your site. Can you help please

  2. So glad I found this site. I might live in the most undecorated hosue in America. Okay…it’s at least the most undecorated in my neighborhood that’s for sure. I need help and inspiration. Maybe this is my ticket?

  3. I am blown away. Now which door should I take off the hinge? Um. .honey I need that door for a new project.;0) These are phenomenal. Recycling at it’s finest!

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