5 upcycling ideas with doors

From table tops to headboards – doors are extremely versatile and a great way to get your upcycling DIY on! Try on of these five fresh ideas.

1. Mirror, mirror on the door

Turn a reclaimed door into a tall standing mirror that truly makes a statement. Be sure to use a door with a bit of distressed detail on the frame for extra old-world charm.

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2. Heads or tails

Create a rustic French look by standing up two doors side by side to create a headboard. Combine it with a chandelier, vintage-looking French linen scatters and crisp white bedding and voila! Vous aurez un ajustement de chambre pour une reine (which means it’s it it or a Queen – that’s you!).

Alternatively you can use a door turned sideways to create a shorter headboard stretching the width of a pallet daybed for a lovely lived in feel.

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3. Out-doors

This bus-stop-like shed was constructed entirely from old reclaimed doors! How clever?

Use a single door and attach floating shelves to create an organised potting station. It’s painted in a high gloss red enamel to give it some extra kick.

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4. Table top door

This is not a new concept but what is refreshing is that the table is painted in a high gloss turquoise. Paired with different shaped chairs in white and shades of blue it makes a very quirky occasional table. It’s so simple yet deadly effective.

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5. Statement piece

Create a wonderful piece of art by using decoupage and vintage wallpaper to create this look on a reclaimed door. It’s whimsical and the perfect accent in a paired down country style setting. It reminds me of the gorgeous designs of Cath Kidston that’s so hugely popular.

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Now you simply have to go get that old door from the garage or shed and get going!

Happy styling,

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