Odds are you have an old door or two if you’ve renovated recently. Or perhaps you see them often in thrift stores or garage sales. Either way, old doors are frugal treasures that you need to snatch up anytime you find one. Turn an old door into a beautiful garden diy project. Create a wine rack or beverage station for entertaining. Redo your bed on the cheap. Check out the best ways to reuse old doors that we’ve found!
How to Reuse Old Doors for DIY Projects
Make a brightly colored corner shelf to spruce up any room and add extra storage.
Nothing is more relaxing than a comfy porch swing on a nice breezy day. Can you believe this swing is made from an old door?
This chalkboard door calendar is such a smart idea! There are sections for every day plus room to write errands and shopping lists. Great idea for a command center.
This clever DIYer turned an old door into a coffee table, leaving the knob, deadbolt and hinges. Don’t you love it?
Even though it was for a wedding, I’d totally love one of these hanging door tables in my backyard. It’s so whimsical.
One of these hall trees would look great in your mudroom. What a neat way to add storage and hanging space to your home.
Need a bench? Make one from an old door! The paint left on just gives it character, doesn’t it?
Build a daybed from old doors for a guest room or kids’ room. You can put it in a corner and it’ll still look great. That really saves space in a small bedroom.
You know those louvered bi-fold closet doors that just drive you nuts? Turn one into a headboard! I’ve just added this to my husband’s project list because we have an old one in our basement.
Skinny doors make great mirrors. Doesn’t that look chic? It would look amazing in a teen’s bedroom or in a giant closet. You can never have too many mirrors, right?
This French door turned table is one of my favorites. It looks so whimsical! Perfect for a garden or patio.
Create an arbor for your yard or garden. The missing windows on each door really add to the look since it creates space for hanging baskets.
Build a beverage station for your deck or patio. This is a must if you entertain a lot in the summer.
Create a wine rack to display your favorite wines (if you keep some long enough to display).
Use a piece of an old door as the backdrop for an old fashioned clock. This is another piece that would look great on a porch or patio.