Our personal favorite idea has to do with hanging an old door on your wall. It might seem crazy to do this, but when you find out why people around the world have been doing it, you might just do the same thing at your home. It’s surprisingly artsy and actually functional too!
This nightstand was crafted from an old door, some pieces of fencing, and two squares of wood. You can get the directions on how to make one on your own here.
You can attach four doors with some hinges and install a roof to create this darling little nook. How cute is this in your backyard?
Using doors to create a fence creates a beautiful focal point in your yard. You can make a foundation for your doors or secure them with some posts.
This garden shed is absolutely adorable and was made with a few old doors, some creativity, and some elbow grease.
This is a simple project that involves hanging some shelves on a door frame. You can attach a built-in light if you want to make it fancier.
Another method for this project is to remove the door’s inlays and use the wooden pieces as a shelf.
You can attach a door to an existing small set of drawers to create this hallway table stand. You can even add a shelf up top and also include some hooks.
This is the most adorable project and is perfect for inside or outside your home when you are entertaining. There are lots of different designs for these so you can get creative. You can find instructions on how to make one here.
You can upcycle a door and a table to create a DIY potting table for your garden. You can find a tutorial and check out different designs here.
You can create a beautiful bench from some doors in only about 60 minutes. Get the tutorial here.
You can also use some doors to create an upcycled swing. Here‘s how they did it at Huckleberry Lane. Perfect for a front porch.
Just hang some pots on a door to create a cute planter. You can find the step-by-step instructions on how to make the one below here.
You can toss some legs onto an old door and turn it into a table. It’s rustic, unique, and the best part? You get to use materials that would otherwise be thrown away.
Add some hooks to a door, and use it as a jewelry organizer. Choose metal hooks or easy-to-hang self-adhesive hooks (you can spray paint them!) to make it your own.
If you have some carpentry skills, you can create a base and add a door to it to create a kitchen island. Place a piece of glass on top and you have a beautiful focal point.
If you hang a door and use some chalkboard paint, you can turn a door into your family’s message board. Just paint the partitions and you have a super cute piece.
This door was combined with a half table and shelf to create an adorable garden station or accent table. Perfect for that farmhouse-chic look that’s so popular right now.
These glass doors were repositioned and used to create a closed-off little nook. It’s a room within a room without having to buy all new materials.
This vintage glass door was positioned above a bed frame to create a shabby chic-looking accent piece for your bedroom. Just gorgeous!
This door was repurposed into a mirror along with a convenient hook to hang clothing from. If your door had a window, simply knock it out and replace with a mirror.
This door is now a headboard that includes a convenient lamp. Of course, this idea will require some cables, lighting, and a bit of handywork.
A few floating shelves were added to this old door to make a neat shelf. Looks lovely in the corner of a room or as a statement piece in your entryway.
You can slap a coat of some chalkboard paint to create a unique family calendar. Doors and chalkboard paint seem to be quite the combo!
Why go out and buy an expensive bathroom organizer? All you need to do is attach a simple hanging shelf and towel rack to an old door.
Just nail the door frame to your wall, leave the hinges attached, and use some chains to secure the door in order to create this really neat-looking laundry table.
You can use an old door to create this charming photo display. Who knew that some simple twine and clothespins could be so adorable?
A few hooks and crates were added to this old door to make this really cool coat hanger. Could you imagine seeing this piece as you walk into a home?
Need a coffee table? Chop up a door, put it back together again in the shape of a box, and add some casters to it. The possibilities are endless!
The frames of this door were salvaged and repurposed into a garden trellis. Plant ‘climbing plants’ nearby and watch it transform into a whimsical piece.
Make your garden look like another dimension with this magical garden door. Just prop up a door against your fence, and make a creative doorway for it. Add some reflective paper behind the windows of the doors to make it look magical. Find out how it’s done here.
If your patio or sitting space is looking a little bare, try giving it a backdrop. Placing two vintage doors together is the perfect way to create the backdrop. It gives the space a unique feel.
You can also turn some old doors into a sweet outdoor swing. This project even uses parts of a table so it’s completely upcycled. Learn how to make it here.
Create a beautiful shed from old doors. This design uses four. Learn how to make it here. It’s easier than you think it would be.
Doors make the perfect building materials for a pergola. These ones are brightly painted to create a bold accent in the garden. All you have to do is create some structure for the roof.
You can turn an old door into a really cool outdoor message board with a coat of chalkboard paint. You can change up your inspirational messages each season. It’s a very simple project to do.
Attach the old door to a track and add some rollers to the bottom to make a perfect sliding pantry door. Take the ‘barn door idea’ to the next level.
Stand an old door up, and attach a table. Follow this with some corbels and planks to make a desk with a shelf.
Hang your old door from a tree branch using some sturdy rope. The door makes a perfect table for a picnic when used this way. Could you imagine the dinner parties?
Tear apart your door, and use the wood to build a sofa frame. Add some cushions for comfort. It will take some carpentry work, but clearly, it’s worth it.
Need a place to toss random things on when you come into the house? Affix a door to a shelf or chest, and paint them the same color. Learn how to make the one below here.