12 remarkable ways to reuse an old door

It would be a waste to throw away a perfectly good piece of wood, even if it is an old door. Your old door has unlimited uses if you think about it. Even if the wood is chipped or the paint is peeled, don't worry. You can fix that!
Instead of tossing away useful pieces of wood, repurpose your old door into projects such as household furniture, picture frames and mirrors. We have compiled 12 brilliant DIY tutorials on how to transform an old door into treasured pieces for your home.
Advertisement
1. Repurpose it as a coffee table
This project is a simple and economical way to DIY your own coffee table. Not only is it unique, it is also practical with so much storage space. If you prefer to paint over the wood, by all means go ahead! This coffee table is customizable to your preferences, which is the best part of DIY furniture. Find the DIY here.
2. Turn it into an office desk
Revamp your office space with this desk made out of your old door. How amazing does it look? Watch your productivity levels soar when you sit down to work at this desk. See the full project here.
3. Repurpose it as an entry bench
Imagine walking through your front door and seeing this beauty waiting for you to hang your coat on. Yes, we are swooning over this piece! This modern look is simple yet practical with a storage drawer at the bottom. Check out the tutorial here.
4. Make a shed
Tired of having your place cluttered with gardening tools? Repurpose your old doors and create a garden shed. This easy and simple tutorial teaches you how to transform your old doors into this nifty storage room.
5. Create a corner door shelf
Don't know what to put in the corners of your space? Try this corner door shelf by following this easy DIY tutorial. This is a wonderful way to display your favorite treasures and add a bit of oomph to your home.
6. Turn doors into room dividers
An ideal way to separate your spaces is to use room dividers. Old doors make perfect dividers. It is eco-friendly, simple and affordable, and will make your space look organized. Check out more interior inspiration here by Apartment Therapy.
7. Create an art display panel
This easy project brings a pop of color and uniqueness into your home. Display your art in your living room so all eyes can appreciate it. This is a fun way to show off your kids' drawings. Here is the tutorial to get you started.
8. Repurpose as a potting table
Add this lovely potting table to your garden, porch or patio to take care of all your gardening needs. Here is the simple tutorial.
9. Make a picture frame
Display your most treasured memories with this DIY picture frame made from your old door. Check out this quick and simple tutorial by The Whoot.
10. Repurpose as a headboard
Repurpose your old door into this rustic headboard, which would look wonderful in your bedroom. Here is some DIY inspiration.
11. Repurpose it as a display shelf
This display shelf is perfect to give your home a cozy, rustic look. Check out the easy tutorial here.
12. Make a full-length mirror
We absolutely love the look of this vintage full-length mirror. All you need is your old door and a piece of mirror. Find more inspiration here.
Advertisement
Be sure to SHARE this awesome DIY list!

Instead of tossing out old jewelry, check out these ideas!
June 15   ·  
Advertisement
Pool noodles aren't just for the pool anymore. These tutorials will have you using them all year long.
June 15   ·  
Do you love butterflies, but want to let them fly free? Engage your inner entomologist by displaying faux butterflies.
June 15   ·  
If you're not using that saucer under your planter, check this out.
June 12   ·  
Before you hire a professional to remodel your kitchen, consider some of these cheaper DIY methods for updating your kitchen's color scheme.
May 19   ·  
A man kept an old family blanket hung on the back of a chair, never giving it much thought until this day.
May 18   ·  
 
Recommended
Advertisement