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10 Inspiring Ways to Repurpose a Door

10 Inspiring Ways to Repurpose a Door

If you have moved into a house that needs some work doing, chances are at some point you will choose to either renovate doors or you’ll remove them completely to make way to an open plan style. One o the first things that come to mind if one were to repurpose a door perhaps would be to use it as a table, particularly outside. Or it could be painted and mounted to a wall. Other people have been rather inventive when it comes to giving their old doors a new lease of life. Here are our favourite pieces.

You can use them to make a bookcase look more fancy.

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Or actually use it as a bookcase.

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You could use it ironically and have it next to the main door as a coat rack.

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Another way to turn it into shelves is to cut the door in half lengthways and join the two halves together at a 90° rectangle. Place it in a corner.

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If your home is open plan, but you work from home, why not screen off an area to use as your office space?

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And if you like eating al fresco, this breakfast spot is semi-sheltered and so cosy!

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Speaking of using doors in the garden, how cool is this hide house!?

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Now, if you can do DIY, you can make something totally different! We love the look of this sofa made from a door.

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And this bench would look ideal in a cottage or farmhouse.

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And of course, you can always simple paint it, perhaps do a little decoupage, and prop it against the wall to add a nice feature to the room.

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Natalie Reynolds

Natalie Reynolds

Creative Writer

Natalie is a creative writer for Preloved. She is a granny at heart and, as such, enjoys gardening, sewing, vintage and literature. You will either find her pottering around in the allotment or scouring for antiques.