Boring door makeover. The trick? She used super low-cost canvas stretcher bars from the art supply store (30¢ a foot) and attached them with 3M adhesive strips. Since the stretcher bars already come with mitered corners, building the frames is super simple, with no tools or sawdust required.
Fabulous DIY design!! With two faux-plaster ceiling medallions and a quart of paint, I gave a pair of hollow-core bifold (read: boring) closet doors a new life. Keep reading for the step-by-step guide to this simple DIY update.
Instead of buying an expensive barn door track kit, make one yourself. Fifty-eight dollars worth of hardware—including casters and plumbing pipes—transformed two salvaged 10 dollar doors into a barn-style entry.
Inspired by a mirrored coat tree in the hallway of the 1890s carriage house she grew up in, Amy Hughes transformed a salvaged door into a mirrored dressing vanity with hooks for hanging clothes. For complete how-to instructions, click the photo. | Photo: Julian Wass | thisoldhouse.com