If you want to give your room a facelift without having to spend lots of money on new furniture, your best bet is to upgrade the furniture that is already in your room. Closet doors take up relatively big space in a room, and thus, they can be used as a canvas for creativity.
Any piece of furniture can be transformed using some simple methods, some paint, and new hardware. Whether you want to redecorate your room, repair a damaged door or update the wardrobe, these awesome closet door makeover projects will give you some inspiration.
Simply pick a door style that fits in well with your existing decor or make a statement with a new closet door look. We have collected ten simple and inexpensive closet door makeover projects for you!
1. Upgrade with Ceiling Medallions
We just love this gorgeous and simple closet door makeover project! You will need two faux-plaster ceiling medallions and a quart of paint to give your old, plain closet doors a new life. The outcome will be really chic and impressive. Click on the link for a step-by-step tutorial to do this simple DIY update.
2. Chalkboard Closet Doors
Chalkboard paint is trendy nowadays, but it also gives a cool look to anything you apply it on. The matt black finish looks funky on walls, furniture, and other small ornaments as well, giving a contemporary note to the interior. You can transform boring closet doors in no time into a graffiti wall. The kids will love it as well!
3. Mirrored Closet Door with O’verlays
Mirrored sliding closet doors look nice, but you can make them look even nicer and more exciting with the help of O’verlays®. They are lightweight, decorative fretwork panels that come in several patterns and sizes. They are also paintable and easily attach to furniture, mirrors, walls, and glass. You can create a beautiful look so easily; you just have to find a suitable product.
4. Upgrade with Canvas Stretcher Bars
This one is an inexpensive and removable solution that anyone can do at home. You will need a couple of things, such as canvas stretcher bars, adhesive strips, and tools and paint if you want to create a completely new look. Add some nice new doorknobs for a really fancy look.
5. Faux Barn Doors
We just love this low-budget, super creative closet door makeover project! You will need some semi-gloss paint, a black Sharpie Marker, a long piece of wood, planks, and metal handles. To give the flat surface of the doors the look of planked wood, you will have to use the marker. It will look really convincing even if you step closer!
6. Makeover with Crown Moulding
Here is a fantastic, well-explained step-by-step guide on how to build this awesome closet door. You will definitely need time and skills to get this project done, but it worths all the effort. Would you have thought that you can create an entirely new, beautiful look with crown moulding?
7. French Door
If you are up for the challenge, you can replace your closet doors altogether with new ones. You will need slabs – doors without pre-drilled holes for the doorknobs – and lots of paint. This project requires two people; ask a friend or your hubby to give you a hand with the installation.
8. Upgrade with Wallpaper
If you can’t stand the look of your closet doors anymore, here is a wonderful step-by-step guide on how to give them an entirely new look. You will have to remove the doors, sand them, paint them and then apply paintable vinyl wallpaper. When that’s done, you can attach the trims then caulk it to give a seamless look. Use your imagination and create something beautiful!
9. Fabric Covered Closet Door
Using fabric for your closet door project is a great idea if you are looking for something quick and easy. Purchase some heavy-weight fabric and iron on fusible web to the back of the fabric. You will have to precisely position the fabric on the door, smooth it on, and work out any wrinkles. Alternatively, you can use spray adhesive as well.
10. Cover It with Maps
Maps are easy and (mostly) free to get. So why not use it for decoration purposes? To wallpaper the closet doors with maps requires little time and basic DIY skills, plus it is very affordable. To create a durable cover for your closet doors, combine the maps with clear contact paper.