New Design Trend: Repurposed Doors

by Madeline Pillow on April 24, 2014

By: Madeline Pillow

Home Design Using Repurposed Doors

 Home decorating is really the fun part once your addition or remodel is complete.  Your home is a structure and to bring out your personality and home cohesiveness, your decor is the icing on the cake.

 In recent years, recycled and repurposed décor has become a popular option not only to show off a personal design but also to celebrate items items that already have a history and a personality of their own.

On the blog, Dishfunctional Designs, there are great ideas to make use of repurposed old doors:
~  Paint old doors a bright or contrasting color to add life and mood to a room.
~  Think usefulness: add shelves and/or hooks to old doors to give an old door a new use.
~  Add a mirror to an old door for a completely new look. Mirrors are a great way to add visual space and depth to a room.
~  Missing window on a door?  Use it to hang a plant by attaching a simple hook to the top area of the space, or attach a curtain to the open space.

This design trend has been used in one of our favorite kitchen remodels in Great Falls, VA, where a salvaged door gave the kitchen personality through its color, rustic feel, and through its reimagining as a sliding door.

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You can see more about salvaged doors at the Dishfunctional Designs blog.

See more of this trend in our Great Falls kitchen remodel.   Contact us at 703-961-7707 or at to discuss your home improvement ideas.


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