Amazing things made from salvaged doors

The next time you change a door in your home don't throw it away or chop it up for firewood, use a little imagination, get creative and you'll be able to up-cycle it into all manner of wonderful things for your home. Never change your doors? No problem, lots of people do so go skip diving to find a door that needs your undivided attention to give it a new lease of life! Colourful recycled chairs around a wooden table


An old door makes a great country style table top. Recycling old doors to create modern wall panels


Get lots of doors from a salvage yard and create an amazing wall covering – ideal for hiding up imperfections! Kitchen larder or pantry with heaving sliding door

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Use an old door to make a new door! Up-cycled window turned into a collage frame for family photos

Dish Functional Designs

Even doors with glass panels can be used to make a table top. Recycled old door into a panelled red picture frame with multiple photos


Use a door with glazed sections to make a frame for pictures or photographs. Cream wooden door hung on a wall sideways with wicker wreaths on each door panel

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Or an old door with wooden infill panels to make a backboard for a wall display. Coffee table made from old doors

Dish Functional Designs

Chop an old door into three pieces to make a rustic coffee table. Stylish thrown like chair made from an up-cycled cream door, with mirror where glass panel used to be


An old door makes a fabulous back for a wooden seat. Doors re-purposed to make a frame for a sofa

Shabby to Chic Designs

Use an old door to make a sofa; plenty of plump cushions will take the hardness off! Outdoor garden bench made using old doors, topped with dark green cushions

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An informal bench style sofa for the garden makes great use of an old wooden door.

Two old, distressed doors can be put to use as a stunning headboards. Old doors used to make a red, orange and purple privacy screen

Room Decorating Ideas

Make a tri-fold screen out of three old doors.

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