5 Ways to Upcycle Doors from the ReStore

Usually when we look at a door, we only see it for what it is – a door. But, there are many uses for doors that don’t come to us on first glance. If you’re looking for your next super creative DIY project look no further than upcycling a door from the ReStore. Below we’ve listed a few ingenious ideas for your door DIY project.

1.Door Entry Bench


A door entry bench is the perfect place to hang your coats, take off your shoes and store miscellaneous household objects. The Friendly Bench provides instructions on how to create your own door entry bench and you can easily customize the bench design to fit your home’s needs.

2. Corner Door Shelf

corner door shelf

A corner door shelf is an easy way to spruce up any room and give you much needed storage for your smaller items. Craftaholics Anonymous provides step-by-step instructions for creating a corner door shelf and the design is easily customizable to your tastes.

3. Baby Gate

baby door gate

Keeping little ones from getting into areas where they shouldn’t be usually involves installing an unsightly plastic baby gate. A Snap Guide user posted a step-by-step instruction guide on how to use an old door as a baby gate that is not as harsh on the eyes.

4. Bench


This door bench can be used anywhere in your home that you need an extra space to sit and looks fantastic. Love Grows Wild has great advice for how to use every part of a door to create a bench for your home.

5. Outdoor Beverage Station

beverage station

Just in time for summer! Build your own outdoor beverage station out of an old door. A user on Home Talk has a beautiful design for a beverage station that you can customize to your heart’s desire.

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