19 Creative DIY Project Ideas of How to Reuse Old Doors

Repurposing, reusing and upcycling an old door is just a great idea. If you already have an old door at home and you don’t know what to do with it don’t worry.

Here are 19 ​creative DIY old door project ideas.

1. Stable Door Display Shelf

This piece can be the perfect addition to decorate your entryway.

Find an old door you want to repurpose, simply find or make a shelf that you like and add it to the door.

Once you have installed it in your home, decorate it with your favorite items.

Old Door Display Shelf DIY Project

Check the tutorial below:

Old Door Display Shelf DIY

2. Vintage Door Lighted Display Shelf

Repurposed old doors are a great way to bring a unique vintage or eclectic feel to your home decor. 

Vintage Door Lighted Display Shelf

Click here to see the tutorial

3. Kitchen Island

Build a kitchen island from an old door.

If your kitchen could use an island or breakfast bar, then this economical project using a recycled door is great. 

4. Porch Swing From An Old Door

Old door furniture. Porch swing constructed from old doors and newel posts.

5. Coffee Table

Turn an old door into a coffee table for your living room.

Coffee Table

6. Potting Bench

You can make this from an old door, half a table and the metal part of a rack.

It makes a nice accent in the corner of our yard between two flower beds.​

7. Old French Door Repurposed as DIY Coat Rack

This old door photo frame and coat hanger is just the ideal project for a hallway.

8. Sliding Pantry Door

Add the fixer-upper touch to your home with inspiration from these farmhouse-style repurposed and upcycled DIY old door project!

9. Classical Panel Framed Full-Length Mirror

 Classical Panel Framed Full-Length Mirror

10. Vintage Door Bench

Make some more seats out of old solid wooden doors!

11. Make a Coffee Table From an Old Door

Amazing transformation!

Turn an old door into a shabby-chic coffee table!

Add serious rustic or farmhouse decor to your home with his DIY.​

12. Old Door, New Bench

Old Door, New Bench – See how an old wood door transforms into a gorgeous, rustic bench!

Old Door New Bench DIY
Old Door New Bench Tutorial

13. Old French Door Repurposed as DIY Coat Rack

Great DIY project for repurposing an old French door as a coat rack.

14. Upcycled Vintage Door Beverage Bar Station

Build your own upcycled vintage door beverage bar. It could also be used as a potting station.

Upcycled Vintage Door Beverage Bar Station DIY

Check the tutorial below:

15. Old Door Repurposed as a Desk and Shelf

Use Salvaged Door -Then Attach half a table to it -And Add corbels & planks to create shelves !! Genius!​

16. Door Repurposed into Entryway Essentials Organizer

An antique door made into a hall tree with handmade shelf and shutter shelf table.​

17. DIY Door Chalkboard Calendar

A great chalkboard calendar made from an old door. Such a simple project that can help you keep your whole family organized.

This would look great in an office, entryway, kitchen, command center, & more!​

18. Old Door Turned Into Hanging Outside Table

Suspend an oversized door from a tree using a sturdy rope to create a picture-perfect outdoor picnic table.

19. Upcycled Beverage Station

Got an old door lying around?

This upcycled beverage station is the hottest idea of the summer!​

Upcycled Beverage Station DIY

Check the tutorial below:

7 thoughts on “19 Creative DIY Project Ideas of How to Reuse Old Doors”

  1. Fantastic projects that old doors can be used for – especially the solid ones, cannot wait to start looking for old doors and making some of these items listed on your webpage.

    thankyou for sharing Paulina

  2. I like the one with the light at the top and 2 shelves against the pin stripe fabric. Wondering what is best method to keep it standing upright???

  3. I am wanting to decorate my home. I have only ideas. I love vintage & yard sale treasures. I love lace & floral. I love vibrant pieces with nostalgia. I want every 4 feet off home to give its own cozy & welcoming vibe. Pieces put together.

  4. Hi! I have an old door from the 110 year old farmhouse I grew up in. I’m planning to make the drink station using the door. How long are the 6 spindles used to support the main shelf?


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