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How To Use Old Doors In Home Decor

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There are many ways of using old doors in home decor. From wall decor to furniture material doors can enhance your home decor beyond their primary function. Old vintage doors have beautiful designs and carvings which makes perfect for home decor.


Use an old door instead of a headboard. A decorative door makes for a pretty and big headboard. It can be placed vertically or horizontally to create bigger or smaller headboard. Remove all the handles and hooks before using a door as headboard. You can also use it as a carcass for creating tufted headboard.

Wall Decor

Use an old vintage door as a wall decoration. Lean it against the empty wall to behind the sofa or a console. Place it in the awkward corners and hide odd cables and wires. The door can be repainted to fit the rooms design or left as-is in a shabby decor.


The door can be enhanced with hooks or ledges to create a shelf or a plant stand. The door can also be used in the hallway as a rack for outerwear and accessories. Different kind of doors can be used for different purposes. Look for the door that will function as shelf best.


Old doors make for great surfaces to it’s only natural to try to transform them into tables, chairs, and other furniture items. Use a door as a tabletop with an old table base. Voila! New table is ready.


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