Look! Cabinet Cast-Off Reworked into Minimalist Closet

Look! Cabinet Cast-Off Reworked into Minimalist Closet

Jen DeRose
Feb 10, 2009

We recently helped a friend move who decided to ditch two cabinets she used in her bathroom. We thought the units might fit perfectly in our (only) closet, so we decided we'd switch out the knobs and call it a day.

But then we were browsing Domino (RIP), and came up with this idea instead...

We drilled a hole where the handles had been! We also flipped the doors around, and then moved the door hardware so that the two units mirror each other.

It turned out that the two units didn't fit perfectly. They were just an inch too tall, so a simple fix was to raise the shelf. We're so excited about the extra couple feet of storage space!

And in case you didn't yet pick up the last issue of Domino on the newsstand, the article featured a cool built in shelving unit with holes as handles. It's on page 68.

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