9 Delightful DIY Upgrades for Your Doors

9 Delightful DIY Upgrades for Your Doors

Nancy Mitchell
Jun 13, 2015
(Image credit: One Kings Lane)

If you're renting, or even if you own, you may be overlooking a great opportunity to add a little personality to your place: your doors. Painting a door is way easier than painting an entire room, and can still have a huge impact. And even if painting isn't really your thing, there are plenty of great ways to make your doors more than just a convenient way to get from one room to the next.

Above: a diagonal accent is a great way to keep your doors a cut above normal. DIY from One Kings Lane.

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Chalkboard paint then, now, and forever. Spotted on Emmas Designblogg.

(Image credit: Lark & Linen)

Don't want to paint? It doesn't mean your doors have to be boring. This door-as-bulletin-board ideas, as seen on Lark & Linen.

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This may look like paint but it's actually washi tape. Clever. From Poppytalk.

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You can also use washi tape to pick out details on a door, as seen on Tretoen.

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Try adding wallpaper to a door, like this Eskayel print, as seen on Lonny.

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Nailhead details differentiate this door from India Pied a Terre.

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When just painting your door isn't enough, try a paint with a super shiny sheen. Spotted on Architectural Digest.

(Image credit: Bethany Nauert)

We love the way paint was used to emphasize the details on this door from Jenn & Hunter's Historic Landmark Apartment.

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