He Wanted To Toss Their Ugly Old Cabinet Doors, But Then His Wife Had A Brilliant Idea...
Marilyn Caylor 5/25/2016
Cabinet door panels are perfect for making an oasis of amazing upcycles, from uber cool art desks to must-have coffee stations.
Cool Art Desk For Kids
Turn a cupboard door on its side and make an adorable art desk for the kiddos in your life. The "doors" actually open up to a flat desk inside, which is perfect for drawing! You can find incredibly detailed DIY instructions over at U-Create.
Front Porch Country Decor
This cabinet door wall art looks great with the hinges still attached! Carlene at Organized Clutter made this masterpiece out of an inexpensive cabinet door frame that's been fitted with wainscoting. A distressed paint job, hinges and a big letter compete the look!
Chalkboard Serving Tray
This chalkboard serving tray from So You Think You're Crafty lets you add a charming message to your breakfast-in-bed service. This simple project is made from an old cabinet door and a pair of pull handles. When it's not being used to entertain, hang it on the wall and use it as a menu board.
Hanging Bucket Planter
This repurposed cupboard door has been fashioned into a hanging wall planter. Find out more about this delightful project on the Room*6 blog.
Scrapbook Paper Wall Art
Use fun and whimsical patterns of scrapbook paper to make this very unique "framed" wall art! Alicia over at Inspiration From Alicia glued decorative paper over the raised part of cabinet doors. How blissfully creative!
Charming House Numbers
You'll never be lost with this one! Repaint an old cabinet door and attach your house numbers.
Entryway Coat Rack
This pretty coat rack uses faux porcelain knobs in place of hooks to hang your coats and purses. Find out how to create this treasure using your cabinet door - Jeanie at Create & Babble has all the details!
Faux Corner Planter
Put your plants in this creative faux corner! Mindi at My Love 2 Create cobbled two cabinet doors together to create a portable "corner cabinet" for her plants. A two-toned paint job makes it look fantastic!
Supersized Memo Board
There will be no forms to fill out on this cute memo clipboard! Jessie at Dimplicity wanted a cool way to display her kids artwork, and came up with this fantastic idea! After painting the cabinet doors, she attached some bulldog clips a the top.
Why spend a lot of money on artwork, when you can instead create your own? In fact, cabinet doors are the perfect canvas for your masterpieces. Discover more about this freezer paper technique over at Art is Beauty!
Vintage Welcome Sign
A tall and skinny cabinet door is perfect for making a distressed look welcome sign. Kim at The Kim Six Fix used her secret craft weapon to create the cracked finish - Elmer's Glue!
Doorway To Craftworld
They may seem too big and bulky to do anything practical with them, but these cabinet doors are a segue to a cool world of crafting! From awesomely large clipboards to display your kids drawings to cute corner planters, cabinets are fun to play with.