Closet goes on and on and on…

Closet goes on and on and on…
Where the heck was this idea way back when Matt and I were living in student housing? Our closet doors looked exactly like these.  Flimsy and cheap, but at least ours had handles.  I can’t imagine how anyone ever opened these without pinching a finger or five.
The closet doors were one of the things Abby liked least about her new home, so she got to work making them look like the doors of her dreams. The doors of her dreams happened to be $400 Shaker-style doors.   She did it herself and spent something like $40. I’d call that a win.
See more on her blog DIY Design.


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  1. October 17, 2012 / 2:03 PM

    Love this project. I have been wanting to do something like this to my flat, slab front door. Thanks for the inspiration!

  2. Catherine
    October 17, 2012 / 2:05 PM

    I want to repaint all the trim in my house white because when we built the house we didn’t realize how orange all the trim was. Now that we’ve painted some rooms, it’s awful.

  3. MacGIRLver
    October 17, 2012 / 3:28 PM

    I love this project, my son is building a house and has just been given a whole load of slab closet doors, I will show him this for sure, it could save him a LOT of money.

    Faye
    libler.blogspot.ca

  4. October 17, 2012 / 3:41 PM

    This is fantastic, what a great idea!!

  5. Denise Rehse Watson
    October 17, 2012 / 4:39 PM

    my kitchen pantry doors are bi-folds like the “before” pic and I hates ’em! SOOOO doing this, loveloveLOVE!

  6. October 17, 2012 / 7:23 PM

    Gosh that looks 80 billion times better. But I don’t think I could ever accomplish that … looks like there might be geometry involved, or at least very careful measuring, neither of which I’m good at.

  7. October 18, 2012 / 9:53 PM

    This project is awesome! Love how the new closet door looks. The things MDF boards could do! Love it!

  8. Anonymous
    October 20, 2012 / 5:57 AM

    wow, amazing makeover!

  9. October 20, 2012 / 4:09 PM

    Love this!

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