12 Ways To Creatively Repurpose Old Screen Doors

Diply 1 Jun 2016

Have you ever looked at a screen door and thought to yourself, "I bet I could turn that into something awesome!"? Probably not, right? I know I haven't! But after perusing some of my favorite sites in search of screen door DIYs, I've come to realize that they are a heck of a lot more versatile than I could have ever imagined.

The next time you find yourself replacing your old screen door, or you come across a collection at a second-hand store, think of this list and consider repurposing them into something useful for your home!

1. Display Board

Down to Earth Style | Down to Earth Style

If you like the idea of a gallery wall but don't want to commit to one, why not create a mobile version using an old screen door?

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2. Garden Feature

Poofing the Pillows | Poofing the Pillows

Using a door to hold planters is a great solution for outdoor areas that may otherwise be bare and boring.

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3. Message Board

Serendipity from Jewels | Serendipity from Jewels

Never forget about an appointment or lose an important receipt again with one of these handy foyer boards!

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4. DIY Pantry

The Olde Farmhouse on Windmill Hill | The Olde Farmhouse on Windmill Hill

Rather than only having a screen door at the front and back entrances of your home, why not bring it inside and give your pantry a bit of rustic charm?

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5. Corner Shelf

Thoughts From Alice | Thoughts From Alice

I've actually been searching for a corner shelf just like this, but I haven't had any luck so far. Perhaps I'll have to DIY one!

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6. DIY Headboard

Fresh Style | Fresh Style

Who knew two screen doors could come together and create such a beautiful piece.

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7. Garden Trellis

Pinterest | Kevin Eastman

Swapping a traditional screen for some chicken wire or another heavy-duty fencing can turn an old door into the perfect trellis.

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8. Organization Station

Diva of DIY | Diva of DIY

If a simple message board isn't enough for you and your family to stay organized, add more features, like a chalkboard and mail slots!

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9. Pot Rack

Better Homes and Gardens | Better Homes and Gardens

I've always loved pot racks. They give a kitchen that rustic, whimsical feel that will never go out of style.

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10. Birdfeeder Station

Better Homes and Gardens | Better Homes and Gardens

If you don't have anywhere to hang birdfeeders in your yard, you can easily set up an old door and use it to display them.

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11. Rustic Light Fixture

The Adventures of Ordy and Joon | The Adventures of Ordy and Joon

Are you looking for a DIY that is completely outside the box? Why not try making one of these amazing screen door light fixtures?

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12. Jewelry Holder

Beyond the Screen Door | Beyond the Screen Door

Last, but certainly not least, you can bring a screen door into your room and turn it into a shabby chic jewelry holder that will keep all of your favorite pieces neatly organized.

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