DIY Screen Door
A screen door is useful in climates where a nice breeze through the front door is good to have. Screen doors also help to circulate your indoor air, making your air healthier and less polluted. Build your own screen door to your specifications with the help of this great tutorial!
DIY Plain to Paneled Door
Do you have plain doors in your home that do nothing to add the beauty of your home? Instead of swapping them out with new doors, try this tutorial that uses thin plywood and paint to upgrade your doors from boring to beautiful.
How To Install a Pocket Door (or Two!)
A pocket door can save a lot of space as compared to a door that swings out. Try this tutorial for a small room in your home. This would be great for a closet to save space in a tiny bedroom, for example! Here’s another tutorial for double pocket doors. Both tutorials use a pocket door kit that you can purchase.
DIY Dutch Door
A dutch door can be so convenient, allowing you to let air in without letting out the pets or babies! Instead of buying a new dutch door, you can modify an existing door into a dutch door. This great DIY door tutorial also shows you how to change the panels in your door into glass windows.
Inset Bookshelf Doorway
This is a really cool DIY door tutorial that shows you how to build a door that looks and acts like a bookshelf but swings open to reveal a secret room! This could be fun for an office with a bathroom or a kid’s room with a walk-in closet that’s turned into a reading nook. Love it.
Bi-Fold Doors to French Doors
Bi-fold doors can be a huge headache because they can jump off the track, hurt little fingers, and are just awkward to maneuver. If you have bi-fold doors that you’re itching to get rid of, check out these tutorials for converting your bi-fold doors into french doors.
If you have double bi-fold doors for a larger closet opening, you can turn the four door pieces into two larger doors that you just swing open when you need to use the closet.
For a smaller closet or pantry with only one bi-fold door, you can separate the two pieces into two narrow french doors. Paint them black and add fancy knobs to really jazz up your doors!
This bi-fold door conversion is similar to the last one, but this tutorial upgrades the older bi-fold doors with horizonal slats on them by covering them up with beadboard and pretty light blue paint.
DIY French Doors
Learn how to turn regular interior doors into french doors with amazing trim and frosted glass with this awesome tutorial. But wait, that’s not all — these french doors are actually sliding barn doors and this tutorial tells you how to make the hardware for that.
How To Install French Screen Doors
Do you have exterior french doors? If you want screen doors that will work with french doors so you can let fresh air in without all the bugs, check out this tutorial that shows you how wood framed ready-made screen doors can be installed to work with french doors.
How To Turn a Steel Slab Front Door into a Full Glass Pane Door
This isn’t really a DIY tutorial, but it’s such a great tip for homeowners who want to get more light through their front doors. Did you know that you can turn your steel slab front door into a gorgeous full glass pane door for only $100 with the help of your local door and window supplier? Find out how.
How To Add a Window to a Door
Maybe you want to add a window to a door to let in more light or to give a door a special touch. This tutorial shows you how to do it with plexiglass and the great thing about this project is that it gives you complete privacy, so you could do this for a bathroom door. See part one here and part two here.
The DIY door projects ideas don’t stop here! Check out this awesome and huge list of 25 DIY door ideas that range from simple updates to more extensive door makeovers.
“I’m Elisa and I live in Austin, Texas with my husband and our two little girls. I used to teach reading and writing, but now I stay at home with my two kiddos and read and write in my spare time. I also love to undertake DIY projects, find new recipes on Pinterest, and dream about someday finally completing our home. Above all, I love to learn about new things and sharing my new-found knowledge with others.” Please check out my blog What the Vita!”
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