What would you do with these doors?

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Okay Hometalkers - need some help!
q what would you do with these doors, doors
We were so excited when we found these wood and glass (single pane) sliding doors that look mid-century modern at the Habitat for Humanity ReStore for $15 for the pair! They were in great shape, but needed lots of cleaning up!
q what would you do with these doors, doors
After cleaning them up - we loved them even more! Our plan was to use them as the new sliding doors to our master bathroom to replace our traditional door. We were going to frost the glass and add them to sliding hardware. But...in our excitement, we mismeasured the doors and they are not only too short for the door frame, but also too wide together.

We are looking for any ideas or suggestions on how to use them! Help!
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  • Lindcurt Lindcurt on Jan 22, 2017
    Hinge doors together. Hang sheers on back. Bam. Room divider.
  • Hillela G. Hillela G. on Jan 23, 2017
    Wow, beautiful!! You could make a lovely table out them, with or without paint.
    I'm excited to see how it comes out!
  • Cori Widen Cori Widen on Jan 23, 2017
    Could you take out the glass and hang small planters from the top of each window pane? Put it in the yard? These are an awesome find, I'm excited to see what you end up doing!
    • Cindy Hagemann Cindy Hagemann on Jan 23, 2017
      Yes, still trying to use them inside, if possible since the wood is so nice and they actually go with our mid-century modern house!
  • Jo Jo on Jan 23, 2017
    Create sliding barn doors between the bedroom
  • Deborah Deborah on Jan 23, 2017
    Could you add wood or metal to the top of the doors to attach the barn door hardware? We have used doors that are too large for the opening before they just overlap the frame of the door. Or perhaps frame a door or window with them?
    PS LOVE the hardware on them9;
    • Cindy Hagemann Cindy Hagemann on Jan 23, 2017
      We were going to do that, but don't want to mess with the integrity of the doors. My hubby is building new doors for our bathroom, but wanted to do something fun with these, if possible. They really are great!
  • Charles Prock Charles Prock on Jan 23, 2017
    If you have a high wall I think it would look rather interesting to put paintings or prints behind the glass....
  • Pat E Pat E on Jan 24, 2017
    I'd put family photos behind the panes and hang them horizontally for a great wall effect.
  • D roach D roach on Jan 25, 2017
    what about 'fake' shutters on the inside of a window or patio door?

    PS. the link sent by Janet Pizaro has a 'p' missing out of repurposing.
  • Russ Ford Russ Ford on Jan 26, 2017
    using copper pipe and window screen, create shelves at various heights to make 1) a dough rising area 2) a great baking pan, pie tin, cupcake pan cookie sheet storage area 3) in our house, a cat roost
  • Evelyn McMullen Evelyn McMullen on Jan 27, 2017
    I hinged 4 narrow antique doors with beautiful designs on glass; made a great foyer when I didn't have one.
  • Jameece Jameece on Jan 27, 2017
    if I had these, I'd use 3 hinges to hinge them together, then use glass paint to make stained glass pictures, then you have a stained glass room divider. You can just print out pictures you like, tape them on the backside of the glass, then paint on the front following the picture.
  • Susan Susan on Jan 27, 2017
    I was going to give jojobear's answer: sliding barn doors is your best bet. A great updated look for your room.
  • J.b. kelly J.b. kelly on Jan 29, 2017
    All I see is an island workspace,remove the glass have each door be the end fremaand build between
    use the height of the door framefor hanging and display use dowels hooks put a top shelfshelf to hang plants or pots
  • Susan Susan on Jan 30, 2017
    Ok, how about joining them together at the top and bottom back with 2x4's for a grill niche. The top can have canvas for shade and shelter from rain while grilling. Put hooks across to hang grilling utensils.
  • Sue Kiene Sue Kiene on Feb 02, 2017
    How about adding a hinge on them and making a folding room screen or divider. You could either paint the glass or add some type of material that you love.
  • Terra Gazelle Terra Gazelle on Feb 02, 2017
    Paint the back side of them and use the front as dry erase boards.
    Pint a nice bright color that will go with your decor.
  • Melanie Melanie on Feb 04, 2017
    Remember back on here where a lady had taken a rubber floor mat and made it into a piece of art? Get 4 mats, the size of the openings, paint them.. paint wood in a similar but lighter color. Then use them as u see fit.
    Got young kids? 2 shallow tubs and some legs put dirt for flowers or sand for the kids
  • Red13904764 Red13904764 on Feb 06, 2017
    Build a custom sized bookcase or armoire to fit the doors and you have a unique library or linen cabinet. Wall mount in dining room creating 2 long glass shelves for "floating" bar. Can they replace any closet or pantry doors in your house? Side light panels for your entry door? Cool find....
  • I don't know if anyone else said this but how about adding to their length to cover your doorway and then making sliding barn doors out of them. Not sure the space where your bedroom door is but you could frost the glass and with the hardware for the sliding mechanism, might look kind of cool. Or if not barn style then maybe shoji screen style
  • Joanie Joanie on Feb 07, 2017
    Too short, too long..........got a saw.?....do some trimming for them to fit......DIY is what this is called. You can DO it!! I like the sliding door project the best!!
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    • Joanie Joanie on Feb 08, 2017
      Cindy: Do you have other doorway's that it might fit?
  • Cindy Hagemann Cindy Hagemann on Feb 07, 2017
    Thanks everyone for your suggestions - we have decided to sell the doors instead of using them.
  • Libby Libby on Feb 18, 2017
    I love the romantic feel of doors hinged between rooms, kept open off the wall about a foot, on the unhinged side (like an inviting open gate). Beautiful between dining room and kitchen or framing the opening to a hallway.
    Ive seen murals with French doors, with plants in front and behind too.
    No need for them to reach the top of the doorway either.
    Please post a pic of your process-- hits and misses 😊... just for fun!