Repurposed Cabinet Door Craft Shelf

8 Materials
2 Hours

Today I'm repurposing another cabinet door into a shelf for small craft supplies in the craft room.

Thank goodness for the stash of old cabinet doors I came across recently because they are good for just about every DIY project. 

I had an old shelf I was using to hold small craft supplies but they kept falling through the back of the shelf.

A repurposed cabinet door is going to quickly solve this problem. 

I began by attaching the shelf to the very plain cabinet door with wood glue and the nail gun.

Next, I painted the piece with Ultra grip by Fusion Mineral Paint because the cabinet door was very shiny. After the Ultra Grip was dry I used my new favorite Brook by Fusion Mineral Paint to paint the shelf. 

When the paint dried I was ready to add a few accessories to make the shelf even more useful. 

First, I added hooks to the bottom bar.  These little hooks are going to be a great place to hold important information in the craft room like my paint chart. 

Next, I added just a piece of an old  spool holder to the top of the shelf. This is going to be used to hold rolls of washi tape. I added 2 D rings to the back of the cabinet door so the shelf could be hung in the workshop. 

The simple addition of a plain cabinet door to the back of this shelf solved all the problems and a few simple additions made this shelf even more useful for crafts. 

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Suggested materials:

  • Spool holder   (amazon)
  • Hooks   (amazon)
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  • Tina Brady Tina Brady on Apr 19, 2019

    I have quite a few of these cabinet doors, had this idea also. If you come up with more ideas on cabinet doors please post. Thanks for sharing!!!