Closet Doors Makeover

Carol Cunningham
by Carol Cunningham
2 Materials
5 Days

I recently painted my bedroom- including painting white the stained trim around the windows. The last step was to update our sliding closet doors. We gave them a whole new look.

This is what I started with. Update needed!

The first thing we did was my hubby took down the doors for me. I then removed the circular door handles.

Then I applied this wall covering primer to the doors.

This textured wall covering was purchased online from Bed, Bath and Beyond.

It was easy enough to apply. There is adhesive on the back, it needs to be activated with water.

I made sure to line up the sheets so as not to see the seam.

The wallpaper is paintable so I brightened it even more with some white paint.

Extra touches of detail with some decorative handles and hinges added for a “barn door” type look.

Here you can see the hinges. Looking good.

Our finished product! We actually added another set of hinges to the bottom for balance. It really brightens our bedroom! Hope you like it as well!

Suggested materials:
  • Sheildz wallpaper backing   (Ace hardware)
  • Walldocter textured wallpaper   (Bed Bath and Beyond)
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  • Jess Hartley Jess Hartley on Mar 05, 2021

    The original inset handles are designed to pass by each other, allowing the doors to slide fully one direction or the other - how do your 3d handles work? Do you find that it's difficult to use the closet at all with it not opening fully?

  • Tracy Marie Robinson Tracy Marie Robinson on May 14, 2023

    Could you please link the wallpaper. Excellent idea

  • Michelle Pelli-Commisso Michelle Pelli-Commisso on Jul 06, 2023

    Love this! Thanks for sharing!

    What size door handles (and screws) did you purchase?

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