Door Transformation | Habitat Restore Find

by MyAlteredState
My goal with this door project was simple: make it look old
1. antique/industrial elements
2. little bit of french influence
3. layers of metal and wood details
4. carved detail
5. mis-matched add ons
6. gritty, grungy, dirty, and aging gray-ish paint.
After Picture
Before Picture

With the front panel already added, I started to visualize what this door could look like.
Starting at the top, this curved detail piece had broken off a little shelf I had in my garage
I added three metal tiles to the front, three to the back, and cut a hole in the center one and added some screen.
Keeping along with the idea of mis-matching hardware add ons, I found a hook lock, a knob with a random floral backplate, and a random wood detail piece.
Moving down the very tall door, I mounted an empty square frame, with a random square detail piece in the center.
And, a random handle on a random piece of wood.
Some views from behind
Just in case someone needs a bottle opener…
Dark trim around the door will go on soon.
Want more details about this and other DIY projects? Check out my blog post!
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  • Jodi Kropfeld Jodi Kropfeld on Sep 09, 2018

    I am in love with this door but a little confused on the middle piece. For some reason when i click on "go" to read your blog I get the error message "forbidden". I need HELP figuring this out.

    Thank you

  • Kathy Habets Kathy Habets on Feb 18, 2019

    You're an artist! I love the antique feel of the door with your modern day kitchen. I'll be working on a similar look this summer. Thanks for the inspiration!