Amazing Sliding Closet Door Makeovers

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Are you tired of the utilitarian nature of your closet doors? Perhaps it's time for a makeover! Check out some of these ideas to get the old DIY juices flowing.

A mirrored door, like the one pictured above, is frosted, which gives it a contemporary flair.

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Who says you can't replace the mirror with plexi? A sander would give it a quick and easy frosted look.

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(Our next examples are actually bi-fold doors, but the same treatments could be applied to bi-pass doors as well.)

What a standard louvered door looks like:

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Remove the panels and replace with plexi that's been sprayed with white paint, and this is what it COULD look like:

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And would you believe the picture below is the OTHER SIDE of the doors pictured above?

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Or perhaps, instead of plexi, insert flashing for an entirely different look:

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Not to leave out the kids, this locker-room trompe l'oeil is pretty clever!

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Katestew on Jun 01, 2014:

Thanks, the frosting is a great idea!

Gina on Nov 24, 2013:

Omg! I was looking for something just like this!  thanks so much for your tips. Can't wait to transform my ugly mirrored closet doors.

Wendy on Feb 01, 2010:

Thank your sharing.That's what I need.

Jô on Jan 27, 2010:


DIY Maven on Jan 27, 2010:

Thank you :)

Chrisjob on Jan 27, 2010:

Wow! I don't even have any sliding closet doors, and I'm excited to try some of these. Awesome post.

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