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Dress up closet doors with fabric, wallpaper or moulding

Closet doors don't have to be plain and boring. You can easily dress up closet doors with fabric, wallpaper or even cut out sections and add moulding and trim.

 

Melamine closet doors don't add much detail to a bedroom, and yet they can easily be designed to add architectural detail, texture and pattern. Here are some great and reasonably easy ways to add another element to a bedroom or walk-in closet.

Get the look

The application is similar to the process of decoupage: A layer of ModPodge is applied over the doors and the fabric or paper pressed down - working from the centre outwards to prevent air bubbles from being trapped. A few coats of ModPodge over the top protects the finish and allows for cleaning.

Get the look

Build a panel door using a double layer of 6mm MDF and add moulding for cottage style. Mount curtain line at the top and bottom of the open panel section and mount rod pocket curtains (curtains with a pocket at the top and bottom that slides onto the curtain line). To add detail to the open panels use 10mm dowels fitted inside the opening and into a centre support.

 

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