Using an Old Door as Indoor Decor

When my sister-in-law moved into her home she blessed with beautiful old doors ūüôā But, as a front door goes, vintage isn’t always the most practical or the most secure. ¬†She had me in mind when she¬†replaced this older door with a quality metal door and¬†deadbolt.

My original plan for this beauty was to add it to my garden, but because she replaced her door in the fall, I¬†just had to put it to use through the winter! ¬†Its a large piece but I’ve found a few ways to style it in our living room.

Living Room WS

This door was full of¬†imperfections (which, let’s be real, makes it perfect for me) and it also makes it perfect for accessorizing! I don’t feel guilty adding new nail holes to hold wreaths, garland and candles!

Door 1

I started out using real candles, but I didn’t feel comfortable lighting them. I’ve since switched out some remote-operated candles so I can just click them on and off when I’m in the room.

Candles Candle CU

Around Halloween time I swapped the candles for some little gourd pumpkins and an adorable little spider!

Fall Door

For Christmas I actually spruced up the door with a (ready for this!?) WINDOW! I found an old painted window screen at our pay-by-the-pound Goodwill Outlet store. It is lit from behind and glows adorably. The screen plus some white light evergreen garland made this a cozy Christmas decoration.  I plugged the lights into an indoor timer and every night around dusk my living room was bright with Christmas spirit.

Christmas Door CU Christmas Door

I think it is safe to say this door is staying inside for good. After just a few months of dressing it up, I don’t think I could part with it!

Door Decor

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