Inside: Here are several ideas to makeover a boring bifold door.
If there is one thing I have learned about DIY is you don’t have to settle for boring spaces. With your own creativity, and leveraging the creativity of millions of other DIYers, you can create a beautiful home on any budget.
For this post, I am sharing 10 brilliant bifold door makeovers to add style to your closet doors. You can take bifold closet doors from drab to fab for as little as $9 and you will never look at a bifold door the same again!
There are several different ways to makeover a bifold door:
- Paint it a new or bright fun color
- Add decorative trim
- Reface it will thin plywood
- Turn it into a french door
- Add decorative hardware
DIY BI-FOLD BARN DOOR
I will start out by sharing my DIY Bifold Barn Door that I transformed. I was able to update my linen closet bifold door for $15 using a sheet of 1/4 inch plywood. I painted it an aqua color that added a nice pop of color and character to my hallway.
HOW TO UPDATE 1970s BI-FOLD CLOSET DOORS
The blogger at Monica Wants It updated wood looking bifold doors easily by painting the doors and adding trim. She picked the same paint color as the walls to provide a built-in look. Every time you open your closet you will feel like your entering a boutique. Love your closet again with this elegant touch.
CREATING A BARN DOOR FROM BIFOLD DOORS
Erin from Lemons Lavender and Laundry updated her double bifold laundry doors to look like double barn doors. This is such a creative way to spruce up the opening to her laundry space.
BI-FOLD TO FAUX SHIPLAP FRENCH CLOSET DOORS
The blogger from Bright Green Door started with wood looking slat bifold doors on her closet. She turned them into french doors then added faux shiplap and painted them an awesome blue-green color.
HOW TO ADD TRIM TO PLAIN BIFOLD DOORS
The blogger from The DIY Playbook updated plain bifold doors by simply adding some trim and paint. The new doors added a modern clean look and added style to her kitchen area.
CUSTOMIZE YOUR CLOSET DOORS WITH TRIM
A Beautiful Mess wanted to add some personality to her bedroom by changing out her old metal bifold doors and added these flat panel bifold doors. She then added decorative trim and applied a beautiful aqua color. I would agree they have personality.
DIY/UPCYCLE SHUTTER DOORS TURNED CHIC DOORS
Domicile 37 updated a bifold louvered door for $9 using a sheet of hardboard. She then painted the door and drew a design freehand. What a budget-friendly update that adds a chic wow statement to a room.
BIFOLD CLOSET DOORS MAKEOVER
These bifold closet doors from She Holds Dearly turned out very simple and elegant. The design she chose works well with the rest of the beautiful bedroom.
DOUBLE BI-FOLD DOORS TURNED TO BARD DOORS FOR UNDER $90
These white double bifold doors were transformed into beautiful barn doors. The chalkboard in the top section is a brilliant addition to help organize a to-do list or shopping list. The blog, Living Rich with Coupons did an amazing job by adding charm and function to this space.
DIY CORAL & GLAM BIFOLD CLOSET DOOR MAKEOVER
Here is another awesome bifold door transformation from Monica Wants It. This time she went bold with a bright coral color. I love the modern design she added to the front. The doors added style and character to her office.
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So what bifold door in your home can you get to work on?