Turn a Blah Hollow-Core Door Into Today’s Cover Story. I’m a home makeover TV show producer, interior designer and the creator of Decor. Typical hollow core doors are not only cheap, they can also look cheap. If you’re living with builder-grade slab-style doors, just think of them as so many blank canvases. You can mimic the look of a traditional panel door simply by applying frames of molding.
I picked the door up off the floor and saw that the door had fallen on the handle and being a hollow core door, the handle just smashed right up inside of the door creating a nice little hole! It wasn’t really what I was hoping for that day, but it actually was exactly what I needed! My brother offered to buy us a new door, but I told him to wait on it I had an idea! I had been wanting to update our doors for a while now. These are the original (circa 1962) builder grade hollow core doors that came with the house. To see our hallway makeover from start to finish, click here! Before and after photos from HomeStory Doors. HOME MAKEOVER. To review our inventory of doors – both solid core doors and hollow core doors, please view our door gallery.
Would you guess that the beadboard detailing on this door is actually wallpaper? We used a paintable roll and some standard molding to give a basic (and very inexpensive) hollow-core door an easy makeover. Doors can be so much more. If you’ve ever lived with a hollow core door (like most of us) you know what I’m talking about. Even if you can’t have something like this secret library door, by Peter Pennoyer Architects, there are other ways to do it up. I was so inspired yesterday to see Layla and Kevin’s door makeover at The Lettered Cottage. A not-so-traditional option, but I think I could make this out of a hollow-core door.
A Happy Accident
Hollow-Core Doors Makeover. Using paint, a Sharpie marker, pine planks, metal handles, and a few other household items, you too can easily turn your plain-Jane hollow-core closet doors into chic coastal barn doors. Is that not a fantastic office makeover full of wallet friendly ideas? Everything from the hollow-core-doors-turned-desk and the thrift store chairs makes us swoon. At the start of the door makeover, there was still food and lots of dirt from the previous tenant on the door. I have the old bedroom doors from the seventies that are hollow core. Find a step-by-step tutorial for a dutch door tutorial using a hollow core door! Add some razzle-dazzle to a drab bathroom door with trim and fresh paint. For hollow-core doors, attach trim to surface by adding bead of wood glue to back, then holding in place with painter’s tape until glue dries.