Sliding Door

This was a “One Thing Lead to Another” project that happened after finishing our built-in bookcase in the office. The swinging door had been off for months while the bookcase was being built. In fact, I liked it off. It made the office feel bigger and more accessible. And mistakes of all mistakes, when the bookcase was finished and the swinging door went back on, the bookcase was completely covered by the door! So this happened.

We don’t always get the opportunity to repurpose materials in projects, but we had saved this door for a handful of years with the idea that someday it would work somewhere.

Even though the door is almost always open, we wanted to offer privacy inside and used a spray for a frosted glass finish.

Inside the office: the sliding door and the built-in bookcase.    Plus the gong has a new home 🙂

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  1. 1

    That door is fabulous!! I’ve hung onto doors for years and ended up giving them away but now you’ve inspired me! I love what you did with it :), thanks for sharing the inspiration, Carmel!

  2. 2

    Hi Carmel! I haven’t been around for a while! I have truly been busy with work & life and such. I showed my husband your sliding door with the frosted windows this morning and he loved the idea for our new storage closet which used to be our laundry room. I may someday get the barn doors I have often thought of! Thank you for the inspiration! 🙂

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