Earlier this week I asked you to rework these stunning eighteenth-century Spanish double doors ($12,808), available on 1st Dibs, so they served a different decorating or practical function in your home. I wanted to know how you could see these employed in an alternate use in your home.
I was so impressed with your creative ideas!
- maisiegirl said "I might use them as doors in the master bedroom, or use them as screens. Or split them up and use them as doors in the bathroom. I don't think there is anywhere in my building plans where there are French doors, but one could do that. They are really beautiful and I certainly would want to showcase them in my home."
- nikkeeb said, "I'm with the room divider suggestions. It's smaller than most dividers though, so you could instead take a corner of your room and turn it into a nook, or turn it sideways and use it as the wall of a countertop/bar"
- emalove said "I think I'd use it as a room divider or screen . . . it's very pretty."
- sarahoerst said, "It would make a great top for a dining room table, if your dining room was big enough for it. Or I think it would make a great headboard with some really lush linens and a huge bed."
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- mletrav said "How cool would it be to incorporate these into a flooring situation? I'm imagining surrounding them with small marble tiles, and then laying a clear covering on top to smooth things out. Fabulous separately down a hallway, or together in a foyer."
- katherynn said "Beautiful doors! I agree with most of the posts here! I wouldn't want to ruin the gorgeous wood or beauty of them so I'd probably keep them together and put a glass top on them and use them as a dining room table. I like the headboard idea too! They would also would be pretty as a door to a guest bathroom or the master bathroom."
- mbrown81 said "Split them up and use them to flank a big picture window, or great piece of art. They need to be placed on dark, rich walls."
To read all of the great suggestions, check out the comments section of the post. Nice work, everyone! You really inspired me!