There’s nothing like a bit of mystery to make your home exciting. You don’t need to go all-out wacky-house; hidden rooms and staircases may be cool, but you don’t need to start with large-scale renovations. You can achieve that element of surprise and thrill with a simple hidden door.
It’s easier than you’d expect. There are several ways to conceal your door and make you feel like you’re in some kind of spy movie every time you go to the bathroom (especially if you have company). Also known as seamless, invisible, or blended doors, hidden doors can be installed via a variety of clever decorating methods.
The most popular due to its effectiveness is paneling. Cover the door and the walls in the same paneling for a seamless effect:
Cover the door with wallpaper – the busier the better for – and keep the hardware to a minimum for a mind-blowing hidden door:
Take doors up to the ceiling for an invisible entrance:
Or even outfit the door (surrounding walls optional) with shelving for a super-cool hidden room!
Have a door or room you’d prefer to keep under wraps? Which of these hidden door decorating strategies would you try?