4 Ways to Decorate a Door for a Kid's Room

In the first ever HGTV Magazine for Kids, the DIY experts created door designs that work with kids’ fun personalities. Find what works best for your child and create one together.
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Photo By: Marko Metzinger/Studio D

Photo By: Marko Metzinger/Studio D

Photo By: Marko Metzinger/Studio D

Photo By: Marko Metzinger/Studio D

Corkboard and Frames

Cut the corkboard the size of the door, then affix it to the door using a multipurpose glue (Elmer’s Glue-All). Let dry. Spray-paint small frames from thrift stores (or try thedezignshoppe.etsy.com). Let dry. Attach the frames to the door using a hot-glue gun. Corkboard: Best-Rite 4' x 8' natural cork roll, $89, staples.com; Spray paint: Painter’s Touch Ultra Cover 2X by Rust-Oleum

Mirror and Decal

Attach the mirror to the door (Liquid Nails Mirror Adhesive and J-hooks). Stick the decal onto the mirror. Attach clear self-adhesive hooks for hanging accessories. Mirror: Dreamwalls 22" x 68" polished edge mirror, $188, lowes.com ; Decal: Dress Form Necklace 16" x 58" decal in hot pink, $55, decalsmurals.etsy.com; Hooks: Clear medium hooks, $4 for a set of 2, command.com for stores

Paint and Hoop

Paint the door with black chalkboard paint. Let dry. Assemble the basketball backboard and hoop, and hang it over the top of the door. Spray-paint a bin pull. Let dry. Using a hot-glue gun, attach it upside down to the door to use as a chalk holder. Paint: Chalkboard Black by Valspar; Basketball hoop: Pro Mini Hoop XL, $40, sklz.com; Pull: Martha Stewart Living Bedford 3" cup hardware pull, $5, homedepot.com

Tape and More Tape

Run a single strip of 2"-wide vinyl tape at the top and bottom edges of the door. Starting at the outer edges of the door, use 1"-wide and 2"-wide vinyl tape to create the rectangle design shown. Leave a 1"-wide space between each tape color, and end with a single stripe of 2"-wide tape in the center. Tape: 1"-wide outdoor vinyl tape, $2 per roll, and 2"-wide outdoor vinyl tape, $4 per roll, both tapebrothers.com

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