13 Mirror Closet Sliding Door Makeover Ideas
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Ashley Mann spent three years living full time in a 38-foot, 5th-wheel RV with her husband Josiah and their cat, Kitty. Her favorite thing about RV life is the challenge of finding the perfect way to organize a space, and she loves seeing all the creative and clever ways people come up with to customize their RVs.
Looking to get rid of your RV closet door mirrors in your bedroom? Take a look at how these RV owners gave their closets a makeover!
1. Turning Mirrored Closet Doors Into Faux Barn Doors
Kathy Bross made her mirrored closet doors look like barn doors by covering them with wood plank wallpaper, then adding narrow strips of the wallpaper to look like beams.
2. Replacing RV Closet Doors with a Curtain
Angela Ferrell hung a pretty shower curtain across her closet doors to match her bedspread.
3. Creating a Frosted Glass Look
Kelly Hussin added vinyl decals to her mirrored doors that look like etched glass.
4. Using Spray Paint to Create a Frosted Look
Ginger McCarty used Krylon frosted glass spray paint on her mirrors, then added a vinyl decal on top of the paint.
5. Building Faux Wood Panels
Melissa Martin used beadboard wallpaper and hinge decals to create this look.
Want to use wallpaper in your RV? Read our complete guide to hanging wallpaper in an RV (including how to prevent it from wrinkling!)
6. Adding Curtains Over Closet Doors
After adding curtains and a quilted valance, Alana Black's closet looks more like an extra window!
7. Replacing Closet with Cube Storage
Kate Hopson of WheeledAndFree.com removed her closet doors altogether, replacing them with cube storage and curtains.
If you don't need to hang your clothes, this is a great way to keep your storage while also adding decor to your bedroom!
8. Dressing Up Closet Doors With a Vinyl Decal
Lisa Booker trimmed a wall mural to fit her closet doors. Now she can feel like she's next to the ocean no matter where she's parked!
9. Decorating Mirrored Closet Doors with Window Film
Nikki Brister used window film to update the look the mirrored doors in her RV. The one she used isn't made anymore, but you can shop endless patterns on Amazon.
- Striking Pattern, Stylish Decoration: Want to decorate your home but have no idea? From the windows! With special irregular patterns, this window privacy film creates rainbow visual effect when sunlight shines through after installation and brings unique decoration on your windows, a cost-effective alternative to expensive textured glass. Great for Christmas decoration
10. Geometric Pattern Window Film
Christy Oliver also covered her mirrors with patterned window film. (This one cost about $1 per square foot.)
11. Reflective Decorative Window Film
As you can see, window film is a popular and easy way to give your RV closet door mirrors a whole new look!
Ed and Dawn Frasier used decorative window film from Home Depot to create this dramatic look.
12. Fake Bamboo Closet Doors
David Manning's “bamboo” closet doors were made using window film as well.
13. Making Mirrored Doors Look Like Japanese-Style Doors
Last but not least, I turned my closet doors into “Japanese shoji screens.” I love the way this softened the look of the doors so you can hardly tell they are mirrors!
Here's a video overview of the whole project:
(I explained in more detail how I made them in this blog post.)
Need some ideas for organizing your RV closet? Check out my article “15+ Clothes Storage & Closet Organization Ideas”!
Talk about a makeover. These are some really great ideas to transform a room! I love the barn door idea. I had mirror closets when I lived in my flat that design would have been perfect for. I might even give it a try on the closet doors we have now. Thanks for sharing!
Great ideas! We just recently purchased a camper and I’m always looking for fun ideas to upgrade 🙂
These are such great ideas! I love the wood plank wallpaper “barn doors” like crazy!!!y husband and I have been looking into buying our first rv, and I struggle with decorating ideas that wouldn’t add too much weight. I’m so glad I found your site!!!
Decorating an RV is so much fun! 🙂 Lots of lightweight ideas out there!
I love the Japanese style you chose for you re-do!! Adds to the tranquil vibe of your space!! I’m also a fan of #7–her cubes and lights were very cute! Storage is always a good thing!
Thank you! Maybe someday we will give our whole camper a Japanese-themed makeover! Hmmm….