Published on September 15th, 2010 | by Jules Yap


Teen boy’s always closed closet door

Materials: Window panels

Description: Closing bifold doors is just too much trouble for a teen boy. I cut curtain panels in half to make strips. They are stapled to a 1 x 1 which is mounted above the inside of the closet. The strips are narrow enough to walk through easily, but fall right back into place to make the door ALWAYS CLOSED! The black border is chalkboard paint. And yes, those are broken drum heads hung on the wall. What can I say – teenage boy!!

~ Ann Hunter, 1.5 hours from IKEA :(

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Jules Yap

"I am Jules, the engine behind IKEAHackers and the one who keeps this site up and running. My mission is to capture all the wonderful, inspiring, clever hacks and ideas for our much loved IKEA items".

5 Responses to Teen boy’s always closed closet door

  1. Anonymous says:

    Congrats on creating a room for a teen-age boy that looks stylish yet not fussy. That room looks clever enough for a magazine.

  2. Anonymous says:

    What’s wrong with having an open closet?

  3. I think it’s super cool!!!

  4. Anonymous says:

    Does that say “Is it Holy?” above the closet?

  5. Steve says:

    Nice – and as a drummer, I can appreciate the broken drum head collection, too!

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