I had been thinking for some time that I wanted to use a salvaged door somewhere in our house and after seeing this in Better Homes and Gardens (June issue, I think), I decided we could use a door going from our breakfast area into our mudroom.
I know it's going to be a room that's used lots and lots. We already used that area of the house (even in its un-remodeled state) to pull off our rubber boots and pick ticks off the dogs, so I want that mudroom to be accessible but able to be closed off so our company doesn't see our muddy mud-room.
Last week, we were in Nashville for the Garden Tour and while we were waiting to meet Amber and Trevor, Greg and I ventured into an antique store. They had lots of things I wanted (of course), but this was the thing that really caught my eye.
It's an old screen door with a metal grid and it's in perfect, used condition. It doesn't even have a knob for the door, which is good, because after talking to our builder, we can choose to make it a regular swinging door, or make it into a pocket door (which due to space, we will most likely choose).
I like that this door can close of that muddy mud-room and hide our mess, but it's still transparent enough to see through when someone's there. What do you think?