12 Incredible DIY Room Divider Ideas
If you live in a studio apartment or just want to break up a big room, room dividers can do wonders. Before you go out and purchase one, check out these 12 incredible DIY room divider ideas for inspiration.
Macrame Room Divider
Macrame is a coarse textile made from knotting threads or cords. This macrame room divider breaks up a small space when hung from the ceiling. One of our favorite room divider ideas, this DIY room divider makes the room feel cozy.
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Window Frame Room Divider
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Custom Woven Divider
Here’s a way liven up a basic room divider—weave in some color. One of the most intricate yet easy room divider ideas, this project features a rattan room divider and yarn in various colors. Yarn is woven through the divider and trimmed to size before being tied around the edge. Check out the how-to for this project here.
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For woodworking room divider ideas, look no further! If you have woodworking skills, you can build this hinged room divider. You will need a table saw for furniture-quality results along with some wallpaper or fabric to match your room’s decor.
There’s no shortage of color in this hanging DIY room divider! For a toned-down look, try hanging a shower or curtain rod across a room and use a fabric curtain as a divider.
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Here’s yet another use for scrap wood. To create one of our favorite rustic room divider ideas, try using pallet wood or other old boards to create a room divider by stacking the boards with spacers in between. The look can be as rustic or sophisticated as you choose.
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If you come across some old window shutters at a resale shop or garage sale, consider using them as a DIY room divider. Just paint or stain and add some hinges. You can get a similar look with salvaged closet doors, too.
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One of the quickest room divider ideas is to use a bookshelf. Bookshelves, whether short, tall, open or solid, help break up a room instantly.
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Barn Door Divider
Depending on the room, a barn door can work as a room divider. In just a few days, you can create a sliding barn door to help break up a room for the fraction of the cost you’d pay to purchase one and have it installed.