Sliding wardrobe door ideas – 10 of the best

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Sliding wardrobe doors are a sleek modern addition to any bedroom. Space is at a premium in many bedrooms as property gets more expensive and we look for ways to kit out smaller bedrooms. Sliding wardrobe doors allow a bedroom to appear more spacious as they won’t extend into the room when opened. Take a look at our top 10 sliding wardrobes and get inspired to by its smart and stylish design.

For understated chic choose walnut or teak-effect sliding doors for the bedroom. Add a mirrored panel to one of the sliding wardrobe doors to reflect light around the room. Maximise space by positioning fitted sliding doors in the alcove space either side of the chimney breast.

Pale wood sliding wardrobe doors act as a great centrepiece to the bedroom with a little creative thinking. Add a decorative focus to the sliding doors by attaching pretty wall stencils to the doors, continuing them onto the wall to create a unifying feel to the space.

In a small boxy bedroom a mirrored wardrobe panel will double the size of the space. Add a freestanding wardrobe that has sliding doors so they won’t extend out into the bedroom when opened. Allow plenty of storage space with baskets and extra shelving for folded garments and footwear.

If you are looking to maximise space in your bedroom then use the area behind the sliding wardrobe doors for more than just hanging clothes. Add a shelf and drawers to one half of the wardrobe and use the area for a dressing table – but make sure you include good lighting so you’re not putting make-up on in the dark!

Create extra space in a teenage girl’s room with sliding doors. Make her feel as though she has her own walk-in wardrobe with mirrored doors and sectioned off zones for shoes, belts and other accessories. Add high-gloss wardrobe doors in a bold blue or red to suit teen boys and girls.

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