Looking for a way to bring some privacy to space? Maybe you’re just tired of your open areas? Or maybe you’re just craving a new DIY project for this weekend? Well, whatever your reason, you’re sure to find the DIY room divider project you’re looking for in this list!
There are so many unique ways to separate spaces. You can use recycled materials like rope, twigs, or old doors, or you can build the whole thing from scratch! Or you can build something permanent or something easily movable. You can even create a multifunctional division wall that also works as a chalkboard or a bookshelf.
Get inspired by this list and let’s start crafting!
DIY Room Dividers to Suit Your Style
1. Rope Wall
This DIY project has a stunning result. The rope wall gives a nautical feeling while providing some division between spaces.
2. Twinkle Branches
Bring some sparkly light to any room with a room divider made with twinkling branches.
3. Tropical Style
A bamboo mat hung vertically provides an easy-breezy room divider with a tropical style.
4. Rolling Doors
If you want some privacy, try making these rolling doors to close off any room.
5. Screen Rack
Using a clothing rack and a screen you’ve got yourself a screen rack. Pull the curtain to the side to continue hanging your clothes.
6. Folding Screen
A portable room divider so you can have your privacy anywhere in the house. Perfect for a changing room too.
7. Closet Doors
Find some closet doors at a garage sale and give them a stylish makeover!
You can use refurbished bookcases to create a modern and functional room divider complete with shelves!
9. Vintage Look
A feminine and vintage look could be just what your room needs.
10. Metal and Rust
Old wooden folding doors were given a cool makeover to have a rusty metal appearance, easily done with metal paint. So chic!
This budget-friendly room divider makes wonderful use of old pallets not only as a room divider but a display wall too.
12. Suspended Fabric
A perfect and creative way to use up all that old scrap fabric you have lying around!
I’m in love with a totally bohemian chic room divider made from macrame. Complete with little air plants!
14. Divider Wall
A freestanding wall to bring a bit of division to a room. Separate the kitchen from the dining room with a DIY project.
15. Chicken Wire Screen
Chicken wire doesn’t make the best privacy screen, but it sure does when you cover it with photos and treasures!
A quick way to get some privacy is to staple your favorite fabric to an artist canvas and hang it from the roof!
Pretty blue borders and a fun and vibrant fabric that fills the middle. A wonderful privacy screen or room divider.
A modern and charming room divider using interesting geometric shapes and beautiful wood tones.
The instructions for this original string art design are not in English but you can use Google Translate, or even better, your imagination!
20. Chalkboard Reverse
On the other side of the already charming room divider is a super useful chalkboard for you to write your daily tasks!
21. Bulletin Board
Not only a room divider but a helpful bulletin board where you can pin up all your flyers, coupons, and photos.
22. Recycling Paper
Do you have a bunch of paper, cardboard, or tubes laying around? Here’s how you can use them!
23. Recycled Wood Floor
After you’re done reflooring, don’t throw away the old floorboards, make use of them!
A multifunctional piece working as your master beds headboard, a room divider, and a closet all in one! Use Google Translate for the instructions.
25. Sliding Barn Doors
Here we have the perfect room divider DIY project for the rustic country home!
26. Hanging Divider
A sort-of retro feel is what we get with this fun, bright, and colorful hanging room divider.
27. Compression Shelf
A coat rack, shoe rack, a desk, a bookshelf, this DIY room divider has it all!
Large curtains are a wonderful idea as a room divider because it allows you to switch between privacy and openness easily!
I know it looks complicated but don’t worry! The instructions will walk you through it step by step.
On a tight budget but need that extra privacy? A simple clothing rack and some fabric will do the trick!
A very pretty design, perfect for creating a statement art wall or to use for room division.
32. Party Place
Designate the party area by separating it with a super fun room divider made with streamers.
We’ve seen a lot of inspiration! Fun patterns, minimalist designs, multifunctional pieces, bright colors, recycled items, we’ve seen it all!
Creating a division in your open space doesn’t have to be a huge project that breaks your budget. You can easily do it yourself and save money. Not to mention, DIYing your own furniture pieces are always rewarding and fun to do! Get your friends together and make a day of it or do it all on your own and surprise your roommates!
The only thing left to do now is to choose which one you’re going to make. Happy crafting!