The best way to prevent your door from banging on your wall is by using a door stopper. A door stopper can also be used to keep your door locked in place. Purchasing a door stopper might be overly expensive for some.
In this article, I have put together a list of 25 DIY door stopper projects that you can make from the comfort of your home using only a few materials.
1. Easy DIY Door Stopper
Here’s the first on our list of DIY door stoppers. This one is made using leftover wood and a rope. I love how the creator was able to upcycle leftover wood into this beautiful door stopper. The making process is quite easy and requires a few tools. You can also paint the door stopper with different colors to make it look better.
2. DIY Concrete Door Stoppers
I know a lot of people who are scared of concrete crafts, the truth is, you don’t have to be scared, concrete crafts are very easy to make just like these concrete door stoppers. For the making process, you will need thick rope, concrete mix, tape, and a few other supplies.
3. DIY Leather Door Stopper
The leather handle attached to this door stopper makes it easier to use. Just by looking at this door stopper you would agree with me that it would be perfect for a modern house. The making process involves using a lot of materials but don’t be scared, this door stopper is pretty much easy to make.
4. DIY Concrete Door Stop
Here’s another DIY door stop that is made of concrete, however, this one has a more appealing design, the use of black and white color at the bottom is quite pretty. You can use whatever color combination you want. Also, to make this concrete door stop easy to carry, a jute rope is attached to the door stopper.
5. How To Make An Upcycled Doorstop
Here’s one of my favorite tutorials that will show you how to make an upcycled door stop from vintage objects. Using a doorstop is a great way to stop your door from being banged. For the making process, you will need your heavy object, 1 single-use pack of sugru, and a couple of other things.
6. DIY Door Stopper
If you do not fancy the idea of keeping a door stopper on the ground, here’s another option that you can try out. This door stopper hangs from your doorknob. It is also beautifully made to promote your home decor. The making process is quite easy to follow. You will need only a few supplies.
7. Handmade Door Stopper
I literally fell in love when I saw this DIY door stopper, this is not something you see every day. A combination of different stones that vary in size and color is used to create this unique door stopper. You will need a drill, threaded rod, wire, and old bricks.
8. DIY Door Stopper With Secret Compartment
Having a door stopper with a secret compartment is not something we get to see often. With this DIY door stopper, you can hide little things in the mist discrete manner. The making process is very easy to follow, you will only need a few supplies.
9. DIY Door Stopper
This door stopper is ideal for people whose doors don’t stay in place when closed. With this door stopper, you can keep your door in place. However, the making process involves the use of a sewing machine. You will also need to use rice or beans to stuff the bag. You can use sand if you are scared that it will get wet.
10. DIY No Cost Door Stopper
I love this DIY project, the creator was able to make this by borrowing a stone from nature, she made sure the stone had the perfect height and size for her door. To make it look cooler, she decided to paint it. The paint might cost you a few bucks.
11. DIY Washable Door Stopper
After years of using a door stopper, it might look old, but that is not the case with this door stopper. It is washable, this means you can use it for a very long time without ever having to worry about it being overly dirty.
12. Quick And Easy Door Stopper DIY
Here’s a tutorial for people who are looking for a quick and easy door stopper that they can make in no time. With this door stopper, you can prevent accidental of your fingers by the door. The making process involves using a sewing machine.
13. DIY Concrete And Rope Door Stopper
Using concrete and rope this door stopper was made. This door stopper is ideal for people who have heavy doors in their homes. A section of the concrete is covered with jute rope which makes it look really beautiful.
14. Sew DIY Door Stopper
Here’s another cool sewing project for people who have a thing for sewing. I found this DIY door stopper to be really cute. The making process is pretty straight forward, you can use any fabric of your choice. You will need to get ready a pressing iron as it is used for the making process.
15. DIY Faux Rock Door Stopper
From afar you might mistake this for an actual rock, this is actually a faux rock. To make this you will need felted wood, pins, scissors, a sewing machine, yarn needle, yarn, and a few other supplies. The smiley face makes it perfect for your kids room.
16. How To Make A Decorative Door Stop
I found this one and I think it will be perfect for your home decor. You can use any fabric of your choice. The squared pattern of this door stopper is really beautiful. The making process involves using a lot of supplies.
17. DIY Door Stopper
Here’s another concrete door stopper that you can try making. The design is so beautiful that I am considering making one of these for the heavy door in my living room. After pouring the concrete, you will need to put your artistry to the test.
18. DIY Dinosaur Door Stop
This DIY door stopper is ideal for people who do not want a basic door stopper in their homes. There’s a dinosaur on this door stopper which makes it unique. You will need a plastic dinosaur and wood for this project. The creator painted it black, you can use whichever color you want.
19. DIY Concrete Door Stopper
I think the best part of this concrete door stopper has to be the huge jute rope used. Achieving this is pretty much easy. All you need to do is mix and pour the concrete and then use the exact rope as seen in the image above. You can check out how the creator made it.
20. “You Killed Kenny” Door Stopper
“You killed Kenny” door stopper actually won the first prize on Instructables under a particular category. The creator actually did a good job making this. It is made to look like Kenny was killed while opening the door. The process of making this isn’t as hard as it may seem. You will need a couple of materials, the tutorial will guide you on how to make it.
21. DIY Tennis Ball Door Stopper
If you do not want your door jamming on the wall of your home, here’s a great hack that can be used to stop it. The creator used a tennis ball and a couple of other materials to put this DIT door stopper together.
22. DIY Dog Door Stopper
Do not even think of making this if you have a dog at home, your dog might literally tear it apart. This cute dog-shaped door stopper is made using a lot of materials that can be easily gotten from a store.
23. DIY Door Snake
This is referred to as the door snake, this door stopper can work in two ways, it can prevent your door from hitting your wall, and also, if your door doesn’t shut completely, it can help to keep your door in place.
24. DIY Doorstop With Handle
Don’t get ahead of yourself, you might think this is made of cement but it is actually made of wood. The wood was painted and this makes it look like concrete. I love the handle attached at the top that makes it easy to carry it.
25. DIY Jute Door Stop
Last but not least on our list of DIY door stoppers is this fantastic jute door stop. This door stopper would be ideal for a farmhouse. The making process is pretty much basic, you will get all the info you need in the video tutorial.