Like many homes built in the 1950's mine have core hollow doors. I'll admit they are bit prettier than those from the 80's, but they are certainly in rough condition. When we first moved in I slapped some white paint on and called it a day, but they never looked right and started quickly peeling.
I thought about replacing the doors all together, but each of my doors is slightly different in size, and custom doors just aren't in the budget right now.
I recently finished adding molding to my hallway and thought- why not use the same technique on the doors? So I did, and I kind of love it. It was quick, cheap, and easy. You can do this update in just one afternoon. Here's how...