Have a door that won’t stay open or likes to slam shut every time there’s a bit of a breeze running through the house? Here’s a bunch of cute ‘n crafty ways you can make your own door stops. You can fill them with clean sand, pebbles or gravel, dried rice or beans to ensure they’re heavy enough to stay put. Have fun!
Toadstool : The bases are made using plastic containers and weighted with gravel or sand. Free pdf pattern download available.
Rice & Fabric : Made with three coordinating fabrics cut into 6 squares then sewn together into a 6″ cube.
Chicken : Make a fun and functional chicken doorstop from old clothing. Free pdf template to download.
Giant Doorstops : These are about 13″ tall and filled with 2 lbs of pinto beans and stuffing. Pattern pieces are in Power Point but if you don’t have that program dimensions are given too.
Drawstring Bag : Here’s an idea to make a cute drawstring bag then insert a plastic bag containing sand or rice for weight.
Zipped Top : Has a handle so it can be easily moved, zipped top opening and filled with cat litter and polyfill.