Have you ever heard of a prayer closet? Most people don’t have the space to have an entire room dedicated to quiet time with the Lord, so this is one way that some people are carving out a little space dedicated to prayer. So, we rounded up some of our favorite DIY prayer closet ideas to share with you.
Some people actually do use a closet or a part of one, but others find some space in a corner of a room, a small section of a wall, or even by creating something portable that they can carry with them anywhere.
DIY Prayer Closet Ideas
If you want to be able to spend more time with God each day in prayer and contemplation, have a look at these ideas and see which ones (or parts of them) you can use to create your own spiritual space.
We love that this makes use of that awkward space under a staircase that most people have no idea what to do with!
Don’t have much space? This is a great way to make use of what little you have to form a small prayer spot on your wall. This would work well in a classroom too.
A simple layout that you can put together in very little time and with items you already have around the house.
How to turn a closet into a prayer room you’ll want to spend time in.
Some great ideas of simple ways to set up and things to add to your prayer closet.
Make your space comfortable so you can focus on your time with God.
This one is designated for kids but it would be a great option for adults too. Create your prayer space on a folded presentation board and then it’s portable and can go wherever you want!
Another simple way to set up a prayer space in your home.
A simple but lovely little corner to have some quiet time with God. The sticky notes make for an easy way to add prayer requests.
Our favorite part of this prayer closet (sometimes known as a war room because of the movie of the same name) is the frames forming a cross shape.
Create a prayer corner in one of your rooms using a piece of furniture you already have or pick one up at a thrift shop.
They used this in a school but it would be a great reminder for in your prayer room too.
Signs are a great way to define the space and add something inspirational. We especially love this one!