Ways In Which You Can Creatively incorporate Barn Doors Into Your Home Décor

Barn doors are not exactly anyone’s first choice when it comes to choosing accent features for their interior décor. However, even though it seems unlikely, they can make some great decorations and they can even be functional in ways you never though of. Let’s see some examples.

A big barn door can be a wonderful statement piece for the living room

Paint the door for a more modern look and turn it into a sliding door

You can also use barn doors as decorative accents throughout the house

One way in which you can use barn doors is to conceal the laundry area And while you’re doing that you can also add some color to your home by painting the door in a shade such as coral, green or any other color you like. Since barn doors have a wooden structure, they add warmth wherever they go. You can use a single door to cover the guest bathroom for example. It’s original and unusual but it’s not a bad idea. In fact, it makes your home look more charming. Barn doors are especially great for rustic interiors but they can look just as well in contemporary or industrial interiors.

A rustic old barn door can be used as a headboard in the bedroom

Cut the door in half and use it to frame or hide the TV

Incorporate barn doors into your furniture’s design

Sliding barn doors have an imposing look and they’re more than functional elements

The office can also benefit from these doors. You can use sliding barn doors to achieve privacy in your office. Use them instead of curtains and you’ll get a unique interior. You can also decorate them on the inside with photo frames for example. You can basically include barn doors in any room of the house as long as you do it creatively and you know how to make them part of the décor. They can look good in the living room where you can use them as sliding panels for hanging the TV on.

A big sliding barn door can be a chic addition to the kitchen

You can paint the door an eye-catching color to make it stand out

by Corynne Pless

Conceal the pantry with customized barn doors for an eclectic look

by Green apple design

The barn door has a natural color that matches the floor

Use sliding barn doors for the bathroom to give it an elegant touch

by William N. Fish.

The red sliding door definitely makes a statement in this dining room

Given how robust barn doors are, they would be perfect for the home office

The barn door gives this entryway a charming look and sets a great mood

Barn doors can also be used to conceal a closet space and they can also be trimmed or decorated, repainted, etc. If you can find a large barn door you can use it for the entrance or in the living room. Moreover, just because they were designed to be used as doors this doesn’t mean they can’t change functionality. A barn door can make a great headboard for the bedroom. It adds warmth and texture and it’s both eye-catching and functional. You can make a lot of things with a simple barn door as long as you use your imagination.

Published by in How To, Tips, and Advice, on March 14th, 2012


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