Barn doors have come a very long way since their humble beginnings. While they once were all about being outdoors, painted red, and being part of a barn, they’re now grandeur, fun, versatile and many of us would love to have them in our home. However, what many of us run into is the issue of “How do I incorporate such a bold feature into my already awesome décor without breaking the bank or creating chaos in my decorating style?” Well, the answer is simple: you just do! Here are a few ideas to help you decide exactly where you should place your barn doors for a bold, daring display.
Pretty Double Doors
Sometimes a room needs something pretty, something that feels classic yet engaging to the room. That is where sliding barn doors come into play. Adding pretty double doors that also slide and are barn doors adds that sense of classic in the room while still being put together and fun. Think of this element as the “IT” feature in the room, you want to have that bold additional piece that brings everything full-circle.
Large & In Charge
Why choose small, minimal barn doors when you can go full speed and use larger ones. The larger doors will bring texture and beauty right where you need it without taking away from your current décor. Furthermore, if you have a smaller room, large barn door can completely make the space feel more alive and genially unique, but with a twist of farmhouse decor.
If you have ever lived in a studio, then you know much important privacy is. Privacy is one of those things that is quite rare when you are living in a studio apartment or when you have a smaller home. However, barn doors can easily fix that issue. The main reason being they can effectively help you divide a room in two while still being extremely chic and welcoming. There is also the factor that the room will not feel out of place instead it will blend right in with the rest of your home.
Paint them, Black
While barn doors tend to have a warmth to them naturally, there is also the feature of being able to paint them. When you’re seeking to paint your barn doors, consider painting them black. Back is not only edge and cool, but it works exceptionally well with numerous decorating styles. Think of it as a neutral that will always work well no matter what kind of décor you may have.
Part of Your Bathroom
Have a smaller bathroom that needs a little pick me up? Change your doors to sliding barn ones. The idea is simple, barn doors add a cool, farmhouse approach which makes using them feel effortlessly with just the right amount of beauty. Keeping this in mind, changing your door style might inspire you to change the décor of your bathroom as well.
Just like changing your bathroom door can make a huge difference in the way the room feels, the same applies to your laundry room. Changing the door not only makes the room feel more modern but it’s great for saving space. Sliding barn doors are excellent when it comes to space saving because they bring something fresh and new to the room without taking much floor space. Diminishing the amount of floor space makes the room feel larger with little to no additional décor. There’s also the element of how sturdy and crisp they can look and feel.
If you truly want to modernize having barn doors, adding smoked glass paneling is the way to go. The smokiness of the glass will bring a modern twist while still having the classic barn door aesthetics- the best of both worlds without missing out on anything. You will have the modern twist you have always wanted with just the right amount of traditional.
Stipulating you already have a barn door as part of your home, and simply want to give it a fresh new look- adding a chalkboard display is the best way to do so. This is mainly due to how easy and versatile it is to achieve. Simply paint your barn door using chalkboard paint and allow your family and guests to write messages along the way.
Bring on The Color
As we have mentioned previously painting your doors can make a huge statement not only in the room in your home overall. Now, while we do recommend painting your doors, black, sometimes a room needs some sort of color to feel much more alive and fresher. When painting your barn doors select a hue that is bright and daring yet works with the hues you already have.
For an added dose of drama, add barn doors that offer a crisscross design to them. There’s something quite dramatic yet feminine about having a crisscross element added on. This particular feature will make your doors become the statement piece of the room which could be exactly what you need for the room to come to life without much effort from additional décor.
These awesome sliding barn doors are one of a kind. Share with us below which idea is your personal favorite.