Barn doors may epitomize country homes but over the past few years, they’ve made their way to the big city, adorning modern homes and farmhouse dwellings alike. Barn doors make a statement in the most charming way, allowing you to separate different rooms in rustic, vintage style. They’re distinctive, easy to maneuver and completely swoon-worthy. Here’s how to decorate with barn doors in your big city home.
For Your Office
It’s important to have a separate space for your office so you can concentrate and get work done without distractions. Separate your office from the rest of your home with a gorgeous barn door. Not only will it make for a stylish entryway to your work space, it also offers a thick, soundproof barrier so you’re not distracted by noises on the other side.
Create a jaw-dropping impact with barn doors that lead to your kitchen and eating space. The kitchen is often the heart of the home, and imagine the look on your guests’ face when you open your rustic barn doors to your unbelievable cooking space! This look will work for modern, vintage and farmhouse kitchens alike, so feel free to get creative!
Conceal a Bathroom
Have a small bathroom, or thinking of installing one? Conceal it with a single farm door. It’s a wonderful way to cover it up when it’s in use, and if you’re proud of your bathroom design and decor, you can leave your sliding barn door open when it’s not in use, so you and your guests can enjoy the charm of both the bathroom and the barn door.
Cover up a Pantry
If you have a pantry in your kitchen, a barn door is the perfect way to conceal it. We have to admit, keeping the pantry tidy isn’t always the easiest feat, and a barn door is a seamless way to hide the mess. Not only will it give your kitchen a stylish look, it’s also extremely easy to maneuver, which is a must when you’re trying to organize everything that goes into a meal!
Mini Barn Doors
Who said barn doors have to be full-sized? If you don’t have space for a big barn door to separate one of your rooms but are still craving the look, consider mini barn doors to cover your TV, opening up to a small bookshelf, or to conceal your washer-dryer in your laundry room. They’ll make an adorable statement wherever you choose to put them!
Barn Door DIY
If you’re a crafty person, you may want to consider DIY-ing your barn door. Find a gorgeous piece of wood (new or refurbished) and hardware, decide on your sliding options (one door, two door, or bypass doors), pick a colour and get to work! There are tons of articles online that demonstrate how to DIY a barn door, so do some research and build the barn door of your dreams!
If you live in the big city but want to give your home some country allure, barn doors are a great way to achieve the look. Use these ideas to implement a barn door into your space and get all the farmhouse vibes!