Some of the benefits that come with appending a gliding barn-style door to your living room are evident. For starters, the timber barn door adds a distinctive texture to the modern living space that turns it into an instant focal point. If you already have a rural or farmhouse topic going in your home, adding a barn door becomes even easier. The gliding door also saves up on valuable square footage when compared to conventional doors that need additional room to swing open.
Salvaged wood is as an easy way to offer any room a sense of coziness, obvious style and unique character that comes with its wear and tear. It is one of the hottest trends in the world of home design in 2015, and your barn-style door ideally fits this billing. Instead of opting for a brand new barn-genre door custom-made for your living room, pick a used door that brings along with it a touch of history and a whole lot of personality. Reused barn-genre doors can also come in metal, and they tend to add a rustic-industrial vibe that is truly distinct.
If you are a touch coy about adding the barn-style door to your bedroom or bathroom, then the living room is the next best alternative indeed. There are many ways in which this can be accomplished, and in some cases you can even use them as just an aesthetic addition. Magnificent, imposing and yet surprisingly adaptable, these 25 beautiful inspirations will get you started.
Colorful Sliding Doors
Television – Out of Sight!
They say that fashion is cyclic in nature and trends tend to repeat themselves once every 20-30 years. The same frequently looks true in the case of home design as interior décor, accessories and hues that were avoided in the early 90s for a more ‘contemporary’ look are now making a comeback. One of the most fashionable trends in recent times has been the desire to turn the modern house into a relaxing, personal sanctuary that is detached from the fast-paced civic jungle that surrounds it. A move to styles such as vintage, retro, rural, industrial and farmhouse indicate this desire of homeowners. And it is a large piece of the cause why gliding barn doors are discover space in contemporary homes.
As we alluded to earlier, the sliding barn door looks ideally at home even in contemporary living rooms and frequently ends up turning the showstopper in an otherwise monotonous setting. There are dissimilar procedures you can tweak the classic barn door to ensure that it feels appropriate in a posh, cultured living area. Choose a door in a stain of wood that accompaniment the color palette in the room is a great start indeed. Coloring it black or gray is another trendy alternative, and this offers the barn doors a more cultivated appeal. For those still not cosy with the barn door in heavy timber, alternate choices with glass panels and wooden frames could be the way forward.
Maybe what your family room requires is a touch of color to enliven it, and the giant sliding barn-style door is a perfect way to do this without turning to more ordinary options like the accent wall. Instead of stoic black or neutral gray, a sliding door clad in colors such as green, red, yellow or even orange can immediately enhance the color scheme of the living room while making a bright focal point. It is best to repeat the color you operate for the barn door elsewhere in the room by applying accent additions and decor to give it a more stylish vibe.
Snug, Woodsy Charm
Contemporary Living Spaces with Barn Doors
Finally, we get the sliding barn-genre doors for the living room recreation scheme or television, and these are our complete favorite. Often much smaller than the huge barn doors used elsewhere, they still carry with them the same aura and distinctness that one predicts from their larger cousins. With many of us finding the TV in the living room as an unnecessary diversion or even an eyesore, this is indeed an uber-cool way to hide the television.
Reclaimed and Reused
But the barn doors in the family room need not be used just to separate it from kitchen, dining room or bedroom next to it. They can be used to hide away a lovely reading recess, a small home bar or even a giant shelf or two with ease.