Make It Rustic And Country! Check Out These Iconic Barn Door Ideas

Barn Door Ideas

What comes to your mind when talking about barn doors? It’s an iconic rustic sliding door that evokes nostalgia. Well, if you miss this country design, you got numerous barn door ideas that can be incorporated in your house.

The iconic slides, the calming wood material, the versatile use, and the vast design possibilities make this unique door getting more recognition.

With creativity and innovation, nowadays you can implement this particular door anywhere and maximizing the function. Instead of using it as a room door, you can turn it as a pantry door or decoration like some of these inspiring ideas.

[01/10] Running Water Glass Paneled Doors

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The barn door ideas that bring the country and rustic vibes are altered with the modern style running water glass panel doors. The combination of glass and wooden grids create a great visual.

The design itself is very simple with natural dark wood, black grids, and railing that match the theme. 


[02/10] Boutique Hotel Sliding Mirrored Door

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The boutique hotel has its flair in an elegantly styled room. But when the sliding barn door is applied, it comes with functions and aesthetic interest.

You can see the color and the full-sized mirror are there to match the theme. But the horseshoe sliding wheels are the unique visual interest.


[03/10] Robin’s Egg Blue Sliding Barn Door

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There is no limitation and regulation for the use of barn door ideas. Just like this idea that purposely uses the door to hide the small laundry space.

What makes this idea interesting is the color. The door stands out and somehow manages to match the overall house theme.


[04/10] Simply Southwestern Wooden Pantry Door

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This another example of different usage. The single wooden sliding door was installed to hide the small pantry area.

Here, the door was left it its natural color to match the wood molding and trimming. At the same time, the light wood color creates a balance with the dark stone flooring.


[05/10] Seaside Blue Sliding Bedroom Door

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The sleek and clean grayish color scheme makes the room looks elegant and luxurious. However, it looks a bit bland.

Thus, the addition of a wooden sliding barn and cabinet bring accents to the room. Even though colored under the same shade, they add rustic and texture to the whole theme.


[06/10] Seattle Skyline Simple Sliding Door

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Once again, the use of this idea is to create an eye candy to the room. Just like this idea that incorporates the dark wood sliding door.

Installed to separate the bathroom and the bedroom, the standout door will steal your attention upon you went inside the room.


[07/10] Mod-Meets-Victorian Veranda Style Sliding Door

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As barn door ideas have vast design possibilities, this idea has shown the proof. The mesmerizing design use panel, grid, and accent that appear as antique pieces.

The aesthetic boost and create a different accent to the room. Used as a pantry door, the piece states the importance of the storage room.


[08/10] Paint It White Sliding Barn Doors

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The white rustic old barn door in this design comes as a complete package with the barrel and wooden ball.

Painting it white was meant to match the theme and contrasting the dark flooring. You can see that the color makes the piece looks important and standout in the room.


[09/10] Barnyard Chalet Oversized Sliding Door

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This epic country dark wood massive barn states its purposes and appeal. Many barn door ideas can’t stray away from this particular aesthetic.

Its design looks strong, impressive, and functional. The color plus the antique wall lantern enhances the rustic vibe. This door will be perfect for a wine cellar.


[10/10] Polished And Repurposed Wooden Entry Door

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If you are up for DIY, this picture can show you how good the repurposed wooden can be. The creator use stain than paints.

Making the door looks natural with its dark wood color. The country-style railing wheel and the simple design enhance plus portray the country vibe perfectly.

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