Paint barn doors in red or vibrant colors to make them stand out or in white or softer shades to blend in with the existing decor. Add a sliding barn door to the pantry for a charming architectural element and increased functionality. Install barn doors to the bathroom, and accent them with wooden mirror frames and wooden cabinets for a warm and cozy look.
Salvaged and reclaimed barn doors are popular for their weathered and authentic look. Use them with rich wood paneling and marble slab floors for a rustic style of decor. Install a sliding barn door as a partition between a bedroom and studio to organize space. Add sliding barn doors to the storage area to accent the decor.
Use barn doors to hide the washer and dryer in style. Squeeze them in a nook on the hallway or in the bathroom, and hide them behind a sliding barn door. Give your bedroom a rustic look by converting a large, old barn door as an eye-catching headboard. Use thick sliding barn doors to protect sliding glass doors, or use them as shutters for huge windows.
Make custom living room furniture such as cabinets with painted barn doors, and pair them with matching barn doors in the living room. Use sliding barn doors instead of swinging doors for small rooms or areas with less living space.