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3 Inspiring Sliding Barn Door Styles


Because we believe that a barn door’s aesthetic is commonly the initial appeal for those interested in installing them into their own place, we’d like to focus on the second step of the aforementioned selection process: choosing the style. The following examples are the 3 most popular barn door styles that we’ve come across - and hopefully you'll find them inspiring!

1. Z-BRACE 2-PANEL BARN DOOR

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Photo by Van Wicklen Design

This is one of the more popular plank styles that are commonly configured for sliding barn doors. Based on good judgment of styling and finishes, a great barn door can complement a living space with its look and feel. This example is no exception, as the untreated look goes very well with the light-colored wooden floors of this bedroom.

2. BI-PARTING BARN DOORS WITH CUTOUT

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Photo by Weaver Custom Homes

These dark-stained barn doors provide a window cutout for guests to take a peek into the other side. By installing a window into a barn door, you can add another tier of functionality.

3. SINGLE PANELED BI-PARTING BARN DOORS

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Photo by Wiseman & Gale Interiors

We’ve stated earlier that the look and feel of a barn door can really enhance a room. These sliding blue barn doors are putting color theory into practice as they balance out the pops of color shown throughout this bedroom.

BONUS BARN DOOR STYLE

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Photo by Molly Winters

This unique sliding barn door takes the styling of traditional barn doors into a new and appealing direction. It combines the elements of a decorative room divider, privacy screen, and barn door into an all-in-one showpiece.

CONCLUSION

Based on what we’ve complied here, we see that one can employ an infinite amount of creativity into existing barn door style configurations to both please the eye and make use of space in a interesting way. The proper style and finish can complete a room and can be an extension for self-expression.

If you’re in the market for v-groove wheels for the rails of your sliding barn doors, check out this post: How To Use A V-Groove Caster Wheel For A Sliding Barn Door.