25 Creative Ideas for Sliding Barn Doors

Function and beauty at its best.

Tara Striano

You might think that barn doors are strictly for farmhouses (hello, Joanna Gaines!), but believe it or not, this design element works beautifully in a variety of other spaces. Whether you're seeking to add a rustic touch to a modern kitchen or need a tasteful way to divide areas in a room, sliding barn doors are a versatile design solution. See 25 of our favorite interiors featuring creative sliding barn door ideas.

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Tara Striano
Farmhouse Dining

A modern farmhouse in Watermill, New York, designed by , serves as a weekend getaway for a young family. The sliding barn door and gray wood flooring, reclaimed from a barn in Vermont, add contrast to the sculptural light fixture, which is vintage. The dining space in the 1910 rustic home is also furnished with a custom table paired with vintage chairs in a Pierre Frey fabric.

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Pete Albert Photography LLC
Bright White

A sliding barn door creates a focal point in an all-white modern kitchen design scheme by .

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Paul Dyer
Touch of Blue

A blue barn door adds visual interest to a family room and mini bar. Design by .

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Ian Danker
Unfinished Door

elevated a master bedroom retreat with an unfinished sliding barn door and an oversized pendant light fixture.

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Anthony Crisafulli
Double Duty

A pair of sliding barn doors adds charm to a farmhouse breakfast room in Dover, MA. Architecture by .

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Tom Zikas
Lake Tahoe Retreat

A combination of exposed beams, a barn door, and a paisley duvet create the perfect setting for a Lake Tahoe bedroom. Design by .

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Jeff McNamara
Unexpected Blue

A family room by . is enhanced with a barn door in an unexpected blue shade.

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Anthony Crisafulli
New England Kitchen

A sliding barn door and stone accent wall offer visual interest in an New England farmhouse kitchen. Architecture by .

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Angle Eye Photography
Traditional Mudroom

A rustic barn door adds a dose of character to a traditional gray and white mudroom featuring a chevron patterned floor. Architecture by .

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Emily Minton Redfield
Modern Farmhouse

A deep blue barn door adds a sense of privacy to a sitting room in a modern farmhouse. Design by .

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Dino Tonn Photography
Airy Family Room

For , a sleek iron barn door proved to be the perfect accent in a family room outfitted with custom furniture designs.

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Pete Albert Photography LLC
Rustic White

A rustic white barn door brings balance to a modern barn house by .

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Thomas Kuoh
Pantry Detail

A barn door and a framed chalkboard in complementary wood tones add a focal point to a kitchen design by .

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Interiors by Design, Inc
Master Remodel

A set of white barn doors steal the show in a master remodel by .

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Michael Patrick Lefebvre
Natural Oak Door

A natural oak barn door adds a cozy vibe to a kitchen pantry and breakfast room area. Design by .

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Eric Rorer
Refined Sitting Room

For a refined siting room, design firm chose to balance a lucite coffee table with a large sliding barn door.

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Dream Photography. Clayton Girard
Palmetto Bluff Foyer

A barn door enlivens a foyer in a Palmetto Bluff home designed by .

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Brian Cole Photography
Classic Bedroom

elevated an all-white bedroom design scheme with a barn door featuring black hardware.

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Moris Moreno
Rustic Iron

A rustic iron barn door makes a statement in a closet space designed by Daryl Carter.

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Phillip Ennis
Timeless Black and White

A striking black barn door adds a unique look to a Fieldstone renovation by .

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Rustic Style

A wooden barn door in varied brown tones brings a timeless touch to a room with deep gray walls.

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Huestis Tucker Architects, LLC
Charming Entry

A blond wood barn door takes a foyer to the next level. Architecture by .

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Fresh White and Blue

Details, including a white sliding barn door with a silver track, make for a classic room design.

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Patrick Cline
Pop of Teal

A teal barn door in an airy Manhattan loft is the perfect complement for a high ceiling with wood beams.

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Striking Black

A black barn door is a brilliant space-saving solution for this gray and white interior.

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