25 Creative Ideas for Sliding Barn Doors

Function and beauty at its best.

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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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