1. Space Saver
When working with small spaces, as cottages often are, we are always looking for clever cottage decorating ideas to save space. Decorating with barn doors in lieu of traditional swing doors, not only offers a custom look to your home, but they save a tremendous amount of space!
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2. Adds a Splash of Color
Pump up your decor with a vibrant accent color. Painting the barn doors is a fantastic way to infuse color in a big way!
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3. Hides Clutter
Barn doors are unexpected decorating idea to close off areas, like the pantry or laundry room, while adding a ton of personality to the space.
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4. Adds a WOW Factor
For areas, like hallways, where there aren’t a ton of architectural details, barn doors can give your cottage spaces much needed visual interest.
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5. You Can Do It Yourself
To top it all off, you can do this cottage decorating idea yourself! Check out The Hand Made Home for a complete tutorial on how to design and build your own barn doors.
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What room in your home do you feel would benefit from using barn doors?
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