20 Creative Ways to Use Barn Wood in Your Home
Been there done that with barn wood? Not so fast! Check out these incredibly unique and stylish ideas that are still on trend.
Barn Wood Chandelier
While you’ve likely seen barn wood used for floors, drawers, TV stands, etc., there are other options out there that are less conspicuous. A chandelier made from barn wood and galvanized metal can create a really unique look that feels equal parts rustic and elegant. Check out this antique farm funnel chandelier. You may also like this DIY reclaimed barn wood beer caddy.
Photo: Courtesy of Keenerideas
Barn Wood and Copper Coffee Pour Over
Who says your coffee pour over machine needs to be bland? If you want to DIY, check out this Etsy user’s coffee pour over for inspiration. They used barn wood, copper pipe and fittings, and glass chemistry funnels for a truly creative way to prepare your cup of coffee each morning. Need to buy barn wood for your next project? Why buy full price when you can find great barn wood reclaimed? Here’s where you should look!
Photo: Courtesy of BicoastalWoodshop
Barn Wood-Look Tiles for Your Floors
If you want to give your home the chic appearance of hardwood flooring without the price tag, try this matte, ceramic tile. Along with using it for your floors, you can use it for trim, a kitchen backsplash and even in the shower! You may also be interested in learning how to install luxury vinyl plank flooring.
Photo: Courtesy of Joss&Main
Barn Wood Bike Shelf
If you live in a place where your bike needs to come inside each night for storage and safety purposes, then why not make it a decoration? This shelf can hold a picture frame, a plant, or accessories like a hat, and a bike below! Check out this DIY bike holder. It’s a two-hour project for a wall-mounted bike rack that is a simple way to get your bike off the floor, out of the way and safely out of the reach of thieves.
Photo: Courtesy of AllWeDo
Adhesive Wood Panels
Available in an array of wood and finishes, these Stikwood adhesive wood panels can instantly transform your walls, headboard and more. They can be easily cut to fit and hung in just a few simple steps! If you love the look of a beam-and-panel ceiling, here is how you can install one yourself.
Photo: Courtesy of West Elm
Barn Wood Vent Hood
Reclaimed would has been seen all over the house, but have you ever thought about adding just a touch of it in your kitchen by way of your vent hood? It’s an unusual way to make the hood look quite inviting. Here’s what you need to know about installing a kitchen backsplash and new vent hood.
Photo: Courtesy of Castlewood
Barn Wood Wedding Band
Who needs to follow the crowd when you have barn wood to work with? This wedding band is definitely out of the ordinary in terms of materials used, but it’s the perfect option for someone who is looking for a more natural alternative. You should also check out these 20 incredibly classy and crafty wedding decorations.
Photo: Courtesy of HawkinsHandicrafts
Barn Wood Christmas Tree Topper
Who needs a cheesy Christmas tree topper when you can DIY a beautiful star out of barn wood? This is the ideal ornament for the rustic home. Keep your Christmas tree fire-safe by keeping these tips in mind.
Photo: Courtesy of CoastalCoveCreations
Barn Wood Side Table
This isn’t your average barn wood side table! Made with a black iron pipe, this tiny table uses salvaged wood to create a movable piece of furniture. Great for smaller spaces, the legs can fit nicely beneath your couch so you have easy access to your drink, the remote, etc. You may also like these 14 super cool homemade coffee table ideas.
Photo: Courtesy of wrenchmaven
Shiplap Mural Removable Wallpaper
This rustic shiplap design is a flexible vinyl film. It’s coated with a specially-formulated peel-and-stick backing, making it easy to hang and remove for that barn wood look without the total commitment. Install tough, cleanable vinyl wallpaper to create a handsome backsplash in your kitchen
Photo: Courtesy of West Elm
Sliding Barn Door TV Stand
This easy-to-assemble farmhouse-inspired stand accommodates TVs up to 60 inches or 75 pounds. It’s sure to add a sophisticated rustic touch to your home, while concealing electronics and media accessories. Organize all your video gear with this simple DIY TV stand. It’s a perfect DIY project: easy building techniques, reasonable cost, complete in one-weekend
Photo: Courtesy of Comfort Smart/Amazon
Rustic Farmhouse Floating Box Shelves
Who needs boring shelves when you can create an eclectic mix of wall art with these rustic farmhouse floating box shelves? Get creative with your display, mixing it up with earthy flowers and plants and personal mementos. Box shelves are inexpensive, easy to make and highly versatile. Make the DIY shelf combination of sizes and depths you need for any room.
Photo: Courtesy of BarnwoodUSA/Amazon
Sliding Barn Wood Door Hardware
Add a rustic look to your space with this sliding barn door hardware kit. It’s perfect for your home, office, cabin or shed. The ultra-durable strength of the door ensures it can support up to 400 pounds comfortably. Here’s how to build a simple rustic barn door.
Photo: Courtesy of Artisan Hardware/Amazon
Vintage Rustic Coat Rack
This authentic barn wood hanger rack is great for towels, clothes, hats, bags and more. The antique door and wall-mounted 5-hook rail will look lovely in your entryway, bathroom, bedroom, kitchen or mudroom.
Photo: Courtesy of Rustic Edge/Amazon
Barn Wood Decorative Cover Plate
If you live in a rental with limited options for making changes to your living space, this decorative wall plate cover might be up your alley! If you’re going for that farmhouse look, the manufacturer of this item will transform a plain white or tan cover into a barn wood design to match your style. Here’s how to add outlets easily with surface wiring.
Photo: Courtesy of Rutherford Home/Amazon
Barn Wood Pet Mat
Pet mats can either be really boring to look at it, or overly designed with not so chic prints. If you want your pet’s mat to match the farmhouse feel of your home, why not opt for a barn wood print?
If you’re a pet lover, this collection of projects and tips is for you! Check out these clever and unusual ideas about how to make your pet happier, healthier and more comfortable, using items you’ll find around the house.
Photo: Courtesy of Ambesonne/Amazon
Barn Wood Fan
This fan showcases high-end finishes and rustic features, providing your home a subtle touch of Western style while keeping you cool. The motor and 52-inch blades keep the air moving in large rooms, while the dimmable LED bulbs in the 3-light fixture are fully adjustable. Here’s how to install ceiling fans.
Photo: Courtesy of Hunter Fan Company/Amazon
Indoor/Outdoor Barn Wood Doormat
Upgrade your dirty old doormat for this all-weather option. It’s a perfect welcome mat for your front door, your kitchen, your laundry room, back door, garage, patio entryway and more.
Photo: Courtesy of Hidecor/Amazon
Barn Wood Trash Can
Want a prettier trash can? Check out this barn wood option. It’s made of durable polypropylene plastic, offering the look of wood without staining or warping. Check out these 9 ways to disguise your trash bin.
Photo: Courtesy of Umbra/Amazon
Barn Wood Refrigerator Magnet
If you’re going to have magnets on your refrigerator, why not make them go with your farmhouse decor? These magnets are the perfect way to add some style to your kitchen with a country rustic distressed teal green barn wood look. Thinking about buying a new fridge? Here’s what to look for.
Photo: Courtesy of CafePress/Amazon
Disclosure: This post is brought to you by The Family Handyman editors, who aim to highlight products and services you might find interesting. If you buy them, we get a small share of the revenue from the sale from our commerce partners. We frequently receive products free of charge from manufacturers to test. This does not drive our decision as to whether or not a product is featured or recommended. We welcome your feedback. Have something you think we should know about? Contact us, here.