In our last house we had a barn door (you can see it here). It was a door I built as much for decoration as for use, but I loved it. In fact after we sold our house, I saw that barn door sitting out on the porch, and no joke I considered dumpster diving for my barn door!
When we moved into our new house, we have two spaces that are configured in a really funny way. One place is the downstairs hallway. There is the powder room door, laundry room door and garage door all in arms length. The doors were constantly bumping into us or each other and getting in the way. By making one of these doors a sliding barn door, it instantly made the hallway feel bigger! (And gave it some much needed charm in the process).Read More