These DIY barn door projects will show you how to build and hang a barn door in many different areas in your home. They can separate living areas, used in place of bi-fold doors in bedrooms and kitchens, and even act as pet and baby gates.
Not only do barn doors look great, but they're also a great way to save space in a smaller room. Since they slide open instead of swing open, you don't have to save space for the door to open.
There are all different styles of DIY barn doors here, including the traditional rustic look, fresh and simple white doors, and even modern barn doors if you're looking for something a bit different.
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This DIY barn door plan is used in place of a traditional interior door and it really adds some character to the space. The frame uses boards and then thinner wood is used for the accents. Some fresh white paint and traditional barn door hardware gives it a nice finishing touch.
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This DIY barn door project is the perfect way to break up two different spaces to make them more functional. This way you can close the door when needed or leave it open so you have a much larger space. This plan shows that you don't need to stick with a rustic style just because it's a barn door. White paint, modern hardware, and a Shaker-inspired design make this door great for a contemporary or modern home.
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This huge barn door is six feet wide, so it will cover an extra-large opening you have in your house. It's a great solution if you'd like to be able to close off a certain area at times for privacy or any other reason. Although this is a large project, it's a straightforward build that the confident beginner can handle.
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This DIY barn door plan gets rid of some boring bi-fold doors that lead into a pantry. There wasn't room for the sliding barn door hardware, so two narrow doors were added with accents that give them a barn door feel. Common boards and simple hardware make the cost of this DIY project more affordable.Continue to 5 of 12 below.
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This isn't technically a barn door because there's no sliding hardware, but it gives you the look of one. This project uses a normal interior wood and uses accent wood pieces and stain to give it a whole new look. The best part is that it only costs $25 in materials to build.
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Here's another way to make a barn door more modern by using color blocking. It starts with a simple slab door and then uses a two-color blocking technique to give it a fresh and modern look. The final touch of the metallic and brass hardware adds some glamour.
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This DIY barn door project takes an existing bi-fold door and then uses decorative slats to create a barn door look. It's an easy project and gives you a great option if you have a space where you're unable to put up a traditional barn door.
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Take your barn door to the next level with this Dutch door. The top and bottom can open separately from each other or the sections can be opened as one door. It's a unique feature and is an attractive way to incorporate a pet or baby gate between two rooms.Continue to 9 of 12 below.
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Adding barn doors to a bedroom closet is an instant way to add more character to the room. It's a great alternative to a tight space that uses bifold or mirrored closet doors. It's a simple clean design with added windows on top, which really make it stand apart.
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Here's a DIY barn door that's completely different than the rest of these projects. It's really a sliding screen that uses an inner and outer frame for support. Instead of adding wood boards, some fabric is added to keep the door lightweight. Being able to pick your own fabric allows you to really customize the door.
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If you have a large opening between rooms that you'd like to be able to close up, this free barn door plan will show you how. Two large doors are built and then hung from affordable galvanized pipe. The best thing is that these doors look great when they're both opened and closed.