Are you looking to add a fresh look to your home without spending a ton of money or going through a huge remodel?
Well, then you are going to love this post. I’m going to share with you some of the internet’s best tutorials and ideas for creating your own DIY barn doors.
Now, you may have never thought of adding a barn door to your home, but they are a great way to save some space in rooms and add a nice amount of character to your home without spending bunches of money.
So here are some DIY barn door ideas and tutorials that hopefully will show you how to create this look in your own home or inspire you at the very least.
Great DIY Barn Door Ideas:
1. DIY Pallet Barn Door
You guys know I’m a huge fan of pallets. They are inexpensive to work with and usually quite durable. That is why I usually start out these articles with an idea that deals with them.
So if you’d like to create a barn door on a budget, then consider this tutorial. They offer a great guide on how to complete the task and it looks really great!
2. DIY Crawl Space Barn Door
Do you have a crawl space area in your house that you like to use for storage, but otherwise it is rather awkward and an eye sore?
Well, if so, then you’ll love this idea. You can add this attractive little barn door to turn that once awkward location into a nice adage of your home.
3. The Sliding Screen Door
This barn door idea is really unique and works on the outside of your home. If you have a screen door that always gets banged up or walk through, then you’ll want to check it out.
Basically, she purchased a barn door track and made it to where the screen door could easily be slid back and forth. I think it looks really nice and unique.
4. Barn Door Bathroom Cabinet
Not every idea I share in this article will be strictly doors. I mean, what if you like the barn door look but would like to use in a different way? No worries, we’ve got you covered.
So if you like the barn door look but want to use it differently, then consider adding it to your medicine cabinet. This is a really unique look that should be functional while adding charm too.
5. The Fabric Barn Door
You like the barn door idea, but you aren’t so sure about the rustic appearance? Well, that’s okay. Not everyone decorates their home the same way.
So if you’d like a different look for your barn door, then consider this tutorial for a fabric barn door. It gives the door a unique and modern look.
6. DIY Sliding Barn Door
If you are looking for a traditional sliding barn door and would like to create it yourself, then this tutorial could be the one for you.
So they found an old door and transformed that puppy into something new, unique, and quite charming. Hopefully, you’ll love it!
7. Wood Sliding Barn Door with Recycled Tin
This is going to be an idea shared simply for inspiration. Sadly, it was an item available on Etsy but is no longer available.
But don’t be too sad. If you are crafty, maybe you could recreate it yourself. If not, browse Etsy to see if you can find someone that could recreate it for you.
8. Rustic Barn Doors
These doors are a little different than the traditional sliding barn doors. They are curved while still maintaining the rustic charm that so many of us love.
So if you’d like a little different style of a barn door, then you’ll want to check out this thorough tutorial. She offers lots of great pictures too.
9. DIY Farmhouse Sliding Barn Door
This is a traditional style DIY barn door. If you are looking for a way to create this magnificent look in your own home, then you’ll want to check out this tutorial.
So go ahead, start looking for a place in your home to put this magnificent little door. You’ll be so glad you did.
10. DIY Dutch Barn Door
Not everyone has the space for a sliding barn door in their home. Or at least you thought that was true until this door came along.
Basically, it is a modern take on an old Dutch door. I love these doors because they are so versatile and functional in so many places.
11. A Traditional Barn Door
This tutorial shows you how to build a traditional barn door. In this instance, they used it as a magnificent piece in their mud room.
However, it could look great in many different areas of the house. So if you’d like to build your own barn door from start to finish, then check out this tutorial.
12. Mini Barn Door Shutters
As soon as I saw these indoor shutters I loved them. They are pictured in a bedroom, but I could also see them working beautifully in my basement.
So if you would like to add a unique look to a window in your home, then consider these barn door shutters.
13. DIY Barn Door Track
A lot of the expense in putting up a barn door in your home is the hardware. Don’t let that deter you from creating this look in your home any longer.
Thanks to this great little tutorial on how to build your barn door track, you can save some money. So go ahead and give it a try.
14. The Antique-Style Sliding Barn Door
This barn door definitely has the rustic charm look down pat. If you like the antique look in your home, then you’ll want to check out this tutorial.
But on top of its beautiful design, this door could also help you save space because the door slides on the outside of the room.
15. The Barn Door that Won’t Break the Bank
This door looks absolutely stunning. It definitely has a way of making your home feel more cozy and welcoming.
And you know what is so amazing about this door? They did it on a budget and used pallets! Yes, pallets! So if you are on a budget and want a beautiful door, then consider this tutorial.
16. The Cheap and Easy Barn Door
Do you want a barn door? But you don’t want to spend a fortune, and you are far from a professional contractor?
Well, don’t you worry because according to this tutorial, you can create your own barn door even if you don’t have a ton of money or a ton of experience.
17. The Detailed Sliding Barn Door
Do you feel like you need a ton of instruction when building projects? If so, this tutorial is for you. They not only give a tutorial, but you also get drawn out plans that describe the steps to you. Plus, you also get a video that helps answer some of your questions too.
Plus, you also get a video that helps answer some of your questions too.
18. The DIY Barn Door Headboard
Do you love the barn door look but don’t have space for a sliding door? Well, don’t give up! You can still have the look.
So you’ll want to borrow an idea like this tutorial offers by making your headboard look like a barn door. It looks really good, in my opinion.
19. The DIY Barn Door
This is another tutorial that breaks down creating a sliding barn door really well. She gives you each step of the process.
So if you are feeling a little unsure about taking on such a task, then you’ll want to check out this tutorial. You might feel more confident after this read.
20. The Herringbone Barn Door
Do you want a sliding barn door? Do you want a barn door with some attitude? If you answered yes to either or both of those questions, then you’ll want to check out this door.
But not only is the door awesome so is the tutorial. So don’t be afraid of this task. Follow the tutorial and build a great barn door with a lot of Herringbone attitude.