5 Ways to Make a Sliding Barn Door

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One of the trends I’ve been trying to figure out how to incorporate into my own home is the sliding barn door. Up until recently, barn doors were a high-end privacy solution, due to the expense of the specialized hardware required to make them slide. Fortunately, intrepid DIYers have been working on money-saving solutions to that! This is no longer a design feature that is out of reach. Here are five examples of barn doors that homeowners designed and installed themselves. Enjoy!

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5 Ways to Get This Look: Stone Fireplace Family Room

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I’ve got fireplaces and mantels on my brain this week. I’m loving the look of stacked stone, so I was very drawn to this beautiful living room designed by Color Drunk Designs that was recently featured at House of Turquoise. I looked around to find five of the best tutorials for projects that you could do yourself to replicate the look of this room. If you are up for a little DIYing, you can definitely get this look at bargain prices! Scroll down to find the five ways I found to decorate a living room with a dramatic fireplace.

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5 Ways to Get This Look: Bright Laundry Room

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I squealed with excitement when I spotted this laundry royom entry in Apartment Therapy’s Room for Color Contest. The combo of turquoise and yellow is one of my favorite color pairings, for sure. Designer wallpaper, paneled walls, marble counters, gorgeous cabinets….this room has got it going on! Check out these 5 Ways to Get This Look

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5 Ways to Get This Look: Summer Color Living Room

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As the days get warmer, I’m drawn more and more to the kind of colors that decorate beach towels and umbrellas. Sun-drenched rooms have the light to be able to handle saturated colors. This room by Holly Hollingsworth Phillips of The English Room was featured at House of Turquoise. It’s a good example of how a room with great natural light can support a bright, busy mix of color and pattern. Check out the tutorials I found for DIYing several elements of this inspiration room.

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