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Installing a Sliding Barn Door in the Home

Installing a sliding barn door in your home has never been easier! We'll show you how easy it is in this quick DIY video!

Friends, we are down to the wire on this #OneRoomChallenge renovation! I have spent the last six weeks completely transforming my bedroom and creating a DREAM closet out of a small space! When I started, I told you exactly how I planned to move walls, make a new doorway, and add a sliding barn door. My dream is becoming a reality! Tomorrow I’m going to share the FULL closet makeover reveal (which is AMAZING!), but today is all about that STUNNING sliding barn door!

Moving walls and doorways can be intimidating, but here is a list of things to keep in mind before you get started, that will make it a whole lot easier! Moving walls and doorways can be intimidating, but here is a list of things to keep in mind before you get started, that will make it a whole lot easier!

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I’m not sure if it was my husband’s dream to give me an amazing closet or not?! lol. But it WAS his dream to make an amazing bathroom – which meant moving walls and doorways, and renovating my Master Bedroom Closet. In the pictures above, you can see that we made our own door where there wasn’t one before.

A beautiful dream closet makeover! I LOVE the organization ideas. Such a great use of a small space.

Once I knew we were moving the doorway into my closet, the obvious solution was a sliding barn door! It’s currently available in the US and in Canadaand it’s worth every penny! This kit includes the door, the hardware, and the soft close mechanism. Perfect for doorways, closets or room dividers.

You can paint or stain the door any colour you like. I wanted to keep the natural wood colour, to tie the colours from the closet and master bedroom together, so we just used a Polycrylic from Minwax to protect the door.

Here’s a quick and easy rundown of how we installed our beautiful new sliding barn door:

I didn’t go into detail about the specific measurements because those will be specific to your space (and described in your instructions), but I hope you got a good idea of how easy it is to get your own beautiful sliding barn wood door!

Installing a sliding barn door in your home has never been easier! We'll show you how easy it is in this quick DIY video! Installing a sliding barn door in your home has never been easier! We'll show you how easy it is in this quick DIY video! Installing a sliding barn door in your home has never been easier! We'll show you how easy it is in this quick DIY video! A beautiful dream closet makeover! I LOVE the organization ideas. Such a great use of a small space.

Stay tuned for the FULL closet reveal tomorrow!

Don’t forget to follow along with my 6 week room renovation! I’m sharing the step-by-step process in these posts:

Week 1 / Week 2 / Week 3 / Week 4 / Week 5 / Week 6

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Lorrieann

Monday 31st of July 2017

It's so pretty !!! I love it where did you get your rails and wheels?

Amy @ my life from home

Monday 14th of November 2016

We have several sliding barn doors in our home and they are my favorite things. They make such an impact.

Lindivs

Monday 14th of November 2016

Oh really?! This is my first, and I think I'm hooked! I LOVE it.

Sarah

Monday 14th of November 2016

Ah Lindi I LOVE this barn door. And really your whole closet makeover. Okay so I want to steal the entire closet. Definitely one of my favorite ORC rooms.

Lindivs

Monday 14th of November 2016

Thank you SO much Sarah! You're the sweetest! That's so nice of you to say! I think this door sort of steals the show :)