step aside, rustic barn door: 5 sliding doors for the modern home

doorbeckiowens

via housesevendesign

If you are as tired as I am of seeing the terms ‘distressed’ and ‘reclaimed’ slung around on Pinterest, this post is for you. The husband and I decided that we would like sliding doors attached to our media center in the new house to hide our TV when it’s not being used (I say “hide,”…if we’re being completely accurate I’d also have to add “protect from the children”). Casual searches turn up plenty of rustic, barn door-inspired variations. But, as our decor style is less vintage farmhouse and more modern bohemian, we have had to look a little harder to find ideas that we both feel like we like.

doorinteriores

via interiores minimalistas

This glass-paneled number is so sleek, but probably a little too stark to match up with our style.

doorsdecordeprovence

via decor de provence

I love this one. The color and design are great. I’d probably add a large dramatic pull, either gold or brass.

doorseinteriors

via einteriors

Also very pretty. Again, I’d go for larger pulls on the doors.

doorscuyana

via popsugar

And this one might be my favorite of them all. I’m completely smitten with natural-colored wood these days. I love how clean this design is while still being interesting. But, at the risk of becoming predictable…I’d still put a much bigger pull on this door to add drama. Probably a bar pull…something black, and sleek. What do you think? Chime in below in the comments!

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