People Are Making Barn Door Baby Gates, Window Shutters, and TV Covers, and They Look Amazing
By Ryan on 06/02/2020 2:16 PM
You've seen barn door for regular doorways in homes, and there's even barn door kits available that lets you build them yourselves, but what about other uses for barn doors in your house? Well, people have come up with creative ways to use the rustic dual wooden door solution in other places, including as a baby gate, in lieu of curtains/shutters for your window, a way to show and hide your television, your pantry and more.
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Like a lot of other woodworking type posts in the past that we've made, you really have two options, you can either DIY it if you're the handy type, or you can take a look on Etsy for some pre-made barn doors. There's plenty of listings on Etsy for barn door baby gates, barn door shutters here, and TV cover barn doors here.
As far as making your own barn door baby gate, you can check out different instructional videos on YouTube. You can find an instruction video to create your own barn door window shutters here, as well as a barn door tv cover here.
Unless you buy a full kit with every part you'll need for your barn door baby gate, you'll probably need to get parts for mounting the doors onto your wall and handrail, which you can find on Amazon here.
Check out examples and interior design inspiration below of unique and creative uses for a barn door baby gate, barn door shutters, and barn door tv covers.
If you're going for that farmhouse look in your living room, kitchen, or entire house even, some of these barn door designs will be great inspiration when designing your interior.
Check out an instructional video on how to create your own barn door baby gate below.
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