Rustic barn home made from old stables are charming homes that appeals to many homeowners who want an unusual house. Given the natural, rustic exterior of a barn, interior also frequently reflect a more weathered type decor.
Whether you go green, or you just like the rustic look, use recycled or reclaimed barn boards to decorate a number of rooms in your home. You can use the barn boards in a decorative way for almost any project where a normal board is used, including shelves, craft projects and other decorative pieces.Add a touch your rustic barn home by installing old barn boards in place instead of the traditional hardwood. Rough barn boards offer a weathered quality for a rustic look, or a more traditional look by lumber made from barn boards. Child boards usually vary in color, which may seem obvious, when the timber is mounted.
If you love your rustic barn home, use your barn wood to cover the walls. You can use the barn board in the same way as you do plank paneling or wainscoting to cover a wall. Child boards will require nails instead of glue to attach them to the wall, but the boards add both decor and a little extra insulation against winter and summer weather. In most cases you will only want to cover a wall or two of a room with barn boards. An entire room covered in barn board may be too dark.