I've seen barn doors show up all over the home in the last few years. Have you noticed that? The rustic character and worn, weathered varnish looks great in a lot of different settings. Here's one example: this sliding barn door — with its heavy iron hardware — leads into a pantry! Such a cool detail.
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(Image: Lawrence and Gomez Architects via Houzz)