Doors chomp up square footage opening and closing -- but they’re necessary to screen views from one room or another or hide storage. A sliding barn door -- used here to disguise adjacent dining and kitchen storage -- offers a pretty solution. Doors such as this roll on simple-to-install hardware; choose one with details that pick up on accents already in the room, or paint yours a contrasting color for a pop.
Trying to squeeze a small pantry into a kitchen? Save some space and create a really cool element by using a sliding barn door to hide the pantry, or the laundry, or coffee station — anything in a closet. These sliding barn doors have become so popular lately — here are 10 great examples of barn doors in the kitchen.