Has it ever crossed your mind how important the appearance of a bathroom is? Maybe so far, most of us have only focused on the function of the bathroom itself without even thinking about its effect on the overall beauty of the house.
In decorating a bathroom, you also need to consider all the details that will determine the appearance of your bathroom and, of course, provide perfect comfort for you. Not only is interior decoration, one of the most important parts of a bathroom is the door. What kind of door is suitable for your bathroom?
Instead of going basic with a swing door, you can consider a barn door as another alternative. Like a swing door, a barn door accommodates your need for privacy, safety, and comfort.
But not only that, but a barn door can also enhance the artistic value of your bathroom and the entire house. So, are you ready to get inspired? Let’s check out the following 14 brilliant bathroom barn door ideas.
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1. A Modern Farmhouse Bathroom with Cedar Barn Door
Here is an example of a stunning barn door design for a bathroom. If you are going for modern farmhouse decor, the cedar barn door is a perfect match! In terms of color, the dark fine wood texture looks compatible with the white shiplap wall and the white granite countertop. These natural color and texture somehow make your bathroom looks warm and feels light.
Another detail to note is the barn door mirror. This can be another inspiring design, especially for a small bathroom. In addition, not only gives a spacious visual effect, you will get a stylish bathroom by matching the barn door with a framed bathroom mirror.
Other than that, you can also look at the industrial-inspired little details around the room, such as the black vanity lights, the metal faucets, and the cabinet handles. These elements tone with the cedar barn door and nicely accentuate the modern vibe of a farmhouse bathroom.
2. A Herringbone Chevron Barn Door for a Chic Modern Bathroom
Barn door may be well known for its rustic style, perfectly fitting a vintage or farmhouse-style bathroom. However, it does not mean the barn door is limited only to those particular designs. In fact, when it comes to contemporary bathroom decoration, a barn door definitely can be a good way to go.
For example, we want you to look at the decoration for the chic modern bathroom above. As you can see, the blue-gray barn door perfectly fits the black and white accent. This color makes it stand out without being too overwhelming, making the space look elegant.
Additionally, the detail of the herringbone chevron pattern makes the entire aesthetic prettier. It perfectly suits the geometric look of hexagon wall tiles and the wood floor tiles. Not only eye-catching, but the pattern also intensifies the contemporary look of a chic modern bathroom.
3. A Minimalist Bathroom with a Matte Black Barn Door
A basic black and white scheme is the best option if you want a minimalist and timeless bathroom design. Here, you can look at how the matte black barn door contrasts enchantingly with the white bathroom.
The barn door complements the classic industrial look of the white subway tiles, but it also gives a modern touch with the black wall-mounted shower set and the black mosaic floor tiles.
Another intriguing part is how the barn door also suits its surroundings. Not only modernize your bathroom, but the barn door also accentuates the rustic look of the light grey wood flooring.
Lastly, you can never go wrong with black when you have a tinge of teal and brass textures around! These elements will make the entire space looks more elegant than ever.
4. Blue Mint Barn Door to Enlighten a Modern Minimalist Bathroom
Going basic with black and white for a minimalist look is always the best option. But, if you want to take it to a new level, we suggest you look at this bathroom barn door design.
Once you see this picture, you will first notice the blue mint barn door. It contrasts beautifully with the white bathroom yet is not too striking and ruins the whole aesthetic. In fact, this color even makes your bathroom looks fresh and clean as always.
For this minimalist look, you must also pay attention to every little detail. First, the Z-brace on the barn door basically brings up the classic barn door style, but it surely never fails to enhance the modern touch from the square white tiles and the black feature from the window frame, wall-mounted shower, and the partition glass frame.
Ultimately, we want to point out the barn door stainless steel kit and the matching door handle. Instead of using a basic black element, the stainless steel gives a shiny tone to intensify the modern nuance of your bathroom.
5. A Charming Farmhouse Bathroom with Wood Textured Barn Door and Brass Fixtures
One of the main key charms in using a barn door is the beauty of its texture. You can utilize this element and be creative while decorating your space. We have a stunning farmhouse bathroom design with wood textured barn door to inspire you.
Unlike a smooth one, the wood textured barn door gives a rustic touch to your bathroom. Just a bit of a classic touch for the space! Moreover, the arrow chevron pattern in the barn door even intensifies the texture of each wood plank.
You can also match the barn door with the wooden vanity counter and add brassware details around the space to level it up. In the picture, you can find a brass tub filler matched with the chandelier with beaded accents, a light-armed sconce, a wall hook, and a brass towel bar. These small little details give instant warmth to your bathroom and make it looks elegant yet simple at the same time.
6. An Artistic and Modern Bathroom with a Black Walnut Barn Door
If you are really into solid texture, you can check out this inspiring bathroom barn door design. You can start with a black walnut barn door when you want a bold and intense look. It will look outstanding when you match it with the Indian Dakota granite flooring tiles.
Besides, you can never go wrong with a black walnut barn door when you have a wooden vanity set with a black granite countertop in the bathroom. Pairing these units will definitely intensify the entire contemporary vibe.
For an enhancement, you can give a finishing touch that goes well with the barn door, such as the orange shades from the bathroom towels, the contemporary tube vanity light, and the geometric metal wall decoration. This entire decoration will turn your bathroom into an artistic and modern space.
7. A Flawless Rustic Bathroom Decoration with a Worn-out White Barn Door
Constantly, we can see how the barn door always gives a rustic vibe to any space, especially the bathroom. But have you ever thought about going all the way through with a complete rustic decoration?
To give you inspiration on this, we suggest you look at the picture above. The barn door is the first thing we want to point out here.
With a basic double z pattern, this worn-out white barn door perfectly stands out and will catch your attention. The surface of a worn-out white barn door intensifies the rustic and old atmosphere of the entire bathroom area.
We also want to highlight the entire rustic design once you see the bathroom interiors. Matched with the barn door, you can find the white subway tiles and the black granite flooring to accentuate the traditional industrial look.
Besides that, to complement the industrial ambiance, you can put two rust traditional distressed accent mirrors and some rattan baskets to replace the vanity cabinets. Lastly, you can add a modern industrial vibe with industrial cage vanity lights, which adjunct the rustic touch from the barn door.
8. A Luxurious Bathroom Decoration with Double Barn Door
Can you imagine using a barn door for a luxurious bathroom? Of course, it’s possible! One thing we should remember, the barn door is not only all about classic and rustic qualities.
It can be the key element in creating a grand bathroom design you’ve been dreaming about. Let’s take a look at this bathroom barn door design for a moment, shall we?
Once you see this bathroom, you will find a great double barn door. A polished surface of an oak barn door gives a minimalist yet elegant vibe to the entire space. Also, when you open the barn door, it will bring you to a magnificent-looking bathroom.
It enhances the beauty of the two units’ vanity set and gets along really well with the gray marble tiles and the black glass mosaic on the side of the tub. This bathroom design is perfect for you and your partner to have his & her vanity arrangements.
One detail you should not miss here is how this barn door opens up to an enchanting gold chandelier fabulously hanging from the very center of the bathroom. This is the key point of the entire luxurious bathroom arrangement.
9. Go Minimalist and Natural with Wood Barn Door and Wood Ornaments in a Farmhouse Bathroom
This is another stunning bathroom design with a double barn door to inspire you. This one is for anyone who enjoys the touch of nature around the house or is interested in green living.
Instead of a polished wooden barn door, you can decorate your bathroom using a paneled wood unfinished barn door that points out a raw wooden texture.
Try this all-white farmhouse bathroom decoration if you want a minimalist and natural ambiance. With this basic color, your bathroom does not only look minimalist and natural, but it sure makes your bathroom looks nice and cozy.
Also, for the details, you are free to add black metal elements here and there. As for the barn door, it will always be a perfect match for a white farmhouse.
This time, we want you to pay more attention to the wooden details around the bathroom area. First, you can see the light brown wood flooring tiles with a herringbone pattern that suits the wood barn door and points out the same texture.
To spruce it up, you can lay a light yellow bath rug near the vanity set to add another tone of color. Lastly, the whole minimalist and natural decoration are complete with the bathroom table on the side and a little greenery inside and outside the bathroom area.
Now, we have already inspired you to use the barn door wood texture to fashion up your bathroom.
10. A Timeless Bathroom Barn Door Design in a Rustic Stone House
When you have a particular theme for your house, it is important to decorate every corner according to the theme itself. As you can see in the picture, this house is decorated with a rustic stone house theme which mostly uses building materials such as stones, wood, and other earthy materials.
As part of a stone house design, you can install a wood barn door to separate each room from another. The barn door becomes a partition between the bathroom and the master bedroom in the picture.
The light brown barn door with a 2-rail pattern nicely suits the furnished wood flooring, the vanity set, the bathroom storage, and the bath rug.
Look at those metal wheels on the barn door rail. They look outstanding and make a stone house’s rustic atmosphere more vivid.
Not only intensify the rustic look, but you can also add the modern tone by using the white marble element for the countertops and the metal vanity lights matched with the black metal barn door kit.
This is another excellent idea for combining the traditional and the contemporary vibe to create a stylish and timeless home decoration.
11. The Combination of Wooden Barn Door and Marble Arrangements for a Luxurious and Elegant Transitional Bathroom
Here we go again with another magnificent bathroom barn door arrangement. We can see that every piece of furniture and decoration here is on point. This transitional bathroom always amazes us with the balanced mixture of traditional and contemporary nuance.
One thing for sure, you will never go wrong with a traditional barn door when you mix it with marble furniture. For this transitional bathroom, you can see how the brown pine wood barn door leads us to a spa-like bathroom with a large slab of marble tub.
Walking further, you can find two clear glass showers with a matched marble background. Just exactly how luxury looks like!
Not stopping there, we also want to point out the barrel stave chandelier hanging over the bathtub and a set of carved metal pillar candle holders matched with the twisted door holder that highlight the rustic and elegant atmosphere of your bathroom. With this bathroom decoration, you can definitely imagine yourself enjoying a shower like the Romans.
12. Using A Bathroom Barn Door as a Stylish Room Divider
In addition to presenting an artistic value to certain areas, such as a bathroom, the barn door can simply be a separator between one room and another.
As we see in the picture above, the barn door separates the bathroom and the master bedroom. You can see how the barn door contrasts exquisitely with the color tone of both rooms.
In here, the barn door becomes the centerpiece of the entire set. When these two spaces present a similar color tone, the contrasting color of the barn door creates the impression of a transition between the master bedroom and the bathroom.
For an enhancement, you can put up a geometrical circle’s decorative wall mirror aligned with the barn door to give a contemporary edge to the surroundings.
13. Utilizing a Barn Door to Save the Space in a Small Bathroom
One of the main advantages of using a barn door is its space-friendly aspect. If your bathroom is not so spacious, you can still be creative with a barn door. As an example, you can check out the picture above.
You can see that this bathroom has limited space between the bathtub and the toilet, so it won’t be suitable for a swing door.
Therefore, we can only use the limited space to create a barn door to separate the bathtub and the toilet.
This idea is worth trying if more than one person lives in the house and needs something for extra privacy when you are using the bathroom. Additionally, when you decorate your bathroom with a barn door, you do not only save space, but the barn door itself also embellishes your bathroom.
You can customize the barn door to follow the bathroom design. For instance, the black barn door in the picture above perfectly fits the minimalist farmhouse bathroom design.
14. Make Use of an Empty Surface in a Bathroom Barn Door for Artistic Wall Decorations
As we have shown before when decorating your bathroom with a barn door, you can always rely on its timeless rustic wood pattern. The barn door certainly enhances the beauty of the entire arrangement. However, why would you stop there if you could be even more creative?
To inspire you, let’s see the picture of an artistic bathroom with a wooden barn door above. The wood plank patterns on the wall and the bathtub match perfectly with the ones in the barn door.
You should notice the golden trim nicely match the gold-framed mirror. So, basically, this bathroom design is very simple yet stunning simultaneously. Also, you can see how this barn door fits in such a small space!
We want to highlight a distinctive decoration in the barn door. The crafted wooden wall decorations add more artistic points to your bathroom. Lastly, the little greenery freshened up the barn door and bathroom.
What do you think about our suggestions on bathroom barn door designs? Those 14 ideas are examples from designers who decorate their bathrooms with barn doors in various themes. As you can see, the barn door can go with any theme you have in mind.
With its rustic quality, the barn door makes your bathroom looks simple yet charming. But, it also can be the perfect option when you want to modernize your bathroom.
It turns out fabulous in both ways. As a bonus, a barn door also can be your solution in decorating your bathroom, especially when you have limited space.
Those examples already showed you how fantastic your bathroom can be with a barn door. So, what are you waiting for? Pick your style, be creative, and get the bathroom you’ve been dreaming about.