8 Great Applications for Reclaimed Wood in Your Destin Home02/04/2016Eric Ramsey This may be news to you, but reclaimed wood is really catching on with Destin residents, who seem to admire its natural look and how it spruces up their home décor. It’s making definite inroads as a new way to repurpose weathered wood and, at the same time unleash your personal style. Reclaimed wood products draw one’s gaze whether it’s part of a wall, your cabinets, or – imagine it! – your windows. Think you’d benefit from some tips on using of reclaimed wood? We’ve selected 8 superb ideas for you – each and every one applied to wonderful effect in Destin homes. 1. Use Reclaimed Wood on Your Windows Now here’s a first you’ll go for: reclaimed wood is available to you – and none too soon! – as a window treatment. Sunburst Shutters now offers a plantation shutter created from certified reclaimed wood. We partnered with Stikwood, an FSC-certified company, to provide quality reclaimed wood of the most exciting variety from which to construct these shutters. To be sure, Sunburst is the lone company offering you reclaimed wood shutters in the Destin area. We got our hands on the reclaimed wood you like and used it to engineer a louvered shutter that’s incredibly beautiful and remarkably functional at the same time. Reclaimed wood can become the makings for a window treatment that’s wholly original. You’ve got a head start, for sure, when your reclaimed wood shutters are a work of art in their own right. And Sunburst sees to it they are. You’ll find joy in their smooth, simple operation as well as their look. Tilt the louvers open to bring a little light inside. And tilt them closed to enjoy fully the weathered look of reclaimed wood on your window. Find out more about reclaimed wood for windows in Destin 2. Walls of Reclaimed Wood Bring the outside in with a reclaimed wood wall. Reclaimed wood paneling turns your wall into a quiet but compelling showpiece and lends a homey ambiance to the room. No matter if you have a TV, bookcase, fireplace, or artwork to accentuate, a reclaimed wood wall will look stunning behind it and produce the very effect you you desire. 3. Reclaimed Wood and Floors Looking to redo a floor in your house? Lots of wood flooring can impart warmth to a room, but flooring of reclaimed wood has an unparalleled beauty perfected in the time – usually decades – the wood has remained outdoors. No matter if you’re partial to being outside in nature or merely one who likes the appearance of weathered wood, you’ll be blown over by what a reclaimed wood floor can do to make your home feel new again. 4. Use Reclaimed Wood in Cabinets Because of the reclaimed wood’s growing popularity, this may be the perfect time to spruce up your kitchen cabinets. It’s the natural way to dress up your entire kitchen. Each panel of reclaimed wood evokes a rich story – of considerable time [[spent in an old building, perhaps, or as part of a barn or fence. And a bit of that story will live on in your reclaimed wood cabinets, coming to mind each time you lay eyes on them. 5. Reclaimed Wood Makes a Great Table A tabletop made of reclaimed wood can lend a modern, assuredly novel ambiance to your dining room or home office. Partner the wood tones with your décor scheme to achieve a consistent, agreeable look that satisfies your creative vision – while it elicits praise from guests! 6. Reclaimed Wood and Bookcases However else we may view them, books make great decorative pieces. Leather, vinyl, buckram, or paperbound books and those with colorful dust jackets look especially pleasing on a coffee or end table, on a bookshelf, or in a large bookcase. Their charming variety is both accentuated and complemented in bookcases of natural wood, too. And bookcases of reclaimed wood, given their natural colors, knots, holes, scratches, and other markings, prove to be an especially attention-getting, one-of-a-kind furnishing. 7. Reclaimed Wood for Frames The soft-hued, natural look of reclaimed wood is ideal for picture frames. It actually can enhance your favorite artwork and personal photos in a decidedly distinctive manner. What’s equally notable that frames of reclaimed wood can be put together in a plethora of styles, thus they’ll match just about any interior look you’ve created. 8. Redo Your Headboard in Reclaimed Wood Not much can revive the look of a bedroom like a skillfully designed and constructed headboard. There’s no single way, mind you, to affix a headboard. It can be – and often is – affixed to the bed itself. But a fair number of people nowadays want it fastened to the wall behind their bed. Either way, a headboard consisting of reclaimed wood planking can be quite breathtaking. It’s natural coloring and effects of weathering make it work for a diverse number of styles, from antique to modern. With reclaimed wood, you’ll find you have no limits on your imagination to to stop you from achieving the headboard that dreams are made of! Inspiration Comes Easy with Reclaimed Wood It’s our hope that we’ve inspired you with these 8 ideas for getting the most out of reclaimed wood. As you might expect, though, we have even more ideas for you – ideas that blend well with the reclaimed wood shutters only we provide in Destin. Our staff would be pleased to show you samples of our shutters, answer your questions, and help you explore additional design ideas. Give us a call at 850-203-0419 to set up your free in-home design consultation at your first opportunity!