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8 Uses for Reclaimed Wood in Your Atlanta Home

February 04, 2016

Atlanta residents are wild about reclaimed wood and how its unique attributes enhance their home décor – inside and out. It’s become a trendsetting way to upcycle weathered wood and, at the same time express your own distinctive style. Reclaimed wood products draw one’s gaze whether you’ve featured it on a wall, your cabinets, or even your windows. Think some reclaimed wood suggestions are in order? We‘ve got 8 superb ideas for you – each and every one applied to marvelous effect in Atlanta homes.

1.Reclaimed Wood for Windows

Believe it! This is a first: reclaimed wood – that décor option you’ve long wanted to incorporate in your home – is now, at last, available to you as a stunning window treatment. Sunburst Shutters now offers a plantation shutter fashioned from the finest reclaimed wood. In truth, Sunburst is the only company offering reclaimed wood shutters in the Atlanta area. We took the reclaimed wood you love and used it to create a louvered shutter that’s incredibly beautiful and remarkably functional at the same time.

Reclaimed wood shutters in Atlanta 

Reclaimed wood can make for a most unique window treatment. You’ve got a head start, for sure, when your reclaimed wood shutters are themselves masterpieces. And Sunburst makes sure they are. You’ll be thrilled by their smooth, simple operation as well as their look. Tilt the louvers open to brighten up the room’s interior. And tilt them closed to better reveal the weathered look of reclaimed wood on your window. Find out more about reclaimed wood for windows in Atlanta

2. Redo Your Walls with Reclaimed Wood

If it’s the casual, rustic look of the outdoors you want in your home, reclaimed wood brings it inside like nothing else. Reclaimed wood paneling accentuates your wall and lends a comforting feel to the room. It doesn’t matter if you have a TV, bookcase, fireplace, or artwork to accentuate, a reclaimed wood wall will look fantastic behind it and create just the effect you you want.

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 a unique beauty so much dependent on the time – usually decades – the wood has remained in its natural habitat. No matter if you like the great outdoors or just like the look of weathered wood, you’ll be ecstatic about what a reclaimed wood floor can do to upgrade your home.

4. Cabinets of Reclaimed Wood

Considering the reclaimed wood’s growing popularity, this may be the ideal time to spruce up your kitchen cabinets. It’s the natural way to make your kitchen the warm, inviting haven you’ve always thought it could be. Each panel of reclaimed wood relates a remarkable story – of decades during which it languished in a forgotten building, maybe, or as part of a fallen barn or fence. And something of that story will remain in your reclaimed wood cabinets, coming to mind at such times when you’re around them.

5. Reclaimed Wood Makes a Great Table

Tabletops made of reclaimed wood can lend a ultra-current, assuredly novel touch to your dining room or home office. Match its wood tones with your décor for a harmonious look that fulfills your expectations – at the same time it elicits praise from guests!

6. Reclaimed Wood and Bookcases

Never mind what other things we might think about them, books make great decorative pieces. Arrange a book or selection of books on a coffee table or end table, on a bookshelf, or in a big bookcase, and they’re sure to draw the eye. Their delightful variety is both distinguished and brought together in bookcases of natural wood, too. And bookcases of reclaimed wood, with their natural colors, knots, holes, scratches, and other traits, are an especially eye-filling, one-of-a-kind décor item.

7. Picture Frames of Reclaimed Wood

The rustic, natural look of reclaimed wood is ideal for picture frames. It actually can enhance your favorite artwork and personal photos in a most impressive manner. It’s worth noting, too, that frames of reclaimed wood can be put together in a multitude of styles, thus they’ll complement just about any décor.

8. Redo Your Headboard in Reclaimed Wood

Not much can upgrade the appearance of a bedroom like a ingeniously designed and constructed headboard. There’s no one way, as you might expect, to affix a headboard. It can be – and often is – fixed to the bed itself. But a fair number of people today prefer it affixed to the wall behind their bed. Whichever way works best for you, a headboard adapted from reclaimed wood planking can be especially beautiful. It’s natural coloring and weathered features make it work for an expansive range of styles, from antique to modern. With reclaimed wood, your design sense can truly run free, letting you realize the headboard of your dreams!

Inspiration Comes Easy with Reclaimed Wood

It’s our hope that we’ve inspired you with these 8 ideas for making use of reclaimed wood. Of course, we have even more ideas for you – ideas that blend well with the reclaimed wood shutters we alone provide in Atlanta. Our people stand ready to show you samples of our shutters, answer your questions, and help you explore lots of other great design ideas. Call us at 404-962-8517 to arrange your free in-home design consultation today!