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It’s amazing how changing just one thing in a room can influence the entire character of the space. This is especially true for doors. When given a unique look, they go from being a backdrop feature to a focal point that ties the entire room together. That’s why they are so important to achieving great home design. Don’t ignore your doors! By looking at these amazing examples, you’ll be able to see just how to use doors to your design advantage.

Palm Beach Daily News

Palm Beach Daily News

If you’re looking for a door that makes a statement, this is it. Its moroccan inspired design is present in its artfully shaped archway and the intricate woven pattern of wood that sits over a glass slider.

My Colortopia

My Colortopia

French doors have long been a favorite of designers and homeowners alike, as they let in plenty of light, and have such elegant silhouettes. Their refined look can be made even more impactful by painting them in an unexpected hue. It’s the perfect way to break up the neutrals in a space, and add color without having to paint your walls.

Cozy Bliss

Cozy Bliss

Do you love the rustic look? These weathered barn doors are gorgeous examples of that style, and perfect for the backyard entryway or even your living room. Since they sit on sliders, they can be easily shifted open while still fully displaying their beauty.

House Tweaking

House Tweaking

Speaking of sliding barn doors, here’s another beautiful example. If you’re looking for something more modern, a vivid coat of paint on a solid barn door is a great option. This door provides privacy, as well as a fresh burst of color that is sure to be the focal point of any room it’s in. Many of these doors can be reproduced with a little ingenuity and craftiness. In fact, here’s a DIY guide for the door the one above. Click the image to see the full tutorial.

House Tweaking

House Tweaking

Do any of these doors strike your fancy? Let us know! And if you have some gorgeous doors of your own, feel free to share photos in the comments below. Visit Ottawa General Contractors LTD’s profile on Pinterest.