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8 Uses for Reclaimed Wood in Your Virginia Beach Home

February 04, 2016

This might surprise you, but reclaimed wood is all the rage with Virginia Beach homeowners, who seem to admire its natural look and how it spruces up their home décor. It’s a desirable way of upcycling weathered wood and unleashing your personal style. Reclaimed wood products capture the eye whether it’s part of a wall, your cabinets, or even your windows. Want to know how you can best use reclaimed wood? We‘ve got 8 top-notch ideas for you – every one of them applied to marvelous effect in Virginia Beach homes.

1.Outfit Your Windows with Reclaimed Wood

Believe it! This is a first: reclaimed wood – that décor choice you’ve long hoped to incorporate in your home – is now, at long last, available to you in an exciting window treatment. Sunburst Shutters now offers a plantation shutter formed from the best possible reclaimed wood. As a matter of fact, Sunburst is the lone company offering you reclaimed wood shutters in the Virginia Beach area. We searched high and low for the reclaimed wood you like and used it to give you a louvered shutter that’s just as appealing for its functionality as it is for its beauty.

Reclaimed wood shutters in Virginia Beach 

Reclaimed wood can be a window treatment like no other. It helps, of course, when your reclaimed wood shutters are a work of art in their own right. And Sunburst sees to it they are. You’ll quickly discover that their smooth, simple operation is as winning as their appearance. Tilt the louvers open to admit more light. And tilt them closed to enjoy fully the weathered look of reclaimed wood on your window. If we’ve heightened your interest, you’ll want to look further into reclaimed wood for windows in Virginia Beach

2. Use Reclaimed Wood on Walls

Bring the outside in with a reclaimed wood wall. Reclaimed wood paneling accentuates your wall and lends a warm atmosphere to the room. No matter if you have a fireplace, artwork, TV, or bookcase to offset, a reclaimed wood wall will look fantastic behind it and create precisely the effect you’ve sought.

3. Reclaimed Wood and Floors

Want to redo a floor in your house? Wood flooring of any kind can lend warmth to a room, but flooring of reclaimed wood has an unparalleled beauty so much dependent on the time – typically decades – the wood has been left outside to endure the effects of nature. Whether you like the great outdoors or just like the look and feel of weathered wood, you’ll fall head over heels in love with what a reclaimed wood floor can do to make your home feel new again.

4. Dress Up Your Cabinets with Reclaimed Wood

Now’s the time to give your kitchen cabinets a makeover with reclaimed wood. It’s the natural way to revive your whole kitchen. Each panel of reclaimed wood relates a compelling story – of many years during which it languished in a forgotten building, for instance, or as part of a fallen barn or fence. And a small part of that narrative will endure in your reclaimed wood cabinets, called forth at such times when you reach into them.

5. Reclaimed Wood as a Table

A tabletop made or consisting of reclaimed wood can lend a contemporary, assuredly transcendent touch to your dining room or home office. Partner its wood tones with your overall interior design for a cohesive look that satisfies your creative vision – while it blows your guests away!

6. Reclaimed Wood for Bookcases

No matter what else we might hold dear about them, books make marvelous decorative pieces. Leather, vinyl, buckram, or paperbound books and those with colorful dust jackets look good on a coffee or end table, on a bookshelf, or in a large bookcase. Their pleasing variety is both highlighted and unified in bookcases of natural wood, too. And bookcases of reclaimed wood, with their natural colors, knots, holes, scratches, and other markings, create a particularly attention-getting, one-of-a-kind showcase.

7. Pics “Pop” in Frames of Reclaimed Wood

The simple, natural look of reclaimed wood is just so appropriate for picture frames. It’s just what’s needed to show off your favorite artwork and most cherished photos in a decidedly exciting manner. Note also that frames of reclaimed wood can be constructed in a wide range of styles, thus they’ll match nearly any look you’ve established for your home.

8. Reclaimed Wood and Headboards

There’s little that can lift the ambiance of a bedroom like a skillfully designed and constructed headboard. It’s really a matter of preference nowadays as to whether people want their headboard fastened in some way to the bed or fastened to the wall behind the bed. Whichever way works best for you, a headboard made of reclaimed wood planking can be undeniably stunning. It’s natural hues and imperfections lend themselves to a broad range of styles, from antique to modern. With reclaimed wood, you’ll find you have no limits on your imagination to get in the way of you achieving the headboard that dreams are made of!

Find Your Inspiration in Reclaimed Wood

It’s our hope that we’ve inspired you with these 8 ideas for making use of reclaimed wood. That said, we have plenty of other ideas kicking around – ideas that pair exquisitely with the reclaimed wood shutters we alone make so readily available in Virginia Beach. Our staff will be more than happy to show you samples of our shutters, answer your questions, and help you explore many other design ideas. Give us a call at 757-210-6448 to schedule your free in-home design consultation at your first opportunity!