Sliding barn doors are a fun decorating trend that go beyond the farmhouse! Whether your style is cottage, contemporary, industrial, or french country, there is a barn door style just for you. When gathering inspiration for your DIY barn door project, be sure to note the cost of the hardware used in the project. Barn door hardware can often costs more than your actual door! However, there are numerous clever and affordable do it yourself hardware options in the tutorials listed below! Let’s explore 20 DIY Barn Door Tutorials. Click on the blue/gray link beside the number to be taken to the original tutorials. Pin all of your favorites from the original source! 🙂

20 DIY Barn Door Tutorials

20 DIY Barn Door Tutorials

1. How to Install a Barn Door

How to Install a Barndoor

This entire DIY bathroom makeover by Shades of Blue Interiors is a must-see! She includes full instructions and lots of DIY tips on her barn door installation process by .

2. DIY Chevron Barn Door Tutorial

DIY Chevron Barn Door

Beautiful and so unique! I love how the hardware is very sleek and simple. Find this project featured on Remodelaholic.

3. Double Sliding DIY Barn Doors

Double Barn Door

These double sliding doors are perfect for this spot! Find this featured here, and browse their selection of hardware kits!

4. Sliding Hollow Barn Door Tutorial

Sliding Pantry Door

This sliding pantry door was originally a hollow door. The door itself only cost $15 because she purchased it second-hand. Go see the full directions at Christina’s Adventures.

5. Contemporary Barn Door

Contemporary Barn Door

If you crave a more contemporary design, be sure to check out this DIY barn door from Paper Daisy Design.

6. How to Build a Classic Barn Door

Classic Barn Door

This classic DIY barn door by Beneath My Heart is a reader favorite on her blog! This is an excellent tutorial from start to finish.

7. DIY Kitchen Barn Door Tutorial

Kitchen Barn Door

A sliding door is perfect for dividing rooms and hiding messes! This yellow barn door adds an adorable pop of color to an otherwise neutral kitchen. Think of all the door colors you could choose with this kitchen! You could change your mind every year for only the cost of a quart of paint. This door is from Find it Make it Love it and is a great tutorial for those looking for an affordable DIY barn door.

8. Plumbing Hardware for DIY Barn Door

Sliding Door using Pipe Hardware

Take note of this sliding door hardware if you are looking for an inexpensive way to hang your door. Find the instructions at Jenna Burger Design.

9. DIY Barn Door for Laundry/Pantry Room

Barn Door for the Pantry

This entire project cost just over $100! Read about it on Jenna Sue Design.

10. Contemporary DIY Sliding Barn Door Tutorial

Sliding Barn Door Vintage Revivals

Find this contemporary DIY Sliding Barn Door tutorial over on Vintage Revivals.

11. The Accent Piece Barn Door

The Accent Piece Barn Door

This gorgeous DIY Barn door by The Accent Piece was one of the first DIY barn tutorials to hit the blogosphere. Many bloggers have referenced this door in their own DIY projects for good reason. They did an amazing job!

12. Barn Wood and Tin Sliding Door

Barnwood and Tin Sliding Door

Learn how to make this DIY industrial barn door by Maple Leaves & Sycamore Trees. So cute!

13. Sliding Screen Door

Sliding Screen Door

What a great way to spruce up a sliding screen door! This fun DIY screen door by Planted & Blooming Girl was recently featured on Country Living! I also featured this door on my facebook page with very positive reviews.

14. Upcycled Sliding Door

Upcycled Barn Door AKA Designs

Beautiful upcycled sliding door! This blogger promises that it won’t break the bank. Find this project from AKA Design.

15. Farmhouse Barn Door

Kitchen Barn Door Farmhouse

What a beautiful space! Sarah Steinberg Custom Designs featured on Houzz.

16. Bathroom Barn Door

Bathroom Barn Door

This door makes such a pretty statement in this hallway! Find this project and the unique way she hung the door over on Cottage4c.

17. Sliding French Doors

Sliding French Doors

Turn your french doors into barn doors! I love this idea! Find the tutorial over on The Space Between.

18. Entry Way Barn Door

Entry Way Barndoor

While this picture doesn’t include do-it-yourself instructions, I added it purely for inspiration! In place of pocket doors, consider adding two barn door panels to segregate rooms and add character. This room found on Houzz.

19. Barn Door Styles

Barn Door Styles

These are some great examples of the types of barn doors you can build (or order if you should so desire!). Find these from 1925 Workbench.

20. Barn Door Hardware

Barn Door Hardware

This fantastic round-up of DIY barn door hardware by Remodelaholic will help you narrow down your options for your next DIY barn door project!

If you liked this post, then you might want to check out the following:

How to Make a Herringbone Door

Gallery wall with custom herringbone doors

How to Make a Barn Door Headboard

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