8 Great Applications for Reclaimed Wood in Your Charlotte Home02/04/2016Neil Blackwelder Charlotte people are wild about the look of reclaimed wood. It’s proving to be a desirable way to upgrade weathered wood and, at the same time express your one-of-a-kind style. Reclaimed wood products stand out whether you use it on a wall, your cabinets, or – yes! – your windows. Think you could use some suggestions on using reclaimed wood? We’ve selected 8 superb ideas for you – every one of them applied to marvelous effect in Charlotte homes. 1. Outfit Your Windows with Reclaimed Wood Now here’s a first you’ll like: reclaimed wood is at last available to you as a window treatment. Sunburst Shutters now offers a plantation shutter formed from certified reclaimed wood. We worked in tandem with Stikwood, an FSC-certified company, to provide the finest reclaimed wood from which to produce these shutters. As a matter of fact, Sunburst is the only company offering you reclaimed wood shutters in the Charlotte area. We found the reclaimed wood you like and used it to engineer a louvered shutter that’s both beautiful and functional. Reclaimed wood can become the makings for a window treatment that’s wholly original. It helps, of course, when your reclaimed wood shutters are themselves masterpieces. And Sunburst makes sure they are. You’ll enjoy their smooth, simple operation as well as their appearance. 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. Learn more about reclaimed wood for windows in Charlotte 2. Reclaimed Wood for Your Wall Bring the outside in with a reclaimed wood wall. Reclaimed wood paneling accentuates your wall and imparts a cozy feel to the room. Regardless of whether you have a bookcase, fireplace, artwork, or TV to call attention to, a reclaimed wood wall will look incredible behind it and produce the very effect you’d hoped for. 3. Reclaimed Wood for Your Floor Want to redo a floor in your house? Any wood flooring can make a room feel warmer, but flooring of reclaimed wood has a unique beauty perfected in the time – usually decades – the wood has remained outdoors. Whether you love the outdoors or simply love the appearance of weathered wood, you’ll go into your happy dance for sure when you see what a reclaimed wood floor can do to revitalize your home. 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. Every panel of reclaimed wood relates a fascinating story – of considerable time hidden away in an old building, for instance, or in the crumbling structure of a barn or fence. And a trace of that tale will endure in your reclaimed wood cabinets, crossing your mind at such times when you and others admire them. 5. Reclaimed Wood for Tables Tabletops incorporating or wholly consisting of reclaimed wood can impart a trendy, decidedly transcendent ambiance to your dining room or home office. Meld its wood tones with your décor to achieve a consistent, agreeable look that fulfills your expectations – as it awes your guests! 6. Reclaimed Wood and Bookcases However else we may regard them, books make excellent decorative pieces. Place a book or selection of books on a coffee table or end table, on a bookshelf, or in a big bookcase, and they’ll surely make a good impression. Their pleasant variety is both differentiated and unified in bookcases of real wood, too. And bookcases of reclaimed wood, because of their natural colors, knots, holes, scratches, and other traits, create a particularly attention-getting, one-of-a-kind décor item. 7. Picture Frames of Reclaimed Wood The pale, natural look of reclaimed wood is perfect for picture frames. It’s just what’s needed to show off your favorite artwork and most cherished photos in a most elegant manner. Note as well that frames of reclaimed wood can be fashioned in a variety of styles, so they’ll complement practically any décor scheme. 8. Redo Your Headboard in Reclaimed Wood There’s little that can reinvent the ambiance of a bedroom like a intelligently designed and constructed headboard. These days, when renovating, people are just as inclined to attach a headboard to the wall behind their bed as they are to fix one directly to the bed itself. Either way, a headboard made of reclaimed wood planking can be quite stunning. It’s natural hues and weathered features are easily adapted to a wide range of styles, from antique to modern. With reclaimed wood, you can set your artistic talent free to make the headboard you’ve dreamed about a reality! Find Your Inspiration in Reclaimed Wood It’s our hope that we’ve inspired you with these 8 ideas for using reclaimed wood. That said, we have even more ideas for you – ideas that so eloquently accentuate the beauty of the reclaimed wood shutters we alone make so readily available in Charlotte. Our professionals would be pleased to show you samples of our shutters, answer your questions, and give you many other design ideas. Contact us at 980-231-1116 to arrange your free in-home design consultation at your first opportunity!