8 Ways to Use Reclaimed Wood in Your Oklahoma City Home02/04/2016Tyler Jorgensen This may come as a revelation to you, but reclaimed wood has really caught the fancy of Oklahoma City homeowners, who seem to gravitate toward its natural look and how wonderfully it complements their home décor. It’s emerged as a trendsetting way to repurpose weathered wood and gloriously unleash your personal style. Reclaimed wood products stand out whether it’s part of a wall, your cabinets, or – yes! – your windows. Want some tips on using reclaimed wood well? We have 8 great ideas for you – all applied to marvelous effect in Oklahoma City homes. 1. Reclaimed Wood for Windows For the first time ever, you can easily own reclaimed wood as a window treatment. Sunburst Shutters now offers a plantation shutter made from certified reclaimed wood. We worked in partnership with Stikwood, an FSC-certified company, to provide reclaimed wood of the finest quality from which to produce these shutters. Actually, Sunburst is the only company offering reclaimed wood shutters in the Oklahoma City area. We got our hands on the reclaimed wood you love and used it to create a louvered shutter that’s as functional as it is beautiful. Reclaimed wood can be a window treatment like no other. It helps, of course, when your reclaimed wood shutters are artistic accomplishments in their own right. And Sunburst takes care that they are. You’ll find joy in their smooth, simple operation as well as their appearance. Tilt the louvers open to let more light in. And tilt them closed to more fully appreciate the weathered look of reclaimed wood on your window. Don’t rely only on our word for it, though. There’s so much more to find out about reclaimed wood for windows in Oklahoma City. Explore! 2. Walls of Reclaimed Wood Nothing brings the outside inside as beautifully as a reclaimed wood wall. Reclaimed wood paneling adds subtle drama to a wall and lends a warm ambiance to the room. Regardless of whether you have a artwork, TV, bookcase, or fireplace to offset, a reclaimed wood wall will look stunning behind it and provide just the effect you’d hoped for. 3. Reclaimed Wood for Your Floor Been thinking about redoing a floor in your house? Any wood flooring can make a room feel warmer, 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. 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 beautify your home. 4. Use Reclaimed Wood in Cabinets Now’s the time to give your kitchen cabinets a makeover with reclaimed wood. It’s the natural way to revitalize your kitchen completely. Each panel of reclaimed wood relates a fascinating tale – of many years [[spent in an old building, for instance, or as part of a barn or fence. And a piece of that narrative will linger on in your reclaimed wood cabinets, called forth each time you see them. 5. Reclaimed Wood and Tables Tabletops built of reclaimed wood can lend a ultra-current, assuredly fresh look to your dining room or home office. Marry its wood tones with your overall interior design to create a pleasing, well-orchestrated look that comforts you – as it elicits praise from guests! 6. Bookcases of Reclaimed Wood No matter what other things we might think about them, books make fantastic decorative pieces. Leather, vinyl, buckram, or paperbound books and those with colorful dust jackets look great on a coffee or end table, on a bookshelf, or in a large bookcase. Their pleasing variety is both differentiated and brought together in bookcases of real wood, too. And bookcases of reclaimed wood, given their natural colors, knots, holes, scratches, and other telling features, become an especially eye-filling, one-of-a-kind furnishing. 7. Pics “Pop” in Frames of Reclaimed Wood The simple, natural look of reclaimed wood is wonderfully apt for picture frames. Use it to showcase your favorite artwork and personal photos in a most splendid manner. Note also that frames of reclaimed wood can be designed in a wide range of styles, thus they’ll harmonize with just about any interior look you’ve created. 8. Reclaimed Wood and Headboards There’s little that can reinvigorate the appearance of a bedroom like a smartly designed and constructed headboard. It’s a tossup anymore as to whether homeowners want their headboard fastened in some way to the bed or attached to the wall behind the bed. However you prefer it, a headboard consisting of reclaimed wood planking can be particularly beautiful. It’s natural tones and weathered features make it well suited to a diverse number of styles, from antique to modern. With reclaimed wood, you can set your artistic talent free to create the headboard you’ve dreamed about! Let Reclaimed Wood Revitalize Your Design Sense Our goal was to inspire you with these 8 ideas for making use of reclaimed wood. But we have even more ideas for you – ideas that pair exquisitely with the reclaimed wood shutters we alone provide in Oklahoma City. Our team will be more than happy to show you samples of our shutters, answer your questions, and help you explore many other design ideas. Call us at 405-300-4664 to arrange your free in-home design consultation today!