8 Great Applications for Reclaimed Wood in Your Sacramento Home02/04/2016Curtis Orton This may come as a revelation to you, but reclaimed wood is all the rage with Sacramento people, who apparently love its natural look and what it does for their home décor. It’s become a fashionable way of repurposing weathered wood and unleashing your one-of-a-kind style. Reclaimed wood products capture the eye whether on a wall, your cabinets, or even your windows. Having trouble picturing where reclaimed wood would make the best impression in your home? We’ve come up with 8 great ideas for you – every one of them applied to marvelous effect in Sacramento homes. 1. Reclaimed Wood for Windows Believe it! This is a first: reclaimed wood – that décor option you’ve long wished you could incorporate in your home – is now, at last, available to you in a beautiful window treatment. Sunburst Shutters now offers a plantation shutter crafted from certified reclaimed wood. We joined with Stikwood, an FSC-certified company, to provide reclaimed wood of the finest quality from which to produce these shutters. As a matter of fact, Sunburst is the lone company offering reclaimed wood shutters in the Sacramento area. We found the reclaimed wood you want and used it to engineer a louvered shutter that’s not only beautiful but functional. Reclaimed wood can provide a truly exceptional window treatment. It helps, of course, when your reclaimed wood shutters are a masterpiece in themselves. And Sunburst takes care that they are. You’ll find there’s just as much to like about their operation as there is to like about their look. Tilt the louvers open to let in more light. And tilt them closed to better reveal the weathered look of reclaimed wood on your window. Don’t just take our word for it, though. There’s plenty more to find out about reclaimed wood for windows in Sacramento. Dig deeper! 2. Walls of Reclaimed Wood Nothing brings the outside into your home as magically as a reclaimed wood wall. Reclaimed wood paneling accentuates your wall and lends a homey feel to the room. Regardless of whether you have a bookcase, fireplace, artwork, or TV you want highlighted in a room, a reclaimed wood wall will look stunning behind it and produce precisely the effect you you want. 3. Redo Your Floors in Reclaimed Wood Want to redo a floor in your house? All kinds of wood flooring can add warmth and coziness to a room, but flooring of reclaimed wood has an unparalleled beauty so much dependent on the time – typically decades – the wood has remained in its natural habitat. Regardless of whether you love the outdoors or simply love the appearance of weathered wood, you’ll fall head over heels in love with what a reclaimed wood floor can do to revitalize your home. 4. Cabinets of Reclaimed Wood Considering the the easier access you have to reclaimed wood, this may be the perfect time to spruce up your kitchen cabinets. It’s the natural way to improve the warmth and congeniality of your kitchen|make your kitchen the warm, inviting haven you’ve always longed for it to be. Every panel of reclaimed wood conveys a rich tale – of decades hidden away in an old building, for instance, or in the crumbling structure of a barn or fence. And a piece of that narrative will live on in your reclaimed wood cabinets, crossing your mind every time you see them. 5. Reclaimed Wood and Tables Tabletops partially or completely made of reclaimed wood can lend a contemporary, assuredly transcendent ambiance to your dining room or home office. Meld the subtle, natural hues of reclaimed wood with your décor scheme to achieve a consistent, agreeable look that fulfills your expectations – at the same time it elicits praise from guests! 6. Your Bookcases Cry Out for Reclaimed Wood 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 harmonized in bookcases of real wood, too. And bookcases of reclaimed wood, given their natural colors, knots, holes, scratches, and other telling features, prove to be a decidedly distinctive, one-of-a-kind décor item. 7. Picture Frames of Reclaimed Wood The mellow, natural look of reclaimed wood is just right for picture frames. Use it to showcase your favorite artwork and most cherished photos in a most exciting manner. What’s equally worthy of your attention is that frames of reclaimed wood can be put together in a multitude of styles, thus they’ll harmonize with practically any interior look you’ve created. 8. Use Reclaimed Wood for Your Headboard Not much can restore the appearance of a bedroom like a smartly designed and constructed headboard. It’s a tossup anymore as to whether homeowners want their headboard directly affixed to the bed or attached to the wall behind the bed. However you prefer it, a headboard made of reclaimed wood planking can be quite gorgeous. It’s natural coloring and weathered features are easily adapted to a broad 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! Get Reclaimed Wood Inspiration It’s our hope that we’ve inspired you with these 8 ideas for making use of reclaimed wood. Of course, we have lots of other ideas as well – ideas that work beautifully with the reclaimed wood shutters we alone provide in Sacramento. Our people will be more than happy to show you samples of our shutters, answer your questions, and give you many other design ideas. Give us a call at 925-309-5969 to set up your free in-home design consultation at your convenience!