This is part of the family homestead known as Garen Carlea Stables. It is located in the snow belt on a breathtakingly beautiful island in Lake Ontario named Prince Edward County:
|Photo courtesy of Tim Vanhecke|
I learned a lot about being creative and even a little fearless from that time in my life, and still today one of the things I relish is when a great find can be bravely repurposed in an unexpected way. The following has to be one of my favourite examples to date.
Take an old barn door, paint it the perfect colour, add a set of a pocket door rails, and voila! Instant eye-catching, heart-stopping style that works in a myriad of home designs and decor.
This one I love for its unassuming, country feel:
And this one for its bright, sunny transition into the focal point in a modern space:
I've been wandering my abode looking for just the right place to incorporate a big, bold barn door. Looks like I need more rooms to outfit.
Honey... Call the realty agent!
Signed, the country side of