8 Ways to Use Reclaimed Wood in Your Jacksonville Home02/04/2016Kevin McCormack This may surprise you, but reclaimed wood has really caught the fancy of Jacksonville people, who apparently have a passion for its natural look and what it does for their home décor. It’s become a desirable way of upcycling weathered wood and, at the same time expressing your one-of-a-kind style. Reclaimed wood products are sure to please whether on a wall, your cabinets, or – yes! – your windows. Think you could use some suggestions on using reclaimed wood? We’ve selected 8 great ideas for you – all applied to wonderful effect in Jacksonville homes. 1. Reclaimed Wood for Windows At Last: that window treatment of reclaimed wood you’ve long desired is now readily available to you. Sunburst Shutters now offers a plantation shutter created from certified reclaimed wood. We partnered with Stikwood, an FSC-certified company, to provide the finest reclaimed wood from which to build these shutters. As a matter of fact, Sunburst is the lone company offering reclaimed wood shutters in the Jacksonville area. We found the reclaimed wood you like and used it to create a louvered shutter that’s as functional as it is beautiful. Reclaimed wood can provide a truly exceptional window treatment. You know you’re ahead of the game, certainly, when your reclaimed wood shutters are themselves masterpieces. And Sunburst makes sure they are. You’ll find there’s as much to love about their operation as there is to love about their soft, natural beauty. Tilt the louvers open to allow more light. And tilt them closed to more fully appreciate the weathered look of reclaimed wood on your window. Learn more about reclaimed wood for windows in Jacksonville 2. Use Reclaimed Wood on Walls Bring the outside in with a reclaimed wood wall. Reclaimed wood paneling adds subtle drama to a wall and imparts a comforting atmosphere to the room. Regardless of whether you have a artwork, TV, bookcase, or fireplace to dramatize, a reclaimed wood wall will look amazing behind it and provide the very effect you you desire. 3. Reclaimed Wood and Floors Looking to redo a floor in your house? Any wood flooring can warm up a room, but flooring of reclaimed wood has a singular beauty that says something about the time – usually decades – the wood has remained in its natural habitat. Regardless of whether you’re partial to being outside in nature or merely one who likes the appearance of weathered wood, you’ll fall head over heels in love with what a reclaimed wood floor can do to upgrade your home. 4. Cabinets of Reclaimed Wood What better excuse could you find to enhance the look of your kitchen cabinets now that better-quality reclaimed wood is so popular and easily accessible? It’s the natural way to revitalize your kitchen as a whole. Each panel of reclaimed wood relates an incredible story – of many years [[spent in an old building, for instance, or as part of a barn or fence. And something of that story will remain in your reclaimed wood cabinets, called forth each time you lay eyes on them. 5. Reclaimed Wood as a Table Tabletops made or consisting of reclaimed wood can impart a ultra-current, assuredly unique touch to your dining room or home office. Unite the reclaimed wood’s natural tones and textures with your décor scheme to create a pleasing, well-orchestrated look that comforts you – at the same time it takes your guests’ breath away! 6. Your Bookcases Cry Out for Reclaimed Wood Aside from how important they may be to us otherwise, books make marvelous decorative pieces. Set a book or group of books on a coffee table or end table, on a bookshelf, or in a big bookcase, and they’ll surely draw the eye. Their agreeable variety is both accentuated and harmonized in bookcases of natural wood, too. And bookcases of reclaimed wood, due to their natural colors, knots, holes, scratches, and other markings, prove to be a decidedly eye-filling, one-of-a-kind showcase. 7. Picture Frames of Reclaimed Wood The understated, natural look of reclaimed wood is just right for picture frames. Use it to showcase your favorite artwork and important photos in a decidedly splendid manner. What’s equally worth pointing out is that frames of reclaimed wood can be crafted in a plethora of styles, so they’ll harmonize with nearly any décor. 8. Reclaimed Wood and Headboards There’s little that can upgrade the ambiance of a bedroom like a intelligently designed and constructed headboard. It’s really a matter of preference nowadays as to whether people have their headboard attached to the bed or fastened to the wall behind the bed. Either way, a headboard made of reclaimed wood planking can be extraordinarily breathtaking. It’s natural tones and imperfections lend themselves to a seemingly infinite number of styles, from antique to modern. With reclaimed wood, you can let your imagination loose to create the headboard you’ve dreamed about! Get Reclaimed Wood Inspiration We hope we’ve inspired you with these 8 ideas for using reclaimed wood. That said, we have plenty of other ideas kicking around – ideas that so eloquently accentuate the beauty of the reclaimed wood shutters we alone offer in Jacksonville. Our staff will happily show you samples of our shutters, answer your questions, and give you lots of other great design ideas. Call us at 904-289-1663 to schedule your free in-home design consultation today!