6 Reclaimed Wood Designs That Bring Warmth and Character Indoors

By Ruth Garner, Houzz

Few things warm up a room better than the authentic patina and rich tones of reclaimed wood. Even a simple panel or shelf brings a unique, natural element to a room — and it works whether the room is contemporary or traditional, adding character and warmth. A table is an easy route to adding a timber note, but why not think laterally and use planks as a headboard or driftwood to frame a mirror? If you want to create a stripped-back vibe, here are 6 ideas to get you started.

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AR Design Studio Ltd, original photo on Houzz

1. Frame it in white. This stripped-down door surrounded entirely by white looks so striking. Search for vintage wooden designs in salvage yards, but make sure you hire a professional to hang any doors — it’s a surprisingly tricky job.

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Blakes London, original photo on Houzz