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March 28, 2011

Rough Winter…New Life

One Purpose finishes

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A New Life Purpose

 

Used barn boards repurposed for retail interior.

 

Barn Charm

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24 Comments

  1. It’s really nice to see the old boards put to use. They have so much character in them, and it would be such a shame to see them lay there and rot.

    Comment by Elaine — March 28, 2011 @ 9:39 PM

  2. I would think the owner would be glad to have someone take away a collapsed barn and find a use for it!

    Comment by Lesley — March 28, 2011 @ 9:40 PM

  3. Love that the boards found a new home, still sad to see the old life end, though.

    Comment by Rose — March 28, 2011 @ 10:10 PM

  4. I love the look of barn wood! It’s good to see the wood getting a second life.

    Comment by Evelyn in Oregon — March 28, 2011 @ 10:19 PM

  5. I love the color and rugged look of the barn. Neat series… 🙂
    Eliz

    Comment by eof737 — March 29, 2011 @ 12:50 AM

  6. Nice to see them recycled. Now that they have a new life, they will have new stories to tell.

    Comment by Tammy — March 29, 2011 @ 6:05 AM

  7. I’m glad to see the wood is being recycled. We want to make an outbuilding out of wood from an old tobacco barn someday.

    Comment by Judy — March 29, 2011 @ 7:24 AM

  8. Nice to use the old wood from barns.. This one has seen better days!

    Comment by Janis — March 29, 2011 @ 8:02 AM

  9. I think it’s sad to see and old barn come down- but so glad to see it still have life. (Just in another form!)

    Comment by Farm Chick Paula — March 29, 2011 @ 9:03 AM

  10. I wish more people would do that w/ these old barns instead of letting them just rot! =) That’s so awesome! Great find!!! =)

    Comment by Tricia — March 29, 2011 @ 9:05 AM

  11. I meant to type, letting *them* just rot… sorry, I got carried away! heheheee

    Comment by Tricia — March 29, 2011 @ 9:06 AM

  12. My husband made a shelving unit for me out of old barn boards. Love the patina. 🙂

    Comment by Nancy — March 29, 2011 @ 9:27 AM

  13. Neat space. We try to do this even with old oak fence boards… Great character and free too! 😉
    hugs,
    Leslie

    Comment by Leslie @ Farm Fresh Fun — March 29, 2011 @ 12:29 PM

  14. Back east people would pay big bucks to cart of old barns and use them to build!

    When I traveled through Minnesota and Wisconsin I was in awe of the big, old, beautiful barns. So many were obviously well cared for and still in use.

    Comment by Stumpy and Cyndi — March 29, 2011 @ 12:46 PM

  15. Excellent use of the old wood. I wonder if the old wood tells the new wood stories of what used to be. MB

    Comment by MaryBeth — March 29, 2011 @ 1:04 PM

  16. I love to know that many are recycling woods this days. We do that too our house, turns really pretty!

    Barn Charm

    Comment by Manang Kim — March 29, 2011 @ 1:19 PM

  17. I love the new/old look it gives the store. I just adore old barn wood and the many ways it can be recycled.

    God bless ya and have a terrific Tuesday sweetie!!!

    Comment by Nezzy — March 29, 2011 @ 2:02 PM

  18. Greetings and thanks for your comment on Colorado in Color! When I arrived on this blog, I thought the first photo was a painting – such dramatic colors. Embiggened, one can see what a mess that barn was! It’s very nice to note that the old barn was given new life, albeit in another form!

    Comment by Jacob — March 29, 2011 @ 4:48 PM

  19. I like your enlarged photos of the barn destruction and farm yard. Thanks for visiting
    and for your nice comment about my pictures.

    Comment by don — March 29, 2011 @ 4:55 PM

  20. Beautiful pics! Happy WW!

    Comment by alicia — March 30, 2011 @ 7:19 AM

  21. Sad to see the old barns go but it softens the blow to know the old place will be recycled and not just dumped on a burn pile.

    Thanks for the visit my way. I do so appreciate those who come to call. It is also nice when the visit leads me to a new and exciting blog.

    Welcome to blogdom and I look forward to more visits here.

    Comment by Rita aka Cashjocky — March 30, 2011 @ 10:18 AM

  22. What a clever idea. Its always nice to see people re-use old barn wood.

    Comment by Bernie — March 30, 2011 @ 4:45 PM

  23. sad to see it fall, but makes me smile to see it come back to life 🙂

    Comment by Faythe @ GrammyMouseTails — March 30, 2011 @ 5:40 PM

  24. Sad to see a barn go…but great the wood can be re-used!

    Comment by Linda — April 3, 2011 @ 11:42 PM


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