8 Ways to Use Reclaimed Wood in Your Phoenix Home02/04/2016Greg Arnett Phoenix people clearly like reclaimed wood and the natural, unpretentious beauty it brings to their homes. It’s a new way of repurposing weathered wood and fully expressing your individual style. Reclaimed wood products capture the eye whether it’s part of a wall, your cabinets, or even your windows. Want to know how best to use reclaimed wood? We‘ve got 8 great ideas for you – each and every one applied to wonderful effect in Phoenix homes. 1. Outfit Your Windows with Reclaimed Wood Now here’s a first you’ll love: reclaimed wood is at last available to you as a window treatment. Sunburst Shutters now offers a plantation shutter formed from certified reclaimed wood. We joined with Stikwood, an FSC-certified company, to provide quality reclaimed wood of the most exciting variety from which to produce these shutters. In truth, Sunburst is the only company offering reclaimed wood shutters in the Phoenix area. We found the reclaimed wood you want and used it to give you a louvered shutter that’s not only beautiful but functional. Reclaimed wood can be a window treatment like no other. It makes a difference, certainly, that your reclaimed wood shutters are themselves masterpieces. And Sunburst makes sure they are. You’ll appreciate their smooth, simple operation as well as their appearance. Tilt the louvers open to brighten up the room’s interior. And tilt them closed to enjoy fully the weathered look of reclaimed wood on your window. Don’t just take our word for it, though. There’s so much more to discover about reclaimed wood for windows in Phoenix. Be adventurous! 2. Redo Your Walls with Reclaimed Wood If it’s natural, unassuming beauty you want in your home, reclaimed wood [[brings it inside like nothing else|delivers it in the way only natural resources can|will provide it as few other décor choices do|can bring it in with remarkable effectiveness|has more of it to offer than just about any other wood option. Reclaimed wood paneling turns your wall into a quiet but compelling showpiece and adds a casually convivial atmosphere to the room. It makes no difference whether you have a bookcase, fireplace, artwork, or TV to dramatize, a reclaimed wood wall will look fantastic behind it and provide the very effect you you want. 3. Used Reclaimed Wood for Floors Been thinking about redoing a floor in your house? Any wood flooring can make a room feel warmer, but flooring of reclaimed wood has a unique beauty that says something about the time – generally decades – the wood has been outside. No matter if you like the great outdoors or just like the look of weathered wood, you’ll be blown over by what a reclaimed wood floor can do to reinvigorate your home. 4. Cabinets of Reclaimed Wood Because of the greater availability of reclaimed wood, now is the opportune time to spruce up your kitchen cabinets. It’s the natural way to revitalize your kitchen as a whole. Each panel of reclaimed wood tells an amazing story – of decades [[spent in an old building, maybe, or as part of a barn or fence. And a piece of that narrative will endure in your reclaimed wood cabinets, crossing your mind every time you see them. 5. Reclaimed Wood for Tables A tabletop partially or completely made of reclaimed wood can lend a contemporary, totally novel touch to your dining room or home office. Unite the reclaimed wood’s natural tones and textures with your décor for a cohesive look that comforts you – as it “wows” your guests! 6. Your Bookcases Cry Out for Reclaimed Wood However else we may view them, books make fantastic decorative pieces. Arrange a book or selection of books on a coffee table or end table, on a bookshelf, or in a big bookcase, and they’ll surely make a good impression. Their pleasant variety is both distinguished and brought together in bookcases of real wood, too. And bookcases of reclaimed wood, due to their natural colors, knots, holes, scratches, and other markings, prove to be a singularly distinctive, one-of-a-kind showcase. 7. Pics “Pop” in Frames of Reclaimed Wood The muted, natural look of reclaimed wood is just right for picture frames. Use it to showcase your favorite artwork and personal photos in a uniquely impressive manner. Note as well that frames of reclaimed wood can be constructed in a variety of styles, thus they’ll harmonize with just about any décor scheme. 8. Reclaimed Wood and Headboards Few things can lift the appearance of a bedroom like a smartly designed and constructed headboard. There’s no best way, mind you, to attach a headboard. It can be – and often is – affixed to the bed itself. But many people today like to have it affixed to the wall behind their bed. However you want it, a headboard constructed of reclaimed wood planking can be quite beautiful. It’s natural tones and effects of weathering make it work for a seemingly infinite number of styles, from antique to modern. With reclaimed wood, your artistic talent can definitely soar, making it possible for you to achieve the headboard of your dreams! Let Reclaimed Wood Revitalize Your Design Sense It’s our hope that we’ve inspired you with these 8 ideas for making use of reclaimed wood. Of course, we have even more ideas for you – ideas that beautifully complement the reclaimed wood shutters only we provide in Phoenix. Our experts would be pleased to show you samples of our shutters, answer your questions, and provide you with a range of other superb design ideas. Call us at 480-485-7743 to arrange your free in-home design consultation at your convenience!