8 Uses for Reclaimed Wood in Your San Antonio Home

Tyler Jorgensen

This might come as a revelation to you, but reclaimed wood is really catching on with San Antonio residents, who by all accounts admire its natural look and the beauty it brings to their home décor. It’s proving to be a new way to upcycle weathered wood and unleash your one-of-a-kind style. Reclaimed wood products draw one’s gaze whether you’ve featured it on a wall, your cabinets, or even your windows. Looking for some pointers on how to showcase the most appealing features of reclaimed wood properly? We’ve gathered 8 fantastic ideas for you – each and every one applied to gorgeous effect in San Antonio homes.

1. Windows of Reclaimed Wood

Believe it! This is a first: reclaimed wood – that décor choice you’ve long sought to feature in your home – is now, at long last, available to you in a wonderfully stylish window treatment. Sunburst Shutters now offers a plantation shutter created from certified reclaimed wood. We worked in tandem 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 sole company offering reclaimed wood shutters in the San Antonio area. We took the reclaimed wood you want and used it to create a louvered shutter that’s just as appealing for its functionality as it is for its beauty.

Sunburst Shutters reclaimed wood shutters

Reclaimed wood can make for a most unique window treatment. It helps, of course, when your reclaimed wood shutters are a work of art in their own right. And Sunburst sees to it they are. You’ll appreciate their smooth, simple operation as well as their look. Tilt the louvers open to bring a little light inside. And tilt them closed to better reveal the weathered look of reclaimed wood on your window. Don’t simply take our word for it, though. There’s a lot more to find out about reclaimed wood for windows in San Antonio. Go for it!

2. Use Reclaimed Wood on Walls

Bring the outside in with a reclaimed wood wall. Reclaimed wood paneling invigorates a wall without overpowering it and imparts a comforting ambiance to the room. No matter if you have a bookcase, fireplace, artwork, or TV you want to show off, a reclaimed wood wall will look incredible behind it and create just the effect you you desire.

3. Reclaimed Wood and Floors

Been thinking about redoing a floor in your house? All kinds of wood flooring can impart warmth to a room, but flooring of reclaimed wood has an unparalleled beauty so much dependent on the time – usually decades – the wood has remained outdoors. Regardless of whether you like the great outdoors or just like the look and feel of weathered wood, you’ll fall head over heels in love with what a reclaimed wood floor can do to reinvigorate your home.

4. Use Reclaimed Wood in Cabinets

Give your kitchen cabinets a sprucing up with reclaimed wood. It’s the natural way to revive your entire kitchen. Every panel of reclaimed wood tells a fascinating tale – of many years hidden away in an old building, perhaps, or in the crumbling structure of a barn or fence. And something of that tale will linger on in your reclaimed wood cabinets, called forth at such times when you lay eyes on them.

5. Reclaimed Wood for Tables

A tabletop made or consisting of reclaimed wood can add a ultra-current, emphatically unique touch to your dining room or home office. Match the wood tones with your décor scheme for a cohesive look that fulfills your expectations – as it leaves your guests in stunned admiration!

6. Reclaimed Wood and Bookcases

However else we may view them, books make excellent decorative pieces. Place a book or group of books on a coffee table or end table, on a bookshelf, or in a big bookcase, and they’re sure to draw the eye. Their pleasant variety is both called out and complemented in bookcases of real wood, too. And bookcases of reclaimed wood, given their natural colors, knots, holes, scratches, and other telling features, are a particularly distinctive, one-of-a-kind showcase.

7. Reclaimed Wood for Frames

The muted, natural look of reclaimed wood is wonderfully apt for picture frames. It actually can enhance your favorite artwork and important photos in a most exciting manner. What’s equally worth pointing out is that frames of reclaimed wood can be put together in a multitude of styles, so they’ll complement nearly any interior design.

8. Redo Your Headboard in Reclaimed Wood

Nothing can refresh the ambiance of a bedroom like a skillfully designed and constructed headboard.

There’s no best way, of course, to attach a headboard. It can be – and often is – fastened in some way to the bed itself. But a fair number of homeowners nowadays prefer it fixed to the wall behind their bed. Either way, a headboard created using reclaimed wood planking can be especially gorgeous. It’s natural coloring and effects of weathering lend themselves to a diverse number of styles, from antique to modern. With reclaimed wood, you can set your artistic talent free to create the headboard you’ve dreamed about!

Reclaim Your Creativity with Reclaimed Wood

Our goal was to inspire you with these 8 ideas for getting the most out of reclaimed wood. That said, we have plenty of other ideas kicking around – ideas that so eloquently accentuate the beauty of the reclaimed wood shutters only we make so readily available in San Antonio. Our experts would be pleased to show you samples of our shutters, answer your questions, and help you explore additional design ideas. Give us a call at 210-876-0377 to set up your free in-home design consultation at your convenience!