Lime washing brick and distressing. Make Whitewash Paste - After a bunch of googling I came up with this basic whitewash recipe for brick: Five parts hydrated lime, One part table salt, Mix with water until it resembles pancake batter.
Finding myself loving pocket doors more and more lately. Can close off a space, but opening it up it could look like it is supposed to be open. No sign of a door AND the wide door with beam fits "the barn"!