Another very unusual and creative way of using an old barrel is to basically cut out just a portion of it and turn it into a frame for a round wall mirror. It can have an irregular look or organic shape. The important detail is for one side to have straight lines for the mirror to fit in.
It's not every mountain retreat that can claim a wine room of its own as well as a wine chiller tucked into the kitchen island. This room incorporates the salvaged barn wood used throughout the kitchen and adds a little color with a slate tile floor.