I love old barns. To me they signify simpler times when people lived on faith, family, and the fields. There is one nearby that I love to drive by. Deteriorating, it sits on a hill with a windmill by it's side. I will cry if they ever tear it down.
We framed some of our favorite barn photos for the living room. I had them printed in black and white and floated them in black frames. The wall shows through the glass which gives them a nice contemporary feel. Old meets new - that is what our farmhouse is all about.