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What to do With Wood Paneling

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ANSWERED BY ASHLEY MECHAM • JUN 29, 2019

Hi Mercedes,

Wood paneling is often seen as a dated feature, but more recently wood paneling is making a comeback from intricate wood design patterns to a simple plank look. Now when deciding how to incorporate a fun feature like wood paneling into the room, color and design play a big party. For a more modern look, considering painting and that doesn'...

Hi Susan,

Your TV can definetly feel small on such a large wall so adding in some art or interest to the wall or around it will be sure to help with the scale of th...

Hi Debra,

What a fun space for your son! I love the industrial bed for a star wars themed room! To make this a space your son can grow into, I would suggest to keep...

Hi Kevin,

Delving back to the ninetys, and you would find lots of patterns, colors, wood furniture, and very symmetrical layouts. So taking these design elemen...

Hi Paige,

Creating a feature wall with paint is a great way to add focus to the room. So I would consider using the dark gray wall as the wall your bed is on to kee...

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Carrying Paint Through Multiple Spaces

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ANSWERED BY ASHLEY MECHAM • MAY 23, 2019

Hi Laurie,

Painting a bedroom and an ensuite is a great way to keep a cohesive feel in the space, but that doesn't mean that it is the only way to create a cohesive feel! There a couple ways to break up the color of the space while continuing the flow throught the rooms.

You could opt for a fun feature wall in the bedroom, whether that be a painted ...

Hi Elizabeth,

It can be hard to determine which wall to accent in a space, but to help you decide I would suggest to wallpaper the wall you intend on placing the be...

Hi Teneal,

With the dark nature of the upholstered headboard and bench, I would actually suggest to go for a more warm toned paint for both the feature wall and oth...

Hi Sara,

You've got some great choices for your space and I totally understand wanting to choose I piece that will stand the test of time, even as styles changes. M...

Hi Antoinette,

Making an open space private doesn't have to be a difficult thing. Reworking the layout and adding in a few pieces can create a space for your son to...

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