8 Ways to Enhance Your Walls

Browse ways to add architectural appeal to your walls using panels and wainscoting.
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November 25, 2014
By: Virginia Switzer

Photo By: HOWARD TUCKER 216-696-4616

Photo By: Joelle Nesen

Photo By: Designed by Kathryn Greeley

Photo By: HOWARD TUCKER 216-696-4616

Dramatic Detail

This eye-catching design features white wainscoting and ceiling panels that pop against a bold canvas of royal blue. Covering a majority of your wall with wainscoting evokes a sophisticated sense of traditional style.

Modern Motif

Paneling doesn't have to be confined to farmhouse design. This modern bedroom showcases a stylish accent wall that is simple and masculine.

Airy Aesthetic

Grand columns and wainscoting take this living room to the next level. For a chic design, use white detail against subtle colors to add elegant dimension. Photo courtesy of Jennifer Dunier of Dunier Design

Rustic Family Room

If the budget permits, paneling is a great way to get a dose of traditional style in your home. Rich woods create an inviting space that is luxurious and laid back. Photo courtesy of CEDIA

Warm and Inviting

Interior designer Joelle Nesen blended rustic contemporary wainscoting and molding with sleek modern furniture pieces to create a vintage vibe that's inviting. Don't be afraid to mix and match design styles to personalize your space.

Cottage Character

Add instant charm to a boring wall by staining wood paneling in a warm tone. The golden hue in this cozy bedroom evokes an inviting sense of comfort and cheerfulness. Photo courtesy of Kathryn Greeley of Kathryn Greeley Designs, Inc.

Romantic Bathroom Retreat

Ellaborate details and charming use of color set the tone for this formal, Victorian-inspired retreat. Trim and molding add architectural dimension that enriches the luxury experience.

Classic Paneling With a Twist

White paneling is a traditional approach to dressing up walls. This media room features paneling that is applied horizontally and vertically to add variety to the classic design. Photo courtesy of CEDIA

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