However budget and seeing a friend s updated 70 s paneled walls in action helped to change my mind and give it a whirl. This jessica helgerson designed space is pretty much peak mid century but thanks to the varied shades of wood it stays away from the clichés.
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How to decorate wood paneled living room. How to decorate a room that already has wooden wall paneling. The problem can be solved with some decorating ideas that will change the wall or distract the eye from it. We recently bought our home and i have had the room laid out two different ways.
In the jungle room or the den if you want to be so boring as to call it that we kept the original wood paneling. This living room is the property of the popular hollywood actress hillary swank. It breaks up the natural material and brings some light in too.
The rustic and bold wood panel used in this living room has brought this living room to another level of contemporary rustic and modern. Wood paneling can make a room feel dark and outdated. This room shows that you can go dark and moody in such a spectacular way with wood.
Decorating dilemmas is a weekly column in which our stylists answer your design questions so you can tackle your home decorating project with complete confidence. The answer is that you never know what the condition of the wall is underneath or the damage that might occur when removing it. If you re mimicking this in your own living room keep one wall a clean white.
In this masculine living room the dark wood paneling sets the stage. But before you write it off as a fad best left behind consider the alternative. Jun 9 2019 explore angie reichenbach s board wood paneling makeover followed by 156 people on pinterest.
The gorgeous architectural details in the wood panels create a stunning detail. The extension of built in shelving adds interest to the wall as well. The obvious question is.
Yes wood paneling has a bit of a reputation. I will be the first to say that my initial instinct when i saw this space was to rip all the paneling out. Wood paneling is common in rustic lodges log houses and mid century modern homes.
Wood paneling can make a room feel a little chaotic not to mention dark musty and reminiscent of the 70s but it can also be seriously stylish when done right. Why not remove the paneling. It comes in a number of styles from the knotty.
Any trend new or old can be made stylish and modern with the proper approach and a good eye for design. Shabby chic living room with rustic wood paneled wall. Dear how to decorate i am struggling with the layout of this room.