Board and Batten Panel Inspirations and Tutorials
A relatively easy way to achieve the symmetry of adding wall panels is with board and batten panels. This statement wall uses the existing wall with boards (vertical) and battens (horizontal) only which is called a flat panel design.
Board and Batten Wall Panel Options.
Board and batten wall panels using a cove molding. Any decorative molding such as an egg and dart would work well.
Simple 3/4″ cove was added to this board and batten wall paneling. I also like the height of this wall panel layout rather than a wainscoting style.
Beaded Panel Wainscoting
I love it when there is a ledge. This double board and batten design is very nice.
Pictures look great.
The board and batten panels offer flexibility to size your panels to achieve the symmetry necessary for your walls.
Board and Batten Wainscoting
Beaux-Artes offers a perfect embellishment to standard board and batten paneling. This historic Spanish Empire style ornament is a beautiful and easy addition to board and batten style wall panel installations. It comes in over 20 finishes for $45. Dimensions: 7-1/2″H x 12-1/8″W
It is perfect for hallways.
Dress up a kitchen island.
Lovely hallway wall panel layout done by Phoebe Howard.
Most often the board and batten panels are painted white. The white panels work well with anything; but with a dark color the contrast can be a very nice effect providing the color while maintaining a lightness.
This panel layout has quite a narrow batten which repeats the crib.
Kips Bay Show House 2014 room with a decorative molding and custom digital wallcovering on the background wall area.
Board and Batten Panels are also great for stairways.
Bathrooms with board and batten wall panels
Exterior Board and Batten applications
Here we eliminated the bead board and replaced it with our Spanish Empire Panel Ornament
My inspiration for this blog was a lovely new home in North Carolina featured in Traditional Home this month. I love the board and batten fireplace mantle and wall design. Looks like it conceals a TV.
They carried the board and batten paneling throughout the home.
Notice the kitchen cabinet door style.
Board and Batten Accent Wall