powered by
Design Dilemma
Photos
Products
Ideabooks
Discussions
Design Dilemma
Professionals
Users

Paint out or Do not paint out?

epepsterJanuary 14, 2013
My home was devastated in the Super Storm Sandy. We are at floor boards right now putting it back together...would love some help ....I have solid wood paneling. The home was a fixer upper at the time, the walls in the great room were covered in this solid wood. They were stained mustard...we did a richer stain, like a reddish brown. I did all the moldings and at the time I loved the contrast. The ceilings are about 20' high and all the wood work is white white. Do I paint over them? Would that make the room more modern? Drywall is not an option, as the room area is open and around 800 square feet. I still want a contrast between my wood work, what should I consider, or just put on another layer of shellac? Thank you I hope I hear from you all.
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
angiesays
I love the look of your walls and would opt to keep them as they are! The only thing I would do differently would be to paint the register grill above the doorway in a color to match the wood as closely as possible.
    Bookmark   January 14, 2013 at 11:34PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
epepster
Thank you for your prompt reply. I love the look still today.
    Bookmark   January 14, 2013 at 11:40PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
epepster
Also I will paint out the register. I never thought about it before but your are so right!! Thank you!
    Bookmark   January 14, 2013 at 11:44PM
Sign Up to comment
Related Discussions
To paint brick fireplace or to paint/take out knotty pine plank wall?
We just purchased a new home that needs updating- the...
msiruk1
Need help picking out 2 beige paint colours for the basement.
So, we are moving into a house this weekend and we...
13frogs
Need help picking out paint color for family room
The family room, kitchen and breakfast room are all...
Lisa
What color do I paint my room!?!?! Please help me out!!!
I need it to match my bed please help me out here :)...
crystalp1099
paint colors for family room after my 80's wood paint out
Well, I finally shocked my hubby and painted out our...
ivorybound
More Discussions
First apartment
This is our first apartment..I wanna change the pillows...
first apartment
classic interior
i have 2 corner tables in my salon, wondering how to...
Sarah Ali
need help deciding how to redecorate our living room
we just recently started painting the walls gray beige...
traveler47
plzzzz suggeeest.....
I am donig interior of my new flat .for kitchen I am...
khan_rubina11
St. Augustine or Fescue in Plano, TX
Hello Experts, I have two trees in the front of my...
archandon
People viewed this after searching for:
The content on this page is provided by Houzz and is subject to the Houzz terms of use, copyright and privacy policy.
Copyright claims: contact the Houzz designated agent.