board and batten

board and batten walls…

When the board and batten walls were installed the last time in my basement it happened so quickly that I never had time to take some pictures of all the steps involved. My contractor did the work but I snuck down a couple times to get those pictures. This process of fake board and batten…

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the real reason i put up board & batten…

I did not put it up because it adds architectural interest to blank walls. It had nothing to do with the fact that the tall section of white board & batten make my 7 foot ceilings feel taller. I also did not choose to do board & batten because I had been “pinning” rooms for…

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my house smells like paint

That is a good thing, actually a great thing. After this comes the floor, some minor finish work like door knobs, handles, and my personal favorite, the barn door. Little happy dance going on for that one! Then we are done on that floor. Finished, finit, terminado, teliomeno, finito.  The board and batten pattern, doors and all…

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board and batten inspiration

In the hopes of creating a well designed space down in my basement, I’ve decided to add board and batten to the walls to create visual interest. I’ve always loved architectural features as art in the form of moldings, woodwork, etc.  There are so many ideas out there so I thought I’d show you a…

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