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Board and Batten - turning boring walls into a statement

Board and Batten is a skilled work of siding or panelling of a built structure with multiple vertical planks (board) and small strips of wood (batten) to create a geometric layered effect.

Board and batten is a great way to add character to an otherwise mundane wall. They are easy to install (extremely DIY friendly) and are also not so heavy on your pocket. They can instantly transform a plain wall into focal wall and add a whole new dimension to the space.

They could fit into any design ideology, be it minimal, classic or eclectic. Due to their extreme versatility, there is always a specific manner in which they can be used to match everybody's unique personality.

With a combination of wallpaper, or a different paint or texture, they can instantly bring drama to the space.

Even functionally, hooks could be added for hanging coats or otherwise in combination with a ledge, it could display art and photographs as well.

All in all, it is definitely a surefire way to create a big impact in a room.

All pictures courtesy of Pinterest


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