Paneling paint ideas allow you to breathe a new lease of life into a room, and are a simple way to refresh the existing décor and the style of a space with minimal fuss. When it comes to paint ideas in the home, adding color and character to your paneling is a quick and easy way to transform the look of a space.
In this beautiful dining room space by Neptune (opens in new tab), an elegant contrast is formed between the warming pale pink shade on the walls and the dark black painted paneling.
A room full of texture, shape and color, the dark paneling works to great effect when united with these contrasting elements, and creates a subtle statement without being overwhelming or uninviting In the study above, the dark ochre wall paper with a busy, botanical black and white print is grounded by the pale blue paint used on the paneling below. The paint color evokes an atmosphere of calm whilst effortlessly coordinating the wallpaper design.
In this bedroom, the floor-to-ceiling woodwork has been elevated by the striking, deep blue paint, creating an inviting and relaxing atmosphere. In this bedroom, the dark paint by Farrow & Ball (opens in new tab) creates an inviting, cozy space, whilst adding a striking, modern edge to a traditional paneled design.
Patrick O’Donnell, Farrow & Ball Brand Ambassador, states a dark color like black or slate is 'a fabulous choice for poorly lit/ north-facing rooms.
It works wonderfully on paneling, is surprisingly restful and has the neat trick of making your walls visually recede – so one to consider for a small room'.
Using paint is a simple and effective way to rejuvenate a traditional interior space with color and contemporary charm. Painting paneling in a bright, modern shade will effortlessly inject style and personality into a room.
The uplifting blue paint used in this bedroom adds energy and character to the space, with the mix of pattern, print and color forming a beautiful design that pays homage to both classic and contemporary styles. For a timeless backdrop that can grow with an interior space for years to come, beige-gray is becoming an increasingly popular shade to use in the home.
Using earthly, timeless color palettes that reflect the natural world is great for both classic and contemporary interiors. In this bedroom space by John Lewis (opens in new tab), the dark green painted paneling has been elevated by elegant scalloped edging, creating an eye-catching design statement is both simple and beautiful.
Complemented by light green paint on the walls and pink and floral accents, the overall design is a considered reflection of the natural world. By incorporating the paneling in a room in a bold, painted design, you can create a striking statement that celebrates the unexpected.
Great for ceiling paneling ideas, an unexpected use and placement of color will be sure to create a innovative design statement in a room. A great technique for decorative room ideas, using a painted paneling effect creates a contemporary, artistic feel that has been inspired by tradition.
Incorporating your paneling into a neutral design can create a relaxed, spacious effect with a subtle element of texture and character. Helen Shaw, UK Director at Benjamin Moore (opens in new tab) states, 'If you are going to update your space and add paneling, make sure you consider the type of paint you use.
Surfaces need to be dust free and well prepared and primed to ensure that the final finish stands up to the demands of the environment'. Using MDF allows for you to then easily paint the material to create a similar, traditional paneling effect without the expense of using solid wood.