An Unforgettable Accent Wall for Every Room and Style!
Reclaimed wood accent walls are here to stay in 2020. If you are in market for a new look for your home without having to redo your entire style, a wood accent wall may be the perfect answer. This is a great weekend project for the DIY-ers out there who want to dress up a plain wall to one that wows with wood adornment.
Why use reclaimed wood paneling for accent walls?
The beauty of reclaimed wood offer the immediate qualities of a slow-aged patina and rustic surface. Our carefully reclaimed lumber showcases original saw-marks, nail-holes, and natural character. Unique details that cannot be found in newer wood.
In this photo: Wood accent wall in our Silvan Collection for natural character and beauty.
Our top five wood wall ideas
If you are looking for wood accent wall ideas, here are some tried-and-true areas of your home that a reclaimed wood accent wall will add style and substance. Worried it won’t fit in with your current decor? Toss those worries aside! Picking the right wood, texture and color can make a wood accent wall possible in any style or room. Here are some of our favorite looks!
Wall Design #1: Naturally contemporary living space
To keep a light and airy feel in this contemporary living room, this Louisiana based homeowner chose a partial wood accent wall. The neutral colors, natural look of antique heart pine flooring and exposed brick create the optimal contemporary style.
Wall Design #2: Cozy Southern Dining Room
If you love cozy spaces this dining room design is a great choice! Perfect for an fun family get-together, this open space draws in the beauty of nature into the home. Big windows paired with the knotty character pine featured on the walls, this informal eating area is colorful and spacious. A great choice for this design is our Silvan Collection antique heart pine for the walls, and this rustic floor is a great place for our Barnwood Collection reclaimed oak flooring.
Wall Design #3: Modern Style with a Caribbean Influence
Feel like going for a real wow factor? Try floor to ceiling wood! This Key West home has a true tropical feel with natural antique heart pine with clear finish on the floors, ceilings and walls. The lighter color wood paired with a open setting creates a natural airy ambiance. A good choice for this look is our Prestige Collection antique heart pine, renowned throughout the Florida Keys as some of the best Dade County Pine available.
Wall Design #4: Traditional southern sitting room
If your home is more southern traditional style, then adding a pecky cypress accent wall is the perfect choice! A custom heart pine fireplace mantle with antique heart pine floors and cypress paneling create the perfect cozy sitting room for the family.
Wall Design #5: Industrial meets rustic in the kitchen
These Tennessee homeowners opted for cypress paneling with a grey wash in the kitchen paired with exposed metals beams and a raw stone wall. The combination is highlighted by an abundance of natural light. The exposed metal beams are a big help when going for an industrial style, and are softened with the use of wood and stone.
Whether your project is large or small planning is key
When you start a project, it is a good idea to make some sketches and measure the area you will be working on. Do you envision wood wall and ceilings? Or wood walls made of reclaimed barn wood? Just taking the time to think it through will make you happier with the overall results.
Whether it is a home office you are adding a wooden wall to, or wood accent wall in the living room we hope this guide helps you narrow down the design you have in mind. Wood accent walls in the bathroom are another space that can amp up the “wow factor”. Which wood you choose adds to the look and feel of your design and we hope you will choose reclaimed wood paneling for your design.