Painting wood paneling before and after photos. We moved into an older home with darker wood paneling. This has been a huge request from so many of our customers wanting to update their home without the cost of tearing out paneling and installing sheetrock. Today on before after basics well learn about whitewashing furniture. The midcentury suburban home at least until recently has not been given the reverence it mightily deserves.
How hgtvs home town hosts transformed this dated ranch they captured everything that i could ever want in a house said the homeowner. Oftentimes seen as too new too common or too kitsch for historic consideration these houses are especially vulnerable to the pitfalls of careless quick home renovations. This is an article i never thought id write. My entire house is entirely raw wood paneling a million years old and i get to paint it finallyi have no issues with painting having done a million rooms in my time.
If you read this blog on a regular basis im pretty sure you know exactly how i feel about wood paneling. Kristie this is an amazing transformation and an inspiration. I had been looking for a good painter for months and had little luck. Whitewashing is a technique that allows you to brighten your wood without hiding the grain pattern.
It gives me a chance to compare each one closely to really see what the decorator or designer did to create the change. To clarify its not that i dont like it i just like it painted out. But ive never done raw woodso questiondoes it have to be oil based primer for it. I knew it had to change and spent a lot of time brushing it shaggy rustic wood vacuuming it and then priming it 3 coats.
But just in case there are some more beforeafters below just in case i begin to doubt. Because im a paint the paneling kind of girl. I am convinced i need to paint my bedroom. 117 reviews of universal painting coating my house was in desperate need of painting and repair do to a lot of weathered wood beams.
I hope you all had an awesome week and that you had time for a few furniture transformations.