Wainscoting

Break up the monotony of painted walls and add texture to your space with these brilliant wainscoting ideas!

Toa Payoh East by The Scientist
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Twin Fountains, Mr Shopper Studio, Vintage, Living Room, Condo, Wainscoting, White And Grey, Grey Walls, Dove Grey, Light Grey, Wainscoting Panels, Crown Moulds, Hallway, Walkway, Corridor, Indoors, Interior Design
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Compassvale Cresent (Block 293), Fifth Avenue Interior, Eclectic, Vintage, Living Room, HDB, Morrocan, Middle Eastern Flavour, Middle Eastern Feel, Middle Eastern, Arabian, Morrocan Inspired, Wainscoting, Wainscoting Panels, Lamp Shade, Orient, Baby Blue, Dusty Blue, Blinds, Potted Plant, Cowhide, Fabric Sofa, Throw, Runner, Modern Contemporary Living Room, Flora, Jar, Plant, Pottery, Vase
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Compassvale Cresent (Block 293), Fifth Avenue Interior, Eclectic, Vintage, Living Room, HDB, Poster, Arabian Accents, Decor Accents, Colourful Cushions, Fabric Sofa, Baby Blue Walls, Wainscoting, Art, Lamp, Table Lamp, Dining Room, Indoors, Interior Design, Room
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Compassvale Cresent (Block 293), Fifth Avenue Interior, Eclectic, Vintage, Living Room, HDB, Wooden Tv Console, Dark Wood, Wainscoting, Wall Mount Tv, Flora, Jar, Plant, Potted Plant, Pottery, Vase, Human, People, Person
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Parkland Residences, Absolook Interior Design, Vintage, Dining Room, HDB, Hallway, Corridor, Wainscoting, Elegant, Rustic, Country, Pendant Lights, Cottage, Dining Table, Furniture, Table, Indoors, Interior Design, Room, Sink, Chair
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Parkland Residences, Absolook Interior Design, Vintage, Living Room, HDB, English Country, Country, Wainscoting, French Inspired, English Inspired, Country Inspired, Wainscoting Panels, Venetian Blinds, Fireplace, Faux Fireplace, Dark Wood, Wall Clock, Leather Sofa, Wall Mount Tv, Curved Tv, Curve Tv, Curtain, Home Decor, Window, Window Shade, Couch, Furniture, Hearth, Flooring
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SkyVille @ Dawson, Thom Signature Design, Industrial, Vintage, Study, HDB, Wainscoting, Rug, Dirty Blue, Wainscoting Panel, Recessed Lightings
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SkyVille @ Dawson, Thom Signature Design, Industrial, Vintage, Study, HDB, Wall Decal, Wall Paper, Chandelier, Ceiling Fan, European, World Map, Curtains, Black Chandelier, Rennaissance, Blue And Gold, Wainscoting, Wainscoting Panels, Gothic, Medieval, Study Desk, Work Desk, Office, Workroom
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SkyVille @ Dawson, Thom Signature Design, Industrial, Vintage, Kitchen, HDB, Patterned Tiles, Dark Colours, Stage Lights, Spot Lights, Wainscoting, Kompac, Kompac Plus, Kitchen Countertop, Thin Countertop
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Edgefield Plains (Block 669A), Space Atelier, Scandinavian, Dining Room, HDB, Wainscoting, Dining Table, Dining Chair, Tolix Chair, Black Tolix Chair, Kitchen Door, Door With Black Trims, Glass Door, Pendant Lamp, Hanging Lamp
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Edgefield Plains (Block 669A), Space Atelier, Scandinavian, Living Room, HDB, L Shaped Sofa, Grey Sofa, Fabric Sofa, Sectionals, False Ceiling, Cove Lighting, Bright And Airy, White Interior, Hanging Table, Tv Console, Floating Console, Feature Wall, Carpet, Neutral Colours, Simple Colours, Wainscoting
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From paint to a gallery for your photos, there are a multitude of ways you can dress up your plain walls. However, what can you do to make the space stand out more? We recommend looking into wainscoting!

What is wainscoting?

It’s a decorative panelling that usually covers half of your interior walls. Wainscoting, trim and paneling are often referred to as millwork.

Why should I add it to my home?

Though panelling used to serve a more functional purpose (covering the walls from water damage in homes constructed with poor damp-proof courses), it’s largely decorative now. However, that’s not to say that these features don’t add additional value to the home. Wainscoting is highly ornate and is commonly associated with seventeenth and eighteenth century interior design (think Victorian architecture). Because of this, it adds an air of luxury into your space.

In addition, these wall panellings can be extended to create the illusion of a generous ceiling height.

Here’s how you can decorate your panels:

  1. Make your walls pop by painting your panels in a different (but complementary) shade to your walls.
  2. Hang art onto your walls or within the mouldings of the frame.
  3. Create a high impact, visually stimulating look by contrasting the panels with a graphic wallpaper plastered to the top half of your walls.

Here’s how to add a touch of flair at home with French-inspired interiors.