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Board and Batten Inspiration for Your Next Interior Design Project

Board and batten walls are a popular design element that bring variety in texture and make a striking statement in your home. Interior designers rely on this feature to carry an upscale feel to the space without busting the budget. In addition, this cost-effective solution is easy to install and implement across various interior styles. If you need board and batten inspiration to tackle your next remodeling project, this post will provide you with many great ideas. 

 

Bold accent wall

A stunning board and batten wall in a distinctive color will make a daring statement in any space. The recognizable texture will bring a dose of dimension, while the bold color creates a beautiful accent. This feature wall in a deep greyish-blue color perfectly complements the neutral elements in the bedroom, creating a finely curated relaxation area.

Cozy and inviting bedroom (from Angela Rose Home)
Cozy and inviting bedroom (from Angela Rose Home)

If you are after a refined and moody look, a black board and batten wall will ideally fit your concept. The warmth of the wooden furniture creates an ideal balance with the dark wall, and the result is a modern and moody bedroom with an upscale feel.

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Moody and dark board and batten for elegant bedroom (from Construction 2Style)

This vivid living room features a harmonious mix of contemporary elements and deep jewel tones. The exceptional blue walls bring depth to the space while adding an eccentric note.

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Stunning teal board and batten wall as an accent (from Studio McGee)

Visually divide rooms 

Interior designers use board and batten walls to create zones in open-plan spaces. This subtle pistachio wall visually separates the cozy breakfast nook from the kitchen. The textured board and batten complements the mid-century modern elements, creating a relaxing ambiance with a vogue vibe.

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Pistachio board and batten wall as a room anchor (from Unsplash)

If your home needs a functional and charming foyer, here is a budget-friendly fix for you. The blush board and batten complements the inviting entryway for a seamless transition to the home. The wooden elements enhance the aesthetics, wishing every guest a warm welcome.

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Adorable blush board and batten (from White Picket Farmhouse)

Half board and batten wall

If you think a whole wall will overwhelm the space, then try this convenient solution. This cozy and modern dining room has only a part of the wall covered with board and batten for the ultimate visual interest. The bold charcoal tone contributes to the contemporary feel while bringing a high-end look to the space.

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Charcoal board and batten for an elegant dining room (from Studio McGee)

If you are a huge fan of neutrals, combining white board and batten and taupe wall paint will be a favorite choice. This fabulous nursery design features a select mix of neutrals, enhanced with the distinctive wall texture.

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Taupe paint and board and batten wall create a serene mood (from Come Stay Awhile)

Subtle statement

If your furniture is in the spotlight, it’s usually best to keep the walls neutral. White board and batten will bring a subtle decorative touch while serving as the perfect blank canvas for showcasing accent pieces.

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White board and batten for a dose of playfulness (from Unsplash)
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White board and batten wall brings dose of texture (from Disabella Design)

For rustic and cottage styles, why not play with light-colored board and batten for a subtle statement? The neutral color will perfectly complement the rustic details and showcase their beauty. 

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Rustic bedroom with subtle board and batten (from Jessica Sara Morris)
Kristina Shestakova
I write for decoist.

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