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Paint Wood Paneling

How to Update Wood Paneling. Bring that nasty paneling back into style with a little DIY!

No buyer likes to see wood paneling. If you can't afford to replace it, here is another option!

painting wood paneling.... unfortunately we might need this, as most places i have found come with that awful wood paneling! lol

Are you wondering how to paint over wood paneling? There are so many posts found on google that make it so much more complicated than it really it. Here is a simply tutorial on how to paint it like a pro!

With this guide you can learn how to paint wood paneling the color you always dreamed of! The best part: NO SANDING REQUIRED!

WHY YOU SHOULD ALWAYS PAINT 1970's paneling white or cream!! Don't remove it!! adds architectural interest! Pinner said-This makes me feel so much more comfortable about buying old homes with wood paneling.

  • Madison

    Chelsea Massey send this to dell

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  • kathy acquisto

    Shelley Blum. I think start by painting the ceiling, then see how it looks.

  • Shelley Blum

    I have a basement that is all covered in clear cedar boards 4inches wide and it is a feature wall and also goes on the ceiling.The room does fell dark and i'm tempted to paint it all to make it feel more light.There are no basement windows on this wood side of the basement.What do you think,out there.peps

  • kathy acquisto

    I am not against painting inexpensive paneling, it's the solid, old heart or knotty pine that is a shame to cover with paint. I know people who have put sheet rock or wall paper over good wood to preserve it in the event someone preferred it over the new. Just another option to brighten a dark room and preserve the old craftsmanship! Also, if you want to spend the time, you could sand and pickle the old, which would be a good compromise :)

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How to Paint Wood Paneling - this is how to paint our dark paneling, step by step including what primer and paint to use. I even like the colors they chose. The grey looks awesome!

With this guide you can learn how to paint wood paneling the color you always dreamed of! The best part: NO SANDING REQUIRED!

The Best how to Paint Wood Paneling DIY Instructions. I will hopefully be needing this if we get the house.

This is how you properly do an off-white (without being stark white) floor to ceiling neutrally painted wood paneled room. Clean and relaxing.

  • Lisa S

    I would blow this up and take it to Sherwin Williams...they gave been great at matching colors for me... :)

  • Fiona Kirk

    would love to know the color of paint used in this room. Am about to paint a wood paneled room in our house and I love this look.

  • Sylvia Laboy

    Wow, I love this one! I like white too..thanks, going to so this!!

  • Lisa S

    I like this look for my project basement!

DIY instructions for painting over that ugly wood paneling that it seems every house on the market has in some room! cheap fix that im sure we'll end up doing!

How to paint wood paneling.

painted wood panelling - before and after

The horror! I can't tell if they merely painted the horrible wood paneling, or removed it.

Painting Wood Pannel -- Hope I never have to do this, but I'll keep it just in case. @Mary Ingamells

Paint the wood paneling to give the room a better look to it

Updating wood paneling-just fill in the cracks with plaster and then paint over...or just paint it

How to Paint Wood Paneling. Gotta get rid of that paneling in the livingroom!! (skip step 5.. I want the 'grooves' to stay. it gives the room more character)

Paint Paneling - The Happy Librarian probably would have loved to know this a couple years ago! cottage bedroom with floor to ceiling painted wood paneling.

How to Paint Wood Paneling: I'm going to need this for two projects that are brewing.

Monica Wants It: A Lifestyle Blog: How to Paint Wood Paneling {DIY Instructions}

Before & After: Sarah's Real World Makeover #beforeafter

  • Alison Flynn

    I'm going to paint my 70's stained beams soon and stained wainscoting

  • Alison Flynn

    So beautiful, love the gold poofs and clear table

  • Kem Carver

    If only my husband would say yes to painting my 1980s paneling

How To Paint Wood Paneling Sand Paneling - will need this for the basement man cave!

Monica Wants It: A Lifestyle Blog: How to Paint Wood Paneling {DIY Instructions}