Could use this to make beadboard work with a small baseboard. Make your baseboard more dramatic.add small pieces of trim to the top of existing baseboard, add a few inches and add another piece of moulding. Paint the wall and trim white.
For front entry? Board and Batten foyer wall in three steps! Prep wall by removing baseboard. Attach and to the wall using wood glue and nail into studs. Prime and paint boards and wall space between boards Attach hooks, door stop, and molding.