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Installing Bead Board Ceiling

The first thing we did was Install a Bead Board Ceiling and crown molding. It added instant character! Then we installed this beautiful seeded glass pendant fixture from Ballard Designs.

How to hang a bead board ceiling

Beadboard ceiling - to cover the ugly popcorn ceiling. Only trouble is: very tall vaulted ceiling might be more difficult. I actually like this idea, but don't know how well it would work in my house. I have UGLY ceiling tiles.

We purchased 4x8 foot sheets of plywood bead board. I do not recommend the large compressed fiber board sheets. Granted they are lighter to work with, but it chips and dents easily, and doesn’t look as authentic. We also purchased all the trim for crown molding. We primed and painted all the wood work before we made a single cut. Painting overhead is no fun. FIND YOUR STUDS!

Installing Bead Board Ceiling

Do away with those dated popcorn ceilings. Beadboard on the ceiling complements the traditional style of the wainscot paneling. It goes on right over the popcorn texture.

Covering up a textured ceiling or popcorn ceiling - love!!

Covering up a textured ceiling or popcorn ceiling - love! For the living, dining and kitchen! I love this. And I can wash it unlike the popcorn ceiling I have now.

Ceiling & wall tongue & groove planks: Lumber Liquidators / ~$500 Wood for DIY Beams: Lowe’s / $220 Wood for trimming the windows: Lowe’s / $80 Paint & primer: Kelly Moore’s Swiss Coffee (white/trim), Valspar’s Montpelier Madison White (walls)

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Ceiling treatment to hide old swirled plaster or popcorn ceiling. www.remodlista.com

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bead board ceiling tutorial

Installing a Beadboard Ceiling: Cover the ugly popcorn or textured ceilings! (****Basement ceiling) I love Beadboard!

Come check out how we covered our popcorn ceiling with Bead Board

DIY - Bead Board Ceiling

Serendipity Chic Design: Putting up a bead board ceiling tutorial

Serendipity Chic Design: Putting up a bead board ceiling tutorial.paint white and love the crown molding

@David LaFond Beadboard on the ceiling. Because you said you wanted to redo the drywall in our bathroom, ceiling and all, and I will not be hanging overhead drywall again. Let's consider this for the entire hallway too. LOL!

DIY beadboard ceiling tutorial by the House of Smiths. Its a great way to add detail to an otherwise boring or dated looking ceiling.

For a traditional farmhouse look, try 2½-inch V-bead (far left) or 1⅝-inch V-bead (top). Wider "boards" tend to look less busy in a large space. There are also custom styles, like casual, random-width V-bead (near left).

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Beadboard ceiling in kitchen/eat in? For a traditional farmhouse look, try V-bead (far left) or V-bead (top). Wider "boards" tend to look less busy in a large space. There are also custom styles, like casual, random-width V-bead (near left).

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