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December 23, 2015

The possibilities for tin panels in interior design reach far beyond just ceilings! Tin panels also make for ideal design accents on walls and wainscoting with their subtle textures, variety of finish options, beautiful and unique patterns, and ease of installation. Read more about exceptional wall applications from around the globe… Lindsay Chambers Design - www.hazel-wood.com Pattern #2 - Gold Washed White, Silver Washed White Lindsay Chambers’ adept use of Pattern #2 as a living room fireplace surround and a master bedroom accent wall speaks for itself....

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Wainscoting- what is it?

January 13, 2014

Wainscoting’s origins can be traced back to 16th century England where it was applied to lower sections of stone walls to counteract the cold and dampness. It used to refer to only wood, literally “wall boards” made of Wainscot oak, but today the term is more inclusive of any type of ornate wall insulation used as decorative paneling. Boiserie specifically means the intricate wood paneling as exemplified in the Palace of Versailles and 18th century French designs....

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What is Wainscoting?

October 22, 2013

Traditionally wainscoting is wood paneling that lines the lower walls of a room. Originally it applied only to high quality riven oak boards developed to make stone structures feel more comfortable by providing insulation. Today, they are more for decorative, ornate purposes and are often found in 17th and 18th century Victorian designs. Boiserie is a similar technique, used to define intricately carved wood paneling and can include moldings that are painted or gilded....

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