August 13, 2014 Leave a comment MJ Gourd Uncategorized Day 10: Wainscoting! August 13, 2014 Uncategorized Leave a comment Day 10 of 365 Days of a Happy Home! If you want to add some texture and interest to a hallway or room, consider adding a wainscot. Choose complementary colors, too. Here are some ideas. Which is your favorite? Stained wood with a lacquered burlap inset. Interesting take on bead board. Contemporary Wainscoting Stained flat panels. Double paneled bead board with a glaze. Traditional bead board wainscoting. This barn style bead effect is perfect in a rec room. The height of it helps the space look taller. Tall panels. Tin makes for a nice textured wainscot. A combination of bead board and panels work together when painted different colors. This is a simple picture frame added to the wall to form a wainscot. Simple but effective.