Step by step instructions on installing a bead board ceiling.

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 have UGLY ceiling tiles.

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

DIY - Bead Board Ceiling

We are finally done our oldest son’s bedroom! I wanted to share how we added the bead board ceiling which in my opinion adds so much character to the room…

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

Success Stories: 5 Before & After Projects

I wanna go over top of the existing ugly popcorn ceiling with new beadboard. DIY beadboard ceiling via Lifestyle and Design Online

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).

6 Tips on Shopping for Beadboard

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).

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.

Serendipity Chic Design: Putting up a bead board ceiling tutorial

Serendipity Chic Design: Putting up a bead board ceiling tutorial. This reminds me of my grandma's craftsman house. This exact beadboard was use on the huge outdoor front porch.

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