Breakfast Nook Plank Wall Tutorial

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  1. nowathomemom says:

    It looks beautiful, great work 🙂 and yes , DIY projects can make a big difference in a room 🙂 beautiful space

  2. Andrea says:

    Beautiful! I love the simplicity of the white.

  3. Brooke says:

    WOW! You nook is gorgeous! The planked wall, the white,the built-in bench… it’s all amazing! I bet you love being in this space. Thanks so much for sharing! Have a wonderful day!

    • admin says:

      Awe! Thank you for such a sweet comment Brooke! You’re right- I love being in this space! 🙂 I hope you have a great day too!
      -Shayna

  4. Carissa says:

    oh i love it so much. i have a wall exactly like that in my dining nook and i’ve been wondering what do do with it! i love the transformation

  5. Kelly says:

    It looks fabulous! So much added visual interest. 🙂
    Kelly

  6. Mindy says:

    We just did this exact same thing to the ceiling in our dining room!
    http://rindymae.blogspot.com/2013/01/gettin-my-plank-on.html
    We still need some trim up, but so far I’m LOVING it. Yours looks awesome.
    Found your post via the 36th Ave. link party. Now I’m gonna poke around your blog some more. 🙂

    • admin says:

      Thank you, Mindy! I’m glad you found me! It’s unbelievable how much texture it adds to a space! Great job on yours too! It turned out great! 🙂
      -Shayna

      • donna says:

        we just did two plank floors using plywood..absolutely love it..never thought of doing walls….lol I have a bathroom that this would be perfect in! THANK YOU

  7. Love it! Very pretty! And I really like the new light fixture with the wall as well! 🙂
    Thanks for linking up to this week’s Catch a Glimpse Party. I’ll be featuring this tomorrow.

    • Shayna says:

      Awe, thank you Allison! How exciting to be a feature on your awesome blog! Looking forward to it! Big smiles! 🙂
      -Shayna

  8. Wow. This is beautiful. Before you know it a magazine will be in your home snapping away for an upcoming issue. Maybe Country Living. 🙂

  9. Roeshel says:

    That is one gorgeous wall, Shayna. What a beautiful job! Great tutorial too! Thank you so much for sharing!!!

  10. I saw this project on Pinterest and had to come check it out! I am so glad I did I’ve been roaming around your blog and absolutely LOVE what you are doing! I’m happy to say I am your newest follower!

    • Shayna says:

      Wow, what a lovely comment! Thank you Jacque! I’m so happy to have you as a new follower— and thanks for the Facebook shout out! 🙂
      -Shayna

  11. Stephanie says:

    I’ve been wanting to do this in my home for so long! Thanks for the tutorial!!!

  12. […] For the bottom of the crate, we used the same wood that we used for our plank wall. […]

  13. […] just did the plank wall in the breakfast nook and it turned out better than I would have ever hoped and now we’re in the process of […]

  14. Jenna Sue says:

    Found you via Pinterest… absolutely love this project and love your style! I’m getting ready to do the same in our bedroom. Subscribed for more 🙂

    • Shayna says:

      Hi Jenna Sue! I’m so glad you found me- and that your a new subscriber! I’m a big fan of your blog- so this is pretty exciting! 🙂
      Great luck to you on your plank wall! I can’t wait to see it!
      -Shayna

  15. It’s seriously perfect!! I love it!

  16. […] With all sides attached, he nailed on the bottom, which is made from the same thing as our plank wall. […]

  17. […] used the same method as the breakfast nook wall to install the planks, but started at the bottom instead of the top. Not sure why, we just did. […]

  18. Caitlin says:

    Beautiful! I love love love it! May I ask where the pendant light is from?

  19. […] DIY Wood Plank Wall // The Woodgrain […]

  20. Stacey says:

    I absolutely love how you did this project. Now there’s something I really like about your style…it’s a little rustic, a lot pretty, but very neat the whole time. I like the way you did your plank wall neatly. Does that make sense? This is my plan in one of our bedrooms. You sure did a great job!

    • Shayna says:

      AWE! STACEY! THANK YOU so much! I absolutely know what you mean about doing it neatly. I’m a bit OCD, so the tidier and cleaner we can make our projects, the better!
      You will love you plank wall! 😀
      -Shayna

  21. Sheryll & Critters. says:

    Oh gosh….. I love this blog/tutorial….. I so want to do the same, but no money at all right now…… but this is great.. I will share it if I can…. great, really great.

  22. What a great tutorial. I would love to try this in my home now. Thank you!

  23. Cate says:

    Hi – this looks so neat and gives such impact! When you attached the boards, did you make sure to nail them into the studs? I am thinking of doing this but am worried that if I don’t attach to the studs they might warp. Thanks!

    • Shayna says:

      THANK YOU so much, Cate! I love the planks! Yes, we did make sure to nail several of them into the studs, but we also nailed some straight into the drywall and they’ve all stayed in place really well, no warping! 😀
      I hope that helps!
      -Shayna

  24. […] For the bottom we used a an 1/8″ thick piece of floor underlayment, which is the same thing that we used for our plank wall… […]

  25. […] measured and cut a piece of floor underlayment, (the same thing we used for our plank walls: here, here and here) for the […]

  26. This looks so good, it really adds something extra to the room. I also liked the wood look prior to painting. Thanks for sharing this idea!

  27. JAnel says:

    Lovely! Did you prime the wall before painting? How many coats did you do?
    Thanks so much for sharing!

    • Shayna says:

      THANK YOU so much! For the walls, I didn’t prime anything. I just started painting and it took me about 3 coats. I hope that helps! 😀

  28. Maren says:

    I pinned this for later. We also have a breakfast nook and it has had me baffled for five years now. Should I put up curtains….cushions… not sure what the space needed. This is a great idea and one I am now considering for the space that makes me so unsure. Also, I never knew ceilings weren’t perfectly level. Good to know!

  29. Erica says:

    I think the wall looks great! What finish of paint did you use? Flat? eggshell? satin? etc? I am unsure as to what finish to paint mine and wanted your input. Thanks!

  30. […] you, but if you’re new here, we love us some planking. We started by planking the wall in our breakfast nook several years ago, and have slowly continued adding more throughout several rooms in our home. It […]

  31. […] we measured a piece for the top and ripped it down to size. We used the same material as the plank wall. Worked like a […]

  32. […] trim work to the side of the cabinet. We used 1/4″ underlayment, the same material we use for planking walls, and it worked […]

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