Board, Batten and Beauty on a Budget: Cottage Charm Hallway Reveal

featured photo board and batten hallway with gallery shelves

It’s been a month-and-a-half in the making, but after wiping the sweat and sawdust off my brow, I can say that the board and batten hallway makeover is finally complete. I’ve wrestled with the wallpaper, showed the nail gun who’s boss…lady, and told the Kreg Jig, “I don’t need no stinking YouTube tutorials”. I might be exaggerating a little, but there is a certain amount of empowerment you get when you try out a new

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Board and Batten Hallway Design Board

Board and Batten Hallway Project

In the summer of 2010, I overcame my fear of power tools put up board and batten in our living room. It was life changing. Ok, so life changing is an exaggeration, but it was room changing. I love looking back at my old posts on HGTV’s Rate My Space and seeing how our home has evolved since 2007. Over the past few years, our home has gone from being dark, masculine and traditional to

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