Back in the day, wood boards made cheap and durable walls for hard-working rooms. The look has endured, thanks to its casual, homey appeal.
To The Ceiling
Machine-milled beadboard took off in Victorian times for kitchens, baths, and work areas. Running the entire height of the walls, as well as up the banquette, it's still an eye-catching, easy-care surface for a busy dining nook.