Shown: Blank walls and barely-there baseboards made for a dull dining room.
The Project Tally
Bought a large navy-and-white rug on sale to inspire the new look $222
Primed and painted in a navy-and-white scheme $80
Added MDF for faux board-and-batten wainscot, and beefier baseboards finished with quarter-round molding $200
Caulked gaps where boards meet the walls $25
Hired an electrician friend to wire in a new chandelier $190
Created a leaded effect on the window with specialty paint $11