Give your own home immediate character with a DIY herringbone wooden ceiling! This tray ceiling concept is ideal for a contemporary farmhouse entryway. 

Get extra trendy farmhouse dwelling concepts right here and see our favourite trendy farmhouse entryway concepts right here. 

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We’re massive followers of attention-grabbing ceiling remedies, from the uncovered beams in our present home (together with the basement!) to a DIY beadboard ceiling and portray the ceiling because the fifth wall of your room.

Any ceiling will be improved by a facelift, however an inset tray ceiling particularly is a good place so as to add an accent ceiling concept (like this coffered wooden ceiling).

A bit rustic or reclaimed pallet wooden made the ceiling the star of this stunning entryway by Kimberly from @Home_Kimprovements. (She shared her daughter’s rainbow shiplap wall right here just lately, too!)

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Pallet wooden and different reclaimed wooden is nice for including farmhouse fashion to any room in your house, on a funds — from a whole pallet wooden ceiling to a kitchen backsplash or kitchen island, or perhaps a wooden headboard or espresso desk or wood TV body!

Kimberly is our visitor in the present day to share how she and her husband put in this pallet wooden ceiling of their entryway recessed tray ceiling.

You’ll want to see extra of her superior tasks and delightful dwelling over on Instagram, too! 


The way to Set up a DIY Herringbone Wooden Ceiling

by Kimberly from @Home_Kimprovements

This mission was fully free to do!

We discovered an advert on Craigslist of a small firm eliminating pallets so we helped ourselves to their pile.

Learn extra about the place to search out pallets and the way to decide on good pallets HERE.

Supplies and Instruments

  • Pallet wooden (we used about 10 pallets)
  • Nail gun
  • Ending nails
  • Air compressor
  • Miter Noticed
  • 1×2’s (sufficient for the perimeter of the recessed house)

widget with instruments

Step 1: Break Down the Pallets

We broke down the pallets and lower every bit of wooden into 13” items and laid out the herringbone design we wished.

See Justin’s suggestions for taking aside pallets (and maintaining their character) right here. 

That is the time to place the most effective aspect up and ensure the colours within the woods evenly circulation throughout the ceiling. We didn’t stain ours however be happy to stain or white wash or colour wash, for those who choose.

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Step 2: Dangle Plywood Backing

We added items of 1/4” plywood to suit contained in the recessed house so we had one thing to nail the wooden items into. These had been connected to the ceiling joists (much like this different pallet wooden ceiling tutorial).

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Step 3: Set up Pallet Wooden Slats

We used a nail gun to nail every pallet wooden piece into the plywood we put in.

We began across the gentle maintain to keep away from as many cuts as attainable and labored our approach out utilizing the herringbone sample.

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Step 4: Minimize Edge Items

When you do all the items earlier than reaching the sting, you will want to chop down all the items to suit the remaining gaps. Don’t fear if there’s a small hole subsequent to the wall.

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Step 5: Add Body

We framed across the edge to cowl up any gaps utilizing 1×2’s and reducing the perimeters at a forty five diploma angle 📐 to satisfy at a degree.

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Step 6: Beautify

Make everybody search for and admire your ceiling by hanging some fairly wintry paper bag snowflakes! (See the tutorial and extra right here in Kimberly’s IG Tales.)

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Thanks for sharing your expertise and delightful photographs with us, Kimberly! Remodelaholics, you’ll love Kimberly’s completely happy and delightful Instagram feed and remember to take a look at her tales about how they made their very own customized closet and in addition put in this beautiful full-wall brick backsplash within the kitchen.

Click on the hyperlink to see the story spotlight for every mission. 

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