Wainscoting: wood paneling on boards up to door height in a room, wainscot oak Quartersawn oak used for paneling. Great for an entryway or mudroom. not quite so tall for us but would love in our entry and hallway and maybe even dining room
27+ Small Entryway Ideas for Small Space with Decorating Ideas
Speaking of entryways, (or back entries, in the case above) maximize style in small spaces with stenciled or papered walls in a large pattern. This overscale wall covering (Michael Devine's Fretwork) is reminiscent of latticework.