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I am a crafting,
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A while back I blogged what I would like our babys room to look like if we had a every-day life. Let's
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boy and what I would like it to look like if we had a girl. (See that post HERE) More ]
Well, we had a boy! So a rustic woodland theme it is!

And to kick off the decorating in this room, The Hubby built this wooden accent

wall that has me all sorts of excited. Its EXACTLY how I had envisioned.

Actually, its better.

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21 8 cedar tongue and groove 6 width boards

5 12 pne tongue and groove 6 width boards

9 8 31 boards
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First, we went to Lowes and chose our wood. We decided on a mix of cedar and
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We also got nine 8 31 boards that were pin nailed (using 2 long 18 gauge) to What We Wore (27)

the studs over the dry wall so that if we happen to change the room down the

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kinds of wood, we knew it would vary the shade of color as well. My husband July 2017

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He then brought up a few boards at a time and started piecing them together,

making sure to pay attention to which colors were being put next to each other. July 2015

He cut them in varying lengths to give it that old rustic barn wood look using a June 2015

cordless skill saw, and he made sure his cuts were straight by using a carpenter May 2015

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And dont think he did this alone! Two little helpers were more than willing to
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Once the boards started going up, it actually went pretty quickly. September 2012

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Going around the outlets seemed pretty tricky to me, but he just sat down and

busted those babies out, being sure to cut the wood just right so that the outlet

covers would conceal it properly.

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And in about half a day, this project was done from shopping to finish. And I am

BEYOND thrilled with the outcome!

I just think he did such a good job in varying the wood color and placing the

pieces just so. Franklins rustic woodland themed room is off to a great start!

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