Designs for Wall Mouldings that Can Spruce Up the Interior

Modern architecture has made it possible for you to transform your house into the house of your dreams using a choice of furniture material that range from luxurious to reasonably price. And everything appears better when mouldings are added, including walls, ceilings, doors and entryways.

Wall moulding designs are an inexpensive way to change a room's appearance. Mouldings can be used to add a dark and light pattern to a plain surface as one of its ornamental uses. It can successfully cover up wall surface flaws like cracks and gaps. In addition, it is utilized to embellish your walls and make a bold design statement.

Design Wall Mouldings with MDF

What are Wall Mouldings?

Any applied material, often made of plaster, wood, or wood substitutes like MDF, that is used to cover or decorate a wall is known as mouldings. It is sometimes referred to as strip moulding or trims since it can be used in strips along with the ceiling, baseboard, or any other place on the wall.

Which is the Best Material for Wall Mouldings?

Common materials used for wall mouldings are Wood, Plaster of Paris, Vinyl, or Medium density Fibreboards. If you are someone who prefers natural coating and a solid wood look, then you should select wood for your moulding. Though, unlike wood, plastic polymer lasts does not shrink and lasts longer.

However, if you want the cost effective trim material, then choose MDF boards. MDF sheets are considered the best material for moulding as they can be easily moulded into different shapes, its smooth surface allows you to paint it to obtain the best finish and it provides flexibility too. To better understand why MDF is well suited for wall moulding compared to PVC, refer to our blog:

Best Wall Moulding Design Ideas Using MDF Boards:

Here are some most commonly used wall moulding ideas which can be applied in your house using MDF for increasing the durability and appearance of your walls:

  • Chair rail wall moulding:
  • A chair rail's original function was to prevent chairs' backs from slamming into walls when being lifted out of or moved about. The chair rail mouldings are among the most fundamental types of strip mouldings. It separates the wall into an upper and lower half with a straight horizontal strip that spans the entire space. By using these wall trims, you can appealingly divide your room. To make it more aesthetically pleasing, try painting one colour above the chair rail and another below it.

  • Crown wall moulding:
  • Crown mouldings are installed at a 45-degree angle in the house where your walls and ceilings meet. It is the ideal trim to give your living areas a timeless vibe. Crown wall mouldings are available in a variety of styles and configurations. By adding baseboards underneath it, you can further enhance it and give it a comprehensive and extra dramatic appearance.

  • Baseboard wall mouldings:
  • The most popular type of trims seen in homes are baseboards, which beautify a space and act as the defining line at the base of the walls. These baseboard wall mouldings give a smooth transition from walls to floors. They conceal spaces between the floors and the undersides of the walls. They might be only a few inches wide or up to six inches wide. Although, they are usually available in the range of three to five inches in a standard-sized house.

  • Picture rail wall mouldings:
  • The picture rail is positioned horizontally across the room's perimeter, similar to the chair rail. But in contrast to the chair rail, it is mounted significantly higher on the wall and has a distinct profile. In terms of functionality, picture rail will make it simple to transport images in and out of rooms. It can help break up the monotony of spaces with really high ceilings from an aesthetic standpoint.

  • Casing wall mouldings:
  • Bored of normal windows in your house? Then give your windows a stylish look by installing a casing wall moulding around them. Casing wall mouldings are installed in such a way that they fill the space between the walls and the window or door frame and surround the windows on the inside and outside of your home. Casings are both useful and aesthetically pleasing and they are usually one-eighth of an inch thicker compared to baseboard mouldings.

    You can also use other moulding designs using MDF boards such as skirting wall mouldings, cove wall mouldings, picture frame wall mouldings, simple box trim, slat wall mouldings, etc. for your dream house.

    There are several ways of using wall mouldings such as around your artwork, bedroom accent walls, door makeover, staircase, kitchen cabinets, switch covers, fireplace, closet handles and whatever you prefer to redesign.

Summing Up:

In this blog, we have seen how MDF sheets or MDF boards can be used to make our house look luxurious just by installing wall mouldings in different designs. The best place to start when selecting wall mouldings is by determining which style best complements the requirements and design components of your home. Thus choose the wall moulding designs according to the type of rooms, wall colour, furniture and other elements of your house.

VIR MDF is a leading manufacturer and exporter of superior quality MDF boards in India. Our medium-density fibreboards can be used for a variety of applications including wall mouldings. Our MDF sheets are the best material for your next wall moulding project. VIR MDF is available in Interior Grade, PROPLUS (Exterior Grade), MAXPRO (HDFWR Grade). Contact us directly to gain insights on the best-suited wall moulding designs for your home.