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VJ panelling for home office

Megarakawa
Budding Contributor
Megarakawa
Megarakawa
Budding Contributor

VJ panelling was used to create a lovely feature wall in a home office.

 

 

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The project

 

We live in a two bedroom apartment and the second bedroom has been turned into a work station while I work from home and a music studio for my partner. It was a tired room with a hint of purply white walls. The worst part is that because of the way our room is shaped I have to face the ugly wall all day every day for work. So I thought to myself, what can I put there to make it pleasing on the eye?

 

I then stumbled across this Bunnings video about How to create a VJ panel feature wall. We went with the Easycraft EasyREGENCY 2400 x 1200 x 9mm primed MDF interior wall linings.

 

The panels were 10cm too short (which we knew when we bought the panels) so we decided to hide the bottom with skirting. We glued the panels onto the wall, made sure it was level at the top and drilled into the concrete walls, fixing the panels to the wall by inserting a plastic plug and then screwing into the plug.

 

We went for a lovely green to give our room some life and it's a much more vibrant room to work in.

 

Before and after

 

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How to create a VJ feature wall

 

VJ panelling is easy to install and will radically alter the look and feel of a room. Follow this step-by-step guide: How to create a VJ feature wall.

 

 

More VJ panelling projects

 

VJ panelling is a simple way to spruce up a flat wall and create a stunning feature in any room. For ideas on how to use this panelling style, check out VJ panelling projects for any room in the house.

 

Comments
Winnie
Regular Browser

Awesome work! we are about to embark on the same thing, but into a double brick wall. Can i just ask, did you glue first, then drill, and push the plugs through the panelling and into the wall, then screw the panelling onto the wall?

What size drill piece did you use, and what size screw and colour plug? sorry about the questions just want to get it right.

MitchellMc
Bunnings Team Member
Bunnings Team Member

Welcome to the Bunnings Workshop community @Winnie. It's brilliant to have you join us, and many thanks for jumping into the conversation.

 

Let me mention @Megarakawa, so they are alerted to your questions.

 

I'd suggest a STAHL Masonry Kit 7mm Drill With 50mm Green Wall Plugs kit would be suitable. You'd need to install the plugs in the wall first. The hole you'd need to push them through in the panelling would be too large for the head of the screw to then capture. I'd recommend pre-drilling the sheeting with around 3mm holes at the locations you want to fix. Place the sheets on the wall and mark the wall through the holes with a felt-tipped marker. Remove the sheets and drill the marked locations before inserting the plugs. Apply glue to the wall and place the sheets on it. Screw through the pre-drilled holes into the plugs so the head of the screw is slightly below the panelling surface.

 

Hopefully, @Megarakawa can confirm if they've used a similar method to what I've described.

 

Please let us know if you have any questions and keep us updated on the progress of your project.

 

Mitchell

 

KatieC
Member Engagement
Member Engagement

The panelling looks awesome @Megarakawa ! The whole room has a much more inspiring feel to it, I especially like your brown furry accent piece 😉

 

Katie

 

 

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