May 242019
 
Historic Home Style with Barn Board Beams

Did you know FauxWoodBeams.com also offers real wood beams? Today we feature a project where such beams were used to add historic style to a contemporary home. Our real wood beams are made from virgin cedar which is then artificially aged and distressed to perfectly mimic reclaimed or antique timber. They look incredible – and Read More…

May 172019
 
Creating the Look of a Timber Frame Home

What makes a faux beam installation really shine? Normally, it’s the thought that goes into it before installation even begins. Today, we’ll discuss how you can take inspiration from real timber frame homes to create your faux wood masterpiece. One of the characteristic elements of our faux products is realism. We use an innovative injection Read More…

May 102019
 
A Southwestern Style Bedroom Gets a Faux Update

These recent customer photos demonstrate how the addition of two simple beams can transform the look of an entire room – in this case, adding some southwestern style to a modern bedroom. When you look at the BEFORE picture, two things will probably spring to mind. Firstly, how neatly the homeowners fold their laundry. Secondly, Read More…

Apr 192019
 
How to Decorate a Beam or Mantel with Strapping Style

We’ve featured many projects over the years where homeowners decorated their beams or mantels with rubber beam straps. Today we’ll show you a few examples and how to implement this look in your own design. Fun fact: Duct tape was invented in 1942, by Richard Drew of the Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing, Co. Since then, Read More…

Apr 122019
 
A Shiplap Wall and Rough Hewn Beams Add Rustic Style

If you want to see a truly dramatic room transformation, then look no further than this project. A shiplap wall accented with our Custom Rough Hewn Beams made for a beautifully rustic design. One of the advantages and drawbacks of American home design is that it’s uniform – using standardized framing and drywall techniques that Read More…