Every house has numerous different parts and all of them are equally vital to the building. It just means that every part needs to be attended to including even parts that are frequently overlooked. One of these parts are baseboards and that’s pretty sad, to be frank.
How the fact baseboards are often overlooked is because baseboards actually have potentials to be parts that improve a house’s overall looks. Why is it? There are numerous baseboard molding styles you can play with to beautify the building you reside at.
It would simply mean that you’ve got so many molding styles to choose from when applying makeup to your baseboard. These styles don’t just involve colors or designs but also materials and more.
Well, if you think that your baseboard also plays a role in adorning your walls to make them more astonishing, here’s a gift for you. These awesome baseboards are the stuffs you totally have to check out if you’re in need of baseboard designing inspirations.
1. A Corner Block Style Baseboard
Nobody denies the fact that a baseboard needs to stay away from a plain look to appear gorgeous. Well, if you want your baseboard to look gorgeous, you’re going to need to give it something.
It doesn’t have to be something too complicated to create, though. Some of the simplest yet the most useful things to give to baseboards are corner blocks.
Corner blocks don’t just act as signs showing that the areas they’re on are indeed the corner of the walls. They also act as decorations but that’s when you choose cool corner block designs that meet the purpose, of course.
2. A Craftsman Style Baseboard
If crafts are amongst your favorite stuffs, choosing baseboard designs that shows how you like crafts should sound good to you. Well, why is that?
I bet you’re familiar with the words craftsman baseboards. Well, if you aren’t, though, here are some nice explanations you might need to carefully note.
Craftsman baseboards are ones that suit people who love crafting something like you. They’re usually made of hardwood. They’re perfect for homeowners who are fond of wood. Are you fond of wooden crafts? If yes, then a craftsman baseboard should be perfect for you.
3. An Overstacked Baseboard
Baseboards often come stacked but normally there aren’t too many stacks on a baseboard. But are there baseboards that have so many stacks. You bet there are!
There are even baseboards that you can call overstacked baseboards because they’re just so stacked you don’t really want to count how many stacks are there. Why do these kind of baseboards exist?
Well, there are just so many reasons are there are purposes related to using these kindof baseboards. Anyway, if you’d love to design an overstacked baseboard, it’s better if you connect one of its parts to your window.
An overstacked baseboard that reaches a window will give a special look to an area where your window is. Try it because it’s definitely worth trying!
4. A Bi-color Style Baseboard
Who says that you have to stick to one particular color when designing your baseboard? Don’t believe anyone who dares to say those words. It makes very little to no sense at all.
In fact, you can try building a bi-color baseboard if a simple modern look is what you’d like to achieve. How to do it? It’s not that hard, really!
For instance, you can have white marry gray. Create a very baseboard that consists of three parts. Paint the lowest part in white, the middle one in gray and the top part in white. The trick’s simple but it can improve your wall’s looks quite significantly.
5. A Free-flowing Baseboard
A baseboard is like the son of your wall because it just follows the wall like a son follows his father around. That’s why, a baseboard can be pretty flexible because it complies with whatever design the wall has.
What if you have a walls that fall into the category of irregular walls? Well, there’s no problem at all.
Just create a free-flowing baseboard, one that suits the shapes of the walls. The problem with creating this kind of baseboard is how it consists of parts whose length vary greatly. But it matters not since if there’s a will, there’s a way, right?
6. A Tall Baseboard
In need of something different? Well, opt for a tall baseboard. This type of baseboard doesn’t look too normal and that’s a good thing.
A tall baseboard can easily function as a decorative piece since you can embelish it with whatever patterns you want.
If this kind of baseboard is what you’d love to build, consider coloring it in white. White looks good with any wall colors and it stands out so your baseboard will get noticed pretty easily.
7. A Modern Baseboard
Ever heard of baseboards that are built without using wood or other materials routinely used to create baseboards?
Well, there are many of these kind of baseboards in this modern era. Metal is usually the material routinely used to create these kinds of baseboards; modern baseboards.
Here’s one idea you could try if a modern baseboard is what you’d love to have. Just create a baseboard combining unpainted silver colored metal with metal painted in white. It’s a combination that easily promotes a modern look.
8. A Rustic Baseboard
Are you in love with wood? With some that don’t look polished enough? Well, maybe you’re a fan of rustic style because you show signs that indicate you are.
If that’s true, you can try creating a rustic baseboard. The trick’s simple. Just prepare some unpolished wood, some that looks like it comes straight from the nature.
Then create a baseboard using your wood but never polish it. Leave the wood’s raw look alone and you’ll achieve your purpose easily. If it’s possible, choose wood whose patterns are quite visible so your baseboard looks distinctively rustic.
9. A Tile Baseboard
A fan of the principle simple’s better? Then you should try staying simple when designing your baseboard.
How do you stay simple when designing a baseboard? Well, for instance, instead of doing it the complicated way, you can simply use tiles to create your baseboard.
Tile baseboards are perfect, and useful, for the bathroom. They look good and they don’t easily suffer damages when coming into contact with water. Just perfect!
10. A Vinyl Baseboard
When it comes to practicality, vinyl is probably a material you should pick when designing a baseboard. Vinyl isn’t that hard to install and it’s among the most pleasant materials to work with.
When designing a vinyl baseboard, of course, you’ll need to take some things into consideration. They’re colors and materials to pair your vinyl with.
Speaking of colors, white should do quite well since it’s a neutral color. As for the material, ceramic is amongst the top list performers especially if it’s dark in color.
11. A Rounded Baseboard
An unusual look would do well in a room where everything is just simple and plain. This kind of look can be achieved using various tricks. One of them is using a rounded baseboard.
This kind of baseboard doesn’t look like regular baseboards so it gives a room an unusual look but in a good way.
It also gives a room an atmosphere that prevents it from feeling tense to spend time in the room. There are a lot of positives to take from using this kind of baseboard, which is great.
12. A Quarter Round Baseboard
Interested in having an even more unusual baseboard? Well, try a quarter round baseboard. It doesn’t curve when reaching a corner but the whole length of its body is a beautiful curve.
This type of baseboard is usually wooden and it gives a sophisticated look to the room it’s installed in.
Considering purchasing one? Get one that comes in a light color with visible wood patterns. It gives a semi-modern look that suits several different room styles. Awesome, isn’t it?
13. A Composite Baseboard
If you love both wood and othe materials, marrying them can be an easy way out for you. And it’s easily possible.
If you’d love to marry wood with another material, you can choose a composite baseboard. It’s a baseboard that combines two materials together.
Achieving a simple yet marvellous look is simple when you use a composite baseboard. What’s more? It’s not that hard to install this kind of baseboard. Simply incredible!
14. A Heater Cover Baseboard
If multifunctional stuffs are your favorites, you should go out and incorporate them into your home design. Don’t even try to exclude your baseboard from the list.
One of the multifunctional, and the most interesting, baseboards you can pick is a heater cover one.
It’s a baseboard that doesn’t just sit there at the bottom of your wall but covers a heater. Of course, you know the function of a heater. This kind of baseboard makes something useful look artistic from the outside. Marvellous!
15. A Baseboard with Its Very Own Soul
Needing to create a baseboard on your stairs? Well, everybody agrees that it’s a tough job to handle.
However, you can make it simpler should you want it to be. Just create a baseboard that has its own personality, its own identity to the area that connects to your stairs.
Simply creates a baseboard however you want. Follow your artistic sense. Give the wall touching your stairs a unique look. Do just that and be prepared to be amazed!
16. A Back-profiled Baseboard
A fan of something that conceals another thing beneath? Well, if so, opt for a back-profiled baseboard. It’s a type of baseboard that consists of a smaller and a bigger one.
Here, the smaller baseboard is concealed by a bigger, and taller, one in a way that it doesn’t let the smaller one to get damaged.
This kind of baseboard is quite innovative and if you love innovative stuffs, install one at your residence and admire it once it’s finally installed.
17. The Two were Never Meant to Be
Bored with baseboards that just gives you a large chunk of a particular color? You could always create a baseboard with a slash of a different color in the middle.
One of the easier ways to create this kind of baseboard is by installing a tall baseboard and painting it in, let’s say, white.
Then, in the middle of the baseboard, you can add something made of wood, to separate the lower and upper part of the baseboard. The difference of color will give the baseboard a sophisticatedly beautiful look. Simply gorgeous!
18. A Cool Metal Baseboard
Needing a cool baseboard for one of your walls? How about using a cool 100% metal baseboard?
If a metal baseboard is what you’d love to have and you’d love it to look cool, choose a thin metal baseboard wth patterns.
The reason is because this kind of baseboard seamlessly blend into the surrounding, easily giving the wall it’s on a cool look but never in an unnatural way. Astonishing!
19. An Easy to Install Plastic Baseboard
Plastic is a really flexible material and in addition, it’s also a material that’s so easy to install and use despite the danger it might pose on basically everything it touches.
If you don’t mind using plastic, though, you can consider installing a plastic baseboard on some of your walls.
One easy way to make your walls look cool using this kind of baseboard is choosing a plastic baseboard that contrasts the color of the walls. Try it!
20. An Unpolished yet Gorgeous Wooden Baseboard
If raw looks are ones you’re trying to achieve, wood is probably the best material for you to use.
Here’s a trick for you if you choose wood and you’d love to create raw looks that are simply gorgeous. Simply use unpolished wood!
If unpolished wood is the kind of wood you’d love to use, don’t carve it because carvings are for polished wood. Let it be simple because unpolished wood looks the most beautiful when kept simple.
21. A Sturdy and Beautiful Hardwood Baseboard
Is a sturdy baseboard what you’d love to have, hardwood should be your number one choice of material.
Hardwood is undeniably sturdy and moreover, it also offers elegance. You’ll have to options if you opt for hardwood; to polish it or let it stay unpolished. Both look awesome.
If hardwood is the material you choose, oak is probably one you should pick. Oak is incredibly hard and it looks good. What’s more? Some say that it stays a very long time.
22. An Artistic Baseboard
If you love art, why don’t you turn your baseboard into a work of art? Don’t worry, it’s not going to be a hard task.
How to adorn your baseboard to make it appear artistic? One of the easier tricks is giving its corner an unusual look. When it comes to giving an unusual look to the corner of a baseboard, a symmetrical look would do a really good job to help you achieve the purpose.
23. A Baseboard with a Rift
Having a rift on the corner of a baseboard doesn’t always mean failure in installing it. After all, a rift can otherwise give a unique look to a baseboard.
If you’re installing a baseboard and you’re interested in giving it a rift, you should make it look like you create the rift intentionally.
This way, people won’t think that you failed in installing the baseboard. Instead, they’ll appreciate the looks of your baseboard, thinking that they look uniquely artistic.
24. A Flat Baseboard Made Awesome
It doesn’t matter if you choose a flat baseboard because you could always make it awesome with simple tricks.
One of the easiest tricks to use to make flat baseboards look awesome is to play with different colors that look unsurprisingly good together.
You can paint your flat baseboard in yellow, then paint parts of the floor that touch the baseboard in red and then give yellow edges to the red parts of the floor. It’ll look fantastic, trust me!
25. A Tall Hardwood Baseboard
Hardwood is a precious material and if you love it, you can try to make it the main character of a room at your house. How do you do it? Install hardwood flooring and create a tall hardwood baseboard. Your hardwood will surely steal the show if you do so.
A tall hardwood baseboard means a quite large, and beautiful, chunk of hardwood that’s easily visible to the eyes. Moreover, it’s not simply visible as it’s also naturally eye-catching.
26. A Baseboard That Never Makes It
Intrigued to create a baseboard that looks cute? Well, try creating a baseboard that just seems to never make it.
It’s pretty simple. Just create a baseboard that follows the base of your wall but then stop before you reach the end of the wall.
This way, you can make it look as if your baseboard never reaches its destination. This will give your wall a pretty cute look some might even laugh at when taking a good look at it.
27. A Plain Baseboard
If you’re bored with all the complicated looks, you could always opt for a plain baseboard. Remember, though, that plain doesn’t mean dull.
How do you make a plain baseboard look awesome? First, let it be clean. everything clean looks good, even the ones that are pretty simple in nature.
Then, give your baseboard a slash of brilliance by adding a small line of beautiful wood. You see, even something plain can still look beautiful if you just know how to handle it. Handle it with care! That’s the key to everything!
Long story short, those were awesome baseboards you can draw inspirations from if astonishing baseboard molding styles are things you just love to think about.
Basically, you can create very eye-catching baseboards in any styles using various materials from wood to plastic or even vinyl.
If you’re busy trying to create a wonderful baseboard, we hope that the baseboards we’ve shown you are enough to give you some baseboard design ideas, and good ones, hopefully.
Just remember that everything looks beautiful if you just handle it with care and baseboards are no exceptions to this rule. With that said, have a good time designing your baseboard!