Decorating & Furniture/wood paneling

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okay, i just bought a green sectional and a dark cherry wood coffee table and end table to match. my walls in my living room right now are a "70's looking" wood panel. i need to change this panel look into something more up to date. i was thinking beige textured walls. what do you suggest and what is the cheapest way to do it?

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You can add texture atop the paneling if you choose, and then paint it.  You may want to consider simply painting the panels instead.  Regardless, you must prime first with a non-pourous surface primer like Kilz.  Allow that to thoroughly dry, then add the texture and allow it to dry overnight before you paint.

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Jenny

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