Appreciated to cloisonne with lightness, the wood claustria is stealing the star to the inevitable glass, star of the separations since several years? These simple cleats of wood, left rough, inexpensive and easy to install are gradually becoming part of the decoration podium. Individuals and designers use and abuse it around the house and in the garden. A glance at the different ways to adopt it at home.
Enlarge the space and let the light through
To visually expand any room, the verticality of the wood-clad is unparalleled! Graphic, natural, this partition very fashionable is a beautiful way to let the light. Moreover, it is a real ballet that announces on your walls throughout the day.
Creating spaces without closing completely has become a real issue in the interiors.In this house, it offers a corner entry / corridor where once you entered directly into the living room, while enjoying the brightness of the living room.
The claustria for small boundaries
When the interior designer Marion Lanoë takes over the renovation of this apartment in Lyon, she wants to bring in light and visually delineate the functions of certain spaces. In addition to the color schemes, it is with several wooden trellises that some separations take place, especially between the corridor and the kitchen. To meet the beams left bare in the living room, a second wooded wall is mounted to isolate the office area of ??the living room space. Finally, as a reminder of other rooms and to stay on a natural atmosphere, some cleats are also installed to separate the toilet from the bath in the bathroom.
The claustra on the stairs
It is often on the stairs that the wooden trellis is best illustrated. Attached directly to the steps, the wooden cleats bring a contemporary touch in the blink of an eye without sacrificing the safety of the youngest.
If you’re more used to the parallel cleats, note that there are variations. To separate the sleeping area from the bathroom in this master suite, the owners have bet on a perforated wall with geometric shapes. The figures are intertwined to form alternately a star, a cube in three dimensions, a balloon, a rhombus and a flower with five petals.The look is thus carried by the playful side and the game of shadows that is created according to the light inputs. The grounds are numerous, but the raw wood aspect remains him, always of putting.
Claustra, easy to make
Making your own wood clapboard requires little hardware and basic notions of DIY. So if you still hesitated, here is the procedure to help you take the plunge.
First, equip yourself with a meter, a pencil of a drill-driver, a saw and of course a stepladder.
Second step: materialize the location, then adjust the dimensions of the cleats according to the height of your ceiling and the space you want to dedicate to the partition.
Once your measurements are ready, it’s time to move on to assembling the pieces of wood.To begin, fix perpendicularly a first vertical batten edge to edge between two horizontal cleats to structure the framework.
Then, draw your marks at regular intervals, then fix one by one your cleats between the horizontal cleats. Once all the cleats are screwed in, position your partition in the desired location and secure it firmly to the floor, ceiling and wall. Two choices are available to you: leave it rough or apply a protective varnish. Easy, no?
The wooden fence to the garden
If delimiting the spaces in the house with the wood fence is, as we have already mentioned, a recipe that works, know that the result can be just as successful outdoors. To make the separation between the dining space and the garden corner or simply to bring a contemporary touch to the vegetation, this partition made of wooden cleats is a real plus.Moreover, we do not hesitate to ask one on the terrace if we want to take a hint of tranquility away from the eyes of neighbors! Finally, if you have an outdoor shower near your pool, two or three walls claustra way, will be ideal to afford a little privacy.