What if... not every room of your house was gypsum drywall?
 
The maple plank shown in this bedroom lightens the entire room. Also shown is a very light-stained solid oak. Custom cut to different lengths, and shown in both V-groove and traditional 2" bead.
 
solid oak 4 in planking wainscot solid oak 2in beaded planking
 
solid light oak 2 inch beaded planking solid light maple 4 in planking with chair rail
 
solid aok 2 inch beaded planking
 
solid light maple planking