Just ask Joanna Gaines: Sometimes, stripping a wall back pays off in a big way. The brick or shiplap hidden underneath is part of your home's history, and uncovering it can add instant character and natural texture to a space. But exposed brick and salvaged shiplap only scratch the surface so to speak. As seen in , a new book from Gestalten, the coolest trend taking over rustic farmhouses today is embracing your house's raw country charm by leaving the walls and ceilings unfinished. Yep, we're talking chipped paint, crumbling plaster, peeling wallpaper, and partially painted walls—the whole shebang.