Originally Posted by 4realweRdoin it
At issue now is how to update the off white gold speckled wall board that covers the bathrooms
If you're on a tight budget, virtually any wall board can be painted.
If the paneling is really shiny, I'd give a good sanding first.
Then a quality primer (I like the Zinnser Bullseye 1-2-3).
And humid areas like bathrooms should be top coated with a semi-gloss or high gloss paint.