How to Use a Shiplap Wall Bedroom

Shiplap wall paneling doesn’t just belong in farmhouse and rustic decor–its versatility allows it to adapt seamlessly with any style. Installed horizontally or vertically, shiplap adds warmth and coziness to any room it graces.

Shiplap wall bedrooms can create an inviting space for restful restful sleeping and relaxation, drawing attention to features like bold paint colors or stunning headboards. There are so many uses of shiplap walls in bedroom design; you’ll likely use this trend more than expected!

When looking to add an elegant yet affordable upgrade to your master or guest bedroom, a shiplap accent wall is an easy and cost-effective solution. Not only is it affordable, but you can paint it any color you please for a transitional or more contemporary aesthetic.

White shiplap walls are the most popular choice, but you can customize your choice to reflect your personal aesthetic. Bright white hues add an airy and light feeling while creamy hues offer cozier ambiance. Blue shiplap walls can work especially well in modern homes like this example from Driven by Decor that pairs the design element with black wrought iron bed frame and sconce lighting for an industrial-inspired atmosphere.

Dark shiplap walls can add depth and interest to any bedroom, too. This look makes the perfect canvas for dramatic furniture pieces or an unusual collection of antiques; in Holly Clements’ bedroom, its texture emphasized her passion for antiques while drawing attention to the ceiling beams.

An effective way to elevate a shiplap bedroom wall is installing it in a herringbone pattern. This style works especially well in transitional spaces and can serve as the perfect complement to built-in shelving or furniture pieces. Herringbone patterns become even more eye-catching if painted a darker shade like Decor Pad’s navy blue example!

If you prefer staining wood over painting over it, instead try staining instead. Staining allows you to maintain its natural texture while adding vivid hues – creating a sophisticated finish suitable for any modern bathroom space.

This nautical-inspired bedroom features horizontal shiplap as the perfect background for its striped bedlinen and vintage boat poster. Additionally, its dark-stained wall compliments both antique furniture and blue accessories to complete its nautical feel. A welcoming space that is ready for guests.

Use a half wall of shiplap to display art without punching holes into the wall. This stylish solution is especially suited to children’s bedrooms where pieces can be switched out seasonally or to reflect any special theme.

Rather than leaving your walls looking plain and boring, why not mount a simple shelf to a piece of shiplap to create an eye-catching headboard. This idea also works great in small bathrooms where decorative objects can still be displayed while providing enough room to get ready each morning?

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