Want to add charm and architectural detail to your bedroom? Get inspired with these 23 shiplap bedroom wall ideas. Whether it’s one wall or the whole room, shiplap is an easy, budget-friendly way to add charm and character to your bedroom.
Accent walls are making a comeback and it’s not just about painting one wall a different color, although that’s perfectly acceptable if you want to do that. Adding a shiplap bedroom wall is a great accent wall idea that can fit any design style.
Traditionally installing a shiplap wall would mean adding tongue and groove boards that fit easily together and create that gap you see in the shiplap.
If you aren’t ready to commit to real shiplap due to budget or other concerns there are lots of other materials you can use to create a shiplap wall. Plywood, MDF, utility board, and cedar fence boards are just a few that will give you that shiplap look you are going for if done correctly.
Shiplap bedroom walls are an inexpensive way to add an amazing accent to your bedroom! For just $40, plus the cost of paint, you can add one like this to your guest room or master bedroom.
When painting the shiplap, remember to paint the wall behind it the same color so the gaps in the shiplap won't show through. This dark-painted shiplap gives this guest bedroom a wonderful modern rustic look.
Shiplap can fit several different design styles, look how gorgeous it looks in this coastal boy's bedroom!
Painted white to keep it light and airy it is the perfect backdrop for all the blues in this coastal style bedroom. Added to each wall, it brings a relaxing style to the space that can grow with your child.
Shiplap and board and batten come together on this master bedroom wall for a unique look. Planked board walls have a similar look to shiplap and it's really hard to tell the difference between the two once they're painted.
Plywood was cut to make the planks for this planked wall keeping the total cost affordable. Board and batten framing was added to the top, bottom and spaced on the wall for the marriage of the two architectural detail design styles.
When you love farmhouse design style it only makes sense to add shiplap to your little girl's nursery walls.
The white-painted shiplap gives the entire room a light and airy feel that is perfect for a baby. I just love the pops of bright pink paired with the white shiplap and the wall detail can fit with almost any design style you change to as your little one grows.
Don't want to add wood to your wall? Here's a great idea to get the look of shiplap in your bedroom without the commitment of attaching wood to your walls.
Painting shiplap planks on your walls is easier than you think, all you really need to be able to do is to tape a straight line. This is a great idea if you want to try it out and you can paint over it at any time if you change your mind.
Read more to find out all about the kit you can buy to DIY this project with few to no mistakes.
I love this unique shiplap bedroom wall idea! Incorporating a shelf with a half wall of shiplap gives you a place to arrange artwork and change it out whenever you want without putting a million different holes in the wall.
Installing your shiplap vertically gives it a modern fresh look that draws the eye up to the shelf on top. It's the perfect bedroom wall accent in this small bedroom.
This faux shiplap wall is made using Eucaboard instead of plywood, but in the end, it gives the same result for about half the price of plywood.
When cutting and installing the lengths of board to your wall, install in the same direction with each row to maintain consistency. Your vertical joints will stagger perfectly as you add each piece to the wall.
You may be thinking this post is supposed to be about shiplap bedroom walls and this is a ceiling. The ceiling is technically the 5th wall in a room and shouldn't be overlooked when creating a space you love.
Shiplap on the ceiling adds texture and character to a space and is great to add to ceilings that have odd angles like this bedroom. This shiplap is the real thing with tongue and groove that creates the spacing automatically.
Read more to learn how to install authentic shiplap to your bedroom ceiling.
If you love everything about shiplap then adding it to every wall in your bedroom may just be for you. Don't be afraid, just go for it!
The angled walls of this attic bedroom are covered in shiplap along with the rest of the bedroom for an entire room full of farmhouse goodness. It's bright and airy, yet cozy at the same time. The wood tones warm up the space along with all the textures added.
Create a shiplap bedroom wall using peel and stick wallpaper. Yes, you read that right! It's an easy way to add a feature wall to a bedroom without all the labor intensive work of adding real shiplap.
The great thing about wallpaper is that isn't permanent and can taken down or painted over if you decide you don't like it later. It looks great in this boys bedroom and will definitely grow with them as they get older.
What little girl wouldn't love this modern cottage bedroom?! I just love the plum color and the wallpaper on the ceiling!
But, let's talk about those walls. Vertical planks that look like shiplap are on each wall of this little girl's bedroom. The bold plum color is the perfect backdrop for neutral carpet and furnishings.
This room is definitely the reverse of design advice you usually get of neutral paint with color brought in as accents, but if you're feeling bold I say go for it!