This Is Happening: Shiplap Walls

Updated 10/02/17

Shiplap walls are having a renaissance. Characterized by horizontal (and sometimes vertical) panels, the boards overlap each other to create a weather-tight seal. This practical construction makes them the perfect inexpensive wall option for barns, outbuildings, and seasonal homes in harsher climates. These days shiplap has firmly moved beyond its merely sensible application and is now commonly incorporated as a less formal way to add textural interest to a space. We love how easily it brings a historic vibe to any space that is refined and thoughtful yet casual.

Keep scrolling to see our favorite rooms incorporating this classic trend.

Chairish Vintage Fishing Weights $75
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Chairish Vintage Fishing Weights ($75)

Lamps Plus Hexagon Wall Mirror $360
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Lamps Plus Hexagon Wall Mirror ($360)

1stdibs Safari Chairs in Cognac Leather $9
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Crate and Barrel Acapulco Pitcher $13
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Crate and Barrel Acapulco Pitcher ($13)

Jens Risom Jens Risom General Purpose Chairs Set $1
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Restoration Hardware Vintage Toledo Bar Chair $239
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Restoration Hardware Vintage Toledo Bar Chair ($239 and up)

Schoolhouse Electric L Sconce $109
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Schoolhouse Electric L Sconce ($109 and up)

eBay Vintage Kilim Runner $345
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eBay Vintage Kilim Runner ($345)

For more design inspiration by Ashley Trudeau, check out her blog, BohemeSF, and find her on Instagram.

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