Welcome to our great room and just off the main living area is the master bedroom suite. The outer hall is highly visible and leads to a guest bath. This can be seen opposite the mudroom and I felt it needed some oomph to balance the mudroom. I was still figuring out where to put […]

DIY Shiplap School: Installation

If you’ve read yesterday’s post “Shiplap School- DIY Shiplap Boards” you survived a VERY long post and you are ready for action! Let’s get down to how to hang your shiplap boards starting from the bottom up.  Gather your supplies (see prior post) and cover your carpet or flooring.  Remove any outlet or light covers […]

DIY Shiplap School- Materials

Welcome to 2 days of “Shiplap School”. By popular demand I’m blogging everything I know about shiplap.  I hope after 2 long (yet informational) blogs you know everything by the weekend.  Today you will learn what it is, how to make your own shiplap and what tools you need.  You will be able to navigate the […]

DIY Weathered Wood Shiplap

When you think of shiplap you probably envision white planked walls and the hostess of Fixer Upper. The wood planks add texture and interest to your walls plus that farmhouse style so many people are after. In our guest bath I decided to use leftover faux shiplap boards to plank a plain wall. Why do […]