16 Black Shiplap Wall Ideas You’ll Want to Copy


Published: May 12, 2022
Updated: December 5, 2023

Shiplap is a popular feature in many farmhouse homes and is frequently modernized with a stylish coat of paint. A black shiplap wall is one way to make a strong statement in your home. Shiplap derives its name from the paneling that was once used to protect boats from harsh weather and temperatures. 

Nowadays, shiplap is a style of wall siding characterized by long planks (generally wood) stacked horizontally or vertically next to each other. Black shiplap can be used in different ways for varying impact. It can cover multiple walls, a single wall, or only half a wall. From bathrooms to living rooms to hallways, take a look at the many examples that prove a black shiplap accent wall can be used anywhere in your home.

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