I saw a picture of a shiplap wall that I just loved. Do you know which one it is
Hi Bettie, I love how they made this painted ship lap detail in their bedroom! https://www.hometalk.com/7147289/diy-ship-lap-wall-detail
If you can describe it, maybe you can get help finding it. In general, it is primed and painted as any other wood. If you want a distressed look, you do that after you have painted it.
You use a good primer first, than paint over the primer
Could be one of these
You’ll have to use the search bar at the top left to poke around as it’s unclear exactly which you’re looking for.