How to Make a $50 Shiplap Plywood Accent Wall For Your Bedroom
Today, we are pumped to share how to make a plywood accent wall for just $50. We created this awesome shiplap wall look without the cost of actual shiplap or even the old house to go with it! Let's get started.
1. Cut plywood into strips
We started off by ripping down .5” plywood sheets into 6” strips! This can be done at Lowe’s, Home Depot, or even on a small table saw at home.
Once we cut the plywood pieces we stacked them up just to make sure they were the same size.
2. Installing the shiplap
Next, we started to install them on the desired accent wall. Always helps to have a friend help you with the layout.
We started with the top of the wall and worked down in order to hide any imperfections at the baseboards where they won’t be seen.
We alternated the length of the panels in order to give a well balanced look on the wall.
3. Cut holes for outlets
We had to cut out holes for light switches and outlets. This took a little measuring, however, it was not very hard at all.
4. Paint the accent wall white
Lastly, once the wall was complete we painted it white to achieve that old shiplap/farmhouse look.
How to make a shiplap plywood accent wall
That's how we made a shiplap plywood accent wall quickly, easily, and cheaply. We hope you love it! Let us know your feedback or questions in the comments below.
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Angie Mercedes on Sep 15, 2019
Yes they charge .25 for cut
Anita Kindle Belfiore on Sep 28, 2019
We cut up cherry sticks and used them for our accent wall and I love this look too
Want to try this on our ugly, falling-apart, popcorn garage ceiling. What do you think?
Looks like you may have left some "spacing" between the boards, both vertically and horizontally. Did you use some sort of spacers to keep it uniform? Did you use a different paint color in the spaces?
Do you think I could hear up old pallets for this