How to create your own DIY Shiplap walls for your home

by Jodi Shaw
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If there is one thing I absolutely love it’s anything that is D.I.Y. (Do it Yourself) because nothing turns out better when you put your own heart and soul into it. Shiplap is something everyone is talking about. Why? Because it’s adds so much character to your space and gets the conversation going.

If you google shiplap, you will find an array of gorgeous photos of wooden boards used in construction, barns, and other rustic areas of the home that has become all the rave. It’s because the look has clean lines, and looks built in and professional. Real shiplap costs hundreds of dollars.

But you can create any shiplap wall inside your home for mere pennies using a homemade diy (shiplap wall kit) that makes creating your very own shiplap wall for your home – easy breezy!

Introducing Giani Shiplap Wall Kits

Giani shiplap wall kits are perfect to add texture and depth to any space in your home. It’s ideal for bathrooms, living rooms, bedrooms, office space, mud rooms, and even nurseries for new baby.

Giani shiplap kits give you the idea of painted wood for a look without using costly materials, time and paying for unnecessary installation for something you can do yourself.

Giani shiplap kits are twice as thick as house paint and create the illusion of shiplap boards by creating dimension on your walls you can see and feel. The product is moisture resistant and can be used anywhere, including kitchens and even basements. The kit provides a simple 3-step application over drywall, plaster, concrete, wood, composite surfaces and painted metals.

Giani sent me a Shiplap kit that comes with everything I need I love that the Giani Shiplap Wall kit comes with everything you need. It covers 104 square feet of surface. Enough to do my 10 ft. by 13 ft. dining room wall which we can’t wait to do and will be ordering our kit online for the mere price of $134 off Amazon.

The video provides step by step instructions that are super easy to follow and I love that it requires very little preparation, mess and time. Because who has a ton of time to be painting their space?

Giani Shiplap is also water-based, safe and has very low odor and low VOC with tone, board and grain coats to cover most existing colors with one application.

giani shiplap wall kit

What comes with Giani Shiplap kit?

  • 31 oz. Shiplap Tone Coat
  • (2x) 31 oz. Cans Shiplap Board Coat
  • 4 oz. Shiplap Grain Coat
  • 9” Roller Arm
  • (2x) 9” Nap Roller Covers
  • 6” Roller Arm
  • 6″ Foam Roller Cover
  • 2” Brush
  • Giani Paint Mitt
  • Board Line Template Tool
  • 1/8” Board Line Tape
  • Mixing Cup
  • (3x) Stir Sticks
  • Step-By-Step Instructions

Giani Shiplap kits provide you with everything you will need to create your own shiplap wall design without you having to go out and purchase further materials. Each kit comes with:

Giani Shiplap kits come in white and rustic grey and the website provides step-by-step instructions that make it easy for you to follow. Be warned though when visiting, you will become super-hyped with excitement as they also offer diy kits to makeover your counter-tops (marble and faux) back-splash, wood paint and cabinet paint. By the time you are done, each section of your house will have a complete makeover.

I can’t wait to try to the faux marble counter-top paint to go over my old looking apartment counters and transform them into something beautiful.

Giani even has liquid stainless steel paint you can use to update your fridge and stove that are completely user friendly and can be peeled off before you move so you won’t lose your precious damage deposit. Now that’s cool!

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