Shiplap is commonly associated with exterior walls. It was once used to make ships before it became popular for seaside cottages, barns, and cabins. In interior design, "shiplap" refers to horizontal wooden planks usually painted white.

Some people avoid installing regular shiplap on their walls because the grooves accumulates dust. However, with Stikwood peel-and-stick shiplap wall planks, this is less of a concern. Keep reading to find out why you should install Stikwood wall planks in your house.

Stikwood developed the industry's first peel-and-stick shiplap wood product in order to bring nature into your home. Using a combination of responsibly sourced reclaimed and sustainable wood, Stikwood makes shiplap wall planks in a wide variety of colors and styles.

Shiplap wall planks usually have sharp lines, smooth surfaces, and light-colored tones like white and cream. The beauty of shiplap is that it can be painted or stained, or you can just leave it as-is. Stikwood allows you to replicate a shiplap look quickly, easily, and without having to paint.

You can install Stikwood shiplap planks on one or multiple walls, fireplaces, benches, kitchen elements, ceilings, and any other part of your house. That’s the reason Stikwood peel-and-stick planks are so popular: you can put them anywhere you want. What’s more, they’re easy to install.

Most Stikwood planks are five inches wide and come in random lengths (1 to feet) making a staggered install quick and east, Any of them can be used for a shiplap-style room. Stikwood offers more than 30 styles of shiplap wall planks. The two most popular shiplap styles are Modern White and Hamptons.

Modern white planks are made from reclaimed pine and covered with a white finish, which makes them smooth to the touch. Hamptons reclaimed wood planks have a creamy white color and a more rustic appearance, making them perfect for shiplap walls.

But just because shiplap walls are usually light-colored, that doesn’t mean you can’t choose a darker tone. Other solid options for shiplap include Minimalist Fir, Rustic Slate, Golden Oak, Weathered Wood White, Rustic White, Silvermyst, and more.

If you’re looking for a warmer hue, you can’t go wrong with Golden Oak wood planks. They’re perfect if you want that traditional, cozy cabin look. It has warm, yellow tones that make the room feel more welcoming.

Installing traditional shiplap wall planks is challenging, and it’s usually done by professionals. Conversely, Stikwood wall planks are designed for easy DIY installation using the peel-and-stick method.

Like any real wood planks, you’ll need to let them acclimate to the room where you plan to install them. Unwrap them and place them on a pile, and just let them sit there for two to five days. Before peeling and sticking them to the walls, make sure your wall and planks are clean so no dust gets trapped between the adhesive and your wall.

It’s up to you whether you want to install the shiplap wall planks horizontally or vertically. Horizontal shiplap planks are more common, but vertical shiplap can make the room appear taller. More adventurous, DIY-savvy homeowners can even create a diagonal or V-shape. If you want to know how to install shiplap wall planks in greater detail, check out this article.

Stikwood shiplap planks for wall designs can be used for virtually any room in your house. Here are some ideas:


You can add peel-and-stick shiplap wall planks to your bathroom. Just make sure the walls are completely dry before applying them. For use as backsplashes or any place where the wood may occasionally be splashed, we offer a splash-safe coating that makes the plank water resistent. They’re ideal for light-colored bathrooms, but you can always make a contrast with warmer hues.


Shiplap wall planks are a popular choice for bedrooms, especially for focal walls behind the bed. They can make the room look more put-together, cozy, and comfortable.

Dining Room

Shiplap can look amazing in dining rooms with rustic decor. You can add light-colored and dark-colored shiplap wall planks to your dining room.


Adding shiplap to your kitchen can drastically transform its appearance. White shiplap planks are a relatively popular choice for kitchens.


Shiplap wall planks can look great in the hallway, especially if you put up some artwork and framed pictures. It’s also a good idea for accent walls.


Light-colored shiplap can also be installed in a nursery. It goes well with soft nursery colors, like baby blue, yellow, pink, and yellow.

Laundry Room

If you’re looking for a way to spruce up your laundry room and make it look less dull, shiplap wall planks are the way to go.


You can also install shiplap wall planks in your office. Light-colored peel-and-stick planks can open up the space, while darker tones can make it seem more sophisticated. Just make sure the planks match the color of the furniture.

Frequently Asked Questions

All of our planks are 100% real wood. In addition, Stikwood is made from wood that is naturally weathered which means your planks will be one-of-a-kind.

Peel and stick wood planks were invented by Stikwood to make the installation of our product easier than ever before. Each wood plank comes with easy-to-use adhesive strips on the back that you simply need to peel and stick onto your wall or ceiling.

Stikwood is DIY-friendly and can be installed by anyone which means if you do want to use the help of a professional, they’ll have no issues installing it either!