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Incorporating Shiplap into Your Kitchen


Whether you’re looking to transform your Silver Spring kitchen into a rustic haven or a stylish cottage, shiplap is the answer. Few elements mimic the timeless charm of shiplap, and today’s homeowners have taken notice. Are you ready to update your Silver Spring home? Learn more about the power of shiplap, and consider incorporating it into your kitchen.

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Consider this accent wall with painted shiplap!

What is Shiplap?

Simply puy, shiplap consists of horizontal planks with two opposing rabbet joints that overlap each other to create a textured appearance. It can be painted, stained, or displayed in all of its natural glory! The element gets its moniker from an early shipbuilding method, which overlapped boards to form a watertight surface.

Modern-Day Style

Traditionally, shiplap was used as sheathing between the exterior of a house and the framing. It served a functional purpose rather than a decorative one, with many homeowners choosing to cover it in wallpaper! Today’s builders and designers have found multiple ways to use shiplap functionally and decoratively.

-Kitchen Island

Improve the appearance of your entire kitchen with a simple update to the center island. By incorporating shiplap on the back of an island, designers can add depth and texture to the space.

-Focal Point

Establishing a focal point in the kitchen allows homeowners to express their style and creativity. If you love to entertain guests in your Silver Spring home, consider using shiplap to create a statement wall.

-Entire Kitchen

To boost the appearance of your entire kitchen, add shiplap to the walls, refrigerator, and other large appliances. Modern-day homeowners love to maintain a cohesive style throughout one space, and simplistic shiplap can help to achieve this aesthetic. Paint the cabinets a shade darker than the walls to enhance the contrast in the room and create depth.

Signature Kitchens Additions & Baths

If you’re ready to remodel your Silver Spring home, call Signature Kitchens Additions & Baths. As a premier kitchen remodeling contractor, we are proud to serve Washington, D.C., Rockville, Arlington, Alexandria and beyond. Nothing rejuvenates a house like a stunning kitchen design. Visit our website to view a long list of positive client reviews, and scroll through pictures of our favorite projects! Schedule a consultation on our website, or give us a call at 301-251-1880.

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