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THE DIY GENERATION POST 1
THE DIY GENERATION
These days networks like HGTV and TLC show us wonderful tricks and design tips that are all the rage. Websites like Pinterest and BHG give us plenty of room to collaborate and construct our own ideas.
One of the biggest trends to hit the market recently is SHIPLAP. Now many people seem to think that wooden boards on a wall are shiplap. That is not the case and true shiplap boards have a specific edge that allows them to line up. Its something akin to tongue and groove, although slightly different. Shiplap is thought to have been used is ship construction for its ability to withstand water. Here is an example of a true shiplap board. Now this is can be expensive to order and may be somewhat more of undertaking than most originally thought. Don't be discouraged as the idea of a shiplap design feature can be included or modified while being just as valuable of an addition to your home. Keep in mind when picking out wood you are considering for a shiplap design, Pine is what works best.
Here are some great examples and ideas that may have a place in your own home.