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How to Clean a Faux Shiplap Wall and Style it for Fall

Decor | August 17, 2021

We installed this faux shiplap wall in our dining room and have enjoyed it so much.  We change the decor on it seasonally, and I am sharing how to clean the wall and specifically style it for the Fall.

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About 1.5 years ago, Andy installed this DIY faux shiplap wall in our dining room. Installing one of these walls is something we had wanted to do for some time! I am happy to say that this budget-friendly DIY has made a significant impact in our dining room and for any space in your home.

How to Clean a Faux Shiplap Wall and Style it for Fall, tips featured by top AL home blogger, She Gave It A Go

Faux Shiplap wall

You can read this post where we will walk you through each step of the way so you can DIY this farmhouse style, faux shiplap wall too.

How to Clean a Faux Shiplap Wall and Style it for Fall, tips featured by top AL home blogger, She Gave It A Go

Before and After

Over the last 1.5 years, I’ve enjoyed changing out the decor that is on this wall, seasonally.  With each change, I clean the smudges and marks made before hanging the new season’s decor or art. You can read about the paint we used on our wall here.  It is an eggshell finish.

The easiest way to clean your faux shiplap wall?

How to Clean a Faux Shiplap Wall and Style it for Fall, tips featured by top AL home blogger, She Gave It A Go

Magic Eraser to clean shiplap walls

I always use a magic eraser to clean ours.  I am sure if you’ve ever used one of these before, you’d be saying…yes, yes, yes!

How to Clean a Faux Shiplap Wall and Style it for Fall, tips featured by top AL home blogger, She Gave It A Go

BEFORE-see the smudge?

You simply wet the sponge, scrub the areas that need cleaning, and like magic the marks are gone.  You can see the before above and then after below!

How to Clean a Faux Shiplap Wall and Style it for Fall, tips featured by top AL home blogger, She Gave It A Go

After-smudge gone!

Now for the fun part! I was ready to replace this metal wall decor on our wall with a Fall wood sign. 

How to Clean a Faux Shiplap Wall and Style it for Fall, tips featured by top AL home blogger, She Gave It A Go

BEFORE

Hanging this sign on our faux shiplap wall was the first piece of fall decor (besides lighting my favorite fall candles) in our home for 2021.  I am still needing to decorate our dining room table for fall, but you get the idea!

How to Clean a Faux Shiplap Wall and Style it for Fall, tips featured by top AL home blogger, She Gave It A Go

Fall decor on the wall

This sign is one of my very favorites! I have used it in our home for a couple of years now, and am enjoying it here in our dining room this year.  Shop this sign and other amazing fall signs here.

How to Clean a Faux Shiplap Wall and Style it for Fall, tips featured by top AL home blogger, She Gave It A Go

Fall wall in dining room

When do you start decorating for fall? I can’t wait to really dive into decorating our home for the upcoming season.  For now? It feels great to have the wall cleaned and ready for this next season that I love so much.

How to Clean a Faux Shiplap Wall and Style it for Fall, tips featured by top AL home blogger, She Gave It A Go

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