Have you been looking for the perfect way to elevate your fireplace wall in your home? These 40 + shiplap fireplace ideas will add instant farmhouse charm to your space.
Shiplap paneling is a hugely popular look in homes, it carries a farmhouse charm, but can add a touch of rustic modernity to a living room too.
Stuck for ideas? I was too! So, I have scoured some of the best, and different ways to deliver a shiplap fireplace, from ultra modern to a relaxed farmhouse style. Get ready to feel inspired!
40+ Shiplap Fireplace Ideas
1. Sage Green Shiplap Panels
Sage green is becoming one of the hottest interior colours. It delivers a tranquil air to a living space, and looks beautiful as a feature on a fireplace wall.
Pair with a rustic wooden mantel for a farmhouse, rustic modern feel, or keep things modern with a white mantle and classic black fireplace.
2. White Horizontal Shiplap
A classic way to incorporate shiplap into a fireplace wall is with white horizontal shiplap panels. This crisp look is perfect for both farmhouse and modern rustic style interiors.
Team with a rustic beam for a mantel and incorporate subtle black accents to tie the room together.
3. Black Shiplap Fireplace
Add a defining focal point to your space with a black shiplap fireplace. Black adds a really grounding aspect to the room, working beautifully with more neutral aesthetics in the room.
Perfect for a modern style interior, plus a much more forgiving color in a high traffic household.
4. White Shiplap Fireplace With Rustic Beam
Modern farmhouse style centers around natural materials, and adding a rustic beam mantel to a white shiplap fireplace brings a touch of color and warmth to the fireplace wall.
Pair with other natural accessories and furniture in the room for a collectively rustic feel.
5. Baby Blue Vertical Shiplap Fireplace
A color less travelled in an interior, but a beautiful alternative to a classic white shiplap fireplace. Baby blue brings a gorgeous softness to a living room like this, keep things neutral by pairing with other pastel colours such as dusty pink and gray.
6. Contrasting Fireplace & Alcoves
Mix things up by featuring a contrasting color on the fireplace wall to the alcoves. The white alcoves look beautiful against the softness of the sage green.
This type of style is great for modern style interiors.
7. Floor To Ceiling White Shiplap
I mean, if I could shiplap the interior of my car, I would! Floor to ceiling white shiplap brings a beautifully clean, and rustic foundation to an interior.
Wooden beams help to bring a gorgeous depth and warmth to the space to really create that farmhouse style interior.
8. Blue Shiplap Fireplace
Go bold with a pop of blue. This blue shiplap fireplace contrasts beautifully with the white, whilst the black accents on the TV and wood burner help to ground the color scheme.
9. Herringbone Style Shiplap Paneling
Shiplap paneling is commonly either horizontal or vertical, but it pays to be different in an interior. This herringbone style shiplap paneling on the fireplace wall creates extra visual interest, creating a real design focal point in a living space.
10. White Brick Style Meets White Shiplap
Create a half wall white shiplap, half wall brick style for added texture and interest. I love this look as it breaks up the monotony of shiplap paneling. A beautiful look in a farmhouse living room.
11. Rustic Wood Shiplap Fireplace
Bring a warm, rustic aesthetic to a living room with a rustic wood shiplap fireplace. The color of the wood brings warmth and character, with a beautiful built in electric fireplace for added convenience in the space.
12. Monochromatic Living Room Scheme
A monochromatic scheme that incorporates black shiplap paneling and white walls is perfect for modern farmhouse homes, modern rustic and even industrial style interiors. Bring in other well placed black accents for a cohesive look in the room.
13. White Shiplap Fireplace With Distressed Wood Shiplap Ceiling
Mix up the styles of shiplap you use for extra visual interest in the space. Here they have used a distressed wood on the ceiling with white shiplap on the fireplace wall for a soft, subtle contrast that works in a farmhouse style setting.
14. Green Shiplap Fireplace
Green is a beautiful color for a living room, it brings an air of tranquility and softness to the space whilst also being defining.
15. Rustic Modern Shiplap Fireplace
A rustic modern decor scheme demands a rustic modern fireplace. Pair white shiplap with black accents and a white surround for a clean, defining look.
If you have fireplace alcoves, style with a range of eclectic accessories with a mix of vintage and new pieces.
16. Coastal Inspired Shiplap Fireplace
I just love this coastal and cozy look! This design style using wood shiplap on the fireplace, with black accents, white shiplap and blue details to really create that nautical feel. Think Coastal Hampton’s style for that farmhouse, yet ultra relaxed coastal vibe.
17. Shiplap Fireplace With Black Accents
In a farmhouse home, a white shiplap fireplace is not complete without those defining black accents. It’s a defining characteristic of both farmhouse and modern interiors.
A few well placed black accents is all you need, introduce black light fittings, furniture, hardware details such as cabinet knobs and sockets and switches.
18. White Shiplap With Patterned Tiles For A Pop of Color
Break up the monotony of white shiplap by introducing a fun pop of color with patterned tiles for a modern shiplap fireplace.
This surround around the fireplace creates a focal point in a living room whilst bringing in some much needed color.
19. Gray Shiplap Fireplace
White and black are popular colors for shiplap, but have you considered gray? This brings a gorgeous defining accent to the space, yet it’s not as dramatic as black. Pair with a wood mantel to soften the look in a farmhouse living room.
20. Farmhouse Shiplap Fireplace
A classic farmhouse shiplap fireplace. What’s not to love about this timeless feature? White shiplap combines beautifully with the rustic mantel, black accent on the TV frame and a mix of metals with the frames and candle stick holders.
21. Black Shiplap Fireplace With Grounding White Skirtings
Lift that defining black shiplap with grounding white skirtings. This creates a beautifully crisp, and clean contrast which avoids black feeling too moody in the space.
22. Exposed Brick & White Shiplap
The inner fabrication of a building is a great way to create a rustic aesthetic in the space. It adds a grounding aspect to the fireplace, and contrasts beautifully with the white shiplap and walls.
23. Horizontal Wood Shiplap Paneling
Rustic and natural woods are a huge part of nailing that farmhouse look that we love, and using horizontal wood shiplap paneling on the fireplace wall is a great way to do just that.
24. Ledger Stone Wall Meets Modern Shiplap Paneling
Ledger stone is a classic look for a fireplace in a farmhouse living room. Instead of pairing with white shiplap, keep things dramatic with black shiplap paneling.
25. Green & Distressed Grey Mantel
Farmhouse interiors don’t all have to be white, black or grey. Introduce a warm pop of color like this green to a fireplace wall, adding a distressed grey mantel for a touch of rustic modernity to the fireplace.
26. Ledger Stone Meets Dark Stain Shiplap
Wow! Create a dramatic look in expansive living space like this by mixing ledger stone and dark stain shiplap on the ceiling.
This works best on vaulted ceilings that can carry the height and darkness of the shiplap, a small space would feel encroached by a similar design to this.
27. Built In Shiplap Fireplace Shelving Unit
Keep things simple, yet beautiful with a built in shiplap fireplace shelving unit in white. This brings a modern feel to an interior, with black accents and personal touches for a unique feel in this living space.
28. Brick Style & White Shiplap
White shiplap and a brick fireplace is always a good idea in a farmhouse living room. The brick brings a rustic aesthetic to the space, whilst the white shiplap keeps things clean and minimal.
29. Shiplap Paneling With A Difference
Go against the grain and deliver a different shiplap look to your fireplace that will demand attention as you enter the room. This alternating design in a neutral shade looks great against the white mantel.
30. White Shiplap Fireplace For A Modern, Industrial Feel
Use white shiplap for industrial style interiors too. White shiplap is a great base for bringing in other colors, and industrial details.
31. White Shiplap & Exposed Natural Beams
Wooden beams add a sense of character and charm to a space, whilst defining the space against the white shiplap. Pair the same wood with the mantel for a cohesive, tied in look.
32. Horizontal & Vertical Shiplap Paneling
Mix things up by using vertical shiplap panels on the fireplace walls and horizontal white shiplap on the walls. This layered look creates extra visual interest, and breaks up the monotony of the same style of shiplap in the space.
33. Reclaimed Farmhouse Wooden Beam
This gorgeous wooden beam was reclaimed from a 200+ year old farmhouse and used in this fireplace mantel design. It adds warmth and a whole lot of character to a farmhouse living room!
34. Traditional Shiplap Fireplace
Keep things traditional with shiplap and add a traditional fireplace and mantel. Shiplap can be appreciated in both modern and traditional properties, a blue shade like this adds a touch of traditionalism to the space.
35. Traditional Shiplap Meets Barn Style Paneling
Use a combination of shiplap styles to create the desired look. Traditional horizontal shiplap paneling is used on the fireplace wall, with the barn style cross paneling on the alcove cabinet. This mixture of styles adds an endearing look to the living room.
36. Black Vertical Shiplap Paneling
Vertical shiplap is a great choice for smaller rooms, the elongated lines of the shiplap give the illusion of a larger room, as your eyes are instantly drawn up to the ceiling as you enter the room.
37. Warm Neutral Shiplap Fireplace
Bring a versatile, warm neutral into the space that brings a little extra to the party than white. This brown, mushroom color adds depth and character to the living room.
38. Eclectic Decor Accessories
Use the white shiplap fireplace to display something a little different than a TV or mirror… This eclectic design breathes a sense of purpose and personality into the space.
From plates to sun hats, you could use any sort of eclectic or nostalgic accessories that you would love to display.
39. Brass Detailing For A Warm Accent
Brass details are always a good idea in a farmhouse living space. Whether you have sage green or white shiplap, brass is a stunning metal for hardware details and light fixtures that brings a sense of warmth and character to an interior scheme.
40. Dark Wood Stain Shiplap Fireplace
Use the fireplace wall to create a really defining focal point with dark wood stain shiplap.
A grounding aspect that would look beautiful in a farmhouse living room, bringing a touch of modernity to a rustic interior.
41. Modern Farmhouse Shiplap Fireplace
A modern farmhouse living room combines a mixture of design styles such as white shiplap, natural materials and black accents.
This touch of modernity creates a really beautiful living space, and a timeless feature that can be appreciated for years to come.