once the paint was dry, it was time to put up the boards using a nail gun and finish nails we put up the boards onto the wall. diy plank walls, paint colors sherwin williams pure white and sea salt. shiplap 6. shiplap wall tutorial for under $60. and yes, i let adam hang his elk! which we both love! more decorations to come and better lighting!. open hallway with doors. some people paint before putting the wood on the walls because it\u0027s hard to get in the cracks we had to have our ceiling painted so we had the painters .