Take a second to look up at your ceiling. Is it totally plain and painted a simple white hue? Well, you can change that—by no means does your ceiling have to be boring! Decorated ceilings are everywhere as of late, and they add so much intrigue to any room. Whether you're looking to add some pizzazz to your living room, bedroom, or even bathroom, you'll want to take a look at the 22 creative and stylish ceiling decoration ideas below. They all make a major statement and prove that there's no need to steer away from wallpaper, paint, shiplap, and so much more.
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Keep It Scandinavian
A simple wooden ceiling adds a Scandinavian look to this contemporary home. To draw the eye upwards, consider installing an eye-catching light fixture like the one that is pictured here. It's perfectly modern and complements the style of the house perfectly.Continue to 2 of 22 below.
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Design Around Your Beams
Of course, beams don't need to be left in their natural state. Consider painting them and painting or installing wallpaper around them for added glam. Here, a sky-blue ceiling adds a serene touch to this sleep space.
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Go ahead and have a little fun! This whimsical room features scalloped pieces and bright colors, so it's only natural that the ceiling contains a little pep, too. Geometric wallpaper brings even more character into the space.Continue to 4 of 22 below.
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Make It Luxe With Lacquer
A lacquered ceiling like this one is moody and sophisticated. It's a great opportunity to experiment with color and go bold—this space is most certainly a showstopper.Continue to 5 of 22 below.
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Say Yes to Shiplap
Shiplap remains popular and it makes this spacious kitchen appear even more airy and welcoming. You could paint the shiplap in the hue of your choosing, of course, but there is definitely nothing wrong with plain white.Continue to 6 of 22 below.
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Mix It Up
Pattern mixing is A-OK, so even if the print that is featured on your ceiling is fairly different than what's on your floors, so be it! Plus, powder bathrooms like this one are all about taking design risks and doing something a little unexpected; you can easily section them off from the rest of the home, after all.Continue to 7 of 22 below.
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Wallpaper Just a Bit
Why wallpaper your entire ceiling when you can just tackle a portion of it? Here, the rounded portion of this tall bathroom ceiling gets a little extra love in the form of a sweet starry wallpaper print.Continue to 8 of 22 below.
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Go Green Everywhere
This bathroom is having a major green moment, and the ceiling is most definitely participating. Who wouldn't want to get ready for the day in such a vibrant, inviting space?Continue to 9 of 22 below.
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Prioritize a Special Portion
Once again, we see a small instance where just a portion of the ceiling is wallpapered. Here, a turret-like area is jazzed up with some feminine wallpaper that really brings this section of the room to life.Continue to 10 of 22 below.
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Farmhouse design lovers, this one's for you. A weathered wooden ceiling gives this rustic kitchen plenty of personality and is so gorgeous and earthy looking, complementing the stone walls wonderfully.Continue to 11 of 22 below.
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Tile It Up
Fancy tile on the ceiling of this formal living room takes the space to the next level by adding an intricate touch that's sure to catch your eye. This grand parlor takes us back to centuries past.Continue to 12 of 22 below.
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Use Moody Blues
Feeling a bit moody? Go ahead and embrace it by playing with shades of blue all over your space. A muddled blue ceiling matches the walls without being 100 percent matching.Continue to 13 of 22 below.
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Keep Wallpaper Going
If you love a certain wallpaper pattern, there's no need to stop with it when the walls end. Continue and wallpaper your ceiling so that your bedroom feels like a darling jewel box.Continue to 14 of 22 below.
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Admire the Clouds
Clouds on the ceiling are just too cute, whether in a child's room or even in an adult's space. This setup is actually in a bathroom, meaning that you can sit back in the tub and pretend you're enjoying a dip outdoors. If you're artistic, you could even paint clouds like these yourself!Continue to 15 of 22 below.
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Paint It Black
A black ceiling is always a wow-worthy touch. If your ceiling is older and has seen some wear, black paint can also help to hide any ultra-visible flaws. It's a win-win.Continue to 16 of 22 below.
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Embrace the Contrast
Who doesn't love a little bit of contrast from time to time? Pink and brown make for a fab pairing and add a touch of glamour and vintage charm to this bedroom. Brown and white curtains help to solidify the look.Continue to 17 of 22 below.
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Pick Two Fave Patterns
If you really just can't choose between two totally different patterns, you can always consider placing one print on the walls and another on the ceiling. Maximalists, you'll be all over this powder room! Just look at the too-cool black and white stripes above.Continue to 18 of 22 below.
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Don't Forget About Function
Curved ceilings in a loft feature slatted wood that's sleek, minimalist, and modern. Track lighting provides a practical function while meshing with the design flawlessly.Continue to 19 of 22 below.
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Incorporate a Honeycomb Design
A honeycomb-style ceiling adds an artful touch to a living room. Of course, it could always be painted in two or three different colors for a funkier result. Decisions, decisions...Continue to 20 of 22 below.
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Try a Tray
Tray ceilings are quite common, and this one is pretty simple, featuring shades of gray that are carried elsewhere throughout this family-friendly gathering space. Gray adds so much coziness to any room, making it great for a lounge area.Continue to 21 of 22 below.
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Let the Light Shine In
White tray ceilings look right at home in a sunlit living room and allow natural light to be the main focus of the space. There's nothing wrong with keeping it classic if that's the look you prefer.Continue to 22 of 22 below.
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Beamed ceilings in a long hallway contribute to this home's California cool design. The addition of other organic materials, such as wicker plant pots, keeps the aesthetic going.