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Statement-Making Ceiling Paint Colors
Did your favorite room lose its va-va-voom? We suggest looking up. If all you see is a dull paint color than perhaps it is time to show your fifth wall a little love.
In most homes, a boring neutral shade is the default ceiling color — and we think that is a missed decorating opportunity. Why? Just like your four walls, the right paint color above can transform the look and feel of a space. To drive our point home, we gathered our favorite statement ceilings to show how a couple of coats of paint can take any room in your home to new stylish heights. Spoiler alert — when done right even white can be an exciting ceiling color.Continue to 2 of 28 below.
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Gray Ceiling That Matches the WallpaperContinue to 3 of 28 below.
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Create a High Ceiling Effect
Here is a trick for making a standard eight-foot ceiling feel a mile high. When remodeling this small living room, the residential interior designers at Chicago based Mitchell Channon Design paired dark gray paint with lighter color wallpaper to create a high ceiling effect. The winning combination made the room feel much bigger without raising the roof.Continue to 4 of 28 below.
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A White Room With a Lemon Yellow CeilingContinue to 5 of 28 below.
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Faux Stone CeilingContinue to 6 of 28 below.
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Vintage-Inspired Kitchen With a Bead Board CeilingContinue to 7 of 28 below.
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Scandinavian-Inspired Living Room With a Bold Teal CeilingContinue to 8 of 28 below.
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Circus-Inspired Ceiling in a Child's RoomContinue to 9 of 28 below.
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Create a Colorful Book Nook With Magical ColorsContinue to 10 of 28 below.
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Paint Your Ceiling an Airy Shade of GrayContinue to 11 of 28 below.
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A Glossy White CeilingContinue to 12 of 28 below.
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Paint Ceiling Beams a Contrasting Shade
Dress up ceiling beams with paint. In this boho-inspired bedroom spotted on Homepolish, a matte white and hunter green ceiling adds visual depth.Continue to 13 of 28 below.
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Navy Ceiling Brings the CozyContinue to 14 of 28 below.
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Fake Expensive Wallpaper
Cannot afford that expensive wallpaper you have been eyeing for your ceiling? Here is a tip from Dina Holland, the designer behind the blog Honey and Fitz. Instead of paying $242 per roll for a pricey wallpaper pattern called Little's Coronata Star by Osborne & Little, she duplicated the design using paint and inexpensive decals.Continue to 15 of 28 below.
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A Crisp White CeilingContinue to 16 of 28 below.
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Scandinavian Folk Art Ceiling MuralContinue to 17 of 28 below.
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Vaulted Ceiling With Purple Beams
An Arts and Crafts home was transformed into a saucy slice of glam paradise by Black Lacquer Design based in Los Angeles, California. The vaulted ceiling in the living room features purple painted beams that create an unforgettable first impression. The unusual interior paint color matches the pretty floral wallpaper on the right.Continue to 18 of 28 below.
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Paint it BlackContinue to 19 of 28 below.
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Paint a Coffered Ceiling Sky Blue and WhiteContinue to 20 of 28 below.
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Turn a Hallway into an Eye-Catching Feature
Free-spirited decorators may want to copy this unique paint job by Dayka Robinson Designs. The Atlanta, Georgia based interior designer turned a narrow hallway into an eye-catching feature by painting a tricolor wavy pattern onto the walls. The dark gray paint on the ceiling creates the illusion of height.Continue to 21 of 28 below.
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Striking the Perfect Balance Between Contrast and Continuity
Striking the ideal balance between continuity and contrast is of the utmost importance to Chicago based interior designer Mitchell Channon. He said it is key to infusing a space with visual interest and bold personality.
To develop a sense of drama and contrast in this dining room he painted the walls a deep shade of teal while keeping the ceiling stark white. To create a sense of continuity between the Ingo Maurer Light fixture over the table and the fifth wall, he introduced a subtle repeating print on the ceiling.Continue to 22 of 28 below.
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A White Ceiling Can Make a Dramatic ImpactContinue to 23 of 28 below.
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Moody Purple Ceiling is Downright ChicContinue to 24 of 28 below.
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Starburst-Inspired Ceiling in a Travel-Themed NurseryContinue to 25 of 28 below.
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Caribbean Blue Ceiling in a KitchenContinue to 26 of 28 below.
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White and Gray Coffered CeilingContinue to 27 of 28 below.
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Dramatic Ceiling That Throws to Stunning Light FixturesContinue to 28 of 28 below.
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Cosmopolitan Condo With a Black Ceiling
We are entirely in love with this cosmopolitan condo remodeled by Los Angeles based interior design company Black Lacquer Design. Setting the stylish tone in the open concept space is a jet black ceiling. See the spot above the table? A lighter shade of black was applied to carve out the chic dining area below.