Jan 6, 2014 ... By Fred Albert, Houzz Contributor. I grew up believing that ceilings had to be
white — or, at the very least, a paler version of the wall color.
Sep 4, 2014 ... As a twist on the second strategy, alter the ceiling color to be several shades
darker or lighter that the walls. You still get the soothing nature ...
Paint Finish: Ceiling paint is usually flat, but an eggshell or satin finish paint offers
just a hint of reflective sheen -- a benefit if you're using a darker color. Realize ...
Oct 13, 2009 ... DO cut the colour by 1/2 strength for the ceiling if you want it to be the same
colour as the walls (unless it's a dark colour, or a very pale colour).
May 8, 2013 ... Sometimes in Paint Color Consultations, I suggest a dark paint color for a ceiling
in certain rooms. Most people think that paint colors for ...
Aug 7, 2015 ... "I never paint a ceiling dead white because all white paint has a bit of gray in ... "
Darker colors in general can read very flat, so use a high-luster ...
"But if you have bold colored walls and a white ceiling, that's usually the first ...
flair and drama by painting it a dark color such as navy, chocolate or charcoal.
Dec 6, 2011 ... Similar to my last post, this one is again about ceilings! Most people think
painting ceilings a dark color would make a room feel closed in, and ...
Light-color ceilings will attract attention, but dark-color ceilings will direct the eye
back to head level, allowing the focus to be on the walls, furnishings and ...
Additionally, bright objects appear larger than dark objects. ... In fact, removing
color as a variable, people overestimated the ceiling height by an average of ...