Paint color can help bring the ceiling down, fooling the eye into thinking the room
is smaller and more intimate. Medium to dark and rich, deep colors such as ...
Join the dark side. We're often told that dark colors recede — and for walls, I
agree. But when the dark color is on the ceiling, as in the room here, it reduces
I grew up believing that ceilings had to be white — or, at the very least, a paler
version of the wall color. Black ceilings? It sounded like something only a ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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).
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.
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 ...