11+ Painted Ceiling Ideas To Brighten Up Your Room

If you think that you are the only one feeling stuck with the safe choice of a white ceiling. Hence, you are not the only one thinking that. After all, the white ceiling goes with almost everything in the room. And someone once said a white ceiling makes a room feel bigger and brighter. But, at what cost?


However, painting your ceiling other than white is not a bad choice. Hence, it has its flair and effect to your room, such as the dramatic effect that will enhance your room with many design benefits. So, If you’re tempted to step out of your comfort zone, you can paint your ceiling other than white.


Usually the ceiling is often left out when you are designing your room. but it certainly shouldn’t be. Why settle for less? If you can enhance your room with the right wallpaper or shade of paint(and a bit of inspiration) and make your ceiling a stunning statement. Here are 11 of our favorite standout ceilings.


Caribbean Blue Ceiling in a Kitchen


A slick ceiling paint color called Caribbean Blue Water by Benjamin Moore enlivens this 1970s inspired kitchen by CG Allan Interior Architecture and Design.

Starburst-Inspired Ceiling in a Travel-Themed Nursery


We adore this starburst inspired ceiling in this travel-themed nursery by Red Egg Design Group based in Scottsdale, Arizona. The neutral gray walls allow the fifth wall to shine. At the center of the design is a brushed chrome ceiling fan with a retro vibe.

Moody Purple Ceiling is Downright Chic


When designing this space, the San Francisco based company Lizette Marie Interior Design wanted to throw focus to the vaulted ceiling. The moody purple paint color makes this stylish room downright chic.

A White Ceiling Can Make a Dramatic Impact


Sometimes a plain white ceiling can make a significant impact in a small space. Hence, as shown in this teensy, modern cabin by Charmean Neithart Interiors situated in South Pasadena, California. The fifth wall offsets the dark walls, which makes the tiny room feel twice its actual size.

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.

Paint a Coffered Ceiling Sky Blue and White


Bring the blue sky indoors with this simple and insanely elegant idea by Erika Bonnell Interiors based in Washington, D.C. The designer painted the coffered ceiling blue and white recreating the feeling of a bright clear day inside the living room.

Paint it Black


Extra attention was given to the ceiling in this bachelor pad by Lizette Marie Interiors based in San Francisco, California. After painting it black, the fifth wall was capped off with a bespoke copper light fixture.

Vaulted Ceiling With Purple Beams


An Arts and Crafts home was transformed into a saucy slice of glam paradise. Hence, 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.

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