Your Colorful Ceiling

Have you ever contemplated deviating from the traditional white ceiling? If not, consider reading this blog to explore the idea and perhaps change your perspective. We firmly believe that not doing so is a missed opportunity.

The ceiling is painted in ultra flat waterborne, Golden Archway 146 by Benjamin Moore

With a passion for all things color, I embarked on a bedroom makeover journey a year ago, and I was determined to incorporate a vibrant ceiling. Previously, my living room ceiling had a light aqua shade, but it was less noticeable compared to the bold choice I made for my Lilac Bedroom makeover—an eye-catching bright orange-yellow ceiling. In this transformation, the bold and vivid ceiling becomes an integral part of the bedroom’s interior, no longer relegated to being an invisible white canvas.
The choice of orange-yellow for the ceiling serves as a perfect complement to the Lavender violet walls, infusing warmth from above. This additional burst of color in a predominantly Lavender-themed space creates a striking focal point, providing the essential element that the bedroom requires to achieve a polished and finished feel. The interplay between the warm tones from the ceiling and the cool Lavender hues on the walls adds depth and visual interest, contributing to a harmonious and well-rounded overall design
Here are our three main reasons why you should add a color to your ceiling.
Visual Interest and Personality:
A colorful ceiling adds visual interest and personality to a space. It serves as an unexpected focal point, capturing attention and making the room more dynamic. Choosing bold or vibrant colors allows for creative expression, turning the ceiling into a unique and memorable feature of the overall design.
Enhanced Ambiance and Mood:
The color of a ceiling can significantly impact the ambiance and mood of a room. Warm, rich hues like deep blues, oranges, or reds can create a cozy and intimate atmosphere, while lighter tones can contribute to an open and airy feel. The right color choice can influence the overall emotional tone of the space, making it more inviting and comfortable.
Illusion of Height and Space:
The strategic use of color on the ceiling can create optical illusions that affect the perception of height and space. Lighter colors tend to make a room feel more expansive and open, while darker colors can create a sense of coziness. This technique is particularly useful in rooms with unique architectural features or varying ceiling heights, allowing for a more harmonious and balanced appearance.

Also, consider these when choosing to paint your ceiling. 

Matching Walls:

Coordinating the ceiling color with the walls creates a cohesive and enveloping feel. This approach is often used with lighter or neutral tones for a harmonious look.

Reflective Finishes:

Using glossy or metallic finishes on the ceiling can add a reflective quality, enhancing the sense of light and space in the room.

When considering a painted ceiling, it’s essential to take into account the overall design scheme, lighting conditions, and the desired atmosphere of the space. Testing small samples before committing to a full application can help ensure that the chosen color achieves the desired effect in your specific environment.

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