Appealing Ceiling: Warm It Up With Wood

Wood is a popular surface material for floors and walls. But it can make a big statement if you use it on the ceiling. Here are five types and methods for consideration. 1. Porches 2. Logs and Beams 3. Plywood 4. Reclaimed and Distressed 5. Tongue and Groove

How to Visually Lift a Low Ceiling Without Renovating

Does your mood need a little lift when you walk into a space? Well, maybe it’s the ceiling that needs lifting. If you’re working with a basement room, awkward attic or another space with an uncomfortably low ceiling — but can’t pony up to actually raise the roof — there are ways to make it … Read more

The Transformative Power of Ceiling Trim

We often overlook the ceiling as a place to trim, most likely because we tend to think of the ceiling as something out of sight as we focus on the surfaces directly ahead of us: the walls. But adding some trim to a ceiling can provide a whole new dimension and structure to a room. … Read more

9 Fun Ceiling Colors to Try Right Now

I’m always on the lookout for creative ways to sneak fun color into a client’s home. It can be tough to pull off an intense color on all four walls of a room without making the space feel small, dark and claustrophobic, so I tend to prefer injecting high-voltage hues in smaller bits and pieces, … Read more