How Ceilings Go To New Heights

Posted by Mary Sweigert ~ July 31, 2008

Ceilings are boring...right?
Wrong. Exhibit A:
Photo Credit: Home Building. The Fun Times Guide

Are your ceilings not quite as exciting as this one? Or maybe its just that in general we don't pay too much attention to them, but they can create a dramatic focal point for a room.

Ceilings are a great way to focus the feel of a space. I, for one, am a huge fan of coffered ceilings (pictured above). There's something mesmerizing about this type of ceiling and it can be a relatively easy project.

If you want to learn how, or if you'd prefer to have a contractor do the heavy lifting for you, you can check out how simple the steps are to obtaining your own coffered ceiling:

http://www.taunton.com/finehomebuilding/how-to/articles/perfecting-coffered-ceilings.aspx

Want to get a similar effect for less expense? Try out installing crown mouldings around your ceiling in a contrasting color to your walls and watch your ceiling get a new lease on life.

One Response to “How Ceilings Go To New Heights”