Heads Up! 20 Painted Ceilings That Are Ooo + Ahh-Worthy
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Heads Up! 20 Painted Ceilings That Are Ooo + Ahh-Worthy

When your room is screaming for a makeover, it’s hard to think of anything else. But life always seems to be too busy to find time to slap on a new coat of paint. First there’s the hassle of getting the supplies, then you have to move your furniture and tape off the moulding. And that’s before you start applying the layers of primer and paint. Well, did you know there’s a faster way to refresh the color of your space with just one wall? Yes, the ceiling! How about just painting what’s above a bold, statement color? Bet ya didn’t think of that one before. Read on for 20 inspiring painted ceilings that’ll have you raising the roof!

1. Blue-Dipped Workspace: Forget taping off the moulding. This bold paint job is stunning. That desk chair is obviously the color inspiration, too! (via Beach Bungalow Eight)

2. Baby Blue Butterfly Room: When wallpaper is the centerpiece of your space, it’s best to keep the ceiling muted — but that doesn’t mean plain white! (via The Huffington Post)

3. Color-Coordinated Kids’ Corner: There are several statements in this playful space. They’ve matched the green with the wallpaper, and left one wall free for a chalkboard-painted triangle. (via HGTV)

4. Two-Toned Blue: We’re digging this color combination. The bright blue ceiling and dusty blue walls give this bathroom such a by-the-ocean, nautical feel. (via House of Turquoise)

5. Crazy Crib View: Even if you’re unsure of your baby’s sex, yellow is always a good way to go. This = baby’s first chic pad. (via The Huffington Post)

6. Bold Dining Room: The contrast between that elegant moulding and the deep, dark midnight black. Magnifique! (via Decor Chick)

7. Opposites Attract: It’ll save you time to skip the walls and go straight for the ceiling and moulding. These pretty pink windowsills are making us swoon. (via Decor Chick)

8. Dazzling Deck: Who says painted ceilings have to be indoor? We love that this open-air space has a matching floor and ceiling. (via Apartment Therapy)

9. Aquamarine Ceiling: Peekaboo! This room may seem to favor neutral tones, but look up and see and stellar statement. (via Better Homes and Gardens)

10. Hive-Pattern: Isn’t this children’s room the bee’s knees? This geometric project may take a little more cunning, but the result will have you feeling like a DIY queen. (via Homedit)

11. Bold Blue Ceiling: Of all the shades of blue, this is one of our favorites. It looks stunning next to that dark-wood floor. (via The Huffington Post)

12. Orange Roof and Peekaboo Shelves: This person went the extra mile with a tangerine ceiling and a complementary green inside their built-in shelves. (via Apartment Therapy)

13. Not Just Grey: This off-grey room top is the perfect accent to the chocolate walls. (via The Huffington Post)

14. Color-Coordinated Kitchen: You can find color inspiration anywhere — even in your hand towels! (via Emily A Clark)

15. Geometric Bliss: With some imagination, measuring tools and a little black paint, you can achieve this beauty. (via Homedit)

16. Midnight Moulding: Since this ceiling is dominated by some thick moulding, try painting that instead of the wall. (via Homedit)

17. Butterfly Stenciling: Looking for a decidedly girly feel for your room? Grab some butterfly stencils and match them to your wall paint. This chandelier really ties the look together. (via Etsy)

18. Stripes in Silver: Sometimes the color in the room looks best when it’s all accents. We love that this room is, like, the exact opposite as the striped number we listed above. We’re seeing double! (via Project Nursery)

19. Bachelor’s Bathroom: This bathroom has such a manly feel. It’s okay to use dark colors in a confined space like this when you’ve got this kind of natural lighting! (via The Huffington Post)

20. Metallic Magnificence: Looking for a modern way to make a statement? This bronzed gold paint has stolen our hearts! (via The Huffington Post)

Know of some look up-worthy ceiling inspiration? Give us the scoop in the comments below!