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101 Ceiling Design Ideas (Pictures)

Welcome to our ceiling picture gallery where you can get all kinds of ceiling ideas. Scroll all photos below or filter by room and/or ceiling type. Jump to various ceilings:  Vaulted | Cathedral | Coffered | Tray | Tall | Shed | Cove | Beams | Groin Vault Not only are there many ceiling options, but you can also search the …

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What is the Best Type of Paint for Ceilings?

Latex paint. Acrylic paint. Oil-based paint. Chalk paint. Textured paint. High-gloss paint. Man, there are a lot of types of paint! But, which one’s best for your ceilings? That is precisely what we are here to find out. 5 minutes from now, you’ll know more about ceiling paint and painting ceilings than most of the …

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22 Coffered Ceiling Design Ideas that Add Depth and Texture

A coffered ceiling is a series of geographical shapes created by beams in a square, rectangle or even triangle patterns. Some feature bare wood beams while others include crown molding surrounding the beams. The design adds a dynamic depth and texture to the ceiling. Any room can be enhanced by a coffered ceiling, including kitchens, …

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14 Different Types of Texture for Ceilings

I grew up, like many did, in the 60s and 70s South. Textured ceilings were part of life, like hardwood floors and Naugahyde furniture. For many years, I thought ceilings were wavy and swirly with peaks and valleys. Then we moved, and the apartment in which we lived had a smooth sheetrock ceiling.  Awed, I …

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7 Different Types of Ceiling Cracks

A house is both a home and an investment. It’s understandable to be worried at the first sign of a ceiling’s drywall splitting apart. Damage like ceiling cracks puts its value as both at risk, and residential buildings account for 37.3% of structural collapse deaths. Ceiling cracks point to some flaw or malfunction in the …

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15 Different Types of Soundproof Ceilings

You don’t realize how loud people can be until you’ve lived on the first floor of an apartment complex. Even on average, every day sounds like walking and watching television can create more noise than a lot of people realize. And while the people upstairs may not know the strength of their own noise, those …

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20 Kitchens with Spectacular Groin Vault Style Ceilings (Photos)

Most people love a groin vault ceiling. The problem is it’s expensive and it’s not exactly a DIY ceiling option. You need a skilled ceiling professional to do this right. We wish we had a whole lot more examples to profile, but it’s not that common for kitchen to have a groin vault ceiling. Below …

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50 Spectacular Groin Vault Ceiling Ideas (Photos)

If you really want to impress with your ceilings, get a groin vault ceiling. They are something else to look at. Just look at the intricate, very complex groin vault ceiling in the kitchen above. Below we showcase really cool ceilings in this style for a variety of rooms. As you can see, these ceilings …

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101 Tall (2-Story) Ceiling Designs (Pictures)

Tall ceilings, some of which tower to 2 stories or more, can incorporate other types of ceilings such as vaulted, cathedral, beamed, etc. A tall ceiling is just that – something that’s taller than the usual 8 to 10-foot ceiling. More and more homes incorporate tall ceilings in part of their homes, usually the living …

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25 Primary Bedrooms with Shed Ceilings (Photos)

Thanks for visiting our primary bedrooms with shed ceilings photo gallery where you can search a lot of primary bedrooms with shed ceilings. We hope you find your inspiration here. We add new designs every week. Types of bedrooms: Primary Bedrooms | Kids’ Bedrooms | Baby Nurseries | Guest Bedrooms Related: Shed Ceiling Ideas | …

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65 Cathedral Ceiling Ideas (Photos)

Prepare to be astonished by these truly spectacular ceilings… cathedral ceilings. It’s hard not to be impressed with these soaring ceiling designs. The symmetry combined with the space it creates can take any room from nice to spectacular. Related: Ceiling Ideas | Vaulted Ceiling Ideas  Cathedral Ceilings Photo Gallery The cozy living room features a dark …

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101 Large Kitchen Ideas (Photos)

Thanks for visiting our large kitchen photo gallery where you can browse dozens of large kitchen design ideas. Related: All Kitchen Designs | Large Bathroom Ideas | Kitchens with Rich Dark Wood Floors | Large Primary Bathroom Ideas  Photos Contemporary kitchen with a stunning groin vault ceiling, arched doorway, classy green walls and dark brown cabinetry. …

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101 Shed-Style Ceiling Design Ideas (Photos)

Shed ceilings can look great in the right room with a one-way slope. They can be a mild slope or steep. They can span large or small rooms. Related: Types of Ceilings | Primary Bedrooms with Shed Ceilings | Kitchens with Shed Ceilings | Tall Ceiling Designs | Ceiling Design Ideas  What is a shed ceiling? …

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101 Primary Bathrooms with Tall Ceilings (Photos)

Thanks for visiting our collection of primary bathrooms with tall ceilings photo gallery where you can get inspired from all kinds of above-average ceiling height ideas for bathrooms. Related: What is Drop Ceiling | Ceilings with Beams | Bedrooms with Tall Ceilings Photos A unique primary bathroom setup with large freestanding tub, 2 pedestal sinks …

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101 Tray Ceiling Design Ideas (Photos)

For flat, lower ceilings, the tray ceiling is a simple way to add depth and the perception of a taller ceiling to any room. It’s a simple concept – it’s aptly named for the inverted tray-like appearance. Below we set out an extensive photo gallery showcasing a huge variety of different tray ceilings in all …

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95 Vaulted Ceiling Ideas for Every Room (Photos)

Welcome to our vaulted ceilings photo gallery for all rooms of the home. This is our main vaulted ceilings page where we showcase vaulted ceilings for kitchens, living rooms, dining rooms, bedrooms, foyers and all other rooms of the home. What is a vaulted ceiling? It’s a ceiling that is taller than the standard 8-foot …

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70 Kitchens with Tray Ceilings (Photos)

Thanks for visiting our kitchens with tray ceiling photo gallery where you can search hundreds of kitchens with tray ceilings. This is our kitchens with tray ceilings gallery collection of designs. Scroll down below to check out this stylish ceiling type and how it looks in kitchens. Photos White kitchen with large square white island …

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12 Different Types of Basement Ceilings

When it comes to finishing the basement ceiling, most homeowners think of two options, drywall or dropped ceiling. The latter is a cheaper option and is easy to install since it doesn’t require a lot of tools. On the other hand, you will need help to install a drywall ceiling. With the popularity of the …

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7 Drop Ceiling Alternatives

A drop ceiling, also known as a suspended ceiling, is a type of ceiling that’s added below an actual ceiling or roof structure. It’s usually made from the metal grid and acoustic tiles and is popular in many residential and commercial spaces. While it helps conceal ductwork, pipes, and wires and provides soundproofing, drop ceilings …

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101 Kitchen Ceiling Ideas & Designs (Photos)

Most kitchen ceilings are flat and regular height 8 feet). However, some homeowners invest quite a lot of money into ceiling design with high ceilings, coffered, groin vault, dome, shed or some other fancy ceiling that adds a little extra pizazz to the kitchen. This article sets out everything you need to know about kitchen …

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12 Types of Ceilings for Your Home

You just might be surprised at how many different types of ceilings you have to choose from. Below we set out 12 ceiling design options. Keep in mind, for each type, there are many variations so the resulting number of ceiling designs is really infinite. See all ceiling design ideas here (massive searchable photo gallery). …

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15 Faux Wood Ceiling Beam Ideas (Photos)

Welcome to our gallery featuring the gorgeous faux wood beams from Barron Designs! Faux wood is a unique option that’s budget friendly and in some cases, can look incredibly real, especially when the planks are make from high-density polyurethane. Barron Design’s products are made from this polyurethane, which means they are able to create near …

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Coloma Cottage features Highly Vaulted Ceilings

Welcome to our gallery featuring the handsomely appointed Coloma Cottage by Karen Garlanger Designs. This rich home interior design features many of the hallmarks of cottage style design, with a unique twist. The entire look of the home is one that’s as contemporary and sleek as it is nostalgic. Sprawling beneath a high vaulted ceiling, …

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60 Fantastic Living Room Ceiling Ideas

Welcome to our guide on living room ceilings! A commonly overlooked feature of your room is the ceiling. A custom ceiling can really accentuate the proper design. The natural wood colors and rugged look of an exposed beam ceiling works well with a rustic look, while an elegant dome is a perfect ceiling for a …

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54 Living Rooms with Soaring 2-Story & Cathedral Ceilings

Welcome to our gallery highlighting a very particular sort of grand living room. This gallery features rooms with soaring, two story cathedral ceilings. While expanded vertical space may not allow for more seating or traffic room, and greatly expands the perceived space of a room, and offers unique ways to add detail, function, and surprise to …

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16 Kitchen Ceilings Showcasing Decorative Ceiling Tiles (Photos)

Ceiling Tiles for Creating a Magnificent Kitchen Ceiling One way to enhance the design of your kitchen is to improve your kitchen’s ceiling. A great way to do this is by using decorative ceiling tiles. What’s great about this option in addition to looking great is they aren’t difficult to install, they aren’t terribly expensive …

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