A very popular ceiling enhancement is including exposed wood beams or even faux wood beams. Whether the beams are painted the same color as the ceiling or contrast with the ceiling (i.e. natural wood on white), they can look fabulous.
This primary bedroom has large and thick dark wooden beams to its ceiling that matches the wooden shiplap walls. This makes the light gray cushioned traditional bed stand out as well as the woven area rug stands out against the dark hardwood flooring.
The white cathedral ceiling is contrasted by the wooden beams that form a fishbone pattern. This is also lightened by the recessed lights that fill the spaces in between. The wall-mounted lamps above the tufted headboard match these lights.
This primary bedroom has a white ceiling with a curved wave pattern with exposed wooden log beams embedded into it. This is mirrored by the embedded wooden shelves flanking the brown traditional bed that stands out against the white walls and the white carpeted flooring.
The exposed wooden beams of the cathedral ceiling stand out with its design that is reminiscent of a fishbone or a leaf. This is elevated by the elegant large cabinet with lightened shelves with shaker drawers at the bottom that contrasts the hardwood flooring.
The wooden beams of the arched ceiling extend to the walls of this charming bedroom. This also extends to the frames of the glass doors, windows and even the modern fireplace that is enclosed with glass by the foot of the cottage bed.
This is an elegant home office has a fireplace on the side housed within a large stone panel with a textured rustic finish. This is complemented by the various wooden elements surrounding it like the exposed wooden beams of the ceiling, wooden walls, hardwood flooring, and bookshelves.
The dark wooden thick beams of the ceiling form a checkered pattern that is mirrored by the red patterned area rug that tops the sleek and shiny hardwood flooring brightened by the natural lights of the large glass window and the glass doors.
The dominating element of this elegant and warm home office is the brown wooden tone that is mostly seen on the exposed beams of the ceiling, bookshelves, flooring, as well as the large wooden desk that is paired with a beige leather chair.
The bright red modern cabinetry of this kitchen catches the attention along with the red and orange patterns of the backsplash. This is counterbalanced by the brown wooden exposed beams of the ceiling as well as the hardwood flooring.
This charming kitchen has wooden shaker cabinets and drawers with a red tone to its small kitchen island and L-shaped peninsula. This is augmented by the warm yellow light that is mounted on the exposed beams of the ceiling that is mirrored by the wooden hue of the countertops.
The exposed wooden log beams of the ceiling are adorned with decorative earthy plates. This serves as a nice background for the small U-shaped kitchen peninsula with a red wooden tone and a countertop that matches the wooden ceiling.
This is a comfortable library that has a little reading nook in an alcove with a large leather sofa that stands out against the light hardwood flooring. This is contrasted by the dark wooden bookshelf that goes up to the white ceiling and its matching dark wooden beams.
The circular shape of the library is followed by its elegant wooden ceiling with exposed beams of the same redwood hue as the rest of the library. This makes the books stand out as well as the various colorful painting that is illuminated by the wall lamps.
This is a large room that is a combination of a living room and a library with its round walls dominated by a row of tall windows followed by the bookshelves above then to a high ceiling with a cove shape supported by several thick exposed wooden beams.
This simple library has two adjacent walls dominated by large built-in bookshelves that reach all the way to the beige ceiling where the dark wooden shelves fuse with the exposed wooden beams of the same tone. This is complemented by the chandelier.
This small and cozy home office has a low cathedral wooden ceiling with exposed wooden beams that match with the wooden desk and the cushioned bench by the triangular window that showcases a beautiful water scenery beyond the house.
The large log columns of this charming foyer are a match for the loge beams of the walls and the ceiling that hangs a large decorative string of pendant lights over the coffee table flanked by armchairs. These two stand out against the gray tones of the mosaic flooring.
This study area has a consistent light wooden hue with a tinge of orange on its walls and the ceiling that has exposed wooden beams. These are complemented by the darker shade of the hardwood flooring that is brightened by the window and topped with a simple area rug.
The beige walls and the patterned area rug have the same amber tone to it like an earthy yellow. This does well with the addition of the dark wooden elements of the wooden dining set, cabinets, window frames and the exposed wooden beams of the white ceiling.
This is a simple and minimalist home office adorned with a simple woven wicker jar with a plant in it and modern furniture. These are complemented by the bright yellow walls brightened by the white French glass door and the wooden ceiling with exposed large beams.
This is a small hall that leads to the kitchen through a walkway beside the pink furniture of the study area. This stands out against the delightful yellow walls. This area is also adorned with a small wooden cabinet flanked by decorative jars and topped with a painting.
The avocado green walls of this home office is a relaxing and fitting tone for the work area. These are paired with various wooden sources like the desk tables, white wooden ceiling with beams and the shelf on the far wall that is topped with a couple of simple wall decors.
This comfortable primary bedroom has a low wooden cathedral ceiling with beams on its upper sections parallel to the frame of the glass doors that lead to a balcony. This also brings in natural lighting that brightens the hardwood flooring topped with an orange area rug matching the colorful tones of the bed.
This is a simple study area with an Industrial-style vibe to its exposed wooden beams, exposed air vents and the distressed bright green walls that makes the off-white wooden desk stand out especially against the dark flooring that matches the chalkboard.
This comfortable and homey primary bedroom looks like it is giving a warm hug with its consistent wooden tones on the cathedral ceiling with a single beam in the center, log beams on the walls and the hardwood flooring that are all complemented by the warm yellow lights of the recessed lights and the table lamp.
The middle part of the cathedral ceiling in this primary bathroom is lined with a row of skylights supported by thick wooden beams. This brings in an abundance of natural lights to the bathtub beside the glass-enclosed shower area large enough for two.
The earthy brown walls of this primary bedroom are a nice complement to the wooden frame of the sleigh bed as well as the bricks of the flooring. This tone of the flooring is mirrored by the exposed wooden log beams of the ceiling and the dresser beside the bed.
The wooden surfaces of the floor, stairs, vanity and shiplap ceiling all share the same tone of brown wood that makes the porcelain embedded bathtub, white sink, and vanity mirror stand out as it is illuminated by the row of windows at the raised alcove of the bathtub area.
This is a gorgeous primary bedroom with an orange tone to its walls, a wooden shiplap ceiling that has contrasting black beams as well as the row of dressers on the side leading to a vanity area with its own white porcelain sink that matches the countertop.
The white porcelain bathtub is embedded with the same white tiles of the flooring. These are further brightened by the shuttered windows on the side of the bathtub. This striped look is mirrored by the wooden ceiling and its exposed beams.
This is a large kitchen with enough floor space for two kitchen islands with the same bright white countertop that matches the white backsplash of the L-shaped peninsula contrasted by the dark wooden beams of the ceiling that supports a pot rack in the middle.
The hardwood flooring of this primary bedroom is mostly covered by the colorful patterned area rug that complements the chocolate brown floral comforter of the traditional bed. These are all given a nice background of the earthy red walls and large exposed wooden beams of the ceiling.
The beauty of this modern kitchen is seen on its elegant contrasting of the black cabinetry, flooring and the stovetop. These are counterbalanced by the white ceiling with exposed wooden beams as well as support for the stainless steel bent hood of the vent.
The high wooden cathedral ceiling of this kitchen has exposed beams that support a couple of stainless steel basin pendant lights to illuminate the white marble countertop of the large kitchen island. This has a gray tone to its cabinetry, unlike the white peninsula.
This gorgeous kitchen has a ceiling accented with outdoor hexagonal tiles that pair well with the dark exposed wooden beams. This matches with the dark tone of the cabinetry of the two kitchen islands and the L-shaped peninsula.
The golden row of pendant lights stands out against the textured wooden ceiling and its rustic exposed wooden beams. This pairs well with the charming wooden light blue kitchen island that has a butcher block countertop and contrasts the dark hardwood flooring.
The white tray ceiling is contrasted by the dark wooden beams in the middle tray. This supports the rows of small cuboid pendant lights that bring warm light to the two kitchen islands of this large kitchen. These dark wooden elements pair well with the cabinetry surrounding the kitchen.
The large stainless steel stovetop oven is placed within a stone alcove on the far wall. These are supported by a couple of thick wooden beams that attach themselves to the thick frames of the windows and then connects with the kitchen peninsula.
The wrought iron chandelier stands out against the rustic wooden ceiling and its exposed thick beams. This is a good match for the hardwood flooring that contrasts the matte white shaker cabinets and drawers of the kitchen peninsula and the white wooden chairs of the island.
The main entrance is clearly seen from the vantage point of the living room that has a black leather sofa by the large fireplace. This is matched with a wrought iron main door making its stand out against the blue walls as well as the wooden exposed beams of the ceiling.
This simple and welcoming foyer has a consistent earthy beige hue to its walls, staircase and even the built-in cabinet beside the wooden door. This door has beautiful carvings that bring character to the foyer as well as the wooden log beams of the ceiling.
The low ceiling of this foyer and its exposed wooden beams extend to the ceiling of the staircase beside it. This has glass sides and a large decorative chandelier hanging from one of the exposed beams that match the dark flooring marble of the foyer.
The textured red walls of this charming foyer are complemented by the black wooden beams of the wooden ceiling as well as the natural lights that are coming in from the glass panels of the door and the tall glass windows. These feature the lush greenery outside to contrast the red walls.
This spacious kitchen has enough room for a large L-shaped kitchen island to match the two kitchen peninsulas with the same wooden cabinetry and dark marble countertop paired with four wooden stools with a red hue that goes well with the wooden log beams of the beige ceiling.
The small octagonal wooden kitchen island in the middle is surrounded by an L-shaped peninsula and a large curved kitchen island that also serves as a breakfast bar. This setup is complemented by a wooden ceiling that has exposed wooden beams designed in a sun-like pattern.
The wooden ceiling and its exposed log beams are a great pairing for the earthy beige walls that extend fluidly to the wooden structures of the kitchen peninsula as if it was clay shaped by hand. This is matched by sand-colored countertops and the hardwood flooring.
The off-white ceiling of this charming kitchen has a middle tray dominated by exposed wooden beams. This sets a nice complement to the light gray cabinetry of the kitchen island and peninsula with off-white countertops to make the appliances stand out.
This is a second-floor landing with a textured dark wood flooring that looks like its dark water. This pairs well with the wrought iron railings, thick dark wooden beams of the ceiling as well as the two wooden chairs placed by the windows.
This is a beautiful redwood hallway within the home with a small curved bridge in the middle topped with a ceiling of the same redwood hue as well as its exposed beams that hang lanterns that cast off warm yellow lights as it leads you to the wine cellar.
The textured stone walls of this dining area have a couple of alcoves used to store the wine bottles. This serves as nice storage as well as a decoration for the elegant wooden dining set topped with a ceiling that has exposed wooden beams.