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 bright kitchen has elegant and classy cabinets and drawers on its dark wooden kitchen and light gray kitchen cabinet on the wall. These are given a rustic contrast of a wooden ceiling that has rough and textured exposed wooden beams.
The beige cove ceiling and its dark wooden beams are accented by a beautiful chandelier that looks more like an upside-down bouquet of flowers. Together with the wall lamps, this chandelier casts a warm yellow light for the elegant dining set inside the wine cellar.
This is a bright and comfortable primary bedroom with a stark white cathedral ceiling with exposed beams paired with white walls that blend with the white wrought iron frame of the bed. There is a sitting area by it foot with woven wicker furniture next to the fireplace.
This is a relaxing living room with tall glass walls that showcase the beautiful seaside scenery outside. These glass walls have white frames and designs on it matching the white exposed beams of the light blue ceiling matching the blue skies outside and the cushions of the woven wicker sofa set.
The large dark wood dining table stands out in this bright and spacious dining area with a white ceiling that has exposed beams matching the white slat back wooden chairs and the light hardwood flooring. This is contrasted by the thin wrought iron chandelier over the table.
This is a small and charming Cottage-style bathroom with green walls to pair the wooden exposed beams of the shed ceiling. This wooden hue is also seen on the window frames and the hardwood flooring that makes the white porcelain toilet and floating sink stand out.
The dark red cabinetry of this primary bathroom blends with the two vanities with shaker cabinets and drawers. This tone also extends to the walls contrasted by the bright white ceiling and its exposed wooden beams matching the countertops and the flooring mostly covered by a red patterned area rug.
The freestanding white porcelain bathtub of this primary bathroom is propped up with wooden beams that match with the exposed beams of the wooden arched ceiling as well as the two-sink vanity that goes well with the beige walls and gray flooring.
The small circular bathtub is placed in a quaint corner beneath two shuttered windows that have wooden frames matching the exposed wooden beams of the ceiling. This bathtub is inlaid with the same beige marble tiles of the flooring complemented by the two off-white wooden vanities.
This small and charming bathroom has an irregular arch to its wooden shiplap ceiling with thick exposed beams that contrast the white ceiling. This extends to the white shiplap walls that serve as a good background for the vanity and bathtub that stands out against the pitch-black hardwood flooring.
This is a beautiful nursery with a cheerful light blue wall to complement the wooden crib placed against it as well as the white shiplap plank ceiling with exposed wooden beams of the same hue. This hangs a round decorative pendant light over the white area rug of the light hardwood flooring.
The rustic textured wooden beams of the shed ceiling provide a nice complement for the light hardwood flooring. This matches with the wooden console table that serves to be the vanity of the bowl sink. Across from this is the white wooden cabinet connected to the bathtub.
The bright and white walls of this bathroom are a perfect match for the white ceiling and its exposed beams above the shower that is enclosed within glass walls beside the bathtub that is placed across from the white cabinetry of the two-sink vanity topped with a large mirror.
This large and cavernous living room is illuminated by the two expansive skylights on the cathedral ceiling supported by the thick exposed wooden beams. This brightens the beige velvet sofas, beige cushioned wooden armchairs, and the matching large beige patterned area rug.
This small and cozy entertainment room is dominated by the wooden elements of the exposed beams above and the large wooden structure that houses the TV within its cabinets and shelves. These are adorned with various decors that work well with the painting to complement the gray sofa and carpeted flooring.
This charming kitchen is topped with a high wooden ceiling with exposed wooden log beams that pair well with the wooden L-shaped peninsula as well as the small wooden table in the middle that serves as the kitchen island adorned with a colorful patterned area rug.
This kitchen has a shabby chic element to its wooden cabinetry of the kitchen island and peninsula that has redwood and blue tones. These goes well with the earthy brick flooring, beige walls and ceiling that has exposed beams supporting a thick wrought iron chandelier.
This charming and homey kitchen has an L-shaped peninsula with a wooden tone to its drawers and cabinets complemented by the terracotta flooring bricks. This wooden peninsula matches with the hanging cabinets and the wooden ceiling that has exposed wooden beams and a skylight near the informal dining area.
This bright kitchen has a consistent light wooden tone to its exposed wooden beams of the ceiling, cabinets, and drawers of the L-shaped peninsula. These are brightened by the windows and the skylight contrasted by the terracotta flooring tiles.
On the far end of this great room is the dining area that has a brown dining set that stands out against its beige walls and patterned area rug. Next to it is the kitchen that has the same hue on the wooden peninsula and island as its wooden ceiling and its exposed beams.
The large decorative lantern pendant light hanging over the small wooden table dominates the wooden ceiling and its exposed beams. This dark wooden table serves as a small kitchen island that is surrounded by the white distressed cabinetry of the peninsulas.
The cabinetry of this small and charming kitchen is adorned with dark brown wicker-like strips that contrast the wooden tone of the cabinets with an orange tinge that complements the terracotta flooring tiles and the colorful backsplash tiles of the L-shaped peninsula.
This is a gorgeous Tropical-style kitchen with a kitchen island made entirely of bamboo and given a glass top. This pairs perfectly with the bamboo stools with cushioned seats. This is given a nice tropical background of tropical trees outside the row of windows above the L-shaped peninsula.
This is an open concept room with a large cathedral wooden ceiling with exposed wooden beams looking over the elegant dining area and the kitchen beside it that has a U-shaped peninsula of the same wooden hue as the ceiling that makes it stand out against the light beige flooring tiles.
The triangular exposed wooden beams of the cathedral ceiling match perfectly with the tone of the large mantle that surrounds the fireplace. This is contrasted by the blue patterned area rug by the large light gray cushioned sofa paired with floral armchairs.
The wooden housing of the bathtub that sits in the middle of this primary bathroom matches well with the door and the exposed wooden beam of the cathedral ceiling. These are paired with the complex patterns of the colorful flooring and tapestry hanging over the cushioned bench.
The complex patterns of the flooring tiles are paired well with the uniform classic beige shaker cabinets and drawers of the L-shaped peninsula with the same gray countertop as the wooden table that serves as the kitchen island. This also serves as an informal dining area with cushioned stools.
A single large exposed wooden beam is at the white ceiling that blends with the white walls. These walls are adorned with a wooden console table and a wooden artwork mounted above the L-shaped sofa in this living room that has terracotta flooring tiles mostly covered with a woven area rug.
This is a bright and airy home office with a row of windows bringing in an abundance of natural lights to make the white elements shine on the floor, walls, and ceiling with exposed beams. These make the brown and wooden elements stand out.
This is a quaint reading corner right by the main entrance of the home. It has a comfortable light beige cushioned armchair brightened by the couple of windows in the corner and complemented by the exposed wooden beams of the walls and ceiling.
The light gray sofa set of this living room is augmented by the large fireplace on the beige wall with a wooden mantle that matches well with the wooden exposed beams of the ceiling as well as those supporting the walls as columns by the reading nook.
A gray area rug covers most of the white flooring of this simple and modern home office. This has a glass-top modern desk that goes pretty well with the light gray walls and light gray ceiling with exposed wooden beams and a large green dome pendant light.
This is a spacious and wide room that houses the large kitchen and the informal dining area that has a built-in cushioned bench with black leather that contrasts the white cabinetry of the kitchen. This is balanced by the wooden ceiling that has exposed wooden beams.
The white exposed wooden beams are almost indiscernible against the stark white ceiling that is further brightened by the tall glass windows on the side of the large light gray L-shaped sectional sofa that is paired with an impressive brass coffee table.
This is a bright and charming living with a simple minimalist quality to its two cushioned beige sofas, the large simple wooden coffee table that stands out against the light hue of the patterned area rug. This is also true for the dark wooden exposed beams that stand out against the ceiling and walls.
This large and luxurious kitchen is dominated by the different shades of brown brought by the dark wooden exposed beams of the ceiling, the brown wooden cabinetry that has a tinge of orange and the earthy brown marble flooring. These make the stainless steel appliances stand out.
This is a spacious primary bedroom with chocolate brown walls that make the off white mantle of the fireplace stand out as well as the white ceiling that is contrasted by its large and thick dark wooden beams. This is paired with a wooden sleigh bed that matches the textured hardwood flooring.
This formal dining room is complemented by the beautiful arched entryways and its elegant columns with a beige hue that contrasts the dark brown tone of the exposed beams of the ceiling that matches with the dark leather seats of the dining chairs with backs mirroring the patterned area rug underneath.
This living room has a comfortable dark gray sofa paired with a glass-top coffee table over the brown woven area rug. This setup faces a fireplace that has a wooden mantle that blends with the wooden exposed beams of the white ceiling.
This is a small and compact kitchen that has no room for a kitchen island but has a U-shaped peninsula that has a black countertop that matches the checkered flooring. This is balanced by the wooden cabinetry that blends well with the beams of the white ceiling.
This brilliant primary bathroom has white walls and white flooring studded by small black diamond patterns on the flooring, backsplash and the walls of the glass-enclosed shower area. The small wooden beams of the ceiling and the wooden vanity serve to balance this.
The light beige ceiling and walls make the dark wooden beams of the ceiling stand out as well as the round chandelier over the glass-top coffee table that is flanked by cushioned sofas as it faces the fireplace with a light color to its mantle.
The dark hardwood flooring of this living room is dominated by the large gray L-shaped sectional sofa that faces a black TV with a black entertainment cabinet. This contrast is mirrored by the exposed wooden beams of the ceiling as well as the wrought iron chandelier.
There is a charming wrought iron chandelier hanging from the ceiling along with the dark wooden beams. This hangs over the brown countertop of the kitchen island that matches the large L-shaped peninsula that is complemented by the beige backsplash.
The bright white ceiling of this spacious living room has exposed beams, recessed lights and a ceiling fan all in a white tone. This is mirrored by the large L-shaped sectional sofa and its cushioned coffee table that stands out against the Industrial-style gray concrete flooring.
This is a great room that gives a large space for the living room and the gaming area at the far end both under the same high ceiling with exposed wooden beams and recessed lights. The white walls of this great room are dominated by the large fireplace and the large fish tank.
The white shiplap ceiling and its matching white beams are brightened by the various recessed lights and the flush-mount ceiling lighting over the living room area that has a bright white cushioned sofa set contrasted by the black wooden coffee table.
The bright round chandelier that hangs in between the two large beams of the ceiling is casting out warm yellow lights that go well with the light hue of the cushioned sofa set that surrounds the large glass-top coffee table over the distressed area rug.
This is the second-floor hallway of this home. It has a dark hardwood flooring that is contrasted by the flanking light gray columns that also contrast the dark wooden beams of the ceiling. This is augmented by the bordering dark iron railings.
The high white ceiling of this large living room is dominated by the contrasting checkered pattern of the wooden beams. This is matched with the hues of the fireplace mantle and the hardwood flooring that contrasts the L-shaped sectional sofa.