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 kinds of rooms in the house.
Tray Ceilings Photo Gallery
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What is a tray ceiling?
A tray ceiling appears as an inverted tray on the ceiling with a drop-down ledge around the perimeter of the room. It creates the perception of a higher ceiling.
Some tray ceilings have a slight lift while others have an extensive lift.
Which rooms work with a tray ceiling?
Just like a coffered ceiling, most rooms can look good with a tray ceiling including a bathroom, family room, living room, dining room or kitchen.