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How to Paint Ceilings

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7 Decorating Ideas : How to Make a Low Ceiling Feel Higher

ideas for making a low ceiling in a basement or room feel higher and walls feel taller using low contrast paint

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Perfect paint lines: tape 1/4 in above and below ceiling line. Caulk in between, smooth out with finger. Carefully remove tape before caulk dries. Perfect line, impossible to tell it's really caulking!

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Do you have a room or area in your home that has many angles, ins and outs, ups and downs? Does it open to several rooms has a large stairway that you can see going up to the second floor, a loft and high ceilings? This sounds like a lot of commotion but it really describes many homes that I’ve been in. They are open concept homes but sometimes can be visually confusing. How do we minimize all these odd spaces or the nooks and crannies as I like to call them? With color.

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Painting a straight line at the ceiling trick

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How to choose a paint finish: Flat paint: use for walls in living rooms, bedrooms, ceilings, or furniture. Eggshell: use for walls in hallways, dining rooms, kitchens. Satin: use for walls in bathrooms, or furniture. Semi-gloss: use for windows, trim, doors, and cabinetry. Great info to have.

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How to paint high ceilings from "A Mom and Her Drill" blog. Use aluminum telescoping extension pole, basic ladder, and Shur-line edger with wheels. Also hot glue (or possibly tape) brush to edge of extension pole to paint corners.

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11 foolproof decorating tips from the pros

Use Visual Tricks to Raise The Ceiling • If your ceilings are on the low side, paint them white. Hang curtains higher than the windows to trick your eye into thinking the room is taller. Most standard curtain panels measure 84 or 96 in. allowing you to go about 3 in. above the window casing before they get too short. If you want to hang them higher you'll have to custom order. Try vertical stripes the lines elongate your walls. Lean a large mirror against a wall which can make a room seem…

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