Lap Your Cut-In Onto the Walls - If you're planning to paint the walls too, lap the paint onto the walls a little bit. Then when you paint the walls, you can err on the side of leaving a little ceiling color showing when you cut in and it won't be noticeable. Some painters like to skip this cutting-in step and save time by mashing the roller into the corner instead, but this method is sloppy, builds up excess paint in the corner and can leave runs or a thick paint line on the wall.
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Painted ceiling; I am loving painted ceilings lately. If only I could get the popcorn off mine! The painter said they've been painted over and it would be a PITA to remove. Someday I might do it anyway.
We chose to paint the ceiling dark to create a stunning backdrop for the chandelier. Ceiling paint color is Mount Etna SW7625 Sherwin Williams. (I would have taken the crown molding across the top of the windows, as well.)
Progress A full update is on the blog! And tomorrow, I'll finally be sharing some exterior updates! It's been feeling a little left out #ourhistoricwonderland (ALL paint colors, molding and flooring details are on this post)