Tag Archives: ceiling

Trendspotting at Kings Chapel Parade of Homes

Decorating my Make-A-Wish Christmas tree last week afforded me to unique chance to tour the designer homes on the Kings Chapel Parade of Homes before anyone else!  There were plenty of design trends that I noticed throughout the beautiful homes. trendspotting by The Decorologist, Kristie Barnett

Paint The Ceiling or No?

Homeowners often ask me whether or not they should paint the ceiling white or something different. I happened upon a couple of kitchen photos yesterday that perfectly illustrate a point that I make in my Just the Right Paint Color educational video. via BHG See how the yellow wall color is wrapped onto the ceiling in this […]

Taming the Tray Ceiling

It’s an age old-question:  how do you properly paint out a tray ceiling?     This is how some people think you should paint out a tray ceiling: One Word:  YIKES! That kind of multi-color chaos draws TOO much attention to the ceiling, and NOT in a good way. Looks like it’s time for The […]

Proof That Colors Read Lighter on the Ceiling

As a paint color consultant, one of the things I always explain to my clients is that paint colors appear lighter on the ceiling than they do on the wall.  I’m not sure they always believe me. source   The reason this is true has to do with the way in which lighting hits the ceiling […]

Add a Little Something to Your Ceiling

If you have a hanging light fixture, you need to consider a ceiling medallion.  It may be just what you need to add a little something architectural to your ceiling – to create a finished look.  Particularly if you have a chandelier with crystals.  I painted mine out the same color as my trim and […]