Tag Archives: tray ceiling

Listen to Your Architecture

Often your architecture will give you clues to the right furniture placement if you will only listen. I’m going to tell you about a simple decision we made in Allison’s kitchen dining area that made a big difference visually and functionally. dining table from World Market

When Your Tray Ceiling Looks Like a Wedding Cake – How to Paint It

A tray ceiling (a ceiling with series of steps or layers) can be a special architectural feature in a home. Lately, I’ve chosen paint colors for several rooms with some MEGA tray ceilings – so many layers that they rival a towering wedding cake.  It’s a very dramatic architectural feature, to say the least. This […]

Is Your Tray Ceiling Giving Away Your Age?

There are few things that can give away the age of your home, or the date of your decorating, like how you paint out that trey ceiling.  I recently did a Staging Consultation for a Nashville Realtor who was about to list a home to sell.  This was the first thing you saw upon entry […]

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 […]

Nashville Interior Decorator Weighs In: What’s “Out” in Design Trends

In my last post, I wrote about a recent Elle Decor article where high-end designers were deeming certain decor trends to be “so out.”   I obviously disagreed with them and (judging from the unprecedented amount of responses from you guys) so did you!  Several of you wanted to know what’s on the The Decorologist’s list […]