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Embrace the Dark Side: A Guide to Painted Black Ceilings

via House Beautiful

Hey fellow design lovers!

Are you tired of the same old white ceilings and ready for a change? Look no further than painted black ceilings! This trend has taken the home design world by storm and for good reason. A black ceiling can add a touch of drama, sophistication, and modernity to any room. But, before you grab your paintbrush and get started, there are a few things you need to know to ensure your black ceiling turns out perfectly.

First and foremost, let’s talk about the type of paint you should use. We highly recommend using a high-quality, matte finish paint. Not only will this give you the best coverage, but it will also help to minimize any imperfections in the dry wall. A glossy finish may reflect light and make the room feel too shiny and sterile. On the other hand, a matte finish will create a smooth, velvety surface that will add depth and texture to the room.

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Next, it’s important to consider the size of the room. In smaller rooms, a black ceiling can make the space feel even more cramped. However, in larger rooms, a black ceiling can add drama and make the space feel more intimate. If you have a room with high ceilings, a black ceiling will create a cozy and comfortable atmosphere. On the other hand, if you have a room with low ceilings, a black ceiling may make the space feel too dark and oppressive.

Another factor to consider is the natural light in the room. In rooms with plenty of natural light, a black ceiling can add a bold contrast that will make the room feel brighter and more open. On the other hand, in rooms with less natural light, a black ceiling may make the room feel smaller and gloomier. To balance out the lack of light, consider adding a few lamps or overhead lights to the room to help brighten things up.

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If you’re still on the fence about whether or not a black ceiling is right for you, we recommend starting small. Try painting just a portion of the ceiling or consider using black paint on an accent wall or piece of furniture instead. This way, you can see how the black paint will look in your space without committing to a full ceiling.

via Becki Owens Blog

In conclusion, a painted black ceiling can be a bold and stylish choice for any home. Just make sure to consider the size and light in the room, as well as the type of paint you use. With a little bit of thought and planning, a black ceiling can add drama and sophistication to any space. So go ahead, embrace the dark side, and give your home a touch of sophistication with a black ceiling today!

To read about some of our favorite paint colors, check out this blog post here.




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