19 Times a Painted Ceiling Changed Everything

Updated 05/06/19

For homeowners seeking a serious interior revamp, there are several tried-and-tested showstopping ingredients that are guaranteed to take your space from drab to fab. You could update the floorsrefresh the lighting, or apply wallpaper, but if you really want to turn up the style dial on your space, then take the plunge and paint the ceiling—we love these DIY ceiling tricks, too. U.K. interiors expert Abigail Ahern put it best when she said, “Paint is the cheapest and most transformative change you can make to any room.

It’s a game changer.” And we couldn’t agree more. Scroll down to see how a painted ceiling can change everything.

Benjamin Moore "Ballerina Pink" $53
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Benjamin Moore "Ballerina Pink" ($53)

Farrow & Ball "Pitch Black" $97
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Farrow & Ball "Pitch Black" ($97)

Ralph Lauren Sea Orange Flat Interior Paint High Gloss $20
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Ralph Lauren "Sea Orange" ($20)

Ralph Lauren Klimt Gold Flat Interior Paint $38
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Ralph Lauren "Klimt Gold" ($38)

Tyler Dawson for Lonny

A gorgeous gray-blue ceiling is the perfect accent to this 1920s bungalow—the ideal backdrop for the glam gilded lighting.

Ralph Lauren "Rich Blue Silver Metallic" $48
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Ralph Lauren "Rich Blue Silver Metallic" ($48)

Rust-Oleum Painter's Touch "Hunter Green" $16
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Rust-Oleum "Hunter Green" ($16)

Farrow & Ball Rectory Red Modern Emulsion $97
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Farrow & Ball "Rectory Red" ($97)

Would you try a painted ceiling in your home? What color would you choose? Let us know in the comments.

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