To paint a ceiling or not to paint a ceiling...that is the question. Personally, I am a huge fan of painted ceilings. It is an opportunity to add more color to any space.
We painted the tray ceiling in our master bedroom a robin's egg blue.
Now with the basement remediation project, I thought it would be a missed opportunity if I just painted the ceiling white. So yesterday I finalized a ceiling paint color. Originally I tried Benjamin Moore Lake Placid on the ceiling. It was way too blue. Then the painter cut the color by 75%. Unfortunately sometimes when you cut a paint color it brings out the wrong tone. It looked very violet on the ceiling.
So, I went back to square one and started over trying to find a color.
I went back to the paint store to find a new color. While I was there another customer (Lisa) came over and offered her assistance on finding the perfect color for the ceiling. Well we started talking and as it turns out, we grew up a block away from each other and know so many of the same people. We hit it off and talked for over an hour. We have the same passion for decorating, Ethan Allen and the same color schemes in our home. She suggested I try Benjamin Moore Patriotic White for the ceiling which has more of a hint of blue. Since it's the basement and the lighting isn't great, it was the perfect color.
Here are some of the inspiration photos of beautiful rooms with painted ceilings.
Have you painted any of the ceilings in your home?
Have a great weekend.