Four Great Looking DIY Ceiling Treatments

ceiling treatments that wow
We often overlook the so called fifth wall in a room, leaving it blank and missing a great opportunity to add dimension and style to a room. 

I rounded up four ceiling treatments that I've DIY'ed and that I think have added great value to each room they've been installed to. I'm adding the links for you to follow their complete details:


Using wallpaper is a wonderful way to highlight a boring ceiling and bring the eye all the way up.
The first ceiling treatment I tackled was done during my pre-blogging days, using this paintable textured wall covering.
paintable wall covering
A gold leaf kit and crown molding added to the dramatic makeover done to this little powder room.
dramatic powder room with gold leaf ceiling
 A few years later the bold palette was updated with paint for a brighter look.
paintable textured wall covering - white
Find more details about this powder room right here.

2. Wood Beams

Add a touch of warm to your room by installing some wooden beams on the ceiling.

Cathedral ceilings are a great feature in a room, but many times we don't know how to approach this big space and end up doing nothing to it. That was my case here in our master bedroom where the ceiling stayed untouched for many years.
cathedral ceiling waiting for wooden beams to be installed
Until I decided to install faux wooden beams.
How to install faux wooden beams
 2 x 4's were first installed on the ceiling and then, the beams were done with 1 x 4 material and then, they were wrapped around the studs.
How to install faux wooden beams
The beams broke up that big expanse of ceiling...
how to install faux wooden beams
Making the room feel so much cozier.
how to install faux wooden beams
Find complete details about installing these faux wooden beams here, here and here.

3. Coffered Ceiling

The recesses or indentations that take part of a coffered ceiling are a great way to give drama and lots of texture to a plain ceiling.

The white ceiling in our dining room was the perfect canvas for a flat coffered ceiling treatment.
white and dark
 Plywood, 1 x material and crown molding were the main materials for this DIY ceiling treatment.
how to install a flat coffered ceiling

how to install a flat coffered ceiling
Paired up with a built-in unit, they drastically changed the look of this room.
How to install a flat coffered ceiling
Find complete details about this DIY Rustic Coffered Ceiling right here.

4. Shiplap

Popular adorning bathroom ceilings, shiplap is here to stay.

The slanted ceiling in our master bathroom was the perfect candidate for this treatment.
a builder's grade bathroom
 Installation in this small space was a one girl job.
how to install shiplap on ceiling
 The wooden planks add warm and texture to the space.
how to install shiplap on ceiling
And bring the eye from the floor, all the way up!
white and gray modern - antique master bathroom
Find the complete details on how to plank a ceiling right here.

ceiling treatments that rock

The fifth and easiest option is paint! Painting the ceiling in a color other than white!
Have you tried any of these treatments?? Which one would you consider?





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2 comments :

  1. All of these treatments are so fabulous. Please come to my house...you could stay busy for months... XO

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  2. What kind of wood planks did you use? We have to do our bathroom.

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