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Old 07-19-2010, 08:26 PM   #1
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paint color vers: ceiling height

I have some new rooms with a ceiling height of just under 7ft.
I had a friend tell me that with a low ceiling height that if I paint the ceiling about 1/3 the color of the walls that the ceiling height won't be as noticeable. That would be instead of just painting with ceiling paint which is pretty much white.
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Old 07-24-2010, 01:50 PM   #2
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paint color vers: ceiling height

Your friend is right - to create an illusion of a higher ceiling (or at least not to emphasize the "low-ness" of it), you want to reduce the contrast between the walls and ceiling. 1/3 of wall color would work great to help with that.

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