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soophoop

10:03PM | 07/06/07
Member Since: 07/06/07
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If I paint my ceiling and walls the

same color will it make my ceiling seem higher?

Jeanette Hooper

StevePM

06:35PM | 07/10/07
Member Since: 07/09/07
19 lifetime posts
White ceilings will look the highest -- darker or matching ceilings will look lower. Use special ceiling paint for the best results.

If you're looking to add the illusion of height, try a two color treatment on the walls with a darker color on the bottom and a light color on top. Make the transition between the two colors fairly low on the wall. With a white ceiling, anchoring the bottom of the wall with a darker color will make the ceiling seem higher.

Mirrors also help expand the space as does reducing clutter.

Steve

steve@paintermatch.com

http://www.paintermatch.com
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