A huge role in the interior design is played by the ceiling decor.
Ceiling – your home sky above your head in apartment or house, and therefore the decor ceiling – a priority item for any repair or redesign. If the room is not seasoned in any particular style, then general ideas about the ceiling start to blur. What should it be like? Plain? May be with wallpaper for painting? Make a false ceiling or still stretch? Or maybe decorate stucco or art painted? Or maybe it wasn’t, but to open in the old fashioned way whitewash? A huge variety of options and the only right not. Each has its own sky and its own ceiling decor.
- Miracle paint
- Ceiling Decor: Decoupage
- Polyurethane decor
- Adhesive ceilings
- Dropped ceilings
- Stretch ceiling
It takes a lot more time and effort to finish the ceiling than to wall or floor
The general perception of the visit depends on the decor of the ceiling. the rooms
Painted wooden ceiling in a loft style apartment
Minimalistic glossy ceiling with an emphasis on the chandelier
Useful! All the subtleties and nuances of choice, design and installation of gypsum plasterboard ceilings the kitchen
Perfectly white painted ceiling
Painting ceilings is one of the common decor options especially for low ceilings. Traditionally the use of lighter tones visually expands the space. The painting process itself is quite simple, but require special thoroughness preparatory work. If you do not want to through a couple of months thin web cracks halved your beautiful ceiling, we recommend to put a grid on the dowels, on which is placed on top of a layer of starting plaster.
Glossy blue ceiling in a classic bedroom
After finishing with sandpaper or grinder and by applying a primer for a better setting, you can proceed to painting the surface. For a uniform layer, use a roller. The ceiling is rarely dirty, so you can even use soluble water-based paint, or more resistant acrylic or latex. In which case, it will always be possible without prejudice brush up the problem area with a brush. Finished painted surface can be matte or glossy (alternative to expensive stretch ceilings) depending on the type of paint. For create relief, experts recommend using special texture paint for jeans, felt or metal. Generally puttied and prepared the surface to be painted is a real storehouse of various ideas.
Apartment – studio in the loft style with a ceiling painted under concrete
If you think that a plain surface is too much boring, then white paint as a source and a set of multi-colored tinted colors will quickly solve this problem. Do two, three, ten different colors. It can be longitudinal or transverse stripes or combined variants in the form of a cell with large and small cells. For even symmetry you you will need masking tape and a bubble level. Can decorate ceiling with national flag. Old british union jack or the star-striped native of the USA is still in fashion. By the way, and Screen printing is a very popular phenomenon.
The use of stencil in the decor of the bedroom ceiling
Brush, roller or spray plus cardboard or plastic basis – and creates a unique and exclusive exclusive, though plain and only on a flat surface. It can be funny lettering, self portraits, floral patterns and so Further. Art painting on a painted surface, as on the canvas skillfully emphasizes the angles and the area around lamp. Lush flowering or intricate monograms – great concepts for classics or Art Nouveau. But if you yourself are not perfectly own the skills of fine art then services invited masters can be expensive.
Ceiling Decor: Decoupage
Decoupage technique used for decorating many surfaces, including the ceiling. Gluing plastered surface in whole or in separate parts applications from magazines, newspapers, photographs or even small items (multi-colored buttons, ceramic mosaic, beads, etc.) option is enough original and precisely exclusive. More suitable for the avant-garde. For durable use, the glued ceiling is opened colorless varnish in several layers. As an adhesive base, you can use acrylic compounds. The disadvantage of decoupage is painstaking workflow.
One of the varieties of ceiling decor is decoupage
Paper, vinyl, cork, velor and silk screen printing. Depending on the intended use (bedroom, kitchen, nursery, etc.) choice of wallpaper for the ceiling colossal.
Tone zigzag wallpaper with living room decor
Ready-made non-woven wallpaper for painting with a texture – popular option for the average budget. Double meter rolls reduce the number of joints, however, will increase by the same amount gluing load.
Non-woven wallpaper on the ceiling in the children’s room
One person is unlikely to cope with this task, you you need at least one assistant. The task is complicated by the fact that thin non-woven base is quite moody to various bumps, therefore, they are glued only to carefully prepared surface. Flizelin can be used as a basis for further decor with paints.
Non-woven wallpaper in a spacious provence kitchen
Airy polyurethane (and earlier from bulky gypsum) moldings, arches and stucco molding, imitating palace luxury, firmly enter the trend and are used even in small apartments.
One of the varieties of decorating the ceiling is stucco molding.
Create embossed bulge and volume, highlight angles or the base of the chandelier should be neat and without fanaticism, otherwise the graceful decor can “overwhelm” the ceiling even with a large quadrature.
Decoration of the ceiling with moldings will make any interior chic
Handmade flower or multicolored composition can refresh the monotony of such elements.
Polyurethane or polystyrene foam squares and rectangles a good option for complex surfaces and an alternative to hanging or stretch ceilings. With elementary installation with drawing even a beginner can handle the adhesive or putty. Stitches between plates are also rubbed with putty. The material is light and good. undergoes cutting.
Glue ceiling for painting, will allow you to change the color for any mood
It is also worth noting the soundproofing qualities of such plates. The big drawback is color fading when hit direct sunlight, but to remedy the situation is quite easy, simple covering the plate with several layers of acrylic paint. Laminated enhanced tile moisture resistance, it is advisable to glue in the kitchen and a bathroom. Each cell can become a springboard for art painting or screen drawing.
You can talk about suspended ceilings indefinitely. Indisputable advantages are elegant concealment. electrical communications, arrangement of built-in Spot lighting and aesthetic appearance.
Wooden suspended ceiling in a modern kitchen
Wooden suspended ceiling throughout the spacious apartment – studios
Among the shortcomings: expensive installation and “eating” from 20 to 30 cm. ceiling, or even more. There are: cassette (styling thin rectangular metal cassettes), rack and pinion (plastic, aluminum or metal rails) and popular plasterboard ceilings. And if the first two options mainly used in office or industrial premises, then a suspended ceiling made of drywall sheets (conventional or moisture resistant) provides ample opportunity to create almost any relief. Using various patterns you can to equip multilevel constructions of smooth, convex, concave and other geometric textures and make fancy backlight recessed in niches around the perimeter. Installation technology of plasterboard ceilings – unhurried and multi-stage process. From fixing the frame from metal profiles before gluing drywall sheets fiberglass (to avoid cracks) followed by putty and painting.
Harmonious combination of white with wood in the interior living room
False ceiling above the working area of the kitchen with integrated spot lighting
Flexible vinyl film not only hides ceiling defects, but it is also a trendy decor for residential premises, especially dotted starry sky design phosphorus-containing dots and stars.
Bright stretch ceiling in the children’s room
Stretch ceilings can be matte or glossy, with integrated lighting system or arrangement central chandelier. You can also choose multicolored prints or choose a plain option.
Contrast stretch ceiling in matte finish
All of them are durable and resistant to temperature extremes. However the process of washing and cleaning such ceilings is quite specific and requires certain skills. Also, omitting the price issue, it is worth mentioning poor mechanical protection. Recently quite popular combined mix of curly drywall constructions (corner zones or islands) and tension film.
Glossy ceiling for even more space