living/dining room decorative ceiling

miffy13April 26, 2012

Hi everyone,

I am trying to figure out what to do with the ceiling of my living/dining room in my new build. We have 9' ceilings and I want to do something special in there but I need help. We will have a coffered ceiling in the family room. I was thinking two separate trays but I dont know if I want to define the space that much. Anyone have any ideas or pictures that would be nice.


here is the floorplan

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Have you checked out Houzz? Great ideas there!

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    Bookmark   April 26, 2012 at 4:35PM
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Plaster Mouldings used as cornice and/or on the ceiling can define and beautify spaces where otherwise ceiling height limits headroom.

    Bookmark   April 26, 2012 at 4:37PM
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Look into barrel vault ceilings.

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    Bookmark   April 26, 2012 at 9:13PM
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thanks for all the suggestions.
joyce6333-I have been looking through houzz but havent found anything yet. Most pictures I saw dont show ceilings.
worthy-that is beautiful but a little too "girly" for my husbands taste. I will explore the general idea though.
abdrury-that is also beautiful but wouldnt fit in with the rest of the house.
I will keep looking at pictures and hope something pops out at me.

    Bookmark   April 26, 2012 at 10:19PM
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We did a fancier trey ceiling style:
Upgraded trey ceiling w/ medallion and faux finishing:

    Bookmark   April 26, 2012 at 11:42PM
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