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Ceiling color. Light or dark?

Posted by jackty (My Page) on
Mon, Jan 24, 11 at 16:33

Our dining room walls are divided by a chair rail. I'm painting below the chair rail a dark color (SW Manor House) and the top half of the room light (SW Wheat Grass). Crown molding, chair rail, and outer tray of ceiling are all white. So.... should I paint the inner tray of the ceiling with the dark color or the light color from the walls? I'm leaning toward the darker color, but I don't want the room to feel too segmented. Any opinions would be appreciated.

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RE: Ceiling color. Light or dark?

I'd need to see a pic to see what works in your space.

RE: Ceiling color. Light or dark?

How tall are your ceilings? if they are 9ft and taller how about a shade or two darker than the wheat grass? Ot if they are shorter go a shade or 2 lighter

RE: Ceiling color. Light or dark?

Thank you for the help.

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