Ceilings are the all-too-often forgotten extra wall of a room. Continuing design up to the ceiling offers a great visual impact and is typically an unexpected design element. There are lots of cool things you can do to a ceiling, but one of the most affordable (after paint) is something that might surprise you: wallpaper. It doesn’t have to be exclusive for the “side” walls. With a wallpapered ceilings, you can bring in color, texture and/or pattern. It can make a bold statement or just tie the room together with something simple. For inspiration, here are ten beautiful examples of wallpapered ceilings.
1The big graphic print practically turns this ceiling into the focal point of the room. Who needs art on the walls with a statement like that?
2Soaring birds give this adorable nursery some whimsy and something for the child to enjoy looking at when he or she looks up.
3A metallic wallpaper like this one adds an instant dose of glamour. It’s perfect for this walk-in closet that has no space for art.
4Zebra print climbing up the walls and across the walls might be a bit much for some, but the idea of it just being on the ceiling would be a fabulous touch in a home office.
5A great and unexpected idea for the spaces between molded ceilings: wallpaper!
6Make a bold first impression with a wallpapered ceiling in your foyer.
7Wallpapered ceilings don’t necessarily have to be bold. The simple diamond pattern on this bathroom ceiling is an elegant addition to the space.
8The designer was smart to use the bold pattern on the ceiling and keep the rest of the space clean and simple.
9This wallpaper was a smart way to bring in some texture to the space and balance the beautiful blue dining room chairs.
10The pattern on this ceiling works beautifully in the office, pulling together the other textures and patterns used around space.
Wallpapered ceilings are a fabulous way to make a statement in a space. Are you inspired to design “up” now?