Wallpaper for the Ceiling

We like to think of the ceiling as the fifth wall. We love wallpaper and we are all for using it everywhere from inside bookshelves to up-cycled tabletops… and we absolutely recommend trying it on the ceiling! There is no reason why your ceiling has to be white, and even if it is white, why not add some texture and pattern? Check out these inspiring rooms below featuring wallpaper as an unexpectedly chic accent from above.

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This entry way has panache! We love how the traditional details of the architecture are taken to memorable heights with this gorgeous pattern and color on the ceiling. It truly draws the eye up, making the space appear larger and certainly more glamorous.

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Tin tiles bring a vintage-chic embellished interest to the ceiling. This room utilizes a paintable wallpaper with an authentic tin ceiling texture relief to achieve the look, with a slightly metallic finish in the paint. We love how much interest and style this wallpaper adds to the room!

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Black and white is a classic and sophisticated palette for a bathroom, equally well suited to a contemporary space as a retro styled room. This posh bathroom mixes fine, time honored materials like marble, dark wood and clean white tile to achieve a classy feel, then mixes in some starlet worthy glamour with a striking black & white damask pattern! Extending the wallpaper to the ceiling adds so much drama to the look.

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Wallpaper on a bedroom ceiling is one of our favorite spots to embellish! Where else do you spend more time looking up at the ceiling? This happy retro floral pattern adds an invigorating splash of sass to the otherwise white space.

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Mimosa L:ane blog spot via pinterest Yummy Interiors by Greg Natale

This room goes all out with mix and match wallpaper on the ceilings and walls! The designer makes a show stopping display of pink and green patterns, proving that less is definitely not always more. The crisp white linens cool the wild prints, making the bed seem like a true oasis of relaxation in a beautiful paradise! We would love to wake up in this vivid space!

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Austin Interior Designer Bravo Interior Design via two story cottage blog

We found this luxurious nursery by Bravo Interior Design on the Two Story Cottage blog and we are seriously obsessed. The room looks like it is fit for royalty and the hot pink damask wallpaper on the ceiling is the cherry on top of the stunning space. It is a deluxe space for sure, and the regal ceiling infuses a dollop of haute couture.

Are you thinking about trying this look at home? We found this tutorial from the DIY network on how to wallpaper your ceiling with everything you need to know! Until next week, Happy Decorating!

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