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gghrt000 02-02-2014 06:35 PM

painting ceiling with non white color
 
I an painting the bathroom walls with light blue color which I got an idea from pic. If I paint the ceiling with the same color do you think t is gonna loom inferior?. Most ceiling I have seen is mostly white despite wall color however if I have to paint with white that is going to be a whole lot of work.

nealtw 02-02-2014 08:45 PM

Try it blue and if you don't like it, think about re-painting white or a few shades lighter.

havasu 02-02-2014 09:28 PM

Many new designers will add a 25% of the wall tint color to a white ceiling paint, which gives it a nice, non-white color.

bud16415 02-03-2014 05:00 AM

There are no rules. Give it a try and see what you think it’s just paint. I painted my ceiling in my home theater flat black a couple months ago, that’s as far from white as you can get.

gghrt000 02-10-2014 03:02 AM

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Initially it looked much more stronger and darker than other rooms I painted and I kinda felt bad about it initially. However I put the lighting and mirror and some other hardwares it is actually looking much better now. I attached the picture below but trust me it looks much better and lighter than pics. In the pics the color looks much deeper and blue. Bottom line is I dont think I am regretting at all. I thought about repainting with lighter colors but I am glad I did not.

I notice the counter top does not mix well with the paint color so I am thinking later on to re-do the counter top with onyx granite counter top paint.

Will be re-doing the bathtub and its tiles too.

http://www.homedepot.com/p/Rust-Oleum-Transformations-1-qt-Charcoal-Large-Countertop-Kit-258285/202828575

bud16415 02-10-2014 06:43 AM

Looks nice to me and as long as you like it that’s really all that matters.

zman7777 08-12-2014 05:41 PM

I like ceilings different colors than white. Try a lighter shade of the wall color always turn out nice in my opinion!


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