Short notice: ceiling paint ideas needed urgently
izunia33
April 17, 2013 in Design Dilemma
I am having my ceilings painted tomorrow. I am torn between BM white dove and a cleaner and crispier white, e.g. BM simply white. I have regular ceiling height and my house is north-facing. Have just read somewhere that BM white dove might appear dirty on the ceiling. What say you? Thanks!
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wstdspace
My preference is bright and crisp. Really cleans up a room.
April 17, 2013 at 9:58pm   
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studio10001
if there is a chance od dullness, and you have not bothered to test it , using the other would seem practical.
April 17, 2013 at 10:16pm   
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izunia33
I have not tested it on the ceiling, just trim. My walls will be mostly neutral or light-colored, so simply white will probably create a better contrast, right? What about super white? Too stark?
April 17, 2013 at 10:25pm   
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izunia33
So I used simply white - it looks very nice. What about the doors and trims? Same color?
April 18, 2013 at 7:50pm     
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Rockin' Fine Finish
same white as your ceiling but in a satin or semi gloss
April 18, 2013 at 7:56pm   
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izunia33
Thanks for the advice!
April 19, 2013 at 8:34pm   
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ASVInteriors
What colour are you painting your walls. If you can avoid white but paint your ceiling two tones lighter than your wall paint
April 19, 2013 at 10:02pm   
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izunia33
I was using Edgecomb gray at 50% formula. It actually looks good with the white ceiling. Thanks for your input!
April 21, 2013 at 6:30pm   
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