I love the painted ceiling here!  An open floor plan and fresh white walls add a sense of spaciousness, while checkerboard floors and a claw-foot soaker lend vintage charm. |  Photo: Jill Hunter | thisoldhouse.com

A Graphic and Gracious Guest Bath Redo

We love the glamour of a contrasting black ceiling. thisoldhouse: “ Large-scale graphic prints can be wielded to make a space feel more substantial. Here, black and white checkerboard tile stretches.

Chic dining room with black painted ceiling & ivory walls

A dark color on the ceiling is a great way to add a bit of drama and interest to a room. This works especially well if you have tall ceilings and lots of natural light. Pictured - a neutral room with a black ceiling and ornate ceiling medallion.

Painted ceiling

When tackling a whole house worth of painting, it's the ceilings that often get neglected

painted ceiling

Color Roundup: Using Black in Interior Design

dining rooms - black turquoise blue tufted dining chairs white modern round dining table crystal chandelier black wood floors black walls paint color white silk drapes blue ribbon border trim home-sweet-home