I'd like to paint the walls of my bedroom a rich medium blue, with the woodwork a darker blue (inspired by some of the colors and walls at Emery & Cie's website). The floors are hardwood. I'd like to know what to do about the ceiling? Is there a good rule of thumb? Will it be glaringly strange to keep it white? Will it be overkill to paint the ceiling the same color as the woodwork? Any recommendations???
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We can't wait to hear what other readers have to say but we believe in a white ceiling for its reflective quality and the way it adds visual space to the top of a room. We use Decorator's or Ceiling White, which is not a flat white, but has a small bit of color in it to make it harmonize with the walls better.
If you are doing your walls really dark, however, we would look at a ceiling white with a bit MORE color in it - creamier - otherwise it may pop too much and look too colonial. With blue walls you want a cooler white, so you would be looking at greys and soft white blues.