This month marks the 500th (wow!) anniversary of Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel painting. We’re not suggesting that you spend the next few years lying on top of a scaffolding painting frescos on your ceiling, but we’ve rounded up a few fun “fifth-wall” inspirations for your home.
Trim applied to the ceiling of a renovated Chicago home gives some curve appeal to this very geometric space.
Sculptural biomorphic branches are a distinctive and whimsical treatment on this ceiling.
Bright, punchy colors give a modern edge to this traditional ceiling.
The stripes painted on the ceiling of this little girl’s room bring some graphic interest to the soft and subtle décor.
This striking gold and white stenciled ceiling gives this small powder room glamour.
The stenciled hearts on the ceiling of the San Francisco Designer Showcase are fun and funky.
The graphic black-and-white print of this wallpapered ceiling gives the room a stylish flair.
The paintable textured wallpaper on this ceiling adds depth to the design.