HAVING low ceilings in a home is quite an unsolvable problem, not only does it limit your space but it makes your home seem smaller.
One DIY fan shared the clever trick she used to may her low ceilings look higher with nothing but a bit of paint.
Melissa said she was sick of her low ceilings.
She said: “We don’t talk about my LOW ceilings.”
The DIY fan shared her clever trick of hiding them in a TikTok video online.
Melissa said: “One of my most popular TikTok videos has been this illusion of making your ceilings appear higher using paint.”
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The DIY fan decided to use paint to create the illusion of having higher ceilings.
She said: “I have standard UK ceilings so I created a little alcove around my bed.”
The DIY fan draws an outline on her ceiling and her adjacent walls to match her original blue wall colour.
She said: “I took the wall colour about 40 cm under the ceiling and down the adjoining walls.”
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This way it looks like the ceiling line reaches up onto Melissa ceiling where the paint ends.
The DIY fan said her mother was impressed she asked her to do the same in her house.
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Melissa said: “It really does create this illusion of height. My mum was so impressed with the effect that she asked me to create the illusion in her house as well.”
The video racked up over 297,000 views online.
People were stunned at her clever trick.
One user called it: “Contouring for your walls.”
Another said: “Cries in popcorn ceiling.”
“That’s dope. I did it by not painting the entire wall, stopping eleven inches from the top,” said a third.
A fourth viewer said: “In some way it also gives depth. This is amazing.”
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