the DIY files: painted patterned ceiling

hallway pic 1

A couple nights ago I was at home by myself, vegging in front of the TV while surfing pinterest, and got a sudden burst of energy to paint our ceiling in our front hallway. I was totally inspired by these patterned beauties: sources (left to right): from here, here, here, and here So I changed into my paint clothes, grabbed all the supplies from my stash of paint in the basement, and got to work. We haven't done much (other than hang a few things) to our entryway since we moved in, so I was starting with a completely blank slate. I loved the gray and white herringbone pattern posted above (top right), so since I had some light gray paint kicking around (and was starting with ... CONTINUE READING