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21 Ridiculously Clever Ways To Decorate Your Ceiling

Stop neglecting the fifth wall.

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2. Feel like a princess — minus the evil witch who has a vendetta against your 'rents and weird patriarchal shit — with a mosquito net canopy.

Get it from Amazon for $24.95.
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Get it from Amazon for $24.95.

3. Or transform a flat sheet that *speaks* to you into a DIY canopy.

Get the full tutorial on Designer Trapped in a Lawyer's Body here.
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Get the full tutorial on Designer Trapped in a Lawyer's Body here.

4. Straight up paint it the same color as your walls for some ~drama~.

See the whole home tour on Homepolish here.
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See the whole home tour on Homepolish here.

5. Or highlight some intricate trim — or fake it with some painter's tape — with a fresh paint job.

Get more deets on the paint job on Home Bunch here. (They used Benjamin Moore's Baltic Sea.)Get a roll of painter's tape from Amazon for $6.58.
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Get more deets on the paint job on Home Bunch here. (They used Benjamin Moore's Baltic Sea.)

Get a roll of painter's tape from Amazon for $6.58.

7. Or go a lazier route and stick on some polka-dot decals for a still-cool-AF effect without having to line up everything perfectly.

Get a 200-pack from Amazon for $9.24.
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Get a 200-pack from Amazon for $9.24.

8. Pin up scarves to hide an unsightly ceiling finish. (Popcorn ceilings, amirite?!)

Check out the full project details at The Gathered Home here. Buy a 100-pack of metal thumbtacks from Amazon for $19.
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Check out the full project details at The Gathered Home here.

Buy a 100-pack of metal thumbtacks from Amazon for $19.

9. Stick on some ~classic~ glow-in-the-dark stars.

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Get them from Amazon for $6.12 (available in six varieties).

10. Or alternatively, opt for some dome 3D stars because the future is now, sheeple.

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Get a 600-pack from Amazon for $19.99.

11. Hang a chandelier to instantly up your fancy factor.

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Get it from Amazon for $64.88+ (available in three colors).

12. And add some more pizzazz to a chandelier with a paintable ceiling medallion.

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Get it from Amazon for $17.94.

13. Or perhaps go the easier route with a ceiling medallion decal so you don't have to worry about disturbing an existing light fixture.

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Get it from Amazon for $24.99.

14. Turn on a night light lamp to cast a galactic look and soothe yourself to sleep.

Get it from Amazon for $20.99.
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Get it from Amazon for $20.99.

15. Channel some old-house style by installing handsome tin tile.

Get a 2'x2' snap-lock tile from American Tin Ceilings for $10 (available in a variety of patterns, finishes).
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Get a 2'x2' snap-lock tile from American Tin Ceilings for $10 (available in a variety of patterns, finishes).

16. Take flight with these colorful paper birds.

Get a 16-pack from YellowStork on Etsy for $38.
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Get a 16-pack from YellowStork on Etsy for $38.

17. Turn a lighting op into an art installation with a show-stopping spider chandelier.

Get it from Amazon for $27.99+ (available in several sizes).
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Get it from Amazon for $27.99+ (available in several sizes).

18. Create a dazzling look with a curtain of string lights that'll make it preeeeetty easy to get the spacing just right.

Get it from Amazon for $16.99+ (available in two sizes).
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Get it from Amazon for $16.99+ (available in two sizes).

19. Drape some gossamer that, tbh, is marketed for weddings, but would look so glam on your cathedral ceilings.

Get it from GossamerPath on Etsy for $36.50 (available in two sizes, three colors).
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Get it from GossamerPath on Etsy for $36.50 (available in two sizes, three colors).

20. Make visitors double check the weather forecast with this sky decal.

Get it from HomeArtStickers on Etsy for $32.55+ (available in two sizes).
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Get it from HomeArtStickers on Etsy for $32.55+ (available in two sizes).

21. And if you're feeling extra spooky, rig up some faux floating candles for some major Hogwarts great hall vibes.

View this video on YouTube

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Get the full instructions on Nifty here.

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