Living Large with Low Ceilings: Design Tips to Expand Your Space


Published: February 20, 2024
Updated: January 2, 2024

While many dream of soaring 9 to 10-foot ceilings in their new homes, practical considerations such as budget constraints or the desire to avoid the excess space and energy costs associated with high vaults and atriums often lead to opting for lower ceilings. So, the question arises: how can you make a home with ceilings under 9 feet feel spacious and inviting?

Our loyal readers and expert designers have come together to share their successful strategies for optimizing living spaces with standard ceiling heights of 7 to 9 feet. At Soul and Lane, our mission is to both educate and inspire, providing you with the wisdom of seasoned designers to craft your ideal living space. We’re here to guide you in transforming a seemingly compact area into a bright, open, and welcoming environment.

We’ll delve into various tips and tricks, from selecting the perfect curtain lengths to choosing complementary moldings or trims. These are just a few of the many insights we offer as you embark on enhancing your home’s atmosphere.

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