Would You Consider The Ceiling A Wall?

The Million Dollar Contractor says yes.

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QUICK! How many walls are there in a standard square/rectangular room?

If your answer was: 4... obviously?... I don't blame you. But here's the deal: that response (which would have been mine if you asked a few days ago) tells me you're likely neglecting a serious opportunity to liven up your house.

New York City's "Contractor to the Stars" and Million Dollar Contractor star Stephen Fanuka — who has a long list of A-list clients, like Bruce Willis, Tina Fey, Beyoncé, and Michael J. Fox — wants you to : "The ceiling is your fifth wall."

Once you see some of these ideas, you'll understand his point. A creative ceiling can completely change the look of a room, taking a space from so-so to stunning.

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1 Paint it.

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An easy and relatively inexpensive way to change a room? "Put a pop of color on the ceiling," Stephen says. A pale blue, like this, is a soothing pick for places where you want to relax.

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2 Open it up with windows.

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The Million Dollar Contractor star took natural light to the next level in this bright apartment.

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3 Add wallpaper.

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Wallpaper might be too much for you on all four walls, but if you want a dose of pattern, try putting it on the ceiling, Stephen says. It really ties everything in this office together.

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4 Expose The Beams — Or Add Them In.

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It adds character and draws your eye up, making the room look even more spacious.

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5 Tile it.

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Tin tiles bounce light, brightening up the room, while making it gleam. Check out this fun fifth wall in 's kitchen.

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