For more information on her work, head to lesleytaylor.co.uk ceiling makeover | DON'T be intimidated by the ceiling space | APPROACH it as you would any other wall in the home | GET a specialist decorator to hang paper on the ceiling | INVEST in a light fixture that plays with illumination | COVING, cornicing and ceiling roses
add finishing touches
Plain coving obviously goes best with a plain ceiling rose
, such as one with concentric circles, and more elaborate designs suit each other.
Bedroom five has PVCu double-glazed bay window to rear, range of wardrobes comprising two double wardrobes, original cornice style ceiling with ceiling rose
with pedestal wash hand basin, tiled splashbacks.
It has fine cornicing, ceiling rose
, picture rail with friezes above, wooden flooring, marble fireplace with marble back and hearth, and living flame gas fire.
The choice of ceiling rose
should suit the type of room you have.
There's a large sitting room with impressive south facing windows - a moulded cornice, ceiling panel and ceiling rose
with chandelier make for real talking points as does the marble fireplace.
Original features include sash windows, ceiling rose
, ceiling cornicing, window shutters and panelled doors.
There is a reception room to the front with a bay and sash windows, and ceiling rose
, stripped wood floor, period cast iron fire surround with tiled hearth and book shelves into a recess.
CHARACTER: There are ceiling roses
in all sizes to suit every style ELABORATE: It's important to get a ceiling rose
design which matches the period style of your home
A decorative ceiling rose
adds something special to a room and is an easy way to inject character, says Julia Gray MILLIONS of us live in period properties and one of the joys of doing so is being able to admire their original features.
I first put the Peel Away poultice method to the test on a ceiling rose
in a friend's tenement fl at.