Ceiling Trend. Friday , March 09th , 2018 - 07:32:57 AM
Tin ceiling popularity dominated early 1900s ceiling decor as an affordable alternative to expensive, artistic plaster. The industrialization of manufacturing allowed intricate plastering and ornamental stucco decoration to be accurately replicated in tin plated steel. Tin-plated steel could be pressed with embossed designs identical to the beauty of sculptured plaster, yet tin ceiling panels could be massed produced at a fraction of the cost of custom plastered ceilings. Also, the installation of tin ceilings could be completed in a day, where custom plaster ceilings took months or sometimes years to complete.
Other crafters have had great success selling frames made out of old tiles and inserting a canvas with florals and other images. While many current artists are discovering a variety of ways to use old ceiling tins and other salvage materials, the Pennsylvania Dutch have crafted objects from tin for a very long time. For example, they are noted for creating barn stars out of old tin roof material. Many stores specializing in country gifts sell reproduction stars.
When changing the look of your ceiling it is important to be aware of the style that has developed throughout the rest of the room. In this way you can use your ceiling to support this style, and vice versa, rather than having the two clash. White is by far the most popular color for ceilings. That is because the white color reflects the most light, which automatically supports whatever colors are used in the walls and floors.
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