Miter saw and box
1 ¼-inch brads
For beauty and quality, decorate the 5th wall or ceiling.
Paint the ceiling a few shades lighter than walls.
Use flat paint for an elegant look with glossy white on the crown molding.
To make walls appear taller, extend wall paint onto ceiling and offset molding.
For 10-foot ceilings or higher, allow 1 inch of molding per foot; 5-inch molding looks good with an 8-foot ceiling.
Combine two types of molding for custom look.
Order samples so you can see what molding looks like in place.
Use miter saw to cut molding.
Buy precut corners.
Hang ceiling medallion and new chandelier.
The taller the ceiling the larger the medallion can be.
Pair an ornate medallion with a plainer molding.