To accentuate the height of the spacious living room ceilings, Chip and Joanna, of HGTV's Fixer Upper, had a beam installed. The beam also gives definition to the living room space, separating it from the entryway and adds extra warmth to this large, bright living room.
Dramatic fireplace detail and sculptural rings emphasize the height of this two-story living room. During a renovation of the home, the stairs were repositioned along the side wall, which allowed a new opening between the room and the adjacent kitchen and encouraged movement of light and views through the two spaces.
A mix of styles, textiles and prints give this living room an eclectic personality. Drapes hung from the ceiling help to create the illusion of height, while at ground level, a colorful ottoman and red chair tie in the modern art above the fireplace.
Light stone and dark wood finishes combine for dramatic effect in this Spanish-inspired living room. A stone fireplace extends to the cathedral-height ceiling to create a dynamic focal point. The scale of the room, coupled with elements like dark ceiling beams, round candelabra fixtures and interior balconies, gives the space the feel of a modern-day Medieval great hall.
The calm and cohesive color palette throughout this neutral open living space draws inspiration from the brilliant colors of the Aspen landscape. Sizable windows open the room to natural light while the tall, sheer drapes give the impression of height and provide a grand feeling for the transitional living room. A stone fireplace adds warmth and ambiance when it's chilly out.
HGTV fan Remodelando la Casa wanted to add height to her living room, so she extended her fireplace mantel to the ceiling. She kept the mantel accessories to a minimum to open up the space, but she added a signature piece of art as a bold focal point.
A coffered ceiling adds height and dimension to this grand bedroom; painting it a pale neutral keeps it from feeling too heavy. The room's large size is enough to include a fireplace and cozy seating area with sweeping views.
The heart of the home is easily the great room, where a stone fireplace and three comfortable sofas encourage the owners to curl up after a day out on the water. Wood beams overhead draw attention to the vaulted ceilings and help accentuate the room's height.
Floor-to-ceiling windows accentuate the dramatic ceiling height in this great room. A stacked stone fireplace extends up to the ceiling, adding even more drama and making the room feel taller and bigger.
The neon yellow stripes on this enormous fireplace are backlit with their own glow and reach all the way to the ceiling pulling the eye up and calling attention to the room's soaring height. Framed in by wood shelves, the adjacent large television looks small in comparison.
Wood beams create a deep coffered ceiling that mirrors the low height of the fixtures in the living room. Bulb pendant lights hang over the living room adding a sheen to the leather finish of the orange armchairs and brown sectional. A slate fireplace surround adds a cool tone accent perfect for contrasting the warm wood of the design.
Large, comfortable chairs and sofas are placed in a conversational arrangement around a sleek fireplace and flat screen television. A tall black cabinet and neutral curtains draw attention to the height of the ceiling.
Reclaimed wood paneling balances out the height of the ceiling in this living room, ensuring the space feels cozy and warm. A large stone fireplace and comfortable furniture also contribute to the inviting atmosphere.
The absence of window treatments and a neutral color palette enhance the height of this transitional living room. White trim and crown molding above the fireplace draw the eye up while the chandelier creates an airy focal point.