Innovative Interior: Unique Ways to Elevate Your Living Space with Crown Moulding


When it comes to infusing your space with a personalized touch, look no further than the timeless elegance of classic crown moulding. Crown moulding is a term that is widely used in interior design to describe the decorative trim that runs along the top edge of a wall. Formerly used as a means of hiding seams between old-fashioned building materials, crown molding is now primarily used for aesthetic purposes. Nowadays, it is simply utilized as another layer of personalization and architectural interest in various homes. You can easily add a sense of thought and design to your space with crown molding (and it’s often quite affordable), especially if you feel like it is missing a bit of personality. To help you gather inspiration for your own home, here are some stylish crown molding ideas that will instantly make your space feel more beautiful and customized.


Maximizing Ceiling Height with Crown Moulding

Achieving the right scale of molding to match your ceiling’s height is key to cultivating a welcoming and snug atmosphere in your home. The size of crown molding significantly impacts its harmony with other design elements within the room. The idea is to make a visual impact in the room by both using a broad and fully entablature crown molding on a high ceiling and a thin, simple crown molding on a low ceiling. For ceilings measuring 9 feet or less, opt for crown moldings ranging from 2 to 5 inches in width, positioned at the edge of the ceiling. This will draw the eye upward, giving the illusion of height. Painting the molding and walls the same light or white color will blend them together, minimizing attraction towards the low ceiling and making the room appear taller and brighter.

When selecting crown molding for low ceilings, you need to consider not only the size and style but also the material type. There are several good material options for crown molding for low ceilings. Woodgrain offers a wide variety of crown moulding in fingerjoint pine (both in raw and primed), solid pine, MDF, and pre-finished  (Finished Elegance). Some suggestions for an elegant and clean finish to your low ceilings would be moulding such as WM 52. This profile would make a beautiful transition and seamless blend for a more open and stretch in height for your living space. For simple yet elegant crown moulding, try the WCR425 for a smooth curved style or perhaps our WM 47 for a touch of design.

Need help in deciding which moulding species is right for your home? Check out our blog: How to Choose Your Moulding Species for a dive into the world of a variety of moulding profiles and what they can do.


Pairing your Crown Moulding with millwork details

Create a harmonious and timeless look in your living space by pairing your crown molding with additional millwork details. Details such as doorway casing and chair rail molding can beautifully blend with your crown molding to bring a subtle visual effect to your living areas. By planning everything together and considering the finish of your molding, you can achieve a refined and elegant environment that stands the test of time. Add a touch of color to your molding to bring out the elegance of your home. With thoughtful integration, you can create a visually pleasing environment that exudes a sense of unity and sophistication. Alternatively, you can opt for stained wood crown molding to incorporate natural textures and tones into your living space. This works particularly well if your home’s architecture is suited to wood finishes. Woodgrain offers refined millwork moulding in solid pine and oak to inspire natural finishes for your home. Check out some of the options offered for your moulding needs here.


Consider Detailed Crown Molding

Although many homes may feature common crown molding shapes, it’s important to note that you are not limited to those standard options. The crown molding landscape actually offers a plethora of designs and styles, which allow you to personalize your space and express your unique taste and aesthetic preferences. By exploring alternative crown molding shapes, you can infuse your home with character and distinction, elevating its atmosphere to new heights.

Incorporating non-traditional crown molding shapes allows for creative expression and adds a unique touch to your home’s interior design. Whether you opt for intricate patterns, bold geometrical shapes, or unconventional profiles, each choice contributes to the overall aesthetic and ambiance of your living space. By breaking away from conventional norms, you can unlock endless possibilities for customization and make a statement that reflects your individual style and personality.

If you’re looking to add a touch of creativity within your crown molding, one option to explore is Decramoulding. Decramold offers a versatile range of decorative trim options that can enhance the beauty and interest of any room in your home. From intricate patterns to elegant details, Decramoulding provides the perfect opportunity to elevate the visual appeal of your space and add sophistication to your next interior design project. Whether you prefer classic designs or contemporary motifs, Decramold offers a wide selection of profiles and finishes to complement any interior decor scheme.


Crown molding serves as a versatile and essential element in interior home styling, offering a myriad of opportunities for creative expression and customization. From traditional to contemporary, crown molding can effortlessly enhance the aesthetic appeal of any space, adding charm, character, and sophistication. Whether incorporating intricate details, adjusting wall heights for visual impact, or integrating complementary millwork, the possibilities are endless. By thoughtfully considering these design elements and their interplay, homeowners can create cohesive and visually stunning interiors that reflect their unique style and personality. Crown molding truly epitomizes the marriage of form and function, serving as both a decorative accent and a practical architectural feature that adds value and elegance to every home.

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