Crown molding can add a certain finished high quality look to your home. Here are a few tips in choosing the right size and scale of crown molding for your home.
Consider the architectural style of your home, the height of your ceiling and the size of your space. For ceilings that are 10 feet or higher, the general rule of thumb is to allow 1″ of width for each foot of ceiling height.
Another thing to consider is the furnishing style and other design elements within your space. You want your molding to work in cohesion with all the design elements of your space. Here are a few examples of crown molding used to complement different design aesthetics.