Imagine a small, charming house with a picture window and a vaulted ceiling in the living room. Pretty!  Now imagine a vaulted barrel ceiling.

As framing started, we googled “barrel ceiling” and found this website http://archwaysandceilings.com/ceilings-made-easy_barrel-vaults.php. H-m-m-m “ceilings-made-easy_barrel-vaults” sounded promising. You can even watch a video of how they build a barrel ceiling and they make it look easy.  We asked our builder David Williams about a barrel vaulted ceiling in the living room (Karen) and what it might cost (Bob). He said, “I work with a company in Dallas. I’ll check and let you know.” Lo and behold, the cost was not that much and we ordered the barrel.

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Without the barrel

 

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Looking toward the window…this reminds of the ribs of a dinosaur…

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Looking the other direction away from the window….so cool!

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Stunning results! Photo compliments of Krittenbrink Architecture & Shevaun Williams Photography.