Faux wood ceiling beams can enhance your home in so many places and so many different ways! Ceiling beams may complement your current color scheme, provide contrast, or highlight distinctive architectural features. Read on for a list of gorgeous beamed ceiling ideas.
Explore Faux Wood Ceiling Beam Ideas
The possibilities for ceiling beams are truly endless. All you need is a strong concept and a little imagination. Here, we’ll demonstrate 30 wood ceiling beam ideas for your home.
- Unique Faux Beam Design Ideas
- Coves, Domes, Vaults & Trusses
- Dramatic Wood Beam Rafter Designs
- Coffered & Patterned Faux Beam Ceiling Ideas
- Traditional Faux Beam Design Ideas
Unique Faux Beam Design Ideas
Faux wood beams aren’t only seen on the ceiling. There are countless ways to use beams in a unique way that also adds contrast and visual appeal to your home.
Rustic Kitchen DoorwayContrasting with the modern design of the kitchen, rustic beams frame the entryway—giving friends and family an old-fashioned welcome.
Check out our Old Tuscan Faux Wood Beam in Brunette.
Dynamic Stairway FramingThis unique faux beam design idea uses dark beams to frame a modern stairway. The beams on the ceiling of the same color, contrast with the light brown leather sofa.
Get this look by trying our Magnolia Faux Wood Beam in Fresh Coffee.
Curtain Rod CamouflageThe faux wood beams here cover the curtain rod in this vaulted wood beam ceiling design.
Achieve this look in a flash with our Quick Ship Dock Wood Beam!
Cozy Bathing EnclaveA little goes a long way with this faux beam idea! Short wood beams installed over top of the bathing enclave create a relaxing vacation-like oasis in your own home.
Skylight SlottingThe light let in through the ceiling is filtered through faux wood planks, creating a bright yet sheltered feel to complement the wood floor.
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Rows Of LanternsThe hanging lights are set apart with darkened faux wood beams, which enhance the slate blue tone of the ceiling.
For a look like this, check out our Wind Drift Faux Wood Beam in Espresso Brown.
Coves, Domes, Vaults & Trusses
No matter the size of the room, faux wood beams add interest and height that draws the eye upward. Faux wood ceiling beams can complement or accentuate the architecture of your rounded or vaulted ceiling.
Exposed Rounded Cove CeilingThe rich, dark colors of the exposed ceiling beams balance with the marbled wallpaper and natural light in a high-class, yet cozy manner.
Impressive Dome DesignFaux wood beams crisscross under a vault, filtering the light from the windows and highlighting its domed design.
Get this look with our Hewn Faux Wood Beams in Log.
Bowed Vaulted Ceiling BeamsThe curves introduced by the arched trusses in this wood beam design lower the ceiling for a cozy atmosphere while accentuating the high vault in the center of the room.
Simple Trusses On A Shallow VaultThe shallow vault of the ceiling is brought down by the lightly browned trusses for a cozier feel to the space.
Add structural elegance to your space with our Faux Wood Truss Systems.
Arched Truss Two-Story FoyerThe arched truss makes this two-story foyer feel open, airy, and more welcoming. The beams immediately draw the eye upward to admire the grand chandelier and second-floor railing.
Bright, Airy Living SpaceThese wood ceiling beams blend seamlessly with the bright color of the vaulted ceiling, adding a touch of ornate, yet modest style.
Try painting your unfinished Saw Cut Faux Wood Beams for a custom look!
Natural Wood-Look Trusses and Stone AccentsThick faux wood trusses look best in large, open rooms like this one. Here, the size and finish of the ceiling beams match the warm vibe of the stone fireplace.
Dramatic Wood Beam Rafter Designs
Take advantage of the natural light streaming into your home with an intricate rafter design that delivers modern looks with a warm, dramatic feel.
Vaulted Ceiling Beams, Rafters, And WindowsThis farmhouse-style wood beam ceiling idea creates a spectacular sight with the play of window light through the exposed beams.
Squared RaftersThe beams in this space form square rafters to bring the high ceiling vault closer to home for more comfortable living and dining space.
Discover how to get this look with our Old Barn Faux Wood Beam in Espresso Brown.
Coffered & Patterned Faux Beam Ceiling Ideas
A coffered or patterned ceiling is a classically used architectural detail typically consisting of a series of rectangular or square grids. Using faux wood ceiling beams to achieve this look is a simple way to add drama to a basic ceiling.
Perfect Grid, Coffered Beam DesignThis wide-open room is brought to life with a perfect coffered beam design. The light from the windows illuminates the grid which adds eye-catching appeal to the room. Consider beams that completely contrast with the ceiling for an extra pop of color.
A Coffered Ceiling to Compliment Wood AccentsThis decorative faux beam using Old Tuscan Faux Beams in Sable gives this bright kitchen a warmer vibe. The coffered wood ceiling beams perfectly complement the wood floor and barstools.
Rustic Coffered-Beamed CeilingIn an otherwise classic space, the crisscrossing beams here combine rustic textures with a modern coffered ceiling concept.
Thick CrossbeamsThe thick faux wood beam design crisscrosses the curved tray ceiling, complemented by green plants and cream-painted walls.
Try our Hewn Faux Wood Beams in Cappuccino to get this look.
Define the Space with Coffered Beams
The coffered ceiling in the kitchen, against the faux wood beams sprawling across the living room ceiling, gives this open-concept floor plan a fresh look.
Tic-Tac-ToeThe hatching over the eat-in island and cooking space, in addition to the framed doorway, reinforces that the kitchen is truly the heart of this home.
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Tall And ModernIn one of the most striking ceiling beam ideas, a coffered texture frames the ceiling fan and completes this grand two-story open space.
Angular Space MarkerAnother ceiling beam idea utilizes faux wood beams to map out the space, separating one area from the next with interesting angles.
Traditional Faux Beam Design Ideas
Wood ceiling beams have been used for centuries as structural support and decoration. These traditional faux beam design ideas take any room, hallway, or foyer to the next level.
Exposed Narrow Beams
The exposed ceiling transports a modern aesthetic back in time, adding a cozy touch to the whitewashed space.
Inverted Beams And Trays
Wooden slats cover the ceiling while whitewashed beams form the trays in this elegant ceiling beam idea.
Pair our Old Tuscan Faux Wood Planks with an unfinished faux wood beam and easily paint or stain to your exact liking using a water-based product.
Whitewashed BeamsSmooth ceiling beams complement the burnt sienna overhead, framing panels for a tray ceiling aesthetic.
Lowered Low CeilingThe lowered ceiling, marked by beams, is brought even lower with three faux wood beams running across.
Outline an Entire Room
Faux wood beams surround this room as trim on top of the entryway and across the vaulted ceiling. A matching faux wood mantel brings the look together.
Accessorized BeamsRustic ceiling beams installed over a white ceiling create a woodsy feel that works perfectly with the stone fireplace.
Clavos straps around the beams add an extra look of authenticity.
Adorn an Expansive CeilingThis large open-concept room that includes the kitchen, living room, and dining room is now a cohesive space thanks to narrow faux wood beams installed to span the entire area.
Put Your Faux Wood Ceiling Beam Ideas Into Action
At AZ Faux, we encourage you to use these faux wood design ideas as inspiration in your next home improvement project.
Depending on the structure and architecture of your space, any of these designs could be brought to fruition in your home. Click below to contact us and discuss your ideas, or view even more inspiration for your next faux beam project!