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45 Decorative Ceiling Beams Ideas | AZ Faux Beams

45 Decorative Ceiling Beams Ideas | AZ Faux Beams

Faux wood ceiling beams can enhance the design of your home in countless ways. Ceiling beams may complement your current color scheme, provide contrast, or highlight architectural features. Read on for a list of gorgeous beamed ceiling ideas!

Faux Wood Ceiling Beam Ideas For Your Home

The possibilities for ceiling beams are truly endless. All you need is a strong concept and a little imagination. Here, we’ll demonstrate 45 gorgeous wood ceiling beam ideas that you can use in your home.

1. Rustic Kitchen Doorway

Faux Wood Beam Rustic Kitchen Doorway Design Idea

Contrasting with the modern design of the kitchen, rustic beams frame the entryway—giving friends and family an old-fashioned welcome.

2. Wood Beam Ceiling in Living Room

Faux Wood Beam Design Ideas: Cream Color and Faux Wood Beams and Lintel

A basic wood ceiling beam design is used overhead, with identical lintel over the windows. Both features complement the rich, cozy cream and beige tones in this living room idea.

3. Exposed Rounded Cove Ceiling

Faux Wood Beam Design Ideas: Exposed Rounded Cove Ceiling

The rich, dark colors of the exposed ceiling beams balance with the marbled wallpaper and natural light in a high-class, yet cozy manner.

4. Vaulted Ceiling Beams, Rafters, and Windows

Faux Wood Beam Design Ideas: Vaulted Rafters and Windows

This barn house style creates a spectacular sight with the play of window light through the exposed faux wood beams vaulted ceiling design.

5. Bowed Vaulted Ceiling Beams

Faux Wood Beam Design Ideas: Bowed Vaulted Ceiling Beams

The curves introduced by the trusses in this wood beam design bring the ceiling a little closer to earth while accentuating the high vault in the center of the room.

6. Half and Half Faux Wood Beams Vaulted Ceiling

Faux Wood Beam Design Ideas: Half and Half

The vaulted half of the ceiling is marked out with trusses, bringing it level with the regular portion of the room.

7. Rustic Coffered-Beamed Ceiling

Faux Wood Beam Design Ideas: Rustic Coffered-Beamed Ceiling

In an otherwise classical space, the crisscrossing beams here combine rustic textures with a modern coffered ceiling concept.

8. Tray Beams in Rectangular Frame

Faux Wood Beam Design Ideas: Tray Beams in Rectangular Frame

In this interesting ceiling beam idea, the room’s rectangular frame is complemented by faux wood beams to create the appearance of a tray ceiling.

9. Exposed Narrow Beams

Faux Wood Beam Design Ideas: Exposed ceiling with whitewashed space

The exposed ceiling transports a modern aesthetic back in time, adding a cozy touch to the whitewashed space.

10. Flattened Beamed Ceiling

Faux Wood Beam Design Ideas: Flattened Beamed Ceiling

The flattened beams add a hint of texture to an otherwise plain ceiling, without bringing it down too low.

11. Tray Grayscale

Faux Wood Beam Design Ideas: Tray Grayscale

For a cooler atmosphere, gray faux beams add texture—but not warmth—to this tray ceiling.

12. Thick Crossbeams

Faux Wood Beam Design Ideas: Thick Crossbeams

The thick faux wood beam design crisscrosses the curved tray ceiling, complemented by green plants and cream painted walls..

13. Simple Trusses on a Shallow Vault

Faux Wood Beam Design Ideas: Simple Trusses on a Shallow Vault

The shallow vault of the ceiling is brought down by the lightly browned trusses for a cozier feel to the space.

14. Vaults and Sheds

Faux Wood Beam Design Ideas: Vaulted Ceiling Matches

The vaulted ceiling matches the shed portion of the room to the section on the right, with faux wood beams over the exposed slats.

15. Hanging Trellises and Exposed Lodge Ceiling

Faux Wood Beam Design Ideas: Hanging Trellises and Exposed Lodge Ceiling

The wooden trellises and support beams add a great deal of texture to this lodge-like aesthetic.

16. Curtain Rod Camouflage

Faux Wood Beam Design Ideas: Curtain Rod Camouflage

The faux wood beams here cover the curtain rod in this vaulted wood beam ceiling design.

17. Rustic Beams Over Shiplap

Faux Wood Beam Design Ideas: Rustic Beams Over Shiplap

The rustic beams used in this vaulted ceiling pop with the white shiplap, creating an inviting farmhouse look to this kitchen.

18. Squared Rafters

Faux Wood Beam Design Ideas: Squared Rafters

The beams in this space form square rafters to bring the high vault closer to home.

19. Parallel Beams and Wall Slats

Faux Wood Beam Design Ideas: Parallel Beams and Wall Slats

The beams along the walls match those running across the vaulted ceiling in this airy space.

20. Inverted Beams and Trays

Faux Wood Beam Design Ideas: Inverted Beams and Trays

Wooden slats cover the ceiling while whitewashed beams form the trays in this elegant ceiling beam idea.

21. Tray Ceiling Slats

Faux Wood Beam Design Ideas: Tray Ceiling Slats

The marbled texture frames the dark faux wood slats in this wood beam design.

22. Cozy Shed

Faux Wood Beam Design Ideas: Cozy Shed

This beamed ceiling idea uses contrast to great effect as the rich, mahogany colored exposed beams frame this den.

23. Entryway and Ceiling Slats

Faux Wood Beam Design Ideas: Entryway and Ceiling Slats

Flattened slats texture the ceiling while a large beam marks the division between the den and the contemporary living room.

24. Cool Kitchen

Faux Wood Beam Design Ideas: Cool Kitchen

This beautifully renovated kitchen highlights a faux beam design over the island in one of the more creative uses we've seen.

25. Ribbed Ceiling

Faux Wood Beam Design Ideas: Ribbed Ceiling

Thick faux wood beams rib the flat ceiling, matching the wooden cabinetry and flooring.

26. Bricks, Cream, and Trusses

Faux Wood Beam Design Ideas: Bricks, Cream, and Trusses

Thick trusses match the warm vibe added by the stone fireplace.

27. Whitewashed Beams

Faux Wood Beam Design Ideas: Whitewashed Beams

Smooth ceiling beams complement the burnt sienna overhead, framing panels for a tray ceiling aesthetic.

28. Tic-Tac-Toe

Faux Wood Beam Design Ideas: Tic-Tac-Toe

The hatching over the room and framing around the entryway reinforce the homey feel of this kitchen.

29. Tall and Modern

Faux Wood Beam Design Ideas: Coffered Texture Frames the Ceiling Fan

In one of the most striking ceiling beam ideas, a coffered texture frames the ceiling fan and completes this open space.

30. Lowered Low Ceiling

Faux Wood Beam Design Ideas: Lowered Low Ceiling

The lowered ceiling, marked by beams, is brought even lower with three faux wood beams running across.

31. Dark Wood, Light Wood

Faux Wood Beam Design Ideas: Dark Wood, Light Wood

Dark, decorative wood beams frame this exposed vaulted ceiling, contrasting the light from the windows.

32. (Not So) Heavy Beams

Faux Wood Beam Design Ideas: (Not So) Heavy Beams

Thick faux wood ceiling beams create a lodge-like aesthetic in this great room without carrying the weight of real solid wood beams.

33. Zig Zag

Faux Wood Beam Design Ideas: Zig Zag

Faux beams over panels are arranged in this wood beam design to form a herringbone pattern.

34. Mirrored Lodge

Faux Wood Beam Design Ideas: Mirrored Lodge

Crisscrossed in dark faux wood up top, the full wood ceiling is reflected in the glossy floor.

35. Brackets and Trusses

Faux Wood Beam Design Ideas: Brackets and Trusses

Brackets support the trusses in the wood beams on the ceiling, all of which balance the warm colors of this living room design.

36. Barn Bar

Faux Wood Beam Design Ideas: Barn Bar

Faux wood paneling, beams marking the entryways, and hardwood on the ground are highlights of this wood beam design.

37. Skylight Slotting

Faux Wood Beam Design Ideas: Skylight Slotting

The light let in through the ceiling is filtered through faux wood beams, creating a bright yet sheltered feel to complement the wood floor.

38. Angular Space Marker

Faux Wood Beam Design Ideas: Angular Space Marker

Another ceiling beam idea utilizes faux wood beams to map out a space, separating one area from the next with interesting angles.

39. Around the Bend

Faux Wood Beam Design Ideas: Around the Bend

Thick beams help round out the stone walls curving this area.

40. Modern Ribs

Faux Wood Beam Design Ideas: Modern Ribs

The vaulted ribbing is whitewashed to match the color scheme of this master bedroom.

41. Slanted Hallway

Faux Wood Beam Design Ideas: Slanted Hallway

The unique shed ceiling design in this hallway is highlighted by faux wood beams.

42. Rows of Lanterns

Faux Wood Beam Design Ideas: Rows of Lanterns

The hanging lights are set apart with darkened faux wood beams, which enhance the slate blue tone of the ceiling.

43. Split Level Ceiling

Faux Wood Beam Design Ideas: Split Level Ceiling

Smooth faux wood beams extend across half of the ceiling up to the opposing vault, lightening up the space the rest of the way.

44. Ceiling Framing

Faux Wood Beam Design Ideas: Ceiling Framing

Instead of texturizing the ceiling, this wood beam design frames it for a more open aesthetic.

45. Great Dome

Faux Wood Beam Design Ideas: Faux Wood Beams Crisscross under a Vault

Faux wood beams crisscross under a vault, filtering the light from the windows and highlighting its domed design.

Put Your Faux Wood Ceiling Beam Ideas Into Action

At AZ Faux Beams, 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!

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