The wall paint color you choose looks perfect when lightened for use on your ceiling. There is a chance the wall paint color you've chosen won't look as nice when the color is diluted. If this happens, you may need to choose a different color for your walls and ceiling, or try an alternate ceiling painting technique altogether.
Should I Paint My Ceiling White?
You want to accent crown molding or other decorative trim. Darker colors on ceilings can help create contrast and make these beautiful details pop.
Painting Your Ceiling a Lighter Color Than the Walls