Install a Wall Hugger Receptacle - Gain precious extra inches of space on kitchen countertops and behind appliances by replacing an existing receptacle with a recessed electrical outlet box. From The Family Handyman
A neat, straight paint line at the top of a wall is tough to achieve next to a bumpy ceiling. Before you paint, drag a narrow flat-head screwdriver lightly along the ceiling. You'll get a clean paint line & no one will notice the line.