Proper Plaster Cast Mixing to Avoid Bubbles and Cracks

October 1st, 2018

Plaster is a wonderful medium to work with, but it requires often meticulous processes to ensure that the end-result is as flawless as can be.

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Plaster Wall Light and Sconces for Modern Homes

September 25th, 2018

The perfect house is not only comprised of furnishings and well-chosen décor, but ambience as well. Ambience can set the mood for a lot of things, and different rooms in a house can (and ideally should) have their own ambience. For example, a living area cannot have a similar ambience to a bedroom, and a […]

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Beautifully Designed Plaster Domes are Perfect for Highlighting Chandeliers

September 14th, 2018

Most ceilings in homes and buildings today are basically bland, smooth and white in colour and are definitely not exciting or appealing surfaces. However, if you add some decorative texture to a ceiling, it has an enormous impact on the style and décor of a room. If you have a room you want to decorate […]

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Plaster Urns as Pots for Flowers and Plants

August 27th, 2018

There are many proven benefits to gardening, such as it help to reduce stress, depression and anxiety, improves heart health and reduces stroke risk, just to mention a few things. While developing a green thumb is good for mental and physical health, it can also beautify your yard or designated spaces where you plan to […]

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Ornamental Plasters: Reasons Why You Should Have Plaster Ceiling Bosses

August 17th, 2018

The rediscovery of ornamental plasters is a wondrous thing. Period styled homes with high ceilings and large rooms are becoming very popular design choices today, as these are ideal for attractive ornamental treatment. Even before the mid-20th century, ornamental plasterwork was a common, decorative addition for many high-style homes. In fact, houses were not considered […]

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Plaster Fireplace Surround: Element of a Beautiful Modern Home

July 26th, 2018

In some houses, fireplaces are an integral part of the overall aesthetics and functionality of the home. For some others, they are an aesthetic flourish that adds to the overall elegance of the place. However a fireplace is integrated into a home, all that it will ever amount to, if stripped of any aesthetic trappings, […]

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Best Qualities and Uses of Plaster Orbs and Urns

July 12th, 2018

Plaster orbs and urns have always been a staple of what is considered ‘high art’ décor. Long employed by the rich to display their wealth and status, orbs and urns, when used in a decorative sense, serve no purpose other than ornamentation. However, classical examples of such bric-a-brac were often made of precious marble or […]

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Plaster Moulded Mirror Frames: Benefits in Design and Functionality

June 25th, 2018

Mirrors have always held a special fascination for humans. Since the dawn of recorded history, humankind has found a myriad of ways to create reflective surfaces which would enable them to gaze upon their own reflections. The seemingly magical phenomenon of mirror reflection have been the source of wonder, fear, and art since people discovered […]

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Pressed Tin for Ceilings: What are the Benefits?

June 8th, 2018

Ceilings are often the last part of the house where people think about decorating. Check any but the richest of houses or establishments anywhere in the world and chances are their ceilings are plain or otherwise simplistic in its aesthetics. Decorative ceilings are often associated with the Victorian, Edwardian, and even earlier Baroque Periods of […]

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Tips on How to Preserve Classical Ornamental Plaster Designs

May 28th, 2018

Plaster is a beautiful and elegant, albeit fragile thing. While it has a capacity to endure for a long time under specific conditions, it isn’t as hardy as stone or metal, and will eventually wear out. Plaster is also quite fragile, and blunt trauma can cause it to crack or chip. Considering its fragile nature, […]

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