Noteworthy Features of Plaster Fireplaces

February 28th, 2018

The graceful yet dynamic design and presence of a custom plaster fireplace in your home will bring elegant charm and definition to your overall interior decor, regardless of the decorative style of your rooms. While making an impressive fashion statement, your fireplace will attract much attention as a major focal point of the overall design […]

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The Art of Plaster Busts: Recreating Classical and Historical Pieces for Interior Designs

February 14th, 2018

Busts have been a staple in many a study since time of Imperial Rome (although earlier examples that date back to Ancient Egypt and Sumer also exist). Originally created as a way to commemorate relatives or ancestors, and sometimes even employed for ancestor worship, the use of busts later became a means to showcase famed […]

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Plaster Urns as Planters for Your Garden

January 30th, 2018

When creating your garden, you have a variety of choices in plants, layout, growing medium and planters. It is the latter that we will be discussing in this information or more specifically plaster urns as planters. Adding these urns to your garden will add a formal touch regardless of the plants that they contain. This […]

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Restoration, Reproduction, and Replication of Historic and Modern Plaster Arts: Why Choose Hopkins Plaster Studio?

January 18th, 2018

If your community needs restoration of fine quality plaster columns of Ancient Roman Tuscan or Greek Doric style in your community conference center or public library, the highly skilled and expertly trained artisans of Hopkins Plaster Studio will complete this project in a timely and fine-caliber, professional manner.

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What Makes Plaster Material a Good Choice for Crown Moulding?

December 11th, 2017

Plaster crown mouldings add grace and elegance to a room’s overall decor. As decorative elements, they are usually seen at the tops of walls, just beneath the ceiling. They are also often used to cap the tops of cabinet edges, pilasters, window frames and door jams as well as in cornice designs.

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Why Plaster Designs and Ornaments are Best for Mediterranean Style Homes

December 4th, 2017

Today’s Mediterranean-style homes replicate the home architecture found in the countries of the Mediterranean region of the world, including Italy, France, Spain and in parts of Greece. To be true to the style of this design, you must choose your enhancements carefully to ensure you capture its unique appearance and ambiance. You may think that […]

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More Artistic Plaster Embellishments and Designs for Bathrooms

November 8th, 2017

Attractive contemporary bathroom designs can include artistic plaster ornamentation to enhance the decorative quality of the room’s interior style. Some clever home or business owners understand how dynamically they can change the overall design quality and fashion of a bathroom simply by adding ornamental plaster designs.

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Ornamental Plaster Design Ideas for Bathrooms

November 6th, 2017

When you include customised ornamental plaster design work in your new or updated bathroom decor, the resulting interior will glow with softly reflected light and vitality. Classical ornamentation in plaster tends to soften the decorative effect, while starker, linear and geometrical patterns and shapes common in modern minimalist interior designs sharpen and define the room’s shape, dimensions and ambiance.

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Plaster Enrichments: Mouldings and Designs That Add Luxurious Appeal to Homes

October 24th, 2017

When you desire to add a touch of luxury to your home, you need to consider the various plaster mouldings, designs and other enrichments that are available today. With a combination of these elements, you can turn a simple home into an architectural wonder.

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Premium Cornices for French Themed Homes

October 11th, 2017

Cornices are decorative additions to any room’s upper wall areas below the ceiling or on a home or commercial building exterior beneath the roof level. These creative bands of often ornate decor lend a strong definitive feature revealing a specific period in architectural history to a residential or commercial building’s overall design. Each line and […]

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