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If you’re looking to add a little Italian flair to your interior design, you might be wondering exactly how to go about it. Whilst you could shop for Italian accessories to style your interiors, why not start with the building itself and opt for one of the range of decorative plaster finishes available – these look stunning in period and listed homes and are the perfect way to personalise your space whilst adding a little luxury.
Traditional Italian plasters are now known as Polished Plaster – there are many different types of decorative plaster finish encompassed by this term, and the one you opt for is a truly personal choice. Always ensure you hire a professional plasterer with knowledge of specialist finishes to do the job well. If you’re looking to create a polished marble or limestone finish on your walls or ceilings, one of these beautiful decorative plasters could be for you. Here are just a few of the most popular polished plasters available:
- Marmorino – this smooth, classic polished plaster can be either pitted or finished smooth depending on the client’s requirements. It can be used for interiors and exteriors and is a decadent choice.
- Travertine – for those looking to recreate the look of travertine, this plaster has movement and direction. It is a great choice for period homes.
- Metallic – for those looking to make a real style statement, why not choose metallic plasters in a range of colours. Opt for bronze, gold, silver or copper for an eye-catching look.
- Lucidato – If you’re looking for a high shine ‘glass’ finish, Lucidato is the choice for you. Similar in finish to ‘Spatulata’ and ‘Stucco Veneziano’, this plaster is luxurious and applied to a ‘glass’ finish.
When hiring a contractor to complete your plastering, it is essential that you choose a plasterer with the wealth of knowledge and experience required to apply polished plaster. This is a specialist job which can’t be completed by just anybody. By hiring an expert you may pay a little more, but the end result will be simply stunning – remember that polished plaster is usually a once in a lifetime expense. Have it applied properly by an expert and you will never need to pay for cracked or poorly applied plaster in the future.
Plastering is a skilled job and it takes many years of study and experience to perfect the craft – if you’re in doubt about the qualifications and experience of the plasterer you’ve hired, always ask to see customer testimonials and evidence of their previous work. By adding a little Italian style to your property with polished and decorative plaster you can soon have a home fit for Caesar himself!
Give your furniture new uses antique pieces or create your own plug in. With imagination you can give your home a more personal touch. A comfortable renewed have you rearranged the bedroom and do not know what to do with the old comfortable? Think of it as an ally of the order and the advantage you can get for example in the lounge. If wood is varnished and want to renew your look you can opt for a wash effect. For this the furniture and sand clean to remove varnish. Then rub in the direction of the grain with a solution of water and bleach to acquire this whitish so fashionable.
Wine or fruit wooden boxes are reinvented and become dressing’s trays kitchen pots rustic and even cobblers! Read the rest of this entry »
Selling a home today is not as easy as it was five or six years ago. There are many properties for sale that are currently among the users to choose from in all countries of the world and although we may think that ours is the best you can always have something to not convince the buyer finish.
Buyers look at many things when opting for a home not only the location and price but over the years have become more ambitious and want housing that has no flaws and they are ready to be inhabited. In this sense a property reform can help us achieve our goal. Read the rest of this entry »
Old churches have much success between the interior designers. It is not the first time that we see as some of these old buildings are reconverted into a loft. In fact we have seen even an example of a church with 8 centuries-old converted into bookcase.
The interior design project that we see today has been baptized with the name of God’s loft, a “divine” loft built in the interior of a church of (Netherlands) by the Studio of architects of LKSVDD. The building dates back to the year 1929 and all its external structure has been preserved. Read the rest of this entry »
Good morning friends, today we have the pleasure of speaking of this original chair designed by the well known. A most peculiar design inspired by the purest art of recycling. We say this because the seat has been designed and manufactured from a bathtub. On many occasions I speak of unique objects to make them an item that is part of the decor.
This design is another example of furniture and items that can be recycled and turn them into magnificent objects with completely different functionality. Do not know if this chair is the most comfortable but with some pillows can be fancy. Read the rest of this entry »
Hello friends, in the space of today we leave a great trick to remove glue residue from glass. It’s a very easy to keep clean your glasses after an accident with the glue. If you have small spots of glue on the crystals in an article of glass or any glass element now you can remove it without problems.
Sometimes if we are to fix a little something at home the glue is going a bit out of hand and you may leave the odd spot. If you’re afraid to scratch the glass do not worry because today we give you a great home remedy that will remove all traces without touching the glass. Read the rest of this entry »
Many families who have in mind to change the home decorating ideas of their homes but the current economic situation makes this process go stalling. Although it may seem like a challenge there are many ways to take a 180 degree turn in our home easily and most importantly cheaply.
There are many options which we can decant for cost savings ranging from making changes ourselves to search classified ads service or other decorative elements that offer users, which will help us save money and avoid having it good to borrow from family or financial institutions. Consider some of these ideas. Read the rest of this entry »
Hello friends, in the space of talk today about how to clean laminate flooring decorating our home. If you have wooden floors and want to keep it in perfect condition today we leave some great tips to follow to make it as the first day. It is important to maintain clean the platform as dust and other impurities thus removing the dust try it with a mop or a vacuum.
Once we clean floor after mopping or vacuuming, add detergent. Remember it is very important not to pour chemicals or acids containing wax, silicones and the like. These products are too aggressive for laminated flooring, so avoid adding no such products on the floor. Read the rest of this entry »
The home security is an important chapter that concerns us all. We need to feel safe at home and this necessarily involves choosing a gateway to test intrusion. Therefore, some aspects should be clear before choosing which door to put in access to our home.
In addition to more or less liking, the gateway has to meet some important functional characteristics. Namely, the security against external attacks, the insulation, aesthetics … Once you have studied these aspects, you have to find the door that suits them, and that is within your budget, of course. Read the rest of this entry »
Red is particularly relevant and is one of the handiest colors to decorate and dress, is the color of weddings and is the color of happiness and fortune. And logically is appreciated color in interior decorating. And when we want to become a nice stay we can use the color and the way a room is decorated modern style.
Such addition is attractive because an image of Japan, is also attractive because perfect room decor, as often happens in such a culture, refers to a few decorations and decorated the hall in his total environment, it more minimalist than other forms of decoration .Asia we will not have to refer to more than just the basics and this is very inspiring about it. Read the rest of this entry »