FAUX MARBLE
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This Marble finish is loosely based on the marble floor it has a soft and soothing feel and helps break up a this wall and provides colour references to the floor and woodwork

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A fibreglass pilaster is painted with a subtle 'sienna' faux marble
Faux Marble on Pilasters, gilded capitals and the frieze has been stencilled using the classic 'greek key'

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Faux Marble Trompe L'oeil Panel 

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Architraves, Skirtings, Dados and Cornices provide an excellent surface to treat as marble it gives strenght and decorative focal point

 

 

 

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A high quality varnish finish helps with the illusionary effect.

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Applying faux marble to the wall in panels is a traditional method used very well om dado panels and bathroom especially, giving a cool classical feel, varnished to give waterproofing.
Wooden chimney piece 'Crema Valencia' faux Marble,  copying real marble can be the most successful.

Here a sample piece of the real marble was available making the process accurate.

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'Crema Valencia' again this time on a series of columns in a hotel lobby
Onyx style faux marble decorates this hall shelf which is host to an impressive array or litter of cats

This finish is highly glazed and very realistic a good example of where the 'faux' is used where the real material would be unavailable of cost prohibitive

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This house was covered from head to toe in faux marble, walls and woodwork, creating a modern Roman palace in a small suburban semi!

Togas and Grapes required at this house warming I'd say!

 

New Work
This time the Marble is treated in a tradition way with the appearance of being set in Slabs. Gives a very grandiose/stately feel to this large living room.

 

 

 

 

 

 

An iron structural pole is treated to blend with the natural marble tiles on the walls and floor in this Jacuzzi/shower room

 


 

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