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This "period" style stencil which covers the entire wall creates a rich and sumptuously effect


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The pattern was lifted from the background of the damask furnishings

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Again an all over wall stencil, this time designed to be reminiscent of William Morris and the 'Arts and Crafts' movement hence it rustic and colourful nature.
Ornamental 'Cartouches' are painted over a Strie (loosely vertical) finish with  recessed trompe l'oeil panels elegantly decorate this conference room in subtle linen and coffee colours Brooks Conf sml.JPG (8194 bytes)

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Using a combination of gilt gold over an aged  patina background to give the feel of a 19 century french gilt paper. (please excuse the poor quality image from an old photograph)

Custom made Hand Blocked wallpaper styles can be created with the added benefit of a colourwashed glazed background which achieves a richer "aged" effect 

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Work in progress - In a City sponsored residential development to promote traditional living over commercial properties in the City centre, "Restoration" is the key word.

A piece of the original wallpaper Circa1800 was found during initial building work

A certain amount of guesswork was used in the colour as a couple of hundred years will take its toll

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