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Stone And Marble Fireplace Treatments
Interior designer Diane Quinton of Studio Q Interiors contacted me to replicate a marble sample for one of two fireplaces for client.
The other fireplace was to have a subtle stone pattern to match a color chip. After matching the samples and getting them approved I went to the clients
house and completed the job in three days. This included a protective clear-coat over both. One day was needed to make two sample-boards to match the marble slab.

Faux Marble technique    (dark patina in all cracks & crevices to replicate age)
close-up of veining and marble pattering    (before below)

Faux Stone technique

close-up of faux stone technique  (before below)    (dark patina in all cracks & crevices to replicate age)

   
Before pictures (industrial white paint)

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Fireplace Embellishment
 
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Completing a  "7-Color Soft  Faux Marble with White Belagio" veining.

close-up
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REAL STONE

This client had a stone fireplace that she wanted to have more Marbling or
veining character added to it.  The alcoves were also faux treated a golden tone.

          

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Two color faux stone treatment over painted fireplace                                                             Close-up (notice darker faux marble on top)

 (dark patina in all cracks & crevices to replicate age)


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This is an example of faux stone over a plaster fireplace.

         
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 (dark patina in all cracks & crevices to replicate age)
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Plaster into Stone # 2 with painted Embellishments  ABSTRACT PAINTING

       
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Stone And Marble Fireplace Treatments
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Closeup
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The fireplace was primed black and then painted with pure powdered bronze leaf metal..
It was then distressed and a antique patina was applied with the clear over-coat.

 
Outdoor fireplace area with hand painted accents

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I  faux painted this large fireplace to appear like aged stone with marble columns.
It was previously painted an industrial white. Now it has much needed character & looks just like stone.
the side columns were treated to a matching polished marble treatment.

      
Close-up         (notice the dark patina in all cracks & crevices to replicate age)

more on this project              

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Abstract plaster sculpture installed above fireplace

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 Aged  with subtle color enhancements. (was all white)
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