White Venetian Plaster Ideas For That Glossy Finish
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White Venetian Plaster Ideas To Give Your Space That Glossy Finish

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April 26, 2024 at 7:10 PM PST
Decorate White Venetian Plaster Ideas

White Venetian Plaster Ideas To Give Your Space That Glossy Finish

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April 26, 2024 at 7:10 PM PST

Venetian plaster enhances any home you walk into by adding gorgeous and unique detailing to the wall. If you’re looking for that glossy and marble-like finish that makes your home look elegant, white Venetian plaster is definitely the way to go.

Not only does Venetian plaster look nice, but it’s also highly durable. Because of its durability, it’s often used to patch up old buildings or surfaces. Venetian plaster is made up of three things, marble dust, water and limestone, which form it into a paste that hardens after it’s applied. The plaster ends up leaving a marble-like finish after it’s applied, turning the space into an elegant oasis.

The texture of Venetian plaster is what makes for an easy application. Think of spreading soft butter on a bagel, that’s what it feels like. Designers are opting to use Venetian plaster for a timeless look that makes your home look more expensive. The great thing about using this type of plaster is that it’s versatile. It can be used on practically any surface including wood, brick, stone and drywall. It can also be applied in multiple areas throughout the house like the kitchen, bedroom, bathroom, walls and ceilings or garage.

If you’re looking to use white Venetian plaster in your home, here are a few tips and ideas.

Pros and Cons of White Venetian Plaster

Here are the pros and cons of using white Venetian plaster. Pictured: A marble plaster wall

Like any type of plaster or home renovation project, there are pros and cons to everything. The great thing about using white Venetian plaster is that it’s very durable. It’s also more prone to sound absorption than materials like drywall. White plaster, you don’t have to repaint your walls and surfaces as much and it doesn’t scuff as easily as paint or drywall. In fact, most stains can be removed with a cloth and soap and water.

With white Venetian plaster being so durable, the only downside is that it’s harder to hang up pictures and wall art. Plaster is also more expensive than drywall or painting and requires more effort, so if you’re not familiar with it, it’s best to use a professional. Getting rid of Venetian plaster is also very difficult and labor intensive and requires professional help, as it can get quite messy.

Getting The Marble and Glossy Look

Here's how white Venetian plaster gives your home that glossy and marble luxe look. Pictured: White Venetian plaster in a bathroom

White Venetian plaster can give any surface in your home that expensive-looking marble and glossy look. If you’re looking to learn about the application of plaster, there are a few ways to go about it. For a very shiny look, install another layer or a finish coat of plaster for a unique look. This type of glossy look pairs well with beige and white furniture, along with textures and decor such as rugs, vases, baskets, coffee table books and more. You can also add a few pops of color to your decor to make the marble finish of the room stand out.

You can also opt to use plaster in certain focal points around your home, rather than using it on all the walls or in all of your spaces. Some people opt to only use plaster on the ceiling, or on two out of four walls in a room. If you’re more of an artsy decorator, you can use plaster on one wall in your living room and place a shelf with artwork and decor in front of it. This gives the space an elegant look while highlighting both the marble wall and the decor. You can also match certain decor to your plaster, using marble table decor and vases. The possibilities for interior design with white Venetian plaster are endless.



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