We offer a large variety of decorative plaster finishes expertly utilizing various lime, clay, and marble plasters. We can capture the look your space needs from old world to contemporary, including metallic and high-polished Venetian plasters.

Decorative Plaster Finishes

At Sylvia T. Designs, our team of experienced and highly skilled plasterers can help you achieve the decorative plaster look and feel you desire for your space.

We specialize in various lime and acrylic plaster techniques and products. This includes Venetian Plaster, Grassello, which can produce a striking mirror-like finish, and Marmorino, a semi-gloss lime plaster. We are also your New Orleans area experts for tadelakt plaster, which is a both a functional and beautiful plaster ideal for both wet and dry applications. Another of our specialties is clay plaster, perfect for absorbing sound and reflecting light.

These are all natural lime, clay, or marble-based plasters, which are non-toxic and eco-friendly. They are low or have no undesirable volatile organic compounds (VOCs).

These high-quality plasters are rich in warmness and depth. They are both modern and durable. However, they achieve the classic and elegant presentation of traditional plaster. These multi-sheen decorative plasters can be executed in a range of styles, from a rustic, old world style to a crisp metallic finish. We can create highly-textured finishes and numerous subtle plaster effects in virtually any space in your home or business.

If ever necessary, these plasters are easily patched and repaired, as well.

Some of the preferred brands we use and are well-versed in include Limestrong Paint and Plaster, Meoded Paint and Plaster, Limeworks US, and Modern Masters. We are specialists in color consultation, plaster repair and restoration, and matching existing plaster colors and textures.

Please have a look of some of our decorative plaster finishes and work in our Instagram feed and the gallery below…

Here’s a shot of a great current residential project in an Uptown, New Orleans historic home. We’re delivering a beautiful plaster finish on the fireplace wall in the master bedroom that is meant to be the centerpiece of the room. It’s a lime plaster application where we are giving it a distressed look by applying layers of lime wash (seen in the pic) to achieve the desired effect. In the end, the color will be lighter in appearance and the wall will have a stunning, flowing feel. It takes expert hands to get the timing and treatment just right to achieve the desired result!
 
Sylvia T Designs is the New Orleans area’s premier decorative arts firm. We’ve been honoring tradition and progress for over 25 years! Let us know how we can make your space a work of art!
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Here’s a shot of a great current residential project in an Uptown, New Orleans historic home. We’re delivering a beautiful plaster finish on the fireplace wall in the master bedroom that is meant to be the centerpiece of the room. It’s a lime plaster application where we are giving it a distressed look by applying layers of lime wash (seen in the pic) to achieve the desired effect. In the end, the color will be lighter in appearance and the wall will have a stunning, flowing feel. It takes expert hands to get the timing and treatment just right to achieve the desired result!
 
Sylvia T Designs is the New Orleans area’s premier decorative arts firm. We’ve been honoring tradition and progress for over 25 years! Let us know how we can make your space a work of art!
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We hope everyone had a very joyous and safe New Year’s! We’re excited for 2021 (aren’t we all?!?) and ready to make your space a work of art!
 
A feature wall or area can transform your residence or business. Grab visitors with your vision, your inspiration, or your brand! Here, we delivered an elegant reception area for a local dentist’s office. We expertly combined paint and plaster to create this flowing and striking reception desk and wall presentation. Thanks to our friend and interior designer. @clairelewisdesigns, for bringing us in on this great project! Click the link in our bio to learn more!
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We hope everyone had a very joyous and safe New Year’s! We’re excited for 2021 (aren’t we all?!?) and ready to make your space a work of art!
 
A feature wall or area can transform your residence or business. Grab visitors with your vision, your inspiration, or your brand! Here, we delivered an elegant reception area for a local dentist’s office. We expertly combined paint and plaster to create this flowing and striking reception desk and wall presentation. Thanks to our friend and interior designer. @clairelewisdesigns, for bringing us in on this great project! Click the link in our bio to learn more!
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Hey All – We just want to thank everyone for being a supporter of Sylvia T Designs over this past and challenging year! We hope you and yours have a safe and joyous holiday season!
 
We’re gearing up for next year and have some great things in store! Sylvia T Designs is the premier native New Orleans decorative arts firm – thanks to you! Let us know how we can make your space a work of art in 2021!
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Hey All – We just want to thank everyone for being a supporter of Sylvia T Designs over this past and challenging year! We hope you and yours have a safe and joyous holiday season!
 
We’re gearing up for next year and have some great things in store! Sylvia T Designs is the premier native New Orleans decorative arts firm – thanks to you! Let us know how we can make your space a work of art in 2021!
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Hey All! Check out our latest blog post on “Feature Walls.” We can help you create a striking look in your space that grabs attention! Whether it’s something inspirational in your home or conveying your brand in your business, feature walls and areas can be showstoppers! They can be decorative plaster finishes, murals, stencils, and more. Sylvia T Designs is your New Orleans and Gulf Coast area’s premier feature wall decorative artist. We’ll work with you to create something unique that showcases your vision, fits your budget, and makes a lasting impression! Just click the link in our bio…
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Hey All! Check out our latest blog post on “Feature Walls.” We can help you create a striking look in your space that grabs attention! Whether it’s something inspirational in your home or conveying your brand in your business, feature walls and areas can be showstoppers! They can be decorative plaster finishes, murals, stencils, and more. Sylvia T Designs is your New Orleans and Gulf Coast area’s premier feature wall decorative artist. We’ll work with you to create something unique that showcases your vision, fits your budget, and makes a lasting impression! Just click the link in our bio…
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Hey All! The craftswomen at Sylvia T Designs hope everyone here in the US had a joyful and safe Thanksgiving! We did! But, we’re back at it and ready to go on some great projects!
 
Sylvia T Designs is the New Orleans and Gulf Coast’s premier decorative arts firm with 25 years of experience helping deliver our clients’ vision. Whether it’s a large or small project, new construction or historic, commercial or residential, we honor tradition and progress on each and every job, each and every day! Let us know how we can make your space a work of art!
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Hey All! The craftswomen at Sylvia T Designs hope everyone here in the US had a joyful and safe Thanksgiving! We did! But, we’re back at it and ready to go on some great projects!
 
Sylvia T Designs is the New Orleans and Gulf Coast’s premier decorative arts firm with 25 years of experience helping deliver our clients’ vision. Whether it’s a large or small project, new construction or historic, commercial or residential, we honor tradition and progress on each and every job, each and every day! Let us know how we can make your space a work of art!
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Hey All! Here’s another look at the spectacular new construction residential dome project we shared recently. That last shot gave you a glimpse of the space – a striking grand foyer that boasts a 25-foot wide dome that rises some 7 feet! Here, we’re just starting to apply the final coat of this beautiful metallic plaster finish. It’s a striking, contemporary design that will serve as the centerpiece of the room! More soon!
 
Sylvia T Designs is the New Orleans area’s premier native decorative arts firm! Whether residential or commercial, new or historic construction, or a large or small project, let us know how we can make your space a work of art!
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Hey All! Here’s another look at the spectacular new construction residential dome project we shared recently. That last shot gave you a glimpse of the space – a striking grand foyer that boasts a 25-foot wide dome that rises some 7 feet! Here, we’re just starting to apply the final coat of this beautiful metallic plaster finish. It’s a striking, contemporary design that will serve as the centerpiece of the room! More soon!
 
Sylvia T Designs is the New Orleans area’s premier native decorative arts firm! Whether residential or commercial, new or historic construction, or a large or small project, let us know how we can make your space a work of art!
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Here’s a fun video that captures us at work on part of a terrific project! We’re applying a beautiful Marmorino plaster finish to a range hood in an Uptown New Orleans historic residence. It’s one of our deliverables for this special renovation project! Here, we are applying the first of two coats of this lime plaster and, then, you can see the finished product. We custom mixed the plaster to a spec’d color. As a lime plaster, it’s breathable and has no VOC’s. The look is light and airy and brings a fresh, contemporary feel to the kitchen. It takes great skill and experience to execute a finish like this – mixing and making a color match, applying the two coats at the right time, and more. For example, the final color is some 70-80% lighter when dry!
 
Sylvia T Designs is the premier native New Orleans decorative arts firm! Let us know how we can breathe new life into your kitchen (or anywhere!) and make your space a work of art!
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Here’s a fun video that captures us at work on part of a terrific project! We’re applying a beautiful Marmorino plaster finish to a range hood in an Uptown New Orleans historic residence. It’s one of our deliverables for this special renovation project! Here, we are applying the first of two coats of this lime plaster and, then, you can see the finished product. We custom mixed the plaster to a spec’d color. As a lime plaster, it’s breathable and has no VOC’s. The look is light and airy and brings a fresh, contemporary feel to the kitchen. It takes great skill and experience to execute a finish like this – mixing and making a color match, applying the two coats at the right time, and more. For example, the final color is some 70-80% lighter when dry!
 
Sylvia T Designs is the premier native New Orleans decorative arts firm! Let us know how we can breathe new life into your kitchen (or anywhere!) and make your space a work of art!
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Here’s the finished product of something we shared in-progress a while back. It’s the feature wall in the living room of this new residential construction project in the Lakeview neighborhood of New Orleans! We delivered a beautiful high-gloss Venetian plaster finish. It is lime plaster, which means that it is breathable, has no VOC’s, and is durable. We did a custom plaster mix to match the spec color needed to achieve the right appearance. This gorgeous plaster finish compliments the contemporary design of the graphic brass inlays – a pattern created by our friend and the project’s interior designer, Chad Graci of Graci Interiors.
 
Sylvia T Designs is the premier New Orleans decorative arts firm with over 25 years of experience! Let us know how we can make your space a work of art!
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Here’s the finished product of something we shared in-progress a while back. It’s the feature wall in the living room of this new residential construction project in the Lakeview neighborhood of New Orleans! We delivered a beautiful high-gloss Venetian plaster finish. It is lime plaster, which means that it is breathable, has no VOC’s, and is durable. We did a custom plaster mix to match the spec color needed to achieve the right appearance. This gorgeous plaster finish compliments the contemporary design of the graphic brass inlays – a pattern created by our friend and the project’s interior designer, Chad Graci of Graci Interiors.
 
Sylvia T Designs is the premier New Orleans decorative arts firm with over 25 years of experience! Let us know how we can make your space a work of art!
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We can’t wait to get started on this new residential construction project in Kenner! We will be delivering a gorgeous metallic plaster finish to the 25-foot diameter dome and 7-foot rise in this spectacular house’s grand foyer. We will also be applying a dynamic finish to the upcoming iron railings on the dramatic stairwell, too! Stay tuned for more!
 
Sylvia T Designs is the New Orleans area’s premier native decorative arts firm! Whether residential or commercial, new or historic construction, or a large or small project, let us know how we can make your space a work of art!
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We can’t wait to get started on this new residential construction project in Kenner! We will be delivering a gorgeous metallic plaster finish to the 25-foot diameter dome and 7-foot rise in this spectacular house’s grand foyer. We will also be applying a dynamic finish to the upcoming iron railings on the dramatic stairwell, too! Stay tuned for more!
 
Sylvia T Designs is the New Orleans area’s premier native decorative arts firm! Whether residential or commercial, new or historic construction, or a large or small project, let us know how we can make your space a work of art!
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Here’s a shot of our latest Marmorino plaster application. It brings a beautiful light and airy feel to this residential pool house in the Lakeview neighborhood of New Orleans. It’s a contemporary look that goes great with the natural light that pours in through the large glass doors looking out to the pool area. As it is a lime plaster, it is a great choice for use in a humid environment like a southeast Louisiana pool house!
 
Sylvia T Design’s is the premier native New Orleans decorative arts firm and the region’s decorative lime plaster expert! Let us know how we can make your space a work of art!
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Here’s a shot of our latest Marmorino plaster application. It brings a beautiful light and airy feel to this residential pool house in the Lakeview neighborhood of New Orleans. It’s a contemporary look that goes great with the natural light that pours in through the large glass doors looking out to the pool area. As it is a lime plaster, it is a great choice for use in a humid environment like a southeast Louisiana pool house!
 
Sylvia T Design’s is the premier native New Orleans decorative arts firm and the region’s decorative lime plaster expert! Let us know how we can make your space a work of art!
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If you regularly follow us, you already know how much we love tadelakt plaster! It’s a special process utilizing a distinct Moroccan lime plaster technique. Not only is it beautiful, boasting great depth and organic movement, it’s also very practical! It can be used in both wet and dry spaces making it ideal for something like an all-over bathroom application – in the shower, the sink, the walls, the ceiling – the whole thing! It’s also great for other stuff such as pool houses, backsplashes, outdoor kitchens, and more.
 
In this shot, you can see a wet application in a New Orleans residential bathroom. It’s part of several elements we’re delivering on this historic renovation project. Check out the delicate lavender shades and flowing look! It takes a skilled artisan to deliver both an aesthetically pleasing and also highly functional tadelakt finish! Sylvia T Designs is the region’s one and only tadelakt expert. Learn more about this special plaster and how it might just be what you’re looking for to make your space a work of art! Just click the link in our bio…
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If you regularly follow us, you already know how much we love tadelakt plaster! It’s a special process utilizing a distinct Moroccan lime plaster technique. Not only is it beautiful, boasting great depth and organic movement, it’s also very practical! It can be used in both wet and dry spaces making it ideal for something like an all-over bathroom application – in the shower, the sink, the walls, the ceiling – the whole thing! It’s also great for other stuff such as pool houses, backsplashes, outdoor kitchens, and more.
 
In this shot, you can see a wet application in a New Orleans residential bathroom. It’s part of several elements we’re delivering on this historic renovation project. Check out the delicate lavender shades and flowing look! It takes a skilled artisan to deliver both an aesthetically pleasing and also highly functional tadelakt finish! Sylvia T Designs is the region’s one and only tadelakt expert. Learn more about this special plaster and how it might just be what you’re looking for to make your space a work of art! Just click the link in our bio…
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Following on from our last post (please see our profile!), here's a look at the finished product with this component of the job. We delivered a terrific lime plaster finish in this mid-19th century Uptown New Orleans residence. It boasts a traditional Creole color scheme that was made to look aged and distressed by utilizing layers of limewash. We custom tinted the plaster and the limewash to achieve this striking and deeply "NOLA look." From the previous post, you can see how the colors lighten when things are dry. You can also see more of the foyer's scale as the image is reflected in the cool antique mirror! It takes a great deal of skill, patience, and good old fashioned elbow grease to make a finish like this happen!

Sylvia T Designs is the New Orleans area's premier native decorative arts firm honoring tradition and progress on every job, every single day. Whether you're looking for a look that is traditional, contemporary, or something in-between, we can make your space a work of art!
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Following on from our last post (please see our profile!), here's a look at the finished product with this component of the job. We delivered a terrific lime plaster finish in this mid-19th century Uptown New Orleans residence. It boasts a traditional Creole color scheme that was made to look aged and distressed by utilizing layers of limewash. We custom tinted the plaster and the limewash to achieve this striking and deeply "NOLA look." From the previous post, you can see how the colors lighten when things are dry. You can also see more of the foyer's scale as the image is reflected in the cool antique mirror! It takes a great deal of skill, patience, and good old fashioned elbow grease to make a finish like this happen!

Sylvia T Designs is the New Orleans area's premier native decorative arts firm honoring tradition and progress on every job, every single day. Whether you're looking for a look that is traditional, contemporary, or something in-between, we can make your space a work of art!
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Here's a bit from our current residential renovation in this Uptown New Orleans mid-19th century home. This is in the foyer. It's lime plaster in a traditional Creole color scheme. Here, the second coat of limewash glaze is being applied to distress the plaster and give it the desired aged look. Seems dark? Don't worry! When it's dry and everything said and done, it will be around 70% lighter (stay tuned)! We custom tinted the limewash with pure powder pigments. Timing and product expertise is critical in an application such as this!

Sylvia T Designs is the New Orleans area's premier native decorative arts firm and decorative lime plaster specialist. We honor tradition and progress on every job and every single day! Let us know how we can make your space a work of art!
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Here's a bit from our current residential renovation in this Uptown New Orleans mid-19th century home. This is in the foyer. It's lime plaster in a traditional Creole color scheme. Here, the second coat of limewash glaze is being applied to distress the plaster and give it the desired aged look. Seems dark? Don't worry! When it's dry and everything said and done, it will be around 70% lighter (stay tuned)! We custom tinted the limewash with pure powder pigments. Timing and product expertise is critical in an application such as this!

Sylvia T Designs is the New Orleans area's premier native decorative arts firm and decorative lime plaster specialist. We honor tradition and progress on every job and every single day! Let us know how we can make your space a work of art!
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At Sylvia T Designs, the New Orleans area’s premier native decorative arts firm, we honor tradition and progress on each of our projects. It is a privilege to work in these spaces – whether it’s somewhere historic or somewhere new, commercial or residential, a large job or small. For 25 years, we have sought to bring this mindfulness to everything we do. Here, team member Jess takes a moment to reflect on this terrific tadelakt plaster finish from a residential bathroom in the Bywater. It’s one element we are delivering for this special historical renovation and restoration project.
 
We’re big fans of tadelakt and we are the region’s only expert in this traditional Moroccan plaster technique, ideal for both wet and dry applications. It’s a lime plaster that takes skill, timing, expertise, and a particular thoughtfulness that is right in keeping with what we do at Sylvia T Designs! Let us know how we can make your space a work of art!
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#yourspaceasaworkofart #honoringtraditionandprogress #artisan #craftsman #craftsmanship #craftsperson #craftswoman #decorativeartist #fauxfinish #artist #designer #interiordesigner #interiordesign #interiors #tadelakt #limeplaster #indoorplaster #outdoorplaster #plasterfinish #plaster #plastering #wallfinish #bathroom #residential #renovation #restoration #nola #neworleans #nolaarchitecture #bywater

At Sylvia T Designs, the New Orleans area’s premier native decorative arts firm, we honor tradition and progress on each of our projects. It is a privilege to work in these spaces – whether it’s somewhere historic or somewhere new, commercial or residential, a large job or small. For 25 years, we have sought to bring this mindfulness to everything we do. Here, team member Jess takes a moment to reflect on this terrific tadelakt plaster finish from a residential bathroom in the Bywater. It’s one element we are delivering for this special historical renovation and restoration project.
 
We’re big fans of tadelakt and we are the region’s only expert in this traditional Moroccan plaster technique, ideal for both wet and dry applications. It’s a lime plaster that takes skill, timing, expertise, and a particular thoughtfulness that is right in keeping with what we do at Sylvia T Designs! Let us know how we can make your space a work of art!
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#yourspaceasaworkofart #honoringtraditionandprogress #artisan #craftsman #craftsmanship #craftsperson #craftswoman #decorativeartist #fauxfinish #artist #designer #interiordesigner #interiordesign #interiors #tadelakt #limeplaster #indoorplaster #outdoorplaster #plasterfinish #plaster #plastering #wallfinish #bathroom #residential #renovation #restoration #nola #neworleans #nolaarchitecture #bywater
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Here’s a terrific recent example showing both the functionality and beauty of our tadelakt plaster work! We applied the plaster all over the bathroom of a residential pool house in the Lakeview area of New Orleans. It’s both the wet application (shower walls and floor) and the dry application (bathroom walls and the entire ceiling.) Each application requires a different approach, utilizing a different number of coats. It also takes skilled and disciplined timing to ensure the wet application is water and mold resistant as well as making sure both applications match, looking seamless across the entire space. The natural, organic, and silky look of the plaster compliments the reclaimed wood features of the bathroom.
 
Sylvia T Designs in the New Orleans and gulf coast region’s tadelakt expert. Let us know how we can make your space a work of art!
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Here’s a terrific recent example showing both the functionality and beauty of our tadelakt plaster work! We applied the plaster all over the bathroom of a residential pool house in the Lakeview area of New Orleans. It’s both the wet application (shower walls and floor) and the dry application (bathroom walls and the entire ceiling.) Each application requires a different approach, utilizing a different number of coats. It also takes skilled and disciplined timing to ensure the wet application is water and mold resistant as well as making sure both applications match, looking seamless across the entire space. The natural, organic, and silky look of the plaster compliments the reclaimed wood features of the bathroom.
 
Sylvia T Designs in the New Orleans and gulf coast region’s tadelakt expert. Let us know how we can make your space a work of art!
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Remember the tadelakt plaster application we mentioned in our last post? Well, here is a wider shot of the featured archway skylight in the master bathroom. We’re doing a wet application of this special plaster in the shower and a dry application, pictured here as we add the final coat (two stories up!), on the ceilings and in the archway. Tadelakt is ideal for many uses – showers, all around in the bathroom, pool houses, back splashes, outdoor kitchens, and much more. It’s not only a functional plaster (water and mold resistant) but, in the right artisan’s hands, it can be beautiful, demonstrating deeply organic looks and beautiful motion.
 
Sylvia T Designs is the region’s tadelakt expert! Drop us a line and let’s talk about whether this traditional Moroccan plaster is the right choice to make your space a (functional and beautiful) work of art!
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#yourspaceasaworkofart #honoringtraditionandprogress #artisan #craftsman #craftsmanship #craftsperson #craftswoman #decorativeartist #fauxfinish #artist #designer #interiordesigner #interiordesign #interiors #tadelakt #limeplaster #indoorplaster #outdoorplaster #plasterfinish #plaster #plastering #wallfinish #bathroom  #bathroomfinish #residential #remodel #nola #neworleans #nolaarchitecture #batonrouge

Remember the tadelakt plaster application we mentioned in our last post? Well, here is a wider shot of the featured archway skylight in the master bathroom. We’re doing a wet application of this special plaster in the shower and a dry application, pictured here as we add the final coat (two stories up!), on the ceilings and in the archway. Tadelakt is ideal for many uses – showers, all around in the bathroom, pool houses, back splashes, outdoor kitchens, and much more. It’s not only a functional plaster (water and mold resistant) but, in the right artisan’s hands, it can be beautiful, demonstrating deeply organic looks and beautiful motion.
 
Sylvia T Designs is the region’s tadelakt expert! Drop us a line and let’s talk about whether this traditional Moroccan plaster is the right choice to make your space a (functional and beautiful) work of art!
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More from our exciting Baton Rouge residential renovation project! Here, we’re applying tadelakt plaster in this show-piece master bathroom. Tadelakt is a traditional Moroccan plaster that is both functional and decorative, ideal for both wet and dry application. It is water and mold resistant (wait until you see the shower!) It’s terrific for all-over use, such as here in the featured archway skylight. Our use of this special lime plaster on the ceiling, in the archway, and in the shower ties the whole bathroom together. More soon…
 
Sylvia T Designs is the region’s tadelakt expert. Let talk tadelakt and let us know how we can make your space a work of art!
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#yourspaceasaworkofart #honoringtraditionandprogress #artisan #craftsman #craftsmanship #craftsperson #craftswoman #decorativeartist #fauxfinish #artist #designer #interiordesigner #interiordesign #interiors #tadelakt #limeplaster #indoorplaster #outdoorplaster #plasterfinish #plaster #plastering #wallfinish #bathroom  #bathroomfinish #residential #remodel #nola #neworleans #nolaarchitecture #batonrouge

More from our exciting Baton Rouge residential renovation project! Here, we’re applying tadelakt plaster in this show-piece master bathroom. Tadelakt is a traditional Moroccan plaster that is both functional and decorative, ideal for both wet and dry application. It is water and mold resistant (wait until you see the shower!) It’s terrific for all-over use, such as here in the featured archway skylight. Our use of this special lime plaster on the ceiling, in the archway, and in the shower ties the whole bathroom together. More soon…
 
Sylvia T Designs is the region’s tadelakt expert. Let talk tadelakt and let us know how we can make your space a work of art!
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#yourspaceasaworkofart #honoringtraditionandprogress #artisan #craftsman #craftsmanship #craftsperson #craftswoman #decorativeartist #fauxfinish #artist #designer #interiordesigner #interiordesign #interiors #tadelakt #limeplaster #indoorplaster #outdoorplaster #plasterfinish #plaster #plastering #wallfinish #bathroom  #bathroomfinish #residential #remodel #nola #neworleans #nolaarchitecture #batonrouge
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Tadelakt is the lime plaster you should know! It is ideal for both wet and dry applications – showers, bathrooms, backsplashes, outdoor kitchens, and much more. But, this traditional Moroccan plaster takes a great deal of skill to deliver – ensuring that it is both functional (water repellant) and beautiful. Timing in the multi-coat process is critical. It takes the hands of a true artisan to execute this special plaster finish. Here, you can see our finished basecoat for a wet application in a shower – a heavy aggregate plaster that must be properly compressed and smoothed at the right time, not too wet or too dry. This gives us the proper texture needed to setup the multiple coats of tadelakt that then create a beautiful, organic looking plaster finish. One that will transform your space into a (functional) work of art!
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#yourspaceasaworkofart #honoringtraditionandprogress #artisan #craftsman #craftsmanship #craftsperson #craftswoman #decorativeartist #fauxfinish #artist #designer #interiordesigner #interiordesign #interiors #tadelakt #limeplaster #indoorplaster #outdoorplaster #plasterfinish #plaster #plastering #wallfinish #bathroom  #bathroomfinish #residential #remodel #nola #neworleans #nolaarchitecture #batonrouge

Tadelakt is the lime plaster you should know! It is ideal for both wet and dry applications – showers, bathrooms, backsplashes, outdoor kitchens, and much more. But, this traditional Moroccan plaster takes a great deal of skill to deliver – ensuring that it is both functional (water repellant) and beautiful. Timing in the multi-coat process is critical. It takes the hands of a true artisan to execute this special plaster finish. Here, you can see our finished basecoat for a wet application in a shower – a heavy aggregate plaster that must be properly compressed and smoothed at the right time, not too wet or too dry. This gives us the proper texture needed to setup the multiple coats of tadelakt that then create a beautiful, organic looking plaster finish. One that will transform your space into a (functional) work of art!
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#yourspaceasaworkofart #honoringtraditionandprogress #artisan #craftsman #craftsmanship #craftsperson #craftswoman #decorativeartist #fauxfinish #artist #designer #interiordesigner #interiordesign #interiors #tadelakt #limeplaster #indoorplaster #outdoorplaster #plasterfinish #plaster #plastering #wallfinish #bathroom  #bathroomfinish #residential #remodel #nola #neworleans #nolaarchitecture #batonrouge
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Here’s more from our incredible residential renovation and restoration project in the Bywater of New Orleans. This is one of the bedrooms. Our clients and the interior designer (shout-out to @sararuffincostello) wanted to continue with the overall look of the entire space, making you feel as if you’ve walked back in time when you enter. The look is aged and it’s as if to show years of plaster and color. We’ve achieved this by delivering a lime plaster application with multiple layers of lime wash. You can see the striking depth of the finish. Also, note the faded and aged border we created at the top of the wall adjacent to the ceiling. Sylvia T Designs is the New Orleans area’s premier native decorative arts firm and experts in decorative lime plaster finishes! Let us know how we can make your space a work of art!
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#yourspaceasaworkofart #honoringtraditionandprogress #artisan #craftsman #craftsmanship #craftsperson #craftswoman #decorativeartist #fauxfinisher #fauxfinish #artist #interiordesigner #interiordesign #plaster #plasterfinish #plasterfinishes #limeplaster #nola #neworleanshistory #showmeyournola #handpainted #residential #renovation #restoration #historicpreservation #neworleanspreservation #nolarchitecture #preservenola #NewOrleans #Bywater

Here’s more from our incredible residential renovation and restoration project in the Bywater of New Orleans. This is one of the bedrooms. Our clients and the interior designer (shout-out to @sararuffincostello) wanted to continue with the overall look of the entire space, making you feel as if you’ve walked back in time when you enter. The look is aged and it’s as if to show years of plaster and color. We’ve achieved this by delivering a lime plaster application with multiple layers of lime wash. You can see the striking depth of the finish. Also, note the faded and aged border we created at the top of the wall adjacent to the ceiling. Sylvia T Designs is the New Orleans area’s premier native decorative arts firm and experts in decorative lime plaster finishes! Let us know how we can make your space a work of art!
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#yourspaceasaworkofart #honoringtraditionandprogress #artisan #craftsman #craftsmanship #craftsperson #craftswoman #decorativeartist #fauxfinisher #fauxfinish #artist #interiordesigner #interiordesign #plaster #plasterfinish #plasterfinishes #limeplaster #nola #neworleanshistory #showmeyournola #handpainted #residential #renovation #restoration #historicpreservation #neworleanspreservation #nolarchitecture #preservenola #NewOrleans #Bywater
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We’re loving our current historic residential renovation and restoration project in the Bywater of NOLA! Here, in one of the bathrooms, we’re doing a gorgeous and durable tadelakt plaster finish on the walls, ceiling, and in the shower. That’s right! This traditional Moroccan plaster is not only beautiful (check out the light lavender shading – the picture doesn’t do it justice – believe us!), it’s also water repellant and mold resistant. It works great in both wet and dry applications – showers, pool houses, backsplashes, outdoor kitchens, you name it! It delivers an organic, silky look with remarkable depth. Sylvia T Designs is the premier native New Orleans decorative arts firm and the region’s only expert in tadelakt! We would be happy to chat with you about how this unique and trending plaster can make your space a work of art!
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#yourspaceasaworkofart #honoringtraditionandprogress #artisan #craftsman #craftsmanship #craftsperson #craftswoman #decorativeartist #fauxfinish #artist #interiordesigner #interiordesign #plaster #plasterfinish #plasterfinishes #decorativeplaster #tadelakt #limeplaster #nola #neworleanshistory #handpainted #residential #renovation #restoration #historicpreservation #neworleanspreservation #nolarchitecture #preservenola #NewOrleans #Bywater

We’re loving our current historic residential renovation and restoration project in the Bywater of NOLA! Here, in one of the bathrooms, we’re doing a gorgeous and durable tadelakt plaster finish on the walls, ceiling, and in the shower. That’s right! This traditional Moroccan plaster is not only beautiful (check out the light lavender shading – the picture doesn’t do it justice – believe us!), it’s also water repellant and mold resistant. It works great in both wet and dry applications – showers, pool houses, backsplashes, outdoor kitchens, you name it! It delivers an organic, silky look with remarkable depth. Sylvia T Designs is the premier native New Orleans decorative arts firm and the region’s only expert in tadelakt! We would be happy to chat with you about how this unique and trending plaster can make your space a work of art!
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#yourspaceasaworkofart #honoringtraditionandprogress #artisan #craftsman #craftsmanship #craftsperson #craftswoman #decorativeartist #fauxfinish #artist #interiordesigner #interiordesign #plaster #plasterfinish #plasterfinishes #decorativeplaster #tadelakt #limeplaster #nola #neworleanshistory #handpainted #residential #renovation #restoration #historicpreservation #neworleanspreservation #nolarchitecture #preservenola #NewOrleans #Bywater
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Here’s a recent look at our current historic residential renovation and restoration project in the Bywater. It’s a great space that when completed will be spectacular. When you walk into the space it will seem like a walk back in time! In this part of the project, we’re delivering a Marmorino plaster application in one of the bedrooms. We are distressing the walls to create an aged look. In this shot, we are executing that part of the work by applying layers of lime wash glazes. Expertise is needed to properly handle these specialized products and manage the delicate timing needed for success! Sylvia T Designs is the premier native New Orleans decorative arts firm. Let us know how we can make your space a work of art!
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#yourspaceasaworkofart #honoringtraditionandprogress #artisan #craftsman #craftsmanship #craftsperson #craftswoman #decorativeartist #fauxfinisher #fauxfinish #artist #interiordesigner #interiordesign #plaster #plasterfinish #plasterfinishes #limeplaster #nola #neworleanshistory #marmorino #handpainted #residential #renovation #restoration #historicpreservation #neworleanspreservation #nolarchitecture #preservenola #nolaphotoguild #Bywater

Here’s a recent look at our current historic residential renovation and restoration project in the Bywater. It’s a great space that when completed will be spectacular. When you walk into the space it will seem like a walk back in time! In this part of the project, we’re delivering a Marmorino plaster application in one of the bedrooms. We are distressing the walls to create an aged look. In this shot, we are executing that part of the work by applying layers of lime wash glazes. Expertise is needed to properly handle these specialized products and manage the delicate timing needed for success! Sylvia T Designs is the premier native New Orleans decorative arts firm. Let us know how we can make your space a work of art!
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#yourspaceasaworkofart #honoringtraditionandprogress #artisan #craftsman #craftsmanship #craftsperson #craftswoman #decorativeartist #fauxfinisher #fauxfinish #artist #interiordesigner #interiordesign #plaster #plasterfinish #plasterfinishes #limeplaster #nola #neworleanshistory #marmorino #handpainted #residential #renovation #restoration #historicpreservation #neworleanspreservation #nolarchitecture #preservenola #nolaphotoguild #Bywater
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One more shot from our striking French Quarter Creole Cottage project! Here you can see the lustrous gold leaf ceiling in the billiard room. You can also see our “dragged” plaster finish on the walls, blending the plaster and gold pigment. Both the natural light in the room and the finish of the walls shimmer off the gold leaf ceiling. We did a complementary, lighter finish in the adjacent parlor (see our previous post) and also gold leafed the ceiling there. The end result is a dramatic and impressive space. To see more on this project, click the link in our bio. As New Orleans’ premier native decorative arts firm, we can help you make your space a work of art!
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#yourspaceasaworkofart #honoringtraditionandprogress #artisan #craftsman #craftsmanship #craftsperson #craftswoman #decorativeartist #fauxfinish #artist #designer #interiordesigner #interiordesign #nola #frenchquarter #neworleans #itsyournola #nolaphotoguild #showmeyournola #renovation #restoration #historicpreservation #neworleanspreservation #preservenola #plasterfinish #plaster #plasterrestoration #interiors #goldleaf #gilding

One more shot from our striking French Quarter Creole Cottage project! Here you can see the lustrous gold leaf ceiling in the billiard room. You can also see our “dragged” plaster finish on the walls, blending the plaster and gold pigment. Both the natural light in the room and the finish of the walls shimmer off the gold leaf ceiling. We did a complementary, lighter finish in the adjacent parlor (see our previous post) and also gold leafed the ceiling there. The end result is a dramatic and impressive space. To see more on this project, click the link in our bio. As New Orleans’ premier native decorative arts firm, we can help you make your space a work of art!
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#yourspaceasaworkofart #honoringtraditionandprogress #artisan #craftsman #craftsmanship #craftsperson #craftswoman #decorativeartist #fauxfinish #artist #designer #interiordesigner #interiordesign #nola #frenchquarter #neworleans #itsyournola #nolaphotoguild #showmeyournola #renovation #restoration #historicpreservation #neworleanspreservation #preservenola #plasterfinish #plaster #plasterrestoration #interiors #goldleaf #gilding
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Here’s a look at the lighter, yet still very dramatic finish in the parlor we delivered for our clients in their French Quarter Creole Cottage. The natural light reflects off the finish and gold leaf ceiling. This is a “dragged” plaster finish that blends and reveals the gold pigments used in the walls. To see more of this project and its story, click the link in our bio! Sylvia T Designs is the New Orleans area’s premier native decorative arts firm. From traditional looks to entirely modern, let us know how we can make your space a work of art!
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#yourspaceasaworkofart #honoringtraditionandprogress #artisan #craftsman #craftsmanship #craftsperson #craftswoman #decorativeartist #fauxfinish #artist #designer #interiordesigner #interiordesign #nola #frenchquarter #neworleans #itsyournola #nolaphotoguild #showmeyournola #renovation #restoration #historicpreservation #neworleanspreservation #preservenola #plasterfinish #plaster #plasterrestoration #interiors #goldleaf #gilding

Here’s a look at the lighter, yet still very dramatic finish in the parlor we delivered for our clients in their French Quarter Creole Cottage. The natural light reflects off the finish and gold leaf ceiling. This is a “dragged” plaster finish that blends and reveals the gold pigments used in the walls. To see more of this project and its story, click the link in our bio! Sylvia T Designs is the New Orleans area’s premier native decorative arts firm. From traditional looks to entirely modern, let us know how we can make your space a work of art!
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It’s always a thrill and honor to look back in time through these old walls! It reminds us of a big reason of why we do what we do - #honoringtraditionandprogress. Then, the hard work begins of lovingly restoring them and working our artistry and craft in these special spaces! To see more on this terrific project in an historic French Quarter Creole Cottage, click the link in our bio!
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#yourspaceasaworkofart #artisan #craftsman #craftsmanship #craftsperson #craftswoman #decorativeartist #fauxfinish #artist #designer #interiordesigner #interiordesign #nola #frenchquarter #neworleans #itsyournola #nolaphotoguild #showmeyournola #renovation #restoration #historicpreservation #neworleanspreservation #preservenola #plasterfinish #plaster #plasterrestoration #interiors #goldleaf #gilding

It’s always a thrill and honor to look back in time through these old walls! It reminds us of a big reason of why we do what we do - #honoringtraditionandprogress. Then, the hard work begins of lovingly restoring them and working our artistry and craft in these special spaces! To see more on this terrific project in an historic French Quarter Creole Cottage, click the link in our bio!
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We’re so happy to share this project with you that we completed not-too-long ago in the French Quarter of New Orleans! We created some dramatic finishes and gold leaf ceilings in this historic Creole Cottage. The owners wanted a dramatic look and we delivered! To see much more on the project, the finishes, early project pictures, and more, just click the link in our bio! As NOLA’s premier native decorative arts firm, we’re versed in looks that range from the deeply traditional to the truly contemporary. We use the latest products (including water-based, low VOC plasters) and techniques, yet always honor the past in our work. Let us know how we can make your space a work of art!

Special shout-out to Paul Costello Photography for the finished project shots!
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We’re so happy to share this project with you that we completed not-too-long ago in the French Quarter of New Orleans! We created some dramatic finishes and gold leaf ceilings in this historic Creole Cottage. The owners wanted a dramatic look and we delivered! To see much more on the project, the finishes, early project pictures, and more, just click the link in our bio! As NOLA’s premier native decorative arts firm, we’re versed in looks that range from the deeply traditional to the truly contemporary. We use the latest products (including water-based, low VOC plasters) and techniques, yet always honor the past in our work. Let us know how we can make your space a work of art!

Special shout-out to Paul Costello Photography for the finished project shots!
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It’s always exciting to get fully underway on a new job! The walls are “blank canvasses” that will transform into our clients’ vision and something beautiful! Here, we’re rolling up our sleeves on a terrific residential renovation project in the Bywater of New Orleans on Royal St. We will be delivering numerous elements for the project. Stay tuned! Overall, the owners and designer (always a pleasure to work with @sararuffincostello) are seeking traditional plaster looks. That’s one of our calling cards here at Sylvia T Designs! Let us know how we can make your space a work of art!
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#yourspaceasaworkofart #honoringtraditionandprogress #artisan #craftsman #craftsmanship #craftsperson #craftswoman #decorativeartist #fauxfinisher #fauxfinish #artist #interiordesigner #interiordesign #plaster #plasterfinish #plasterfinishes #limeplaster #nola #neworleanshistory #showmeyournola #handpainted #residential #renovation #restoration #historicpreservation #neworleanspreservation #nolarchitecture #preservenola #NewOrleans #Bywater

It’s always exciting to get fully underway on a new job! The walls are “blank canvasses” that will transform into our clients’ vision and something beautiful! Here, we’re rolling up our sleeves on a terrific residential renovation project in the Bywater of New Orleans on Royal St. We will be delivering numerous elements for the project. Stay tuned! Overall, the owners and designer (always a pleasure to work with @sararuffincostello) are seeking traditional plaster looks. That’s one of our calling cards here at Sylvia T Designs! Let us know how we can make your space a work of art!
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#yourspaceasaworkofart #honoringtraditionandprogress #artisan #craftsman #craftsmanship #craftsperson #craftswoman #decorativeartist #fauxfinisher #fauxfinish #artist #interiordesigner #interiordesign #plaster #plasterfinish #plasterfinishes #limeplaster #nola #neworleanshistory #showmeyournola #handpainted #residential #renovation #restoration #historicpreservation #neworleanspreservation #nolarchitecture #preservenola #NewOrleans #Bywater
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Here is a sample of a finish we will be executing in a terrific Uptown New Orleans residential renovation project. This will be done in the entry hall. The owners of this historic home want to remain true to traditional looks. We’ve created this gorgeous lime plaster finish with limewash in true-to-the-era color tones – “peachy-pink” – that looks aged and will seem as if it has been there for decades. Much more from this project, including other spaces in the home, coming soon! As New Orleans' premier native decorative arts firm, projects like this are in our DNA! Let us know how we can make your space a work of art!
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#yourspaceasaworkofart #honoringtraditionandprogress #artisan #craftsman #craftsmanship #craftsperson #craftswoman #decorativeartist #fauxfinisher #fauxfinish #artist #interiordesigner #interiordesign #nola #neworleanshistory #showmeyournola #handpainted #limeplaster #plasterfinish #historicrestoration #plaster #architecture #residential #renovation #restoration #historicpreservation #neworleanspreservation #nolarchitecture #preservenola #NewOrleans

Here is a sample of a finish we will be executing in a terrific Uptown New Orleans residential renovation project. This will be done in the entry hall. The owners of this historic home want to remain true to traditional looks. We’ve created this gorgeous lime plaster finish with limewash in true-to-the-era color tones – “peachy-pink” – that looks aged and will seem as if it has been there for decades. Much more from this project, including other spaces in the home, coming soon! As New Orleans' premier native decorative arts firm, projects like this are in our DNA! Let us know how we can make your space a work of art!
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#yourspaceasaworkofart #honoringtraditionandprogress #artisan #craftsman #craftsmanship #craftsperson #craftswoman #decorativeartist #fauxfinisher #fauxfinish #artist #interiordesigner #interiordesign #nola #neworleanshistory #showmeyournola #handpainted #limeplaster #plasterfinish #historicrestoration #plaster #architecture #residential #renovation #restoration #historicpreservation #neworleanspreservation #nolarchitecture #preservenola #NewOrleans
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Talk about social distancing… We’re always following all CDC and governmental guidelines on the job – especially, when we’re two floors up! Getting started on this feature wall that will boast our beautiful Venetian plaster application around these striking brass inlays! More soon!
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#YourSpaceAsAWorkofArt #HonoringTraditionandProgress #artisan #craftsman #craftsmanship #craftsperson #craftswoman #decorativeartist #fauxfinisher #artist #designer #interiors #interiordesigner #interiordesign #nola #neworleans #itsyournola #nolarchitecture #plaster #venetianplaster #limeplaster #plasterfinish #contemporarydesign #architecture #modernhome #dreamkitchen #kitchendesign #houseenvy #renovation

Talk about social distancing… We’re always following all CDC and governmental guidelines on the job – especially, when we’re two floors up! Getting started on this feature wall that will boast our beautiful Venetian plaster application around these striking brass inlays! More soon!
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#YourSpaceAsAWorkofArt #HonoringTraditionandProgress #artisan #craftsman #craftsmanship #craftsperson #craftswoman #decorativeartist #fauxfinisher #artist #designer #interiors #interiordesigner #interiordesign #nola #neworleans #itsyournola #nolarchitecture #plaster #venetianplaster #limeplaster #plasterfinish #contemporarydesign #architecture #modernhome #dreamkitchen #kitchendesign #houseenvy #renovation
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Here’s another shot of our recent favorite bathroom project! It’s a shower featuring tadelakt plaster! Tadelakt is a functional, yet beautiful and natural looking lime plaster that works great in both wet and dry applications. In a wet application space, like a shower, it is critical to use the right combination of both products and techniques. At Sylvia T Designs, we’re your New Orleans area plaster specialist with the right expertise to help you realize your tadelakt dreams! It’s ideal for both interior and exterior spaces. Drop us a line, we’d be happy to chat about this wonderfully versatile plaster and how it might be the right approach to make your space a work of art!
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#yourspaceasaworkofart #honoringtraditionandprogress #artisan #craftsman #craftsmanship #craftsperson #craftswoman #decorativeartist #fauxfinish #fauxfinisher #artist #designer #interiordesigner #interiordesign #interiors #tadelakt #limeplaster #indoorplaster #outdoorplaster #plasterfinish #plaster #plastering #wallfinish #bathroom  #bathroomfinish #residential #remodel #nola #neworleans #nolaarchitecture

Here’s another shot of our recent favorite bathroom project! It’s a shower featuring tadelakt plaster! Tadelakt is a functional, yet beautiful and natural looking lime plaster that works great in both wet and dry applications. In a wet application space, like a shower, it is critical to use the right combination of both products and techniques. At Sylvia T Designs, we’re your New Orleans area plaster specialist with the right expertise to help you realize your tadelakt dreams! It’s ideal for both interior and exterior spaces. Drop us a line, we’d be happy to chat about this wonderfully versatile plaster and how it might be the right approach to make your space a work of art!
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#yourspaceasaworkofart #honoringtraditionandprogress #artisan #craftsman #craftsmanship #craftsperson #craftswoman #decorativeartist #fauxfinish #fauxfinisher #artist #designer #interiordesigner #interiordesign #interiors #tadelakt #limeplaster #indoorplaster #outdoorplaster #plasterfinish #plaster #plastering #wallfinish #bathroom  #bathroomfinish #residential #remodel #nola #neworleans #nolaarchitecture
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