Residential Painting

Stenciling in Parkland, FL

Stenciling is back!  Artistic Finishes recently had the opportunity to design and finish a bedroom ceiling in Parkland. We started with a stencil design the client really liked and calculated the size of the borders and pin striping to fit to scale on the ceiling. Then a base coat was applied to the ceiling followed […]

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Custom Home in Parkland

Artistic Finishes just finished our largest, longest job to-date.  We began painting the new construction home in March with priming and painting the new stucco and then hand painted over 300 decorative corbels along the soffit. Following the completion of exterior work we moved inside where we began by priming all new walls and ceilings—a […]

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Garage Floor Epoxy in Fort Lauderdale

Artistic Finishes, Inc. had the opportunity this month to create a garage floor finish to compliment the client’s beautiful home interior. We began first prepping the bare concrete by etching the surface with a floor polishing machine that had a special etching attachment. After the floor was properly etched, we acid washed the floor and […]

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Tony’s Garage – Parkland, FL

This month Artistic Finishes, Inc. had the pleasure of doing a little garage work.  But this wasn’t your ordinary garage… We started by skim coating the stucco walls with 2 coats of drywall compound.  Then we primed the walls and ceilings, and prepared them for… Venetian plaster.  Yes, Venetian plaster in the garage.  We applied […]

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Stripes for Mrs. Barnes

Artistic Finishes, Inc. was recently called to take a look at a living room in Boynton Beach that needed a little TLC. The home had just been painted by another contractor but the owners were not completely satisfied with the living room. The walls received a stripe technique but the colors were a bit off […]

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Patience is a Virtue

Artistic Finishes just finished up a project in Palm Aire, Fort Lauderdale which required extra patience and a steady hand. We began by removing the popcorn from the ceiling and mirrors from the guest room walls. Then we finished the ceilings to a smooth finish and prepared the walls for a paint finish. After that […]

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Venetian Plaster in Parkland

Artistic Finishes just had the pleasure of finishing one of our longest projects.  We prepared and applied Venetian plaster to walls and ceilings onto approximately 3,000 Sq. ft. in the Parkland home.  The newly built addition including a gym and gym bath received fine Marmarino on all the ceilings.  We then accented the bedroom tray ceiling […]

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Cheetah Wall, Pembroke Pines FL

Artistic Finishes, Inc. most recent challenge came with a growl! Ok, a purrr… We were asked to mimic a cheetah print from a TV series …      The first challenge was that the walls were heavily textured with knockdown. We began by skim coating all the walls to a slick smooth finish. Then we primed […]

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Garage Door Make-over in Davie, Florida

  Artistic Finishes, Inc. is called upon to wood-grain and faux finish many doors.  These doors were in very bad shape as you can see from the pictures.  We began by sanding and scraping, then washing with a detergent and rinsing.  The next day we checked the doors and washed them down again.  After base-coating […]

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