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Thinking outside the box, quite literally…

General Posted: by Applicart

Gardening, something which some view as a chore, some view as a hobby and other view as an occupation. However, Euro Planters view gardening as a lifestyle. Euro Planters are the leading British manufacturer of Glass Reinforced Plastic planters; bespoke hand designed planters to make gardening that much easier. When our clients asked us to create a customised planter in a Rust Effect, we were excited to get the project started. DeCorten Rust has been used for several areas, from table...

Mood board of the month – December

General Posted: by Applicart

As the evenings get darker, and the mornings get colder, we start layering up our clothes like there's no tomorrow! Winter is one of my personal favourites when it comes to the four seasons. Who doesn't love turning the heating on full whack and watching Christmas films on repeat. Our December mood board represents all things wintry, with icy and festive tones. A variety of our products feature on this months mood board, including a new product to our range, Metal...

Getting the Summer Look

Residential Posted: by admin

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As the clocks go forward and the days get longer we like to look ahead and see what we can do in and around our houses to make them fit for summer. We have some great examples of how our products have been used in both exterior and interior areas to get you excited for the summer months A very popular product we have is Micro Concrete, this is due to the aesthetic appeal and versatility. Its strong feel means it...

New year, new home! 6 ways to improve your interiors for 2018

GeneralResidential Posted: by admin

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We are always looking into new ways to stay on top of trends and there is no better way to start the year by looking at what is ‘in’ and what is ‘out’. We have looked at some of the industry’s biggest publications to see what everyone is talking about and how we can give you the desired looks.     Textures Using different textures throughout a room will be a trend to pick up this year, whether this is in your furniture or...

Add the festive spirit to your home all year round

Residential Posted: by Applicart

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It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas! Time to fill your home with festive spirit.

As Christmas is quickly creeping upon us, we decorate our homes in jubilant colours creating a magical atmosphere. But there is nothing stopping us from having these festive colours light up our home all year long. Why only get into the festive spirit in December when you can have the festive feeling all year round with our Polished Plaster finishes. Here are some of many Plaster finishes...

Portrait Pools NEW showroom

CommercialGeneralResidential Posted: by Applicart

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applicArt continues to strengthen its relationship and collaboration with Portrait Pools - The Design Centre as their NEW showroom opens in Bollington, Cheshire. applicArt are proud to have completed several interior swimming pool projects during 2016 & 2017 in collaboration with Portrait Pools – The Design Centre, one of the UK'S most prestigious swimming pool design and installation companies. This association and close working relationship with Portrait Pools Design Centre has lead to applicArt's expertise in Italian Decorative Polished Plaster Finishes being...

Can I Get Polished Plaster in Exterior Areas?

Commercial Posted: by admin

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Polished Plaster and Micro Cement is one of the most versatile materials for use in and around your property. This is due to its antibacterial benefits and the way it can be used on existing walls/floors. A lot of people don’t know that some Polished Plaster and Micro Cements can be used in outdoor areas. We have picked 4 products that work great on exteriors all with different aesthetics and benefits. DeCorten Rust One of our most unique looking products mimics...

The many misconceptions of Polished Plaster

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The many misconceptions of polished plaster Polished Plaster is often misconceived and mistaken by its benefits and uses. Lots of people have some thoughts about it that aren’t true and we wanted to clear things up in this blog. Here are some false statements about Polished Plaster and why they aren’t true. “Polished Plaster is too expensive” The truth behind this statement is that Venetian Plaster is more expensive than a painted finish, but unlike where paint needs to be re-applied every couple...

What different finishes can I achieve with Polished Plaster?

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  A question we get a lot at applicArt is ‘What finish does this give?’ A lot of our plasters have a textured finish and this is the feature that really grabs some of our customers. To help you out we have put this blog together to list some of the finishes that can be achieved with our products. Picking the right texture for the room you are decorating is important, along with the colours and other features you have, will also...

applicArt’s Summer Design Inspiration

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applicArts summer design inspirations Summer is a great time to rethink about how you can change the look of your interiors. At applicArt, we are always thinking about different ways to stay on trend and up to date. That’s why we are here to help by giving you some of our summer inspiration using our most popular products. You might find it quite amazing what you can do with Polished Plaster. Bathroom/ Wetroom Polished Plaster has been used in bathrooms for quite a...