plaster is EASY!
to cast and apply plaster mold ornaments
to your walls and ceilings
1. Mix up Plaster of Paris with water.
(Found in your local home or craft store). Remember? You did this in school
as a kid. The directions are right on the bag.
2. Spray the inside of
the mold with a spray release such as silicone or even "cooking spray".
3.Pour the plaster in.
4. Let it harden
5. Pop that little cutie out of there and apply it to
the wall by spreading joint compound (the same stuff you plaster stencil
with) on the back and sticking that puppy up there and holding it for a bit!
It stays put just like you glued it!
That's it!!! Honest!
Painting Cast Plaster:
Ornamental Plaster can be painted!
1. Spray paint- This is by far the
easiest and quickest method.
2. Brush method with any type of
3. Antiquing kit found in your local
home or hardware store makes
your plaster pieces look like they
are lovely old salvage pieces!
If you ever find that you have a hard time getting the
plaster piece out of the mold, simply take a blow dryer to the mold to relax
it and it comes right out!
To see examples (and get
ideas!) of ornate ceilings and walls done in cast plaster, visit some of
Holmes Plaster Decor