Residential Painting

Faux and Decorative Finishing

Hester Painting and Decorating is dedicated to making your home unique with faux and decorative finishes.  We offer a wide variety of options that offer endless possibilities to change any of your painted surfaces.  Faux finishing and decorative finishes are customizable accents that are applied to your existing walls using special techniques mastered by our expert craftsmen.

These are some of the types of finishes we specialize in:

  • "Alligator skin" technique
  • Anodized brass and copper finishes
  • Anodized silver finishes
  • Antiqued finishes
  • Brushed glaze finishes
  • Crackle finishes
  • Crinkled tissue texture
  • Dimensional Parchment textures
  • Faux cloud/sky scenes
  • Faux stone and granite finishes
  • Gesso textures
  • Gold leafing
  • Limestone finish
  • Linen appearance
  • Marbleizing
  • Mottling/Ragging with glaze
  • Mottling/Ragging with metallics
  • Old world fresco technique  
  • Polyvine applications
  • Rag rolling
  • Ripped paper textures
  • Silver leafing
  • Starburst technique
  • Stenciling
  • Stippling
  • Striating
  • Stucco textures
  • Two-Tone stripping
  • Venetian plaster
  • Wood graining

Our painters truly are artists who will use skilled techniques to create these different kinds of effects on your walls. When you choose a faux or decorative finish for your home, the result is a transformation of a plain wall into a truly unique surface. 

Contact Hester Painting and Decorating today to inquire about faux and decorative finishing for your Chicago area home.

Examples of Our Work