May 172019
 
Creating the Look of a Timber Frame Home

What makes a faux beam installation really shine? Normally, it’s the thought that goes into it before installation even begins. Today, we’ll discuss how you can take inspiration from real timber frame homes to create your faux wood masterpiece. One of the characteristic elements of our faux products is realism. We use an innovative injection Read More…

May 102019
 
A Southwestern Style Bedroom Gets a Faux Update

These recent customer photos demonstrate how the addition of two simple beams can transform the look of an entire room – in this case, adding some southwestern style to a modern bedroom. When you look at the BEFORE picture, two things will probably spring to mind. Firstly, how neatly the homeowners fold their laundry. Secondly, Read More…

May 032019
 
Safety First: Fire Rated Materials for Your Interior Design

The towering inferno that engulfed Notre Dame cathedral reminded the world how real wood can pose serious fire risks. This includes when its used as a decorative material in interior design. Luckily our faux products with the fire-rated option help minimize this risk. In April, a fire engulfed the world-famous cathedral of Notre Dame, in Read More…

Apr 262019
 
Eco-Friendly Home Design with a Wood Alternative

As the ethics of using real wood become more open to question, using faux wood as an alternative is a smart choice for those planning a more eco-friendly home design. Wood and timber are two of the most popular materials for both home construction and interior design, because they’re incredibly versatile and affordable – but Read More…

Apr 192019
 
How to Decorate a Beam or Mantel with Strapping Style

We’ve featured many projects over the years where homeowners decorated their beams or mantels with rubber beam straps. Today we’ll show you a few examples and how to implement this look in your own design. Fun fact: Duct tape was invented in 1942, by Richard Drew of the Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing, Co. Since then, Read More…