Tag Archives: Earthcote Granite

Earthcote Granite Paint

21 May
Earthcote Granite Paint

Earthcote Granite Paint

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DIY PRODUCTS: Earthcote Granite Paint

Earthcote Granite Paint is inspired by the look and feel of granite rock. This robust DIY paint gets its flecked appearance from recycling dried paint.

Earthcote Granite Paint is:

  • Brush-applied
  • For interiors & exteriors
  • Not for use on any wet areas, such as showers
  • Comes in a selected colour range & custom tinted colours

To view Earthcote palettes, accurate colour samples and colour cards, visit your nearest Paint & Place store. Click here for a stores list.

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Earthcote Granite Paint – Explosive Thinking

11 Jan

What are they thinkING?

THE words ‘explosive thinking’ are rendered in a giant installation, using matchsticks on Earthcote Granite paint, across a feature wall in award-winning PE ad agency Boomtown. Using Granite Paint was an easy decision. PE’s first Paint&Place is located in the shop directly below their upbeat new offices in the repurposed Bridge Street centre in South End. The red ‘pops’ like firecrackers against the charcoal Granite Paint by Earthcote.

What are they thinkING?

Giant Matchstick Installation

The words "explosive thinking" are rendered in a giant matchstick installation on Earthcote Granite paint across a feature wall in award-winning PE ad agency Boomtown

The PE Paint&Place is located on 1 Bridge Street, (corner of Upper Valley Road & Brickmakerskloof). Give them a call on 041 581 5433, or contact them directly via the following:

Dylan Macleod
CELL: 083 657 0096
EMAIL: dylan@paintandplace.com

Schalk de Bruin
CELL: 079 523 5525
EMAIL: schalk@paintandplace.com

Creating Polka Dot Wall

9 Dec

Earthcote Summer Promo Feature Wall #4

Polka Dot Wall* Click image to enlarge *

MATERIALS NEEDED:

  • 1L Earthcote Granite ‘Isikonkwane Blue’
  • 2L Midas ENVIROLITE 220 ‘The Moat’ 4EGB

CREATING THE POLKA DOT WALL:

  1. Coat your wall with 2 coats Midas ENVIROLITE 220.
  2. Either hand draw circles or have a professional cut-out vinyl stencil made, for a quicker, slicker finish. If you do your own freehand circles, use a dinner plate – carefully measuring out the distance between them to ensure even spacing.
  3. Use a Hamilton’s ‘Perfection’ synthetic bristle brush, which makes it far easier to get clean, defined edges without spilling over the lines.
  4. Apply two coats of Granite inside the polka dot ‘blanks’. If you are using a vinyl stencil, you should paint in one direction consistently, either top to bottom or left to right. Sticking to the same direction will give your finish a slicker, more even finish.
  5. When dry, peel off the vinyl stencils.

TIPS: Order peel-on-peel-off vinyl stencils from Sign Bomb Wall Art (021 447 6075). They deliver countrywide. Get ideas on their Facebook page.

COST: Under R400 for 8m2 feature wall (excluding labour & vinyl stencil).

  • All the products and equipment needed to achieve this Plaid Wall can be picked up at your nearest Paint&Place. Visit the Paint&Place Store Locator to find one nearest to you.

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