The wall finish is a type of caenstone with mica filaments throughout and is not easily touched up. I used custom tinted lime wash and gilding, creating/mimicking the texture by a skip and scratch sponge finish.
This project was fascinating on many levels. I was in a foreign country having to source materials and equipment with no common language! Intrepid? Not really, the Yucatáns are a gracious people and happy to help.
The home was a lovely melange of history, the pool room still had the hooks for worker’s sleeping hammocks!
Her walls were too dowdy for her nature though and the clients were eager to embellish. Continue reading “Pink Marble and Stenciled Wainscoting with Gilded Lionhead”