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How to Repair Plaster

How to Repair Plaster Make damage to lath and plaster walls disappear for good using the right techniques and materials

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Rustic wall- I love these walls. Ive seen it done in a kitchen with mesh chicken wire subtly exposed through the plaster- looked fabulous.

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Plaster Leaf Prints. Lay down newspaper. Plaster of Paris, 2 parts plaster 1 part water, mix to yogurt consistency, pour onto burlap. Lightly press leaves vein side down for 10-15 min (if leaf is thin, coat with vaseline to prevent tearing when removing). Remove leaves. Coat with mod podge before painting (plaster absorbs paint).

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