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Diamond Coat: New Holtz Team Skill Set

The H.J. Holtz & Son decorative arts team is excited to try something new.

At last fall’s International Decorative Artists League (IDAL) convention, the team – Brian Smith, Logan Porter, and Eli Smith – attended a full-day class on Diamond Coat, an epoxy resin surface that can be used for countertops, flooring, and even walls.

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Decorative Arts Team Attends Conference

For the H.J. Holtz & Son decorative arts team – Brian Smith, Logan Porter and Eli Smith – attending the annual International Decorative Artists League (IDAL) conference is a highlight of their year.

The annual gathering in Charlotte, N.C., gives craftspersons a chance to learn new techniques and connect with other artisans. This year was no different as they learned a gorgeous technique to customize your home's interior.

High Gloss Blue Cabinets
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Kicking It Up a Notch With High Gloss Paint

Homeowners looking for impact will be delighted with the high-gloss finishes offered by Fine Paints of Europe, which are used exclusively by H.J. Holtz & Son for gloss jobs. “There’s nothing better,” says company president Rick Holtz. “People just can’t believe what these paints can do.”
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Venetian Plaster Training – Investing in Faux Finish Expertise

H.J. Holtz & Son decorative artists Brian Smith and Logan Porter want to talk about Venetian plaster - the possibilities are endless. Check out the video too!

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Decorative Floors – Make a Statement a Whole New Way

If, as interior designers tell us, the ceiling is the fifth wall of a room, then certainly the floor is the sixth wall. It may not be at eye level, but the floor – and whatever covers it – is integral to a space, either supporting an overall design or making a statement all by itself.

RFM Wallpaper Article
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Not Your Granny’s Wallpaper

The August 2018 issue of Richmond Family Magazine includes an article from H.J. Holtz & Son about the ways homeowners can use wall coverings to brighten and update their living spaces.  “Not Your Granny’s Wallpaper” discusses industry…
High Gloss Blue Cabinets
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Kicking It Up a Notch With High Gloss Paint

Homeowners looking for impact will be delighted with the high-gloss finishes offered by Fine Paints of Europe, which are used exclusively by H.J. Holtz & Son for gloss jobs. “There’s nothing better,” says company president Rick Holtz. “People just can’t believe what these paints can do.” Fine Paints of Europe (FPE), headquartered in Vermont, is the sole U.S. importer of paints and finishes made in the Netherlands by Wijzonol Bouwverven B.V. In Europe, the parent company’s focus is on pigments, which are sold worldwide.
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Painted Graphic Ideas for Home and Business

At H.J. Holtz & Son our talented craftsmen are often asked to create a painted graphic for our customers.  A painted graphic can be anything from a pattern to a stripe… whatever the customer desires! Below are some examples of what our…
Suellen Gregory Design Wallpaper Projects
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Decorative Wallcovering Trends for Residential and Commercial Spaces

Did you know that “wallpaper” is no longer called “wallpaper?” It is now called “wallcovering” because there are so many different materials being hung on walls and ceilings! Adding wallcovering can add a pattern, texture, color,…
FPE Master Certified Painter

Master Certified Painter – Fine Paints of Europe

We recently earned a unique designation from one of our premier industry partners, Fine Paints of Europe. While we have been one of their certified painters (one of only 2 in the state of Virginia) since 2009, we have now been designated as…