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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.

Ceiling Wallpaper Pattern

Decorative Ceilings for Your Richmond Home

Decorative ceilings are among the most dramatic projects team members at H.J. Holtz & Son executes. Techniques range the gamut: papers to high-gloss finishes, free-hand painting to elaborate stencils to highlight a central fixture or interesting shape.

Independence Country Club Ballroom Remodel

Aiming for Better than Par – Painting & Wallpapering at Independence Golf Club

H.J. Holtz & Son's ongoing relationship with Independence Golf Club is a win-win Residential homeowners know that day-to-day living can be hard on a house. Just imagine the effects of 50,000 visitors in a single year. Independence Golf Club, which hosted more than 270 events in 2017, plus daily golf traffic, began working with H.J. Holtz & Son in 2015 to update the interior color scheme and continues to rely on Holtz staff for regular visits to keep the facility looking its best.
Decorative Artist Conference

Continuing Education for our Decorative Artists

Even decorative artists need continuing education … and the chance to chat with like-minded individuals. With instruction and inspiration in mind, four H.J. Holtz & Son craftspeople traveled to the International Decorative Artisans League (IDAL) annual conference, held Oct. 18-21 in Greensboro, N.C.
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Employee Spotlight – Jeff Ragland

21 years and counting; Jeff Ragland has been a H.J. Holtz and Son paper hanger and decorative artist. A Richmond native and Douglas Freeman graduate, becoming a paper hanger and decorative artist was not on his radar at the time. While attending J. Sargeant Reynolds his roommate, who worked for H.J. Holtz and Son at the time, suggested he apply for a job. Obviously, Jeff took him up on his suggestion...

Award Winning Faux Finish Project

Richmond Based H.J. Holtz & Son Receives National Recognition for Faux Finish Work The 3rd generation company wows judges with mind-bending “wood paneled” room.   Richmond, VA - March 1, 2017. The Painting and Decorating…
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Floor Design Collaboration Creates Magical Transformation

Collaborating with designers is an important and wonderful way for us to work together to help clients visualize and achieve their goals. On the project below we collaborated with local designers Nan McVey and Margaret Valentine of McVey-Valentine…
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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…
Faux Bois (Woodgraining)

Faux Bois Painting Technique to Create Wood Panel Look

Take a close look at the photographs below. This is one of the most recent rooms that our craftsmen at H.J. Holtz and Son just painted. We are sure you are saying to yourself, “What did they paint? It’s a wood paneled room.” This…
Symphony House Exterior Image

2016 Symphony House

Pineapple Acre, the 2016  Designer House for the Richmond Symphony, at 3223 Hawthorne Ave in Ginter Park continues to be open to the public through October 10th.  Every other year since 1984, The Richmond Symphony Orchestra League sponsors…