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Anything But Plain - Houston’s Premiere Decorative Painting and Plaster Company

Decorative Painting Houston

Janie is founder and President of Anything But Plain Decorative Painting & Plasters.

Showroom (by appointment only)
Houston Design Center
7026 Old Katy Road, Suite 277
Houston, TX 77024
Billing Address
Anything But Plain
PO Box 131384
Houston, Texas 77219
Phone: (281) 444.2070
Fax: (281) 444.2081

Anything But Plain has amassed a repertoire of stunning, award-winning finishes ranging from dimensional layering of artisan textures and hand-painted murals, to extraordinary cabinet and furniture finishes. We offer the most notable range of professional plaster finishes in Houston. Choose from exquisite plaster veneers, diamond plaster, Venetian plaster or metallic plasters. All are available for residential or commercial application. Our staff of artisans craft unique and inspired furniture and cabinet finishes. We also distress and age cabinetry, apply soft glaze to furniture, apply metallic leaf and create hand painted details. Contemporary metallic finishes are also available and can change the ambiance of any room.

Anything But Plain is recognized as Houston's top faux painter, decorative finishers and plasterers. They provide award-winning decorative painting services to the trade only. Our artisans create beautiful custom finishes for Interior Designers, Decorators, Architects and Builders.

About Janie Ellis, RID, ASID-IP, CFC, Master Artisan

Janie Ellis launched her business in 1989 with a creative approach to decorative painting. Of all Janie's accolades, she is most proud of the continuing satisfaction of her clients. That satisfaction is brought about by her unique ability to create fabulous results within budget and on time.

Certified Master Artisan, Janie Ellis is the founder and president of Anything But Plain. She has created award-winning decorative painting, plaster and decorative finishes for interior designers, decorators, builders, and architects. Janie has a BA in Art and a Master's Degree in Interior Design. Her combination of education and experience is an asset to any design or construction project. During her 25 years in business Janie has worked on projects large and small, traditional to contemporary for a discerning clientele.

Janie honed her talents with training the United States, as well as Europe. She is known for innovative concepts in traditional and contemporary application of finishes. Anything But Plain stays on the cutting edge of current trends while grounded in classic design principles. Janie's work has been showcased on National Television, in books and national publications and various designer show houses.

  • Certified Artisan
  • Certified Faux Consultant
  • 2011, 2012, 2013 ASID Award Winner
  • Industry Partner of ASID
  • Director at Large for ASID-IP for Texas Gulf Coast Chapter (2010-2012)
  • Registered Interior Designer in the state of Texas
  • Invited Participant of International Salon of Decorative Painters
  • Member of the Board of Directors of Professional Decorative Painters Association

Member of the Board of Directors of Professional Decorative Painters Association

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