Onlays, or appliques,
are architectural accents that can enliven your fireplace, your
furniture, your cabinets, or any other place where you might like
to add a little decoration. Onlays can make the difference between
a “ho hum” appearance and a “wow” appearance.
There are many styles of onlays available from which to choose. You
might enjoy swags of flowers or o
ld fashioned ribbons and bows. If
you love wines, you might like to pick from grape clusters or grapes
and flowers. Stylized acanthus leaves have been used to decorate
architecture for centuries dating back to ancient Greece. You
can bring this stylized ancient motif into your home in the form
Onlays are available made from urethane or wood. Each
has its advantages. For example, urethane is very lightweight
while wood has a warmth that urethane finds hard to match.
Onlays are a fun way to improve the appearance of the interior
of your home.