Lime Paint & Wash™


Lime Paint & Wash™ is a water based, true lime decorating material that can be applied over all finishes created with Faux Effects® products, water based painted surfaces, stucco and raw wood. This product is formulated to create a natural lime finish that once dry, continues the leaching process to bring out the oxidized color of the embedded lime material.

SKU: 000077 Category:
Approved Application Area Walls, Ceilings
Application Method Brushed, Rolled, Sprayed, Stippled
Clean Up Soap & Water
Approved Climate Rating Interior/Exterior
Consistency (Density) Thin Liquid (Watery)
Available Sizes & Square Footage 5 Gallon Pail- 1501 – 2000
1 Gallon Pail- 301 – 400
32 Oz Pail- <100
Durability Medium Traffic- Withstands normal wear & tear
Finish Texture Smooth (Paint Like)
Intermix No
Manufacturer Faux Effects International
Product Line Silver Line
Sheen (Finish) Matte (Flat)
Shelf Life 60 – 120 Days
Approved Substrate Primed Drywall, Painted Drywall
Suggested Additives No
  • This product has a high PH level, clean all tools immediately after using to prevent corroding.
  • For spray applications, use a large spray fluid cap of at least 70 thousandths orifice.
  • Lime Paint & Wash™ will dry lighter. If more intense colors are required, increase the amount of colorant added.
  • Always make a sample to ensure the desired result.
  • Permit each layer to dry thoroughly before applying additional washes.
  • Lime Paint & Wash™ can be tinted with FauxCrème Color™ and other commercial colorants formulated for lime-based materials.
  • To ensure that the surface is clean and well sealed, apply 2 thin, even coats of SetCoat® Clear or SetCoat®.
  • Allow to dry overnight.
  • Thin Lime Paint & Wash™ up to 25 – 50% with water. Divide the mixture into 2 batches. Pick two complimentary colors and add the desired amount of colorant to each batch.
  • Using a brush, roller or spray unit, apply both color mixtures at the same time creating a soothing, random color pattern. Let the color mixtures bleed together. Allow the finish to dry thoroughly.
  • Create a third color mixture of Lime Paint & Wash™, water and color. Wash this mixture over the work surface and permit the material to run and streak as if it were separating from the base.
  • Let the finish dry thoroughly. This handsome finish will continue to age and look beautiful for years to come.
  • V.O.C. Compliant
  • Contains irritants, wear gloves, goggles, and mask during application
  • Do not apply in temperatures outside 55°F – 95°F, or in damp, cold or humid conditions.
  • Technical product- training through Faux Masters Studio workshop recommended

Lime Paint & Wash™ contains irritants, wear gloves, goggles, and mask during application.

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