OVERLAY MURALS AND
CEMENT INSERTS

OVERLAY MURALS

CUT EXTRA THIN, PIECES ARE FINISHED WITH
EDGES THAT TAPER FROM FRONT TO BACK.
ADD GROUT AROUND THE OUTSIDE EDGE...
AND SUDDENLY - THEY APPEAR TO BE CUT
INTO THE TILE BEHIND THEM
POOL AND CEMENT INSERTS

ENHANCE SIDE WALKS, POOL DECKS, POOL STEPS AND PLASTER WALLS WITH DECO INSERTS. CUT WITH STRAIT
SIDES- THEY ARE MEANT TO BE SUNK INTO WET CEMENT UNTIL THEY ARE FLUSH WITH THE SURFACE. VERTICAL
APPLICATIONS REQUIRE FIRST ATTACHING/GLUING PIECE TO THE WALL AND PLASTERING UP TO IT.
SET OF PALM TREE OVER LAY DECO'S ON TUB SURROUND
pineapple insert tile
turtle overlay deco
large turtle pool insert
set of large overlay turtle decos
koi fish pool insert

INSTALLATION INFORMATION

YOU WILL NEED:
6 MINUTE CURE- TWO PART GEL EPOXY, BLUE PAINTERS TAPE AND GROUT THAT
MATCHES THE TILE BEHIND THE MURAL..

THE TILE MUST BE
COMPLETELY FREE OF ALL SOAP SCUM. SCRUB TILE WITH AJAX THEN
WIPE DOWN WITH ACETONE OR ALCOHOL

IF POSSIBLE- CAREFULLY SCORE THE WALL TILE WITH A 4" GRINDER BEHIND WHERE
THE DECO PIECE WILL BE GLUED. IT WILL GIVE THE GLUE SOMETHING TO GRAB ONTO.

MIX GLUE AND APPLY TO BACK OF DECO PIECE- ABOUT 1TBS MIXED GLUE PER 5"
AREA. STAY 1" AWAY FROM BOTTOM EDGES OF PIECE.

PLACE WHERE YOU WANT IT ON THE WALL AND HAVE SOMEONE SECURE IT IN PLACE
WITH A BIG "X" OVER IT WITH BLUE TAPE- EXTENDING IT A FOOT PAST THE PIECE.

CLEAN UP ANY GLUE THAT MIGHT RUN OUT BEFORE IT DRYS. ACETONE
SOLVENT WILL CLEAN IT EASILY OFF WALL AND YOUR HANDS. LEAVE TAPE
FOR 30 MINUTES- REMOVE AND GROUT- WORKING GROUT INTO ANY SPACES AROUND
THE EDGES.
close up of palm tree overlay tile
Counter
18" TURTLES OVERLAID ON A 5' SLAB
32" AND 36" TALL PALM TREES OVERLAID ON TRAVERTINE.
3D CARVED AND LAYERED THIN CUT SLATE LEAVES
3D CARVED STONE TURTLE
OVERLAID ON TO CERAMIC
TUB SURROUND. GLOSS
GLAZED TILE  SHOULD
ALWAYS BE  SCORED WITH A
GRINDER FIRST.

GOLD COPPER SLATE 3D CARVED TURTLE FOR INSIDE A
POOL GETTING SHOT WITH BLUE GUNNITE. TURTLE WAS
GLUED INTO PLACE AND COVERED WITH PLASTIC WRAP-
AND GUNNITE WAS SPRAYED ON ALL AROUND IT-
REMOVING THE PLASTIC BEFORE THE GUNNITE DRIED.
KOI POND DECORATION
RIVER ROCK FOR A MOSAIC LOOK
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