Do you know what is a Wainscot-Boiserie?

Santa Luzia has brought this ornament back and has also reinvented new ways to apply it, making environments more eclectic and sophisticated. Check it out! 

Created in France between the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, Boiseries have been present until nowadays. Originally made out of wood, they were used to decorate classy environments. With that in mind, Santa Luzia has recovered its charm and beauty, adding new trends for the 21st century.

Credits: Viviane Tabaliba - photo Gerson Lima DSC
Credits: Interior Design Maria Raquel Damiani - Arq. Josiane Flores - Photo Lio Simas
Credits: Architect Luana Cristina de Villa Scandelari
Credits: Interior Design Maria Raquel Damiani - Arq. Josiane Flores - Photo Lio Simas

Just as baseboards, door casings, wall trims and crown mouldings, boiseries were also reinterpreted and new styles were incorporated, creating eclectic and sophisticated environments. Following the same reference of the other products that Santa Luzia manufactures, the Boiseries are made with recyclable raw material and can be recycled, since the raw material used is recycled PS foam from trays, coffee cups and PS foam lunch boxes. The Boiseries are sold in four sizes: 31 1/2″ x 11 13/16″, 35 7/16 x 23 5/8″, 31 1/2″ x 23 5/8″ and 27 9/16″ x 23 5/8″. Boiseries are sold ready for use with the final touch in WHITE and can be customized according to the customers’ designs and wishes.

Boiserie 27 9/16" x 23 5/8"
Boiserie 31 1/2" x 11 13/16"
Boiserie 35 7/16" x 23 5/8"
Boiserie 35 7/16" x 23 5/8"

Since the Boiseries comes ready (DIY), they can be used to create decorative panels on surfaces, walls, finishes on doors and etc. They are simple to install, however need special attention when distributing on the desired surface. There are no rules, but the smallest details will make the difference. Here are some tips!

Credits: Office Pompeia - Architect Marina Carvalho - Photo Evelyn Müller
Credits: Office Pompeia - Architect Marina Carvalho - Photo Evelyn Müller
Credits: Office Pompeia - Architect Marina Carvalho - Photo Evelyn Müller

1. With a pencil mark the wall at the desired height from where you want the panel to be located. Using a level and a line of chalk, mark the wall so that the height is constant around the chosen surface.


2. Decide the desired spacing between the Boiseries. Using a measure tape, indicate where you want each boiserie to stand. The spacing between the Boiseries can be from 3 15/16″ to 5 29/32″, depending on individual preferences, as well as the number of Boiseries that will be used.


3. Use the size of the Boiserie of your choice and glue it to the predetermined position using theTitebond® Wood Flooring Tape to hold it on the surface until the adhesive dries. For masonry walls, use Titebond® Wood Flooring Tape and a recommended Titebond® adhesive of your choice. For other surfaces such as gypsum, drywall, porcelain tiles and ceramics, we recommend the Titebond® Wood Flooring Tape and the Titebond® Ultimate MP Sealant.

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Titebond® Wood Flooring Tape
Titebond® Ultimate MP Sealant
Titebond® Painter's Plus Caulk

4. If in the end, some imperfection of leveling is detected between the surface and the Boiserie, we suggest the use of the Titebond® Painter’s Plus Caulk for the caulking of the place to be corrected.


If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact us.

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