first meeting up to one hour-fifteen minutes is free.
(After the first free 1.25 hours, consultation time is
billed at $100 per hour). This will provide the
opportunity to discuss your project & see the space.
Next, I will show you our portfolio of finishes and
photos of past works. This will give us ideas for
brainstorming and choosing a finish for decorative
painting or Italian plaster. For murals, we will show
you photos and sketches of past works so you can see our
skill level in this area.
then measure the space and typically complete a proposal
on-site (via laptop if electrical outlet is available
for our use) based on “time & materials” using the
facts: finish chosen, measurements, site inspection and
our discussions. This may be different for murals.
go over your custom estimate. Should you decide to
proceed, we sign the contract and a 1/3 deposit is
required to complete your sample boards and schedule
your project. (For Murals, before the contract is
signed and 1/3 deposit given, there is a non-refundable
fee of $200 that will be used for research, studies and
the color rendering of up to 6 hours of time.) We are
on a ‘First Come, First Served’ basis, so receiving the
deposit insures a start date.
Boards and Project Start:
Upon receipt of the deposit amount,
the sequence of events will take place as follows
Sample board will be produced to meet client
Sample board will be resubmitted as needed for final
adjustments and approval
the event more than two sample boards are required
to meet the client specifications, each additional
sample board will be charged at the rate of $100.00
to cover the cost of our time and materials. All
sample boards produced for client remain the
property of Bella Wall Designs.
Once the sample is approved, client will sign
approval on back of board. For murals, contract is
signed and 1/3 deposit is given.
Project will begin. If the client desires any
changes to the finished product, it will be
considered extra work with adjustments made to the
contract amount by a signed change order. No
additional work will be done without a signature
from the client authorizing the extra expense. If
the change order is not signed, the work will be
considered complete and satisfactory with payment of
the contract amount due in full.
Upon completion of the work, payment for the final
amount is due. We do not accept delay payment terms.
reasonable budget is known beforehand, this can usually
be worked within. Keep in mind that the work is priced
per project, but the pricing below can serve as a
Prices do not include change orders and travel expenses for out of town
Decorative paint and stucco wall treatments, etc.
start at a rate of $4.00 per sq. ft. and go up to
$65 per sq. ft. It depends on the surface, effect and
technique desired. The average price range is between $4.00-$25.00.
There are a wide variety of beautiful effects as seen on
our ‘Techniques’ page including: Old World
Textures, Aged Glazes, Faux Stone, Marbling, Wood
Graining, Antiquing, Stenciling, Rag/Sponge techniques,
etc. Your imagination is the limit!
Murals are priced PER PROJECT. Murals are priced by the
square foot and by level of detail or complexity
requested by client. Some customers want a high level of
detail and others may want a looser artistic feel to the
work... while others may want an impressionistic feel to
the piece or a simple children's mural. Generally
murals start from $15 per sq. ft. for simple cartoons or
children’s art. (Minimum 100 sq. ft.), and up to $75 per
sq. ft. for complex scenes, hyper-realism, landscapes,
etc.; Trompe L'oeil and more complicated types
of artwork generally run $45 - $75.
ITALIAN PLASTER APPLICATION:
True Italian (lime and marble based, imported direct
from Verona, Italy) plaster application starts at a rate
of $10.00 per sq. ft. and go up to $85 per sq. ft.
Plaster is applied using a trowel, by hand. Typically,
there is no painting involved. (Minimum 100 sq. ft.).