Product Spotlight


Galaxy Stone™

Faux Effects International Inc. is excited to announce the launch of GalaxyStone™, a revolutionary luminescent architectural coating formulated for both interior and exterior use. Low VOC GalaxyStone™ is like none other in the marketplace. It is extremely hard and resistant to water and harsh weather conditions with no top coat necessary. GalaxyStone™ is formulated for easy roll-on applications and is an excellent medium for stenciling. It is suitable for professional designer and paint contractor applications, as well as the DIY market. GalaxyStone™ is currently available in four designer colors and a tint base.

"Itʼs a very, very versatile product!"

says President and Founder, Raymond Sandor.

Please contact FEI directly or visit for product information and purchase options.


Now Available ... Exciting New Products and Colors for 2017!

Palette Deco®

Palette Deco™ is a durable creamy material. This decorative water-based product can be applied in a variety of ways and does not require a protective topcoat. The metallic and pearl versions of Palette Deco™ have excellent reflective qualities when dry, permitting the creation of more contemporary finishes, including embossed patterns, sophisticated stripes and dazzling combed effects. Available in 12 designer colors.


StucoLux Shimmer™

“New” StucoLux Shimmer™!

All the great qualities of StucoLux with a subtle shimmer/sparkle……simply gorgeous! StucoLux Shimmer™ is a decorative, easy polishing mineral-based Venetian plaster. A creamy, smooth material, it glides on easily across most substrates. StucoLux Shimmer™ has very good interior and exterior durability and provides beautiful undulations of color depth in the final finish.



SetCoat® Metallic is a specially formulated metallic basecoat with superb bonding capabilities. Brush, roll or spray…the great, smooth coverage of classic SetCoat® in a wide array of 33 metallic traditional and design trend colors to expand to any finisher, painter contractor, or designer’s needs. SetCoat® Metallic is specially formulated for basecoats and accent coatingswith superb bonding capabilities. It is designed for use as a durable wall, trim and cabinet finish with exquisite dense and deep coverage. SetCoat® Metallic is the recommended base for creating classic decorative finishes or dramatic accents.

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