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Create your space



Discover how you 

can enhance your space

with handcrafted mineral lime wall paints.

An expressive, textural appearance that is easily brush applied. Excellent for decorative features or whole room applications. 
100% mineral formulation not only looks spectacular, it's also a healthier choice.
Non VOC paints are considered non-offgassing of volatile organic compounds.
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Low or minimal odor for a dramatically better painting experience. 
Handcrafted lime paint made in small batches in the US.


Limewash Paint Attributes:

James Alexander Limewash paint is an authentic lime paint, a pure mineral formulation made from limestone. This provides several benefits which include being a hypoallergenic, non-VOC paint with virtually no odor. There are no preservatives, resins, or binder chemicals added. 

History and Appearance:

An uncompromising modern composition of an ancient paint that dates at least back to the Roman era. The finish is known to create a warm and grounding visual effect, reminiscent of hand plastered walls. It is solely tinted with mineral pigments. These elements combine to create an exceptional appearance.


The standard wall application method is to apply 2 to 3 coats Limewash Paint over a coat of Lime-Prep Primer. This will create the typical soft and lightly textural limewash wall finish. On the final coat, the mix-in densifier should be added if you are using the paint in an area where the wall will be touched to reduce the chalky finish. 

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In the world of interior design, there's a growing appreciation for finishes that not only look beautiful but also have an eco-friendly edge. Enter limewash, a paint finish that has been used for centuries, offering a unique blend of elegance, history, and sustainability. This guide will delve into the intricacies of limewash, its benefits, and the crucial question - should you seal it or not?
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  • Natural Mineral Limewash Paint – Our lime paints are made from natural minerals, providing a unique finish with depth and feeling. Excellent for interior walls and masonry and exterior brick.
  • Small Batch – Made-in-house in small batches ensure that we maintain a hands-on approach to quality.
  • Affordable Designer-Level Upgrade – Our products are designed to provide an upgrade in style and finish while being accessible. Our limewash paints create textural finishes and design versatility on drywall and masonry wall surfaces.


  • Distinctive Finish – Enjoy a distinctive look that will set your room apart from the rest. 
  • Healthy Choice – Natural mineral-based limewash paint is considered healthier and more eco-friendly than standard chemical-based wall paints, making it a great choice for both you and the environment.
  • Curated Color Pallete - Color sets the mood. Our annual color collections are carefully blended to enhance your spaces with sensitivity to our surroundings and environment. A rare richness is achieved through the details of the mineral composition.

The Versatile Beauty of Limewash Paint: Transforming Your Walls and Brick With Limewash

Limewash paint has been used for centuries to provide a unique, natural finish to buildings and interior spaces. Explore the versatile world of authentic lime wash paint and how it can be used to uniquely enhance various surfaces and accents within your home or commercial space. Please find some of our more popular lime wash subjects listed with information and resources.

Limewash Paint

Made from slaked lime and natural pigments, limewash is a mineral lime based finish is an eco-friendly alternative to traditional paints. It creates a soft, chalky finish that is perfect for achieving a rustic, aged look or timeless texture while providing excellent durability and natural protection against mold and mildew.
Limewash Paint

Limewash Walls

Limewash paint can be applied to various wall surfaces, including plaster, stucco, and modern finishes such as drywall with a proper mineral prep coat. Its unique properties allow it to bond with the surface, creating a rich, textured appearance that can be customized to suit your design preferences.

Limewash on Brick

Limewash is an ideal choice for rejuvenating interior and exterior brick surfaces, as it allows the bricks to breathe while providing a beautiful, weathered appearance. The natural, matte finish of limewashed bricks adds depth and character to any space, both indoors and outdoors. Lime wash brick surfaces offer a distinctive, old-world charm that is distinctive from painted brick.

Limewash Brick Fireplace

Transform or refresh your brick or stone fireplace into a stunning focal point by applying limewash paint. The process not only can enhance the natural beauty of the bricks but also provides a fire-resistant finish that makes it a practical choice for fireplaces.

Limewash Brick House

A limewash brick house exudes timeless charm and elegance. The natural, breathable finish of limewash paint helps regulate humidity and protect the brickwork from moisture damage, making it an excellent choice for preserving the longevity of your home's exterior. Lime wash is a wearing finish which means that it slowly wears off over time rather than peeling like standard exterior house paints.