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  • Graduated from SUNY OSWEGO with a BFA painting degree (1990)
  • Graduate studies in Illustration at Savannah College of Art & Design 1992-1993
  • In business since 1997
  • 15 years faux finish experience
  • Master artist and muralist
Faux Finish Gallery

About Us
Laurence Abensour
and Amber Edison
owners of Purple Cactus Studios
Hi, my name is Amber and my partner is Laurence. We own Purple Cactus Studios which is a mural and faux finishing studio . We have over 20 years of experience creating beautiful murals and custom faux finishes for homes and businesses. As professional artists, we are creative, innovative in our designs and techniques and are experienced and professional to deal with. We would love to meet with you, show you some samples of our work, and start a great working relationship where we can help you create a beautiful living space for you or your client. Our rates are very reasonable, so give us a call for a free in home consultation today!
Some of our specialties include Venetian plaster, Lusterstone, colorwashes, beautiful custom murals, painted furniture, textured finishes, gilding and stenciling. We have also created a line of unique hand painted children’s ceiling medallions which is carried by retailers all across the country. We have extensive experience working on model homes for various builders and designers.
Our work has been featured on HGTV’s Designer’s Challenge, and we’ve been written up several times including in FKB “Florida Kitchen and Bath” magazine. 
We work with designers up and down the southeast coast and frequently travel for jobs when needed. If you ever need a mural, stenciling, decorative painting, or custom faux finish, we at Purple Cactus Studios hope you will think of us first!
Our Experience

  • Graduated from Savannah College of Art & Design with a BFA degree (1993)
  • In business since 1997
  • 15 years faux finish experience
  • Trained as a Graphic Designer
Amber working on a faux finish project in a spiral staircase.
We miss you Hannah
Laurence painting a "logo" mural for a design firm "Builder's Design" in a Raleigh, NC model home.
Purple Cactus Studios specializes in
high-end custom faux finishes, murals, stenciling and more!
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