Houston’s Premiere Decorative Painting and Plaster Company

Janie Ellis, RID, ASID-IP, CFC, Master Artisan
Anything But Plain has amassed a repertoire of stunning, award-winning finishes ranging from dimensional layering of artisan textures and hand-painted murals, to extraordinary cabinet and furniture finishes.

Certified Master Artisan and Owner, Janie Ellis launched her business in 1989 with a creative approach to decorative painting. A wealth of education plus years of experience have positioned Anything But Plain as a forerunner of their industry, consistently garnering many awards and earning a reputation for excellence.

Of all Janie’s accolades, she is most proud of the continuing satisfaction of her clients. That satisfaction is brought about by her unique ability to create fabulous results within budget and on time. Janie works hand-in-hand with leading Interior Designers, Architects, and Builders to ensure the end result is a perfect reflection of their vision and the client’s dream.

About Janie Ellis, RID, ASID-IP, CFC, Master Artisan

Certified Master Artisan, Janie Ellis is the Houston Design community’s best kept secret. Janie has created beautiful decorative finishes for award-winning interior designers, decorators, builders, and architects for 25 years. Janie has a BA in Art and a Master’s Degree in Interior Design.

She honed her talents with training here in the United States, as well as Europe. Known for her innovative concepts and traditional and contemporary application of finishes, she is most proud of the continuing satisfaction of her clients. Janie’s work has been showcased on Television, in books and national publications and in American Society of Interior Designers show houses.

  • Certified Artisan
  • Certified Faux Consultant
  • Industry Partner of ASID
  • Director at Large for ASID-IP for Texas Gulf Coast Chapter (2010-2012)
  • Registered Interior Designer in the state of Texas
  • Invited Participant of International Salon of Decorative Painters
  • Member of the Board of Directors of Professional Decorative Painters Association

Janie is founder and President of Anything But Plain Decorative Painting & Plasters.