Building & Renovating

Building 101: Faux Finishes – Grass Carpets

Bring the outdoors in with faux grass carpets that mimic the look and feel of actual grass


They may be just imitations, but when you’ve got hundreds of options to choose from, who would complain? Artificial finishes or faux finishes are versatile and often more affordable, making them easily adaptable to the different requirements of your space.

Grass carpets are easy to maintain and kid-friendly. These olefin-based and woven polypropylene surface finish can be used in faux pocket gardens or in semi-outdoor areas such as the lanai or poolside. 

Production by Paula de Guzman and Tala Singson. Photographed by Louie Aguinaldo and Vincent Coscolluela.

Read the original article ("Real Living’s Ultimate Swatch Guide”) in the April 2013 issue of Real Living Magazine. Download your digital copy of Real Living on the Real Living App ( now! Log on to for more details.  



Grass in Grids

Turfworks Rye 12, *P2,420/linear meter, Wilcon Builder’s Depot 

Fine Green Blades

Turfworks Poa Anna 30, *P4,440/ linear meter, Wilcon Builder’s Depot 

Bermuda Hay

Turfworks Bermuda 10, *P4,560/linear meter, Wilcon Builder’s Depot  

 *Prices are subject to change.

To know more about the products, get in touch with Wilcon Builder's Depot here.


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