Homepage › Forums › Fix-it Forum: Home Improvement & Do It Yourself Repair Forum › re-Texturing Ceilings This topic contains 1 reply, has 0 voices, and was last updated by Steve King 21 years, 3 months ago. Author Posts July 1, 1997 at 2:24 pm #10394 Christine Coffey a friend recently purchased a home in which the ceilings has cirlces. How was this done and doesit need to be done by a contractor? July 8, 1997 at 5:13 pm #76198 Steve King If you are talking about a textured ceiling in a newer home it is generally done with a trowel.In older homes with plaster ceilings it was done with either applied molding or with cut-out templates in wet plaster. Author Posts You must be logged in to reply to this topic.