Most people associate comfortable furniture with soft cushions and pillows, but there is another dimension to comfort that involves emotional comfort as well as physical solace. Look around some beautiful houses. Other than the upholstered furniture—sofas, love seats, chairs, and ottomans—most of the furniture will be direct, firm, softened only by a seat cushion or a pad on a wooden arm.
But the beauty of the wood provides
There are places in the house where quality mirrors are not only functionally appropriate, but can be a focal point of an overall design. How gracious it is to enter or leave a house that has a large mirror in the entry hall. The formality and beauty of framed decorative mirrors with gold leaf finish are very appropriate for entries. Do not be shy while choosing mirrors for this area, after all, your entry creates
Very few furnishings in our homes are in place for no purpose other than to look good. However, having pieces of furniture that are useful doesn’t mean that they can’t look great, too. Combine the utility of a simple cabinet with a beautiful painting, and you have our large collection of stunning hand painted cabinets.
The craft of hand painting fine furniture dates
Let’s talk tables. They’re in practically every room. You eat on them. You entertain on them. You decorate with them. So why shouldn’t you love the table you own? Let your accent table be the talk of your home by picking out a gorgeous occasional table to add to your interior decor. When it comes to occasional tables, there is no rule for one size fits all. There is a whole world of
The choice of coffee tables in a living room can be as varied as people’s personalities. The coffee table chosen, along with fascinating items displayed on it, offer an exceptional way to express individualism and uniqueness. Guests can tell a lot from the items on display, almost as if those items are quietly telling them a story.
Each color has own personality whether it was happy or sad, old or young.
Dusty colors are sad, because they make us think of old, feeble people living in dreary, dusty rooms because they can’t see well enough to keep things from looking run down. But so many people willingly choose to live with these dirt-camouflaging colors because it is safer for them
Every classic Venetian mirror we offer is hand made in Venice, Italy. All of the Venetian mirrors are produced by the methods of the 18th and 19th century techniques perfected by generations of skilled artisans. The skill of the modern Murano glass artisans is clear when you view our selection of Venetian mirrors. Even today, the Murano glass artisans possess skills that
The history of mirrors starts in the III Century B.C. Most ancient mirrors were made from metal and had a round shape. The back side of the ancient mirrors was beautifully embellished with ornamentation. Mirrors were made from highly polished bronze and silver. The first glass mirrors were invented in I Century by Romans.
From ancient times special qualities had been given to mirrors, that no other object
It’s easy to create your own unique version of a speak easy in your home with specialized bar accessories. Entrance into a home speak easy doesn’t even require a secret code word, a specialized handshake or a series of secret knocks any more. In the 1920s until about 1933 these things might have been required. These were the years when a bold, new experiment was tried. It was called Prohibition.
One of the biggest splashes you can make in nautical decor is to use classically styled wooden surfboards that have been thoughtfully placed throughout the home as your decorating focal points. Surfboards also become functional furnishings and implements when they are made into tables, counter tops and vanities. It pays to catch this stylish nautical design wave, while making a bold statement of classic surfer beach house style in your home.
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