Published at Monday, June 04th 2018, 21:08:41 PM by Lyront Papp. area rugs. Today, the traditional craftsmanship once treasured has transformed into the lowest cost labor available, or mass-manufactured rugs for big home stores around the world. Since we’re all about helping you find quality and enduring value, here is some history and tips to help navigate you around the world of heirloom-quality rugs.
Published at Monday, May 21st 2018, 17:14:00 PM by Ronson Thomson. bookcases. Ambries (recesses in walls) were used to hold books from the earliest times. Even after the invention of printing, books were still such a rare luxury that they were commonly kept in a chest or on one shelf beneath a desk. The history of bookcases was also connected with the medieval fittings of college libraries in Britain.
Published at Monday, May 21st 2018, 18:10:25 PM by Ronson Thomson. area rugs. ELLIE CULLMAN. We look for beauty and durability. Every rug should be well made with color fast dyes and good yarns and straight seams regardless of whether it is hand made of silk or machine made of wool. For bedrooms, a good rule of thumb for size is to leave approximately 12" of floor space between the edge of the rug and the base molding.
Published at Monday, June 04th 2018, 21:08:41 PM. area rugs By Lyront Papp. KARIN BLAKE. My rooms are architectural and spare so I prefer to use antique area rugs as accents. I don‘t like to waste them under beds or couches. People should expect to spend $5,000 and up for an antique rug.
Published at Wednesday, May 23rd 2018, 20:11:26 PM. Coffee Tables By Lyront Papp. Round (and square) coffee tables are perfect for sectional sofas, making this Mara table an ideal pick if you have that seating setup. Its bright white marble and neutral-colored solid oak legs would perk up your trusty dark gray, brown or black couch (though would also look equally stunning with saturated jewel tones.)
Published at Monday, May 21st 2018, 18:10:25 PM. area rugs By Ronson Thomson. Always look for the knot count on a rug. Observe how closely it is woven and look for signs of repairs. A good repair does not affect the value, but a bad repair ruins a rug. When choosing your rug size make sure your furniture fits onto the rug.
Published at Monday, May 21st 2018, 17:14:00 PM. bookcases By Ronson Thomson. “There’s something special about local bookstores, and used bookstores in particular,” says Aya Satoh, the manager for Personal Collections and Books by the Foot at the Strand Book Store in Manhattan. “There’s so much history there, and the craft and artistry that went into producing antique books gives them a beauty that most contemporary books don’t have.”
Published at Sunday, May 20th 2018, 14:49:49 PM. area rugs By Trudchen Schulz. HUGH NEWELL JACOBSEN. Since most of the rugs in living rooms are hidden beneath furniture, buy a simple wool weave in a natural color. MARTYN BULLARD. A good rug is the anchor for any rooms decorative scheme. I usually build my colors around the rug , pulling from the most random threads in the rug as accessory colors for pillows and lamp shades.
Published at Saturday, May 19th 2018, 21:41:26 PM. area rugs By Trudchen Schulz. SALLY SIRKIN LEWIS. lity and appropriateness for the interior. As to size, I think it important that if there is furniture on the rug the furniture should not sit partially on the rug and partially off. $200 - $300/yard.
Published at Saturday, May 19th 2018, 19:03:19 PM. area rugs By Trudchen Schulz. SUZANNE LOVELL. Keep all the furniture legs on the rug. Always a quiet elegance—a shouting rug is never grounding to the spirit of ones soul. RON MANN. Too broad a question. Every room in the house could have an area rug. It has to do with place and function.