By Al3xa. bookcases. At Monday, May 21st 2018, 17:09:06 PM.
In Queen Anne’s reign in England (1702–14), bookcases became extremely simple, relying for effect on fine proportions and veneers. They normally had a straight front, the doors of the lower portion revealing drawers when open. Within a few years architectural characteristics such as pediments, cornices, and pilasters became prominent.
The home`s Canadian cedar cladding and aluminium joinery is low-maintenance, and designed to weather gently over time. The natural finish blends well with the surrounding garden, with its sculptural, desert plants. “We face south-west, so the weather comes straight at us, and the wind is loaded with salt,” says Hughes. “Fortunately, the plants we liked don’t give a hoot about the wind.”
Add molding to a simple bookcase. The blogger behind The Makerista upgraded a friend`s IKEA Billy bookshelves with pieces of decorative base and crown molding that match the walls, giving the furniture`s basic profile some welcome gravitas.