Published at Wednesday, June 13th 2018, 21:39:22 PM by Jeraldo Sanz. bookcases. Though we live in a digital age, there’s no replacing the power of books—especially in design. Not only do they tell the story of the homeowner, adding personality to a space, but they also make a bold decor statement. “A . . . book lasts as long as a house, for hundreds of years,” Thomas Jefferson once wrote.
Published at Tuesday, June 12th 2018, 19:41:35 PM by Laycie Dupont. area rugs. 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 Friday, June 08th 2018, 16:29:17 PM by Gaetane Marchetti. area rugs. Initially, area rugs – as we know them today – were used for practical and protective purposes. In cold climates, they provided warmth and a comfortable and cozy bed to sleep on. In more tropical climates, they were often used for protection, from thorns, sharp rocks and even wildlife.
Published at Wednesday, March 14th 2018, 21:02:24 PM. bookcases By Gwidon Jankowski. 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.”
Published at Tuesday, March 13th 2018, 20:15:49 PM. area rugs By Irmine Wagner. While allowing my imagination to wander before choosing a carpet for my studio, I considered the most beautiful carpet I have ever seen (the carpet on the chapel balcony at Fontainebleau - Savonnerie(?) and inquired about the cost of such a carpet). Reality, of course, set in.
Published at Friday, March 09th 2018, 17:48:55 PM. area rugs By Irmine Wagner. WILLIAM HODGINS. Lay Flat! Rug should not take over the room. Wool—not nylon! DONNA LIVINGSTON. Most often, I love to kick start a project with an Antique area rug. I look for area rugs that are high quality hand knotted with both wool and silk.
Published at Thursday, March 08th 2018, 10:12:11 AM. area rugs By Irmine Wagner. WILLIAM GEORGIS. I look for character when choosing or designing an area rug. I generally look for a rug which leaves between a 6" to 15" wood border, depending on the size of the room.
Published at Monday, March 05th 2018, 21:01:45 PM. area rugs By Cira Sanz. I like it when a room looks as if it has evolved over time. I buy almost all of our antique carpets at auction because the mark-up at most rug dealers is really high!
Published at Saturday, March 03rd 2018, 18:26:28 PM. area rugs By Jeraldo Sanz. LAURA HUNT. Make sure it‘s made from natural materials. Any rules to follow when choosing the size? Generally speaking, a foot to foot and a half off the walls. What should people expect to spend for a standard 8‘ x 10‘ rug? There is no such thing as a standard price…it all depends on your budget!
Published at Friday, March 02nd 2018, 22:24:42 PM. area rugs By Jeraldo Sanz. 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.