Maybe it was the soft accent that held her attention.
His cultured accent made even bad news sound pleasant.
The accent says otherwise, but I was born in New York.
Most words take the accent on the penult.
She sometimes thought his accent sounded Russian, sometimes Irish.
His order was calm, the slight accent in his voice foreign.
His French accent rolled off his deep voice in a way that made her smile.
One accent only is to be used, the acute, to denote the syllable on which stress is laid.
Was it possible that their accent was in large, contrived?
Katie smiled in return, deciding she liked the Amazon with the British accent and wild tribal tattoos.
The three stood looking at each other, speechless, until Jackson broke the silence in his best Hispanic accent, "Lucy… you got some splainin' to do."
It takes no account of the quantity of syllables; the scansion depends on accent, and there is always an accent on the last syllable but one.
His accent appeared when he was too stressed to be concerned about emulating the flat, cultured accent of the political elite.
The porter, listening in perplexity to the unfamiliar Polish accent and not realizing that the interpreter was speaking Russian, did not understand what was being said to him and slipped behind the others.
This undertaking led to the introduction of a large number of Flemish workmen, who settled in the district, and, in spite of the violent measures adopted by the English peasantry to expel them, retained their ground in sufficient numbers to affect the physical appearance and the accent of the inhabitants to this day.
Gaston Paris maintained that French versification was a natural development of popular Latin methods which depended on accent rather than quantity, and were as widely different from classical rules as the Low Latin was from the classical idiom.
"There are three'" answered a clerk with an accent from a country I couldn't fine on a map and a name tag that said Pual.
"This ain't right," he said, his Southern accent plain even to his ears.
She froze at the cultured voice with its rich accent, knowing the woman at the nearest table spoke about her.
Her accent was still there, but the clumsy speech pattern was gone.
In the British army an officer is said to be "seconded" (with the accent on the second syllable) when he is employed on special service outside his regiment, his name being retained on the regimental list, but his place being filled by promotion of other officers.
The familiar lilt of her accent was still present.
It was at this time that he acquired the slight German accent which he never lost.
As there is no accent in Indian words, the natural pronunciation of this name would be Man-i-CO-ba.
"Commander in Chief Kutuzov?" said the newly arrived general speaking quickly with a harsh German accent, looking to both sides and advancing straight toward the inner door.
Its charm lies in its exquisite accent and its infinite tenderness.
The wavering is caused by the absence of accent on FUL, for she pronounces FULL correctly.
Phil., 1904), "Studies in Latin Accent and Metric" (in Trans.
The principal thing that is lacking is sentence accent and variety in the inflection of phrases.
I sometimes found the name of his native parish handsomely written in the snow by the highway, with the proper French accent, and knew that he had passed.
Dealing next with accent, punctuation marks, sounds and syllables, it goes on to the different parts of speech (eight in number) and their inflections.
Malay is essentially, with few exceptions, a dissyllabic language, and the syllabic accent rests on the penultimate unless that syllable is open and short; e.g.
For This Reason The Epacts Twenty Five And Twenty Four Are Placed Together, So As To Belong Only To One Day In The Months Of February, April, June, August, September And November, And In The Same Months .Another 25', Distinguished By An Accent, Or By Being Printed In A :Different Character, Is Placed Beside 26, And Belongs To The Same, Day.
The Epact 19' (Also Distinguished By An Accent Or Different Character) Is Placed Table Iii.
There was a regretful accent in the creature's voice, and at the words all the other dragonettes sighed dismally.
(1) To take first its treatment of the final vowelsCatalan, like French and Provenal, having only oxytones and paroxytones, does not admit more than one syllable after the tonic accent: thus anima gives arma, cdmera gives cambra.
Castilian displaces the accent on the 1st and 2nd pers.
Another special feature of CastilianPortuguese is the complete absence of the form of conjugation known as inchoative (intercalation, in the present tense, of the syllable isc or esc between the radical and the inflexion), although in all the other tenses, except the present, Spanish shows a tendency to lay the accent upon the same syllable in all the six persons, which was the object aimed at by the inchoative form.
It is almost incredible that the superb imaginative amplification of the description of Hyder Ali's descent upon the Carnatic should be from the same pen as the grave, simple, unadorned Address to the King (1777), where each sentence falls on the ear with the accent of some golden-tongued oracle of the wise gods.
The octave below bass C is written C D E F GA B c. The next octave below is C] D i E 1 F] G] A] B 1 C, and each preceding octave has another accent as suffix.
To shake off his native accent and to acquire the graces of oratorical action, he engaged the services of Thomas Sheridan and Charles Macklin.
The Welsh form of the name, Caerdydd (pronounced Caerdeeth, with the accent on the second syllable) suggests that the name means "the fort of (Aulus ?) Didius," rather than Caer Daf ("the fortress on the Taff"), which is nowhere found (except in Leland), though Caer Dyv once existed as a variant.
eureni, firent), may be regarded as truly etymological, or rather as a result of the assimilation of these perfects to the perfects known as weak (amiron), for there are dialectic forms having the accent on the radical, such as dixon, hizon.
A third officer, who by his accent was a Pole, disputed with the commissariat officer, arguing that he was mistaken in his identification of the different wards of Moscow.
An original medial p preceding the chief accent of the word also appears as b in English and the other members of the same group. It is not certain that any English word is descended from an original word beginning with b, though it has been suggested that peg is of the same origin as the Latin baculum and the Greek (6 KTpov.
The accent plays much less part in lengthening and altering the vowels in Syriac than in Hebrew, but there are well-marked cases of lengthening from this cause.
Castilian, which is the literary language of Spain, and with certain differences, of Spanish America, is spoken in Old and New Castile, Aragon, Estremadura, and the greater part of Leon; in Andalusia it is subject to various modifications of accent and pronunciation.
As regards the tonic, accent and the treatment of the vowels which come after it, Castilian may be said to be essentially a paroxytonic language, though it does not altogether refuse proparoxytonic accentuation and it would be a mistake to regard vocables like 1dm para, lagrima, rdpido, &c., as learned words.
"You are a colonel?" shouted the chief of staff with a German accent, in a voice familiar to Prince Andrew.
He looked at poetry as a kind of " proteus among the people, which changes its form according to language, manners, habits, according to temperament and climate, nay, even according to the accent of different nations."
In The Table Here Given, This Distinction Is Made By Means Of An Accent Placed Over The Last Figure.
What remain of these effusions have no special quality except good sense, refined feeling, accuracy of phrase, and a curious correctness of accent and rhythm.
It is now generally assumed that the word is the causative form (hiph`il) and should be pronounced Yahveh or Yahweh (accent on second syllable).
These can accent a soft white or buttery cream.
It was nice to hear English spoken without a Spanish accent.
In that moment of obvious joy, Alondra barely had an accent.
"Ikira, I'm honored," the dark-haired man said with a bow and a thick Spanish accent.
"That would be a description of his ego and nothing else," the brooding blond said with a light French accent.
"I should hope to smile," he said with a contrived southern accent.
"Ully, you're not supposed to be down here!" she called without turning in a distinct British accent.
"Hello, kitten," he said in his thick accent.
Jerome doesn't have a southern accent.
The voice rang deep and sultry with a southern accent.
"It is so," he said, mocking his father's accent.
"By gosh, I think I've got it," she spoke in a poor imitation of British accent.
The next octave above has two accents, and each succeeding octave another accent.
Doubtless he knew Latin before Greek; it is alleged that he always spoke Greek with a barbarian accent.
The accentuation of Rumanian, though complex, is governed by certain broad principles, except in the case of neologisms, many of which have been borrowed from French and Italian without change of accent.
Although they are professedly written in hexameters, the rules of quantity are sacrificed to accent.
He spoke English well and idiomatically, but with a strong Icelandic accent.
When she spoke, she welcomed them with a soft melodic voice made all the more attractive with a Spanish accent.
Dulce was the oldest of the girls, yet her accent was the most prominent.
The thick accent and clumsy wording suddenly annoyed Carmen.
Her accent was exotic and complemented her sexy, sultry voice.
His French accent rolled off his deep voice.
The three stood looking at each other, speechless, until Jackson broke the silence in his best Hispanic accent, "Lucyâ€¦ you got some splainin' to do."
After the tuxedoed maitre d' had seated them, Fred had made a pronouncement in his best French accent, There are no problems, no worries at CafÃ© Richard.
An aggressive accent by US protectionism on pushing US trading interests overseas would be severely detrimental to the economies of the south.
i was surprised that she had names that were foreign to her and gave them to me slightly mispronounced in her strong jordanian accent.
If actors are going to adopt a scouse accent, please stick to it throughout the play.
The accuracy of distinguishing American accent and British accent is 83% .
The cockney accent had disappeared; Winston suddenly realized whose voice it was that he had heard a few moments ago on the telescreen.
A smile, a nod, a polite little " OK " in a Glaswegian accent.
Yet from his beer belly to his scouse accent, Kilfoyle is almost a caricature of an old Labor MP.
Parents, start practicing your best Jamaican accent now!
The man has a strong Irish accent, believed by the witness to be Southern Irish.
accent lighting, starfields, landscape or pool lighting.
accent correction function, and specialized terms database will help you communicate with utmost efficiency.
His cut-glass accent was too strong, often making it difficult to understand what he was saying.
pitch and stress: Japanese is only minimally semantically tonal, tho the majority of dialects have a word pitch accent.
NB Frederic has an acute accent on each ' e ' Reviews 'Powerful...the combination of banality and panic is quietly devastating.
albino monk with the silly accent.
bare-knuckle fighter with a very strange accent, to help with Howard's training.
In particular one of the boys has a strong Irish brogue, and another has an equally strong west Hampshire accent.
Ugly, pubescent, often lower class and furnished with a regional accent the dummy is a crude technical caricature of the human body.
circumflex accent will show the stress: CwmbrÃ¢n.
ThereÃ¢s something of the pantomime clown about him with his fake Italian accent (does anyone know why he does this?
cockney accent, good for you!
The Yanks seem to get the English accent mixed up with our Antipodean cousins, just not cricket!
You sing with an almost defiant Northern accent - why?
There is the utterly deplorable Accent, which you absolutely mustnÃ¢t buy.
Maybe it was the fact that he had to cope with an American drawl, rather than his usual Northern accent.
I'm not certain about it tho, but she did have an accent that sounded vaguely eastern European.
estuary accent what is that all about?
Callers reporting faults to NTL were greeted with a recorded message, in a Geordie accent, that was strewn with four-letter expletives.
Is it too fanciful to imagine him speaking with a bread country accent, possibly from the Devon area?
fanciful to imagine him speaking with a bread country accent, possibly from the Devon area?
framboise Gommendy reports... [read it with a French Accent, Ed] JAMES WILLSTROP: A FLICK TOO FAR!
I think your best course of action is to avoid English words that sound funny in a French accent.
Oliver, raised in the Midlands, has a slight Birmingham accent, tho his natural gentility is indicated by his manners.
Had me in fit of girlish giggles every time they said " thankyou " in a Geordie accent, much to Cherb's amusement.
girlish giggles every time they said " thankyou " in a Geordie accent, much to Cherb's amusement.
OOTB housemate: Maxwell, cheeky southeast England accent.
imitate opened it and he's standing there (imitating breathless Japanese accent) ' Tom Verlaine!
No-one can hate a Brummie as the accent renders contempt impossible.
indecipherable accent, lol.
infelicitychildren up on their accent or pronunciation or on perceived grammatical infelicities - the oral equivalent of the red pen treatment!
lilting tones of your Black Country accent on the National News.
lingua franca spoken with a foreign accent and some dubious prepositions.
Hewitt, in a terrible haircut, does well when she keeps the English accent low-key, although it occasionally wanders around the country.
The onboard metronome allows control over tempo and meter, with an accent on each downbeat.
mixed-up accent the kids in London have?
I have this waking nightmare of hundreds of little Russians speaking English in a heavy Welsh farmer accent.
Just adopt the accent and an ability to eat oatcakes without choking and you'll have the time of your life.
offspring of a single mother with a thick yokel accent.
But it nearly wasn't so: Myers originally voiced the luminous green ogre using his native Canadian accent.
Again, could he but do the accent, Brad Pitt might not do too badly... oy!
pantomime clown about him with his fake Italian accent (does anyone know why he does this?
pertinacious manner and upper-middle-class accent and invariably had good sales.
She would offer them to people with her politely pertinacious manner and upper-middle-class accent and invariably had good sales.
Further reading [It's impossible to say much about accent without using phonetics.
plummy English accent, like Hollywood wants you to believe.
pronounced accent, sometimes searching for the right words.
We're told it's going to replace fuddy-duddy old received pronunciation as the standard accent.
received pronunciation as the standard accent.
It comes replete with coffee making facilities, the primary accent colors and light wood furniture adding to the effect.
Still at least one of you has retained a semblance of your regional accent.
A MIDI file can be easily exported so that groove, accent, and feel can be manipulated in any host sequencer.
All of these accent colors work well against neutral base shades of creams or shades of brown for your main walls and furniture.
Once you get used to the rather shrill deep south accent of Maggie, the play becomes easier to follow.
She said he was good looking, had wavy hair and long sideburns and spoke with a Liverpool accent.
speaks with a thick French accent, a legacy of growing up on a farm in Rougemont, Canada, outside Montreal.
speakas served by a woman who spoke English with a very thick accent.
timbre change was handled particularly well, including a strong accent.
trace of an accent which lent it charm.
Fairly light flowers with a small injection of an accent color, perhaps pink, turquoise or pale yellow.
Ulster scots is basically English written as if you were speaking with an ulster scots is basically English written as if you were speaking with an Ulster accent.
Speaker independent voice recognition means you can control your phone by speaking (regardless of your accent!
wakehave this waking nightmare of hundreds of little Russians speaking English in a heavy Welsh farmer accent.
- The most important treatises (apart from those mentioned under "Editions") are Muller, Plautinische Prosodie (1869); Spengel, Reformvorschlage zur Metrik der lyrischen Versarten( 1882); Klotz, Grundziige altromischer Metrik (1890); Skutsch, Forschungen zur lateinischen Grammatik and Metrik (1892), Iambenkiirzung and Synizese (Satura Viadrina) (1896), continued by the author in a work called 'Was (1903); Leo, Die plautinischen Cantica and die hellenistische Lyrik (1897); Maurenbrecher, Hiatus and Verschleifung int alien Latein (1899); Ahlberg, De proceleusmaticis (1900), De correptione iambica plautina (1901); Jacobsohn, Quaestiones plautinae (1904); Radford, on the "Recession of the Latin Accent" (in Amer.
Nouns retain the accent of the nominative singular in all cases and in both numbers (e.g.
copila, girl, vocative plur, copilelor), except when a diminutive or augmentative suffix is added; the accent then shifts to the suffix.
Voweis.Lat., 0 with the accent have not been diphthongized into ie, uo, ue: pi (pede m), dez (decem), born (bomfu s), pode (p 0 t e t).
"What do you want?" demanded a third voice, in a stern, gruff accent.
"Prince, humanum est errare, * but..." replied the doctor, swallowing his r's, and pronouncing the Latin words with a French accent.
*(2) Only a hobbledehoy could amuse himself in this way, he added in Russian--but pronouncing the word with a French accent--having noticed that Zherkov could still hear him.
The French dragoon was a young Alsatian who spoke French with a German accent.
"Well, Prince, may God give you great luck!" said Matrena in her gypsy accent.
Question :.. It 's just a put-on accent.
A major interpretational feature of this piece is to achieve the subjective accent on the first of each pair of quaver chords occurring throughout.
Some even claim to have detected traces of a scouse accent.
I was served by a woman who spoke English with a very thick accent.
He speaks with a thick French accent, a legacy of growing up on a farm in Rougemont, Canada, outside Montreal.
The introduction of the silks with the timbre change was handled particularly well, including a strong accent.
She spoke excellent French, with a trace of an accent which lent it charm.
Ulster Scots is basically English written as if you were speaking with an Ulster accent.
Speaker independent voice recognition means you can control your phone by speaking (regardless of your accent !
Posted by Stuart at 06:21 PM Comments I did, I said it to myself, under my breath, in a welsh accent.
Although he was from New Jersey, he liked to affect a Southern accent sometimes. He thought it made him sound sexier.
Don't abase your cousin by making fun of his accent.
Hailey searched for months to find the perfect accoutrement to accent her wedding outfit.
Red has become increasingly popular in babies' rooms, and you can accent that red with other colors and accessories once the baby is here.
You may find the perfect items to accent the nursery for a few dollars!
Even if your nursery has a good overhead light, you'll want to think about accent lighting.
You can achieve this through one or two accent floor lamps that also serve as decoration.
You can also paint the inside of the saucer in the accent color.
Tie bows on the four corners to accent the bed.
Frost the entire cake, including the wheels and handle, and use contrast colors to accent the shape.
One fun idea might be to create a striped wall as an accent or paint a large moon on one wall.
You can build a room from one object by pulling the main color and accent colors to use on the walls, in the curtains, paint trim, and throughout the room with accessories and other details.
Then, paint a single accent wall in the same color.
The rest of the walls can be a Benjamin Moore Dove Gray, which is a nice off-white color that picks up on hues from an accent wall.
For a great accent, choose the Angel Fish Pot Lamp from Rosenberry Rooms.
For a fun accent, choose the Sea Fishing Pole Floor Lamp from Rosenberry Rooms.
Paint the walls a light blue and accent them with a wall decal.
From there, you can choose your main colors and accent shades.
It's typically a better choice to paint the walls one of the accent colors from your bedding instead of the primary color to avoid too much of a good thing.
Find material in colors that match the accent color of the bedding.
Select a fabric for the chair that picks up either a darker shade of the wall color of the accent color in the room.
They are great as an accent tree amid larger trees.
Also, you might elect to choose an accent for variety.
The neat thing about this product is that you can apply a few pieces to accent a space, or you can cover an entire wall.
Select patterns that accent your overall room theme.
You can choose to decorate your entire office in this wonderful furniture style or use a few accent pieces to give your room a southwestern flair.
You can choose from several accent pieces to add a homey feel to your office.
Bright colors are usually found in coastal designs and provide a great opportunity to create accent colors in your overall room settings.
You can save a great deal when negotiating whole house or several rooms of furniture and accent pieces.
Don't forget to add special accent pieces in your overall design.
The color theme you've selected can be enhanced with a few well-chosen accent pieces to repeat certain colors and accentuate a contrasting color.
Many home stores carry these types of cushions, but the selection is rarely as good as the selection of accent and toss cushions.
I also use our new Deck-Oh! zen accent rugs under my furniture and around the deck.
Scarlet Accent Chair - This elegant chair would look great in a classically designed home office.
The company also offers outdoor lawn furniture, handcrafted wooden toys and home accent pieces.
Within each collection is a wide variety of sets and individual accent pieces for your outdoor areas.
From working with the size and shape of the room to using an accent piece you truly love as a jumping off point, there are numerous ways to gather ideas for the perfect room scheme quickly and easily.
Consider using an accent wall in a cool toned color like turquoise or even a blue toned red.
Leave it bare to give the illusion of space, and focus bolder accent pieces on tables and rugs nearby.
Just remember to keep your accent colors in the same saturation or depth of color, to help keep them from getting lost.
While you may have a general theme or color scheme in mind, cement it into place by pulling from an accent piece you already own and love.
If you choose to use two colors on your walls, or your walls and ceiling, pick the more subdued color as the main color of the room to highlight the accent wall or ceiling.
Once the walls have been done, move on to throw rugs, then furniture, drapes and finally wall art and accent pieces.
If you find yourself working slowly or getting distracted easily, try sky blue, navy blue, or black as an accent.
Native American area rugs make a beautiful accent on hardwood floors.
Various shades of green and blue make attractive secondary or accent colors, such as deep Evergreen, the crisp blue of a mountain lake or the beautiful blue-green tones of real turquoise.
Likewise, an accent table placed between two chairs will make the pieces feel more connected.
Pottery Barn offers a selection of basic furniture pieces in simple designs that can blend well with most Category:Interior Design Styles, plus accent pieces in a variety of design styles to help you pull your look together.
Ballard Designs offers a selection of Modern, French Country, and Eclectic style furniture and accent pieces.
For a striking room design, consider covering an entire accent wall or ceiling in lightweight burnished metal sheets.
Unique Surroundings - Iron scrollwork wall decor, sconces, and shelves to accent Tuscan, French Country, or Mediterranean decor.
Tropical colors sit comfortably beside Antebellum architectural features, and natural elements like reed and natural wood are common choices for everything from furniture to accent pieces.
The bathroom and bedroom decorating and accent choices you make are also crucial for giving your room the right mood and feel, as well as making it welcoming and comfortable.
If you have a vanity table or footboard, try a bench or stool covered in animal hide for an eye-catching western accent.
Sunland Home Décor features Old Western bedding, accessories, and accent furniture.
You can also add a chair rail and paint an accent color, like deep ocean blue, just on this lower section.
Owners are looking for room and accent lighting that reflects the style of their new home.
Identical accent colors can be used throughout the house, unifying the color scheme.
An accent wall behind a bed can set off the bed as the focal point in a teenager's room.
Small accent lamps can turn a room from dull and boring to bright and beautiful.
Still, small accent lamps can add ambiance to any room even if the primary light source is a ceiling light or track lighting.
Accent lamps can actually add warmth to an otherwise blah corner of a room…any room.
Accent lamps come in hundreds of styles, so choosing the right one often comes down to a matter of preference and price.
Will it be used as a primary light source, or is it mainly going to provide accent to the room?
A set of two typically offers two accent lamps in the exact same style and size.
If you are feeling creative, then consider making your own small accent lamps.
Lowe's offers easy-to-follow instructions for creating your own accent lamp.
You don't have to spend a fortune to recreate a room by adding a few well-placed accent lamps.
Bold colors that might be over the top in small rooms or with certain decors can easily be used as accent colors with paintable borders.
Different paints (your bottom coat, your top coat, your accent colors and so on - the choices you make here will be specific to your color scheme, the surface you're painting, and the faux finishing technique you are using.
Novelty accent lamps in a wide variety of themes are another great option for a table area.
Accent lighting is often included for a dramatic effect as the water moves.
Once you've chosen your wall and accent colors, you can move on to accessories.
Japanese style is all about achieving balance, so offset the simplicity of bamboo with some strong color -- perhaps on accent pillows or window treatments.
Wrought iron pieces can serve as focal points or accent pieces.
While country cottage decorating usually plays up these lighter colors, bright reds and brilliant blues have their place in this style of decorating as well, so don't overlook them as accent pieces and for accessories.
Old sewing machine cabinets-Paint an old sewing machine cabinet a bright white and use as an accent table.
Choose Mission style furniture, overstuffed upholstery and metal and wood accent pieces.
Neutral paint, perhaps with a single accent wall painted a different color, is common in minimalist design.
If you can obtain some authentic or replica artifacts from one of the Mediterranean countries, you can mix these with more modern accent pieces for a well blended Mediterranean home design.
Contemporary art, like contemporary furniture, can dominate a home or serve as an accent piece.
Don't forget the accent touches that can make your bathroom pop.
They may achieve this balance by adding a strong accent color, or piece of furniture that differs from the other items in the room.
Select three colors you want in your design and use one as an accent color to splash color throughout the room.
You have a wide range of choices when it comes to beach motifs and accent pieces.
If your room is green, blue and yellow, and green has been the most prominent color in pattern, you may wish to accent the blue or yellow, without overpowering the green.
The last alternative is that you may opt to forego all patterns and use a solid color for your cushions to become an accent color in your kitchen design.
When designing your room, you can use a variety of design techniques to accent your floral fabrics.
If your kitchen and den area are open, you may opt to use the same color in both rooms and reserve one wall in your kitchen for a different color to accent the room.
If green is your main color, you can use bold colors like purple or orange for accent colors in your décor.
Accent your countertop with a bright green, blue or yellow backsplash.
Don't forget that you can use accent pieces of contrasting or matching tile to add a greater design element to your overall tile design.
Many designers opt for a more intense yellow hue as an accent color to give the room pop.
While greens are usually used as accent colors in a Tuscan décor with the terra cotta color as the main backdrop, you can certainly choose a green for your wall color.
Sprinkle in some terra cotta color for accent and you'll have a very appealing kitchen design.
Tuscan blues presents a splash of color that you can use either as a primary wall color or as accent colors.
Some designs use an accent wall painted in red.
Black, a powerful color, is best used as an accent color.
Again, consider an accent wall or only painting part of each wall.
Select one or two colors for your design and then one accent color.
Napkins can either be a solid accent color or a pattern that repeats and complements the overall table setting.
The other common but simple style of accent cushion is the flange style.
It's hard to go wrong with a simple square accent pillow.
Use one of these colors as the main color, and then select two accent colors.
Green is an excellent color to use with pink or purple and white as the second accent color.
You can use pink and purple together with a white accent color.
Maintain a dark and cozy environment in your game room and use artificial light to accent and aid in play.
Simply add a tall accent table behind the sofa to accommodate a lamp, plant or other decorative items to disguise the back of the sofa.
Paint your entire living room one color or go with classic white and choose one wall to accent.
Choose one main color and no more than two accent colors to incorporate in your living room decor.
You may want to use a solid wall as an accent wall and paint it a different color that will draw attention to that section of the room.
Although the term "home accent" conjures up images of those little finishing touches, most home accent catalogs offer much more than that.
Below you will find links to some top home accent catalog picks.
What home accent catalogs are your favorites?
Blue is a great accent color to use in a Tuscan kitchen because it brings to mind the sparkling Mediterranean sea.
Typically the counter finish complements your color scheme rather than takes center stage, unless you choose a dramatic tile pattern, such as decorative glass or mosaic tile, that wraps the backsplash and up the wall to form an accent area.
Keep it simple by choosing one main color and one or two accent colors, at the most.
Use throw pillows to inject accent colors but avoid pilling on too many.
Chances are there are some accent colors already in place that would look great on the walls.
If you have an eat-in kitchen, a breakfast nook or a kitchen that opens into another room, consider the use of an accent wall along with the rest of the kitchen colors.
An accent wall can help designate an eating area, separating it from the rest of the room.
Make sure your accent wall color is in keeping with the rest of the color choices made in the kitchen, and use the same color selection process to keep the design consistent.
If you need a strong accent color, the choose one of the many Tuscan reds from a brilliant red poppy to deep red or purple grape colors.
Many area rugs also have matching accent and throw rugs that can be used in front of the sink and near a work area.
If you're still having difficulty choosing only one color, consider using the other colors as accent colors.
Red walls may be too overwhelming for four walls, but you can use red for an accent wall.
Purple falls on the far end of the blue spectrum and can be used as an accent color, just as red, pink, yellow, or green.
Blue is a great accent color and you can select from a wide range of hues from deep ocean blue to pale turquoise.
One of those colors will be used as an accent color throughout your room and is a unifier since it will be the color that binds the others together.
The first way to select accent colors is to use one color on either side of the main color as shown on a typical color wheel.
Many times when using complementary colors, a good accent color is either white or black.
Either one will give your room the right accent and ensure you end up with the modern touch you want.
Darker hues are great for accent colors.
Dark stains for wood will accent lighter comforter and draperies choices.
Ginghams, checks and plaids make great curtains, pillows and other accent pieces.
Sophisticated doesn't have to be dull, in fact, you may decide to step out of your comfort zone and go with a deep chocolate color with yellow or blue accent colors.
Use decorator fabric to transform that old sofa, create window treatments, like curtains or shades, and to make accent pieces like pillows or lampshades.
Use accent fabrics to compliment your room's decor.
Use accent fabric for throw pillows, place mats, throw rugs and other accent pieces.
If you like the look and feel of silk but buying yards of it doesn't fit into your budget, use it as an accent fabric.
If you're wary about using bold prints, use ornate patterns in moderation and on accent pieces in your room.
Try to stick to one base color and one accent color.
White also works as a great accent color and helps keep a coastal color scheme light yet grounded.
If you want to add an accent color, try not to use anything too strong.
Use a mix of task, accent, ambient and decorative lighting in every room.
If you have accent pieces, like pottery or ornate furniture, that you'd like to show off, keep the background of the room simple.
The eclectic look can easily be achieved with the use of traditional or contemporary art, patterned fabric, furniture, accent pieces and above all, creativity.
The Art Deco designer understands the importance color plays as an accent to emphasize the geometric shapes.
The popular, small, octagon-shaped, white tiles graced the floors, often combined with black accent ones.
If you really want to incorporate a bold shade in your office design, then choose one wall as an accent and paint the remaining walls white or a neutral shade.
Ideally, the room should combine natural light with two or three sources of artificial light: overhead lighting, task lighting and accent lighting.
Accent lighting can be used to accentuate art work or a beautiful house plant.
Wavy floor lamps, bubble floor lamps, flower floor lamps, vine or tree branch floor lamps and lantern floor lamps all make good accent lighting.
Take a room's color cues from accent colors present in wall art, throw rugs, window draperies or tile.
Or include an accent color wall to introduce more color, detail or interest to a space.
In the center, a fleur de lis, which picks up either the surrounding floor color or an accent color elsewhere in the room will complete the statement.
Leave the center open, but accent it with a rug on the floor, a buffet table against one wall and some well placed wall art.
Fill the home with knick-knacks and accent pieces that speak to you, leaving them out in the open to become part of the room's design.
Accent your home with creative designer colors and textures with a Mohawk area rug.
You can accessorize with floorlamps, houseplants, sofa table, console table, or other furniture and accent pieces.
Moroccan Kesh tiles can give your room a romantic ambiance, include some decorative border tiles with a few accent tiles for a personal and unique design.
Sand dollars are often used as accent pieces within a design, as are starfish.
Area rugs can protect the surface below it from scratches, stains or dirt while providing color, pattern and accent to a room.
Bay window curtain rods can offer those who live with bay windows the best of both worlds: unimpeded access to light, with the style and accent your room requires.
Look into curtain rods for the bay windows in your home, and find the perfect accent to finish your room in style.
Area rugs not only make an attractive home accent; they also help protect hardwood floors.
This style of area rug has long been a favorite home accent of wealthy and upper class homes in the West.
This method can also allow for long, drapery style curtains to help accent the room on either side of the window, while the café curtain is pulled across.
Red, green, gold, silver, and blue are all great choices for highlighting the white and silver centerpiece, just be sure to add a few accent pieces in your creation that repeats the color of your tablecloth.
Introduce red or green colors with napkins and other accent pieces or go for a completely white and silver appeal.
A blue, purple, red, orange, or green accent color will make your tree become more festive and unique for your winter theme tree.
For an accent color, repeat the one you used in the overall tree and room design.
Finish the floors with industrial tiles and use one wall for accent by painting it a matching color to your cabinets.
Under cabinet lighting is not only functional as task lighting to help with food preparation, but it also makes beautiful accent lighting to enhance the atmosphere of the room.
Try employing the same neutral, one of the same accent colors, or a motif (or material like wicker) that runs throughout your home.
Make a statement with one large sunflower on an accent wall.
It's always nice to have extra accent lighting in the master bedroom as well.
Accent lighting can be achieved easily with a dimmer switch, a three-way lamp or a few night lights.
You can also use candles for accent lighting in the bedroom especially if you're trying to create a romantic mood.
If you have a floor lamp with multiple lights, you can install colored light bulbs in the extra lights for accent lighting.
Keep the rest of the colors in the room warm for a pleasing contrast, or, if there are handpainted tiles in the room, consider picking up one of the accent colors and using it as a solid color for towels and rugs.
From accent walls to furniture, the color scheme of the room should tell a story to the viewer.
Accent colors and decorative elements can all branch off from the main color selection.
Again, keep the saturation of all accent colors in line with the initial section, but feel free to introduce cooler accents as a contrast.
Pull accent colors from within the wall art, duplicating some colors exactly and choosing lighter or darker versions of others for a deeper, more dramatic effect.
A giraffe print border makes a decorative wall accent in a bedroom but could also be used in a bathroom, a den or study or an exotic living room.
Accent the sofa or a bed with animal print decorative pillows or throws.
Angel candle holders are a favorite traditional Christian decor home accent.
Accent lamps can be a great way to add some focused light and add a little more interest to a space.
Southwestern inspired lamps come in so many beautiful styles, the hard part will be choosing which style of lamp or lamps you want to accent your home.
Accent a classy bed like this with a quilt or bedspread that has a traditional French Toile de Jouy pattern.
Choose colors that pick up accent colors already in the room itself to focus the eye without jarring it.
Painting a bold accent wall or opting for patterned wall paper will keep things interested and kid friendly.
Accent lighting can create a nice atmosphere as well.
Accent colors include warm tomato red, olive green and cobalt blue.
A well-lit kitchen with lots of natural sunlight can be painted in darker colors with lighter accent colors.
If you're using a predetermined color palette that has an accent color that you really don't like, try to find a substitute for that color that will still work well with the other colors in the palette.
When you combine a bold color with good accent colors, the overall effect often gives the illusion of more space.
LTK: So when you're choosing accent colors, would you use shades from the same family as your base color?
There are really two easy looks that you can achieve with accent colors.
Place a small portion on the bow of your lips to help them appear fuller, or on your brow bone to accent eyes.
Hi. I wear glasses and am looking for some easy eye makeup tips that will accent my eyes without becoming too over the top or having to wear contacts.
Brass-plated hardware is a beautiful accent against the dark cherry wood.
Brown eyes can look natural but beautifully accented in brown and gold shades.For nude-looking eyes, skip the liner and use eye shadow duos and trios to accent the eyes to create a softer look.
Use one of the accent colors in the kit to color your lids.
Using your pre-moistened sponge, gently tap the accent paint onto eyelids and up into the brow line.
Once the eyelids are painted, work around the mouth creating a defined upper lid applied in the same accent color.
For the cats nose, paint a small upside triangle on top of the black face in any accent color.
Feel free to experiment with your favorite shadow, but try to reserve the liquid formula for your base rather than an intensive accent color.
Brown with a hint of pink undertone is perfect for an accent color in the crease of the lids.
The shadow also comes in "Biege Sunshine" for an accent color.
While you probably won't want to use this more pronounced color all over the lid, it can work well along the eyebrow for accent.
Pair a smoky Dipdown eye with an accent of gold or copper eye shadow for a touch of sparkle.
Matte eye shadows have no shimmer and are most often accent colors.
An accent brush has a short, angled tip that allows you to place dark makeup colors in the eye crease.
Avoid applying eye makeup that uses three dark or accent colors.
Accent colors belong in the crease of the eye socket.
Apply accent color to the top and bottom of eyelashes gently.
Accent colors like black, smoky gray, deep brown, purples and greens look nice when used sparingly.
Dampen the bristles of your accent brush slightly before applying the color.
Accent the eye crease with the darkest eye color.
Raspberry, dark brown or slate gray would be an attractive accent color.
To make blue eyes stand out, apply Ego on the lid and accent with a MAC brown eye shadow shade such as Cork or Brun in the crease.
It can be used as a base color across the entire lid, as a highlighter on the brow bone, or even as a blush to accent the cheek bones.
Each set includes a highlighter, midtone and an accent color.
To accent your eyes, make them appear bigger, and brighten them, you need to know how to apply eyeliner.
The four colors on the outside edges are the highlighters; the four in the inner part of the container are the accent colors.
Choose a bright, bold eye shadow color (highly pigmented products work well) to accent you eyes in a striking, but easy way.
Although there are a number of heritage-themed embellishments available for purchase, memorabilia is often the best accent for a heritage layout.
Coat a die cut in embossing ink and UTEE to create a glistening dimensional accent.
Accent a journaling block with pretty flowers.
Crosses: This set contains five distinctly different cross stickers that make a nice accent on any baptismal scrapbook layout, but they go nicely with other Christian themes as well.
If you're looking for a frugal way to accent your scrapbook page, try using a winter-themed font that features snowflakes, icicles, mittens, or other seasonal elements.
If you're looking for a creative way to accent your scrapbook layouts, you may find yourself asking the question, "How do I embellish chipboard?"
Crackle finish is another option to consider if you're making a page with a vintage look.After you finish painting your accent, add details by applying rubber stamps or rub-ons.
Let some of the designs fall off the edge of the accent for a fresh and modern look.
When asking "How do I embellish chipboard?," don't forget that you can apply many of these techniques to a pre-decorated accent that's not quite right for your layout.
If your chipboard is thick enough, you may even be able to use this technique to turn one accent into two separate embellishments.
While it may seem like a waste of money to purchase large amounts of die cut shapes in a single package to accent a few scrapbook pages, once you get them home, it's easy to find multiple uses for them.
Instead of rushing out to the nearest craft store when you need to find the perfect accent for your next layout, you can simply surf the Web and select a sticker design that fits your page theme.
While free printable stickers are a fun way to accent your scrapbook pages on a tight budget, they don't always have the pizzazz of purchased embellishments.
Accent small areas of your sticker with a metallic paint pen or a bit of glitter glue.
This can be a great way to turn a freebie that's "almost right" into an accent that is "absolutely perfect" for your layout.
Thin strips of patterned paper can be gathered to use as a faux ribbon accent.
A paper doll chain makes a fun accent for a child's scrapbook page.
Take a red piece of cardstock and accent it with black triangles or circles that focus the attention on the picture.
You may be able to find sushi-themed stickers and other embellishments that will help accent your theme.
Regardless of whether you choose to accent the exterior of your scrapbook or add Oriental embellishments to your page layout, you album will be a gorgeous statement about this exciting country.
Use the following types of family sayings from Creative Memories to develop and accent your memory books that feature the most important people in your life.
Zebra print gowns usually feature black and white as the primary colors, which means you can choose an accent color to really make your dress look hot.
Try vivid accent hues like fuchsia, aquamarine, lime green, or yellow.
A rectangle of cardstock in your wedding color with a strip of accent paper down one side can make a tastefully simple invite, and is a cinch to put together.
Many brides choose a tiara to accent their hairstyle.
Many brides choose to accent traditional cakes with real or silk flowers that complement their wedding colors.
Simple pearl chokers, a strand of pearls, or a simple silver chain will be a lovely accent to a bridesmaid's attire.
A crystal, pearl, or other solitaire charm, such as a silver heart or floral design, on a pretty chain will also be a charming accent.
For a fall wedding, beading with rich oranges, yellows, reds, or browns may accent the colors of your wedding day and the bridesmaid's gowns.
When examining different blooms, also consider the filler blooms and greenery that will accent the bouquet.
Instead of ferns, baby's breath or other greens, accent with fallen leaves.
Consider snow white linens with icicle garlands and red roses or poinsettias to accent.
An accent color (used in flowers and décor) in a sash or on the bodice would also serve to tie the flower girl dresses into the bridal party.
You may want to consider using flowers native to the area you are getting married in, and accent with floral decorations in your wedding colors.
Wedding napkins or other linens folded in stylized butterfly shapes as a decorative accent at the wedding reception.
Most couples assume that a theme must be bold and blatant, but butterfly favors can be a delicate accent to many different themes.
Because a butterfly is a small and relatively unobtrusive accent, they can easily fit into most wedding decors to add a small touch of delicacy and innocence without overpowering the wedding.
The gravel inside the lucky bamboo pot can add a great decorative accent to the favor.
Classic gravel, sand, or even dirt can be a great natural accent, especially if the couple chooses an environmentally conscious wedding ceremony.
Small glass slipper figurines, perhaps with colored accent jewels that coordinate with the bridal party dresses.
Chocolate bars or candles using Disney's Cinderella clipart as an accent.
Choose a runner that integrates the theme or matches the colors of the wedding and this small accent will finish the entire look of the ceremony.
With no pews (unlike many American church weddings), there is nothing to accent the aisle and aisle runners.
Add some small porcelain snowman figurines or holiday village pieces to accent the table.
Many tiaras, combs, and accent or back combs combine black with silver or other colors to create a unique look.
This can be used to coordinate with the other decorations, bridal party dresses, or wedding accent colors.
You can get creative with the shape and size of the cake, as well as the accent colors used on and around it.
Cotton, crepe, chiffon, lace, eyelet, organza, tulle, and georgette are the most popular options for summer gowns, and brides can still accent their gown with satin or silk if they desire.
Brides may accent their dresses with splashes of color by using a sash, trim, or other details, or some brides may be as bold as the season and opt for a colored wedding dress.
Red, the state color of Hawaii, is also a great accent choice for a Hawaiian wedding.
The guest book and program table can be covered in a cream tablecloth or an accent color from your wedding colors.
If you absolutely must buy them a home accent, be sure to include the receipt - and don't be surprised if you never see it on display.
Does your dress have accent colors in traditional October colors like red, burgundy, or even royal purple?
If your home décor mirrors your wedding color choices, you'll have an instant accent for your living room or foyer.
A simple accent added to a standard program can transform it into a coordinated piece of wedding stationery.
Add some bold colors for accent or to highlight parts of the program.
If you are looking for a different colored dress, don't go for the standard accent hue.
One is to use brown ink for the text and then add a pink accent such as a ribbon or monogram at the top of the program.
Accent a fall color family palette with neutral ivory/cream or even with a darker color like navy blue or brown.
For a sharp outfit, look for a jacket in one of the dress accent colors.
Often, brides and grooms will choose one or two dominant colors, with one or two accent colors.
Men's tuxedos usually include a tie or bowtie and vest or cummerbund, allowing you to use a main or accent color in their attire.
The accessories are a great place to use your neutral and accent colors.
Indoor and winter weddings are much more likely to utilize darker colors to accent the ceremony.
If you're having a spring or summer wedding on the beach, consider a dress with an accent color in light blue, pink, yellow, green, lavender, or gold, either by way of a sash or some light embroidery.
If you love jewel tones, consider incorporating them in the same way; a diminutive accent will really pop!
While some brides choose black bridesmaid dresses or use black as an accent, they may still have issues with either of the mothers wearing the color.
Choose a palette of three to five colors (a couple of dominant colors, and a couple of accent colors) to bring cohesion to the event, and use consistent typefaces and designs.
Use these within your wedding color scheme or to accent the pagoda itself for a traditional look to your wedding.
It's available in white, all diamond white, and diamond white/silver accent, but it is also available in a diamond white/black with silver accent color scheme, too.
White: Bright white is perfect for weddings in any month, and ecru or ivory shades are perfect to accent any fall wedding colors in September.
Couples typically choose two or three wedding color ideas for their celebration palette - one main color accompanied by one or two accent shades.
Of course, lighter colors can be perfect as accent shades against darker colors for any formal event.
Finally, turquoise frosting can accent a cake just as effectively as it can cover it.
Pumpkins: Pumpkins are a popular accent for fall weddings, and large pumpkins can be placed next to each row of seats to line the aisle.
Use just one or two colors abundantly, leaving the other one or two as accent colors.
Whether you accent with pumpkins or make them the main focus, they are sure to spruce up any autumn wedding.
Pastel roses are the obvious choice for traditional late summer wedding bouquets, table arrangements, and pew decorations, and you can order roses (and other flowers) to match your wedding accent colors almost exactly.
Accent the cake with fondant or gum paste raspberries or lemon slices.
Frost the cake with pale yellow buttercream and accent with candied or fresh lemon slices.
In addition to the bed in the bag, matching drapes, valances, and accent pillows are available for an additional cost.
Posh Purple Comforter Set- Pem America offers this vibrantly colored comforter set that features very deep purple and black panels with a zebra print accent.
A comforter in a solid purple hue, black, white, or even other neutral like cream or beige, can look exciting when you add zebra patterned purple throw pillows, neck rolls, or accent blankets.
Lime green bath towels can be the perfect accent to many primary bathroom color palettes.
However, as an accent color, lime green can add a shimmer to stainless steel as well as white, black, and blue bath fittings.
Lime green is then a perfectly great accent bathroom color.
Decorative bath towels are a fun way to add color to your bathroom, pull together a theme or even add a holiday accent.
Choose one of the colors from your map as an accent color throughout the bath in the form of towels, rugs or candles.
If you are a fan of western style, consider hanging red bandana trim shower curtains to accent your bathroom.
Avoid too many extra pillows and accent pieces as they can create visual clutter.
If you have a natural or Old West theme in your bathroom, Western shower curtains can be the perfect stylish accent.
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