Decorative sentence example
Engraved flowers, views and devices are often combined with decorative cutting.
The sandstone has not resisted the effects of weather, and much of the external decorative work has perished.
The manufacture, modelling and painting of faience objects, and the making of inlays in many materials were also familiar to Aegean craftsmen, who show in all their best work a strong sense of natural form and an appreciation of ideal balance and decorative effect, such as are seen in the best products of later Hellenic art.
It is difficult to use real candy corn as a decorative piece.
There are interesting remains of Seljuk buildings, all showing strong traces of Persian influence in their decorative details.Advertisement
Not simply decorative afterthoughts, they are vital elements in the design of a comfortable, well-planned room.
Cutting and engraving are mechanical processes for producing decorative effects by abrading the surface of the glass when cold.
Art was still by no means extinct, and its forms and decorative elements are simply later derivatives of the great palace style.
It is an easily traced outgrowth of the second branch of the Cloisonless first school just described, for one can readily underEameis stand that from placing the decorative design in a monochromatic field of low tone, which is essentially a pictorial method, development would proceed in the direction of concealing the mechanics of the art rn, order to enhance the pictorial effect.
The translucid enamels of the modern school are generally associated with decorative bases.Advertisement
But the decorative designs which lend themselves to such a purpose are not numerous.
Bituminous coal, natural gas and oil abound in the vicinity; the river provides excellent water-power; the borough is a manufacturing centre of considerable importance, its products including iron and steel bridges, boilers, steam drills, carriages, saws, files, axes, shovels, wire netting, stoves, glass-ware, scales, chemicals, pottery, cork, decorative tile, bricks and typewriters.
Of his decorative paintings, the best known are the elegant compositions (in spirit fresco) on the walls of the Victoria and Albert Museum, representing "The Industrial Arts of War and Peace."
As an industrial centre Corinth achieved pre-eminence in pottery, metal-work and decorative handicraft, and was the reputed "inventor" of painting and tiling; her bronze and her pottery, moulded from the soft white clay of Oneium, were widely exported over the Mediterranean.
By the end of August 1885, when a political crisis had supervened between Great Britain and Russia, under the orders of the Amir the Mosalla was destroyed; but four minars standing at the corners of the wide plinth still remain to attest to the glorious proportions of the ancient structure, and to exhibit samples of that decorative tilework, which for intricate beauty of design and exquisite taste in the blending of colour still appeals to the memory as unique.Advertisement
At the beginning of the 13th century there existed a tour des pairs which exercised judicial functions and dated possibly from the 11th century, but their prerogatives at the beginning of the 14th century appear to have been mainly ceremonial and decorative.
The " zodiac of labours " was replaced in French castles and hotels by a " zodiac of pleasures," in which hunting, hawking, fishing and dancing were substituted for hoeing, planting, reaping and ploughing.8 It is curious to find the same sequence of symbols employed for the same decorative purposes in India as in Europe.
Mucha has won a name abroad for decorative work and historical canvases.
They bloom during the months of May and June, as well as later, and are always most welcome ornaments for the flower borders, and useful for cutting for decorative purposes.
The streets are lighted with electricity and gas, the Ouvidor and some other narrow streets having a great number of gas-pipe arches across them for decorative illumination on festal occasions.Advertisement
The reliefs consist of a series of groups representing the Seven Works of Mercy and other figures; these were executed by Giovanni Della Robbia between 1514 and 1525, and, though not equal to the best work of Luca and Andrea, are yet very fine in conception and modelling, and extremely rich in their general decorative effect.
At other times they are decorative miracles.
As an architectural term "bevel" is a sloped or canted edge given to a sill or horizontal course of stone, but is more frequently applied to the canted edges worked round the projecting bands of masonry which for decorative purposes are employed on the quoins of walls or windows and in some cases, with vertical joints, cover the whole wall.
The stucco of the internal wall is decorated with bold and very effective patterns - birds and scroll-work and other decorative designs.
Some of the simpler and more artistic forms were of wood carved with familiar decorative motives and gilded.Advertisement
To form a pyramidal plant, which is a very elegant and useful shape to give to a decorative pot plant, the main stem should be encouraged to grow upright, for a length perhaps of 6 or 8 in.
Only a section of some of the best of the decorative hardy perennials can be noted, before we pass on to those popular subjects of this class which have been directly influenced by the hybridizer and improver.
It proves to be a fine decorative potplant, and invaluable for forcing during the spring.
Uvaria, 3 to 4 ft., bright orange-red, passing to yellow in the lower flowers, is a fine autumnal decorative plant.
The following is a select list of genera of miscellaneous decorative plants (orchids, palms and ferns excluded; climbers are denoted by *; bulbous and tuberous plants by f) Stove Plants.Advertisement
When more fully developed, and long before their full growth is attained, they are among the most decorative plants known for the conservatory and for subtropical gardening.
Sow fragrant or showy annuals to flower in pots during winter; and grow on a set of decorative plants for the same object.
To this fact is largely due the excellence of the Germans in grandiose decorative painting and sculpture, a talent for the exercise of which plenty of scope has been given them by the numerous public buildings and memorials raised since the war of 1870.
The decorative value of hieroglyphic was fully appreciated in Egypt.
Here archaic decorative terra-cottas were discovered in excavations carried on by Lord Savile.Advertisement
Such cement, if free also from manganese, is white, and its manufacture has been proposed for exterior decorative use.
They form excellent decorative plasters on account of their clean white colour and the sharpness of castings made from them, this latter quantity being due to their expansion when setting.
The most general application of the word is to such a representation when used as an object of religious worship or adoration, or as a decorative or architectural ornament in places of religious worship. The worship of images, or idolatry, from the point of view of comparative religion, is treated in the article Image-Worship, and the history of the attitude of the Christian church, outside the post-Reformation church of England, towards the use of images as objects of worship and religion in the article Iconoclasts.
The question whether a crucifix or rood standing alone or combined with figures of the Blessed Virgin and St John can, in any circumstances, be regarded as merely decorative, has given rise to a difference of judicial opinion and appears to be unsettled."
Other important finds were seven statues of women from a sanctuary of Artemis Polo, .a temple and altar of Apollo Pythius, decorative terra-cottas from an archaic Prytaneion, a cemetery with carved and painted tombstones, and remains of a triumphal arch of Caracalla.Advertisement
Meanwhile he set about building for himself at Upton a house which was to be the embodiment of all his principles of decorative art.
After this the aria "Et in spiritum sanctum," in which the next dogmatic clauses are enshrined like relics in a casket, furnishes a beautiful decorative design on which the listener can repose his mind; and then comes the voluminous ecclesiastical fugue, Confiteor unum baptisma, leading, as through the door and world-wide spaces of the Catholic Church, to that veil which is not all darkness to the eye of faith.
The custom of employing the flowering branches for decorative purposes on the 1st of May is of very early origin; but since the alteration in the calendar the tree has rarely been in full bloom in England before the second week of that month.
C. Crus-Galli, with a somewhat similar distribution and introduced about the same time, is a very decorative species with showy, bright red fruit, often remaining on the branches till spring, and leaves assuming a brilliant scarlet and orange in the autumn; numerous varieties are in cultivation.
The Poinsettia pulcherrima of gardens (Euphorbia pulcherrima of botanists), a native of Mexico and Central America, with its brilliant scarlet bracts, stands unrivalled amongst decorative plants.Advertisement
At all periods, moreover, hieroglyphic writing was a branch of decorative art, and it may have been that the ancient Egyptian, like the modern Turk, resented too much lucidity, and liked his literary compositions to be veiled in a certain obscurity.
In it and around it were found the most interesting products of excavation - statuettes and decorative bronzes, many of them bearing dedications to Zeus Naius and Dione, and inscriptions, including many small tablets of lead which contained the questions put to the oracle.
The 12th and r3th centuries, which witnessed the great struggle between the secular and spiritual powers in the state, witnessed also the rise of a literature inspired by the lay spirit, and of an art which was already escaping from the thraldom of the stereotyped ecclesiastical forms. Gothic sculpture was not incidentally decorative, it was an essential element in the harmony of the architectural design.
But such paintings are rather illustrative than decorative, and the only strictly ornamental adjuncts are the frames in which they are set.
The decorative sculpture of this epoch, whether combined with architecture or isolated in monumental statuary, ranks for grace and suavity with the best of Sansovino's.Advertisement
Whether we regard Spain, the Netherlands, or Germany at this epoch, we find a national impress stamped upon the products of the plastic and the decorative arts, notwithstanding the prevalence of certain forms derived from the antique and Italy.
It was under these conditions that Spenser gave his romantic epic to the world, a poem which derived its allegory from the middle ages, its decorative richness from the Italian Renaissance, its sweetness, purity, harmony and imaginative splendour from the most poetic nation of the modern world.
In the decorative arts the Nuremberg handicraftsman attained great perfection in ministering to the luxurious tastes of the burghers, and a large proportion of the old German furniture, silver-plate, stoves and the like, which are now admired in industrial museums, was made in Nuremberg workshops.
Representative art languishes, except a few childish terra-cottas; decorative art becomes once more purely geometrical, but shows only slight affinity with the contemporary geometrical art of the Aegean.
One of the former class was the family tomb of the Tarchna-Tarquinii, perhaps descended from the Roman kings; others are interesting from their architectural and decorative details.
In regard to colour and design the Taj ranks first in the world for purely decorative workmanship; while the perfect symmetry of its exterior once seen can never be forgotten, nor the aerial grace of its domes, rising like marble bubbles into the azure sky.
Regulus and the tomb of Ilaria del Carretto by Jacopo della Quercia of Siena (described by Ruskin in Modern Painters, ii.), the earliest of his extant works (1406), and one of the earliest decorative works of the Renaissance.
Armorial devices of the gentry first appear on seals at the close of the 12th century; and from that time there is a gradual development of the heraldic seal, which in the 14th century was often a work of fine decorative sculpture.
Of these one or two, as we have evidence, tried their hands at engraving; among their engravings were these "knots," which, being things of use for decorative craftsmen to copy, were inscribed for identification, and perhaps for protection, as coming from the Achademia Leonardi Vinci; a trifling matter altogether, and quite unfit to sustain the elaborate structure of conjecture which has been built on it.
The town also possesses potteries, decorative tile works, iron foundries, agricultural implement works and flour-mills.
There is nothing distinctively Turkish in the combination of crescent and star which appears on the Turkish national standard; the latter is shown by coins and inscriptions to have been an ancient Illyrian symbol, and is of course common in knightly and decorative orders.
It, however, is and has been from remote times very highly prized for jewelry, personal ornamentation and decorative purposes generally.
The nobles who had hoped to set up the League again, half counting upon the king of Spain, were held in The check by Mazarin with the golden dowries of his adminisnumerous nieces, and were now employed by him in tration of warfare and in decorative court functions; while Mzasin.
In the same Asturian districts the government has its foundries and factories for making arms at La Trubia and Oviedo, Toledo being only now famous for its blades and decorative work, while the foundries at Seville and Segovia are unimportant compared with those of Asturias.
As a decorative artist his work may be seen at Trinity Church, Boston; the Bank of Pittsburg; and the Capitol at St Paul, Minnesota.
The art of these countries is mainly geometrical, and allows only of monograms crowned with laurels, of peacocks, of animals gambolling amid foliage, of fruit and flowers, of crosses which are either svastikas of Hindu and Mycenaean type, or so lost in enveloping arabesques as to be merely decorative.
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The gallery at No. 42 also exhibits a large collection of fine Russian Lacquer Boxes, and decorative antiques.
These include high skirtings, picture rail, decorative architrave and ceiling rose.
On the first edition of the map the text on the verso was contained within two pillars surmounted by a decorative archway.
Men The only decorative pieces that men appeared to wear were bronze armlets, inset with enamels.
The brown ones show the decorative art at its best, and they are moreover in perfect condition, they look like nearly new.
Hale School (1873) is unspoiled and handsome, boasting decorative tiling, carved bargeboards and polychromatic brickwork.
Roofstyle is a system of molded components, which can be used in varying combinations to produce highly decorative feature bargeboards.
It has a wide neckline, three-quarter length batwing sleeves and a scalloped panel running down the center with decorative silver plastic bobble buttons.
They could also create a decorative border for a piece of work.
Finger braiding - Learn how to make a decorative braid using just your hands.
Simple pot pourri Put dried lavender buds in decorative bowls throughout your house.
Those who know Twain will find this collection a decorative capstone to works published a century ago.
It has a light and airy aspect, the rich red carpeting and decorative structure contrasting with the greens of the tropical planting.
Wrapped in decorative cellophane, It also comes with a high quality gift tag for you to add a message to the lucky recipient.
Decorative Candles Our decorative candles make lovely home accents and stunning table centerpieces.
You can find decorative lights in every shape and style, from hot chili peppers to classic tiny white lights.
Many are starting to stock internal decorative cladding for bathrooms.
Although from a small area, the architectural fragments include columns and their capitals, decorative corbels, lintels and finely carved architraves.
Most customers choose a decorative ridge cresting with finial which appears historically.
Such slabs are often decorated with carved motifs including crosses and various symbolic or purely decorative elements.
Part tiled walls with decorative panels and wooden dado.
But artists Brad Goldberg, Glen Unwin and myself have tried to go beyond a purely decorative use of stone.
A highly decorative ceiling centerpiece forms the ceiling to the lantern.
Are images used appropriately or are they merely decorative?
This again is a county map, part of a very decorative atlas for the whole country.
But the visuals tho beautiful are not only decorative but syntactical.
Mind you, assume you're there mostly to make the tea and look decorative?
They seem decorative rather than theological, but there is a consecration cross beneath the window.
They remain decorative throughout the winter and together with the Lavender stop the box from looking like a sandpit.
John Lewis - John Lewis stock a massive range of items of all kinds including dinnerware, decorative bowls, dishes and cutlery.
They arrived there in 1865 and extensive work began, including replacement of a large portion of the decorative elements with copper electrotypes.
The Ipswich carving is limited both in terms of narrative excitement and decorative embellishment.
They are highly decorative and are adorned with intricate metal thread embroidery.
Roof Packs - Our decorative roof pack includes the detailed facia.
Attach a narrow wrought iron curtain rod with decorative finials to the wall.
We can also produce made to order decorative fireplaces.
Several 1930s painted decorative panels survive in the balcony foyer.
The large ground floor windows contain a decorative art deco frieze of the most stylistic proportions.
I design and make felted fabric using natural fibers, and use the felt to create functional as well as decorative art pieces.
The decorative glassware is made from recycled wine, beer and water bottles.
You could also fit a decorative pattern metal grille on the inside face of glazed panels.
A textile hanging which is delicate and purely decorative should not be described as a rug.
Chancel roofline is lower than the nave and has decorative ironwork along the ridge.
In the Walled Garden itself you can see new resident Blacksmith hard at work making decorative ironwork in his working forge.
The Industrial Gallery, built of decorative ironwork, was the major exhibition area of the original 1885 building.
Above this is a lantern support feature incorporating decorative cast ironwork.
Antique, vintage, retro, kitsch, shabby chic, kitsch and collectible china, pottery and porcelain decorative pieces.
Performance Formica ® Compact grade is a decorative laminate with a thickness of at least 2mm.
One of his most striking projects was the decorative metalwork he made for the Albert Memorial in London.
Although Newfoundland is somewhat misshapen this is a highly decorative and attractive map, typical of the period.
On some of my work there are simple impressed decorative motifs.
Giving them a good soaking late in the afternoon helps, and our decorative bark mulch will also help keep moisture in.
My business involves the creation of individually crafted gifts and decorative ornaments made from real egg shells.
In the late 1750s the baroque style evolved into a rococo characterized by rich surface ornamentation in a lavish use of decorative motifs.
Cleaning Remove dirt and dust from any decorative pieces with a dry artist's paintbrush before washing.
Large decorative urns that once graced the roof parapet in the early 1900s, disappeared long ago.
The exterior patios have been lovingly paved with decorative pebbles and the covering verandah supported by solid old brick pillars with wooden beamed roofing.
We also sell a range of off-the-shelf products including curtain pelmets, decorative folding screens and fretwork panels.
The front of the building, which is the most decorative elevation, has twin carved pilasters (Amo ).
The building features decorative plasterwork with scrolls and caryatids, and is one of the countries finest examples of a Victorian theater.
This intriguing example, with decorative plasterwork, is in King Street.
Made by Eastex from thick coral ribbed crimplene polyester, with overstitched collars and three decorative metal buttons to fasten.
Behind this was a decorative, but false, proscenium on the solid rear wall of the auditorium.
Spring sees the appearance of greenish yellow, upright racemes of flowers followed by decorative red winged fruits.
Instead, the front will be visible through decorative railings from Derry Road.
The decorative schemes have been meticulously researched and missing elements stained glass panels, stencils and soft furnishings painstakingly recreated.
The term ' Decorative Art ' is used in its broadest sense.
Use this template to cut out the required number of net circles, using pinking shears for a decorative finish if you like.
The fabric choices for shades are much more decorative and refined, such as Shantung silks and crinkled, oiled papers.
Through its witty mimicry, Thank You also acts as a parody of both monumental statuary and decorative ' corporate ' sculpture.
Main Interests Now I devote much of my time to producing decorative stoneware each piece differing subtly from any other.
The abbey ruins are pure Gothic, with particularly decorative stonework.
The hotel was recently refurbished to restore its Art Nouveau charm with decorative stuccoes and copies of etched glass window panes.
Now stocking a wide range of decorative aggregates, slabs, pots, water features & a comprehensive range of gardening sundries.
Mezzanine created in Charcuterie mid 1990s, when Floral Hall also refurbished by addition of decorative plaster swags to ceiling.
The book also includes decorative mosaic treatments that can be used to create ornamental tabletops, coffee tables and garden planters.
Drinking tankards, jewelry, picture frames and decorative gifts as a cheaper alternative to silver.
It has often been observed that Persian art has a marked decorative tendency.
The outer border is as elsewhere, set with the larger tesserae, within which the main decorative panel was placed.
Among their legacy was the proper reception hall with its decorative floor tiling.
Decorative paddle wheelers still go rolling, rolling, rolling their way up the Mississippi.
In the famous dedicatory letter of his Alceste he mentions among other conceptions on which his reform of opera was to be based, that the co-operation of the instruments ought to be regulated in proportion to the interest and the passion, a doctrine of which the true significance lies in its connexion with other conditions of opera which are incompatible with the polyphonic treatment of instruments as threads in a decorative scheme.
The remains of a Byzantine faÃ§ade now almost entirely built into a wall in the Rio di Ca' Foscari offer us excellent illustration of this decorative work.
It has been suggested that he deliberately eschewed chiaroscuro because his pictures, destined invariably to hang in an alcove, were required to be equally effective from every aspect and had also to form part of a decorative scheme.
Thus he proceeds in all his decorative work, avoiding studiously the exact repetition of any lines and spaces, and all diametrical divisions, or, if these be forced upon him by the shape of the object, exercising the utmost ingenuity to disguise the fact, and train away the eye from observing the weak point, as nature does in like circumstances.
The enamels are used to delineate decorative subjects and are applied in masses, the principal colors being green, yellow and soft Prussian blue, all brilliant and transparent, with the exception of the last which is nearly opaque.
Their technical ability was incomparablethough in grace of decorative conception they yielded the palm to the Japaneseand the representative specimens they bequeathed to posterity remained, until quite recently, far beyond the imitative capacity of European or Asiatic experts.
During the first twenty-five years of the Meiji era, the Owari potters sought to compensate the technical and artistic defects of their pieces by giving them magnificent dimensions; but at the Tokyo industrial exhibition (1891) they were able to contribute some specimens showing decorative, plastic and graving skill of no mean order.
They belong essentially to the catalogue of articles called into existence to meet the demand of the foreign market, being, in fact, an attempt to adapt the lacquerers art to decorative furniture for European houses.
Perhaps, amidst the great variety of qualities which they possess, none is more universal and more characteristic than a rich elegance, combined with an almost fastidious selection of beautiful forms. It is the super-eminence of these qualities, associated with great decorative skill, that make the splendid pageant of the "Daphnephoria" the most perfect expression of his individual genius.
No other hand could have ventured to render the hair and beard of a sitter, as it was the habit of this inveterate linearist to do, not by indication of masses, but by means of an infinity of single lines swept, with a miraculous certainty and fineness of touch, in the richest amd most intricate of decorative curves.
The work was done too soon and too fast, the colours began to fade at once, and are now barely decipherable; but the broken designs, so long as any vestige remains, will always be interesting as a relic of an important aesthetic movement and as the first attempt on Morris's part towards decorative art (see Rossetti).
The early practice of writing the initial lines or even the entire text of a volume in gold or coloured inks, and of staining with purple and of gilding the vellum, while it undoubtedly enhanced the decorative aspect, does not properly fall within the scope of this article; it concerns the material rather than the artistic element of the MS. (See Manuscripts, Palaeography.) It will be seen, then, that in the earliest examples of book decorations we find the germs of the two lines on which that decoration was destined to develop in the illuminated MSS.
And yet, while the miniature has a career of its own in artistic development which may be more conveniently dealt with under a separate heading (see Miniature), its decorative qualities are so closely bound up with those of the initial and border that an historical description of illumination must give full recognition to its prominent position in the general scheme of book-ornamentation of the middle ages.
At the same time it cannot be denied that the "aesthetic" movement, in the aspect fundamentally represented by the school of William Morris and Rossetti, had a permanent influence on English decorative art.
The fabric choices for shades are much more decorative and refined, such as shantung silks and crinkled, oiled papers.
The female flowers are followed by decorative, brown, spiky fruits.
Dado and picture rails plus a solid wooden staircase with decorative balustrade set the period tone of the property.
The American style kitchen has two decorative arches providing serving access and entry into the kitchen area.
It covers all types of decorative and tableware pieces.
The Tree rises, through the decorative borders, to the tracery lights, which are filled with leaves.
Small rope profiled smooth white finish of these premium moldings provides an undercoat for any decorative paint.
The internal veneered furniture is made from Montreal Maple, whilst all worktops are finished with decorative laminate with a silver gray granite effect.
Much of the weaponry on display here is of a functional as well as decorative nature.
Refreshments, which generally include a decorative cake, punch, and fruit, among other foods, are prepared.
You may decide on a decorative bib or a fancy burp cloth for special occasions to go along with the everyday ones.
You can hang decorative baby quilts and blankets on the walls or drape them across a chair.
Later, create a collage of these photos on a canvas or decorative picture frame.
Trunk-Find a small decorative trunk to use.
Don't forget a few quirky touches, such as bronzed baby shoes, antique wooden shoe forms, and other footwear-related decorative objects.
Appropriate baby shower favors include decorative seed packets, miniature bouquets, potted plants, and birdhouses.
If you are searching for rocking reclining chairs, traditional styles are both useful and decorative.
For a more personal touch, add baby's initials, paint decorative designs, or add embellishments, such as sequins, rhinestones, and lace.
Ribbon or other decorative lace to secure the diapers into a layer.
If you really want the more decorative look of ribbon, it can be added after you secure the diaper with the rubber band.
Before you start to roll the diapers decide whether or not you want the decorative edge to show.
If you roll the decorative edge to the inside, it will give you a white cake.
The ribbon or lace used to secure your diapers into layers is just one decorative touch.
You can also make your own with heavy cardboard and wrap it in decorative paper.
While the basic concept of a pacifier clip remains unchanged from material to material, pacifier clips made of silver are often more decorative or elegant than others.
Tie with decorative ribbon and attach a favor tag if desired.
For the same reason, there should be no decorative cut-outs on either end of the crib.
Another important factor to consider when choosing a decorative shade for a table lamp is the width of the lower brim.
Shades with narrow brims are best used for adding some decorative light into a room.
You can also find ornamental decorative items such as frames, desktop accessories and cufflinks for men in silver.
In addition to aquariums, you'll find heater, decorative accessories, water pumps and aquarium hoods.
These are small trees but very decorative.
Real swords are constructed from carbon steel, as opposed to stainless steel, which is reserved for decorative swords or cheaply made swords.
You will find decorative and reenactment swords cut with this in mind.
With a large selection of general planters and decorative planters, eBay provides many choices.
Whether you purchase a tea cup planter from a store or make your own, there are so many possible choices and you'll enjoy the decorative feel they give an environment.
Using a pay later program, you can purchase a special outfit, replace a dying computer or spruce up your home with new decorative accents.
However, they come in much larger sizes than the real candy corn, making them ideal decorative pieces.
The plush interior is often covered with a removable exterior that can be washed or changed frequently for decorative purposes.
This windowsill cat bed attaches with decorative brackets that adjust to fit any sill.
In chilled martini glass, swirl chocolate syrup in a decorative fashion.
There are also all-occasion cards with hardware images like hammers, or decorative images like flowers.
The western United States culture of ranch life is often depicted in decorative cabinet doorknobs and door pulls.
Legs for DIY projects are becoming more readily available in decorative wood and metal finishes.
Add a jelly cabinet to your kitchen décor to not only add extra storage space, but a decorative element as well.
Not only will they hold a lot of stuff, but they are also attractive and decorative furniture items.
Use one anytime you are in need of extra storage space and are looking for a decorative storage solution.
These cupboards were usually made from simple materials and were not overly decorative.
This foam is generally covered in decorative material or fabric that can be unzipped in order to allow replacement cushions to be easily inserted.
Cottage isn't modern, which means that all shelves won't work for all decorative applications.
Tassels - Tassels are highly decorative and look best in traditional rooms.
Jewelry armoires are manufactured in many of the classic furniture styles and include the fine details and decorative components of the stylized era.
Most are decorative pieces of furniture that resemble small dressers.
When trying to save space in the dining room, stick with simple furniture that doesn't have too many decorative embellishments.
Almost any type of aged patio furniture can be spruced up with a fresh paint job, or add decorative cushions to cover damaged areas that are beyond repair.
You can see this type of decorative rain barrel at Rain Barrel Source.
Solar panels can operate small garden accessories such as decorative lights or supply an entire group of houses with electricity.
They are usually filled with some sort of decorative filler and then a variety of gift items are added.
Depending on the decorative and functional needs of your room, hard and soft window treatments can be used alone or in combination with each other.
Add in some decorative items such as pottery, or chair cushions at the table, and your new kitchen will become even more frequently used than ever before.
Her on-screen team, which includes a carpenter, electrician, decorative painter and sewing wiz, offer tips and advice as the pieces of the room come together.
Furniture is practical as well as decorative, with log-hewn pieces being popular.
If your laundry will be out in the open, consider a wicker hamper or other decorative basket.
Fun lamps and throw pillows can be both decorative and functional.
Your eclectic design might include a mixture of decorative accessories from different cultures.
Lyndhurst is modest by "Gilded Age" standards, although the rooms all feature vaulted ceilings, decorative moldings and other Gothic details.
It's always a good idea to do a test board before starting a major refinishing project like this, or you may want to bring in a decorative painter."
Hardware is simple and utilitarian rather than decorative.
Mexican furniture is distinguished by its use of light pine wood, combined with decorative wrought-iron hardware.
A coffee table placed in front of the sofa is a surefire way to anchor the sofa, add storage, and create a decorative staging area.
A console table or bombe chest placed behind a sofa will create another platform for displaying decorative accessories.
Metal is a lightweight and durable material which has been used in decorative applications for centuries.
Sheet metal wall décor is generally an affordable decorative item.
Large dark wood beams, either true support beams or decorative beams are popular in Tuscan style kitchens.
So, too, are decorative, stenciled borders, commonly using a fruit, grape vine, or wheat motif.
These can be real structural beams or the more manageable decorative beams made of fiber glass, but which appear the same as authentic oak beams.
Slate may also be used for decorative accents and even for floor coverings.
Wall surfaces in Tuscan homes are usually plaster or stucco with handcrafted, decorative finishes.
Flooring materials tend to be tiles made from ceramics or terracotta, wide wooden planks, travertine, terrazzo, or marble with decorative inlays.
Dress up dining tables or breakfast nooks with place mats or table runners made from woven straw or decorative old world fabrics like chenille or tapestry.
PatrioticDecor.com features an interesting array of patriotic themed decorative elements.
Choose only your favorite photographs to hang on the walls and a few choice decorative accents to pepper around the room on shelves and tables.
The use of wrought iron is also popular, and this material can be used in scrolled light fixtures, stairway banisters, fireplace screens, and decorative wall grilles.
A delicate vintage lace table runner on you dresser or bureau also adds a nice decorative touch.
Use decorative clothing hangers and interesting knobs to make the most of the tiny outfits.
Exposed beams are a perfect Italian kitchen feature - if you don't want a huge remodeling project on your hands, try decorative faux beams.
You can also decorate with traditional Italian food by keeping decorative olive oil bottle out or hanging strings of garlic bulbs from the wall.
Any type of table can be accented with a decorative linen covering including dining tables, coffee tables, end tables and night stands.
An easy table centerpiece can be fresh fruit or flowers in a decorative bowl, vase or pitcher.
Use decorative boxes, basket chests, stacks of vintage suitcases and under bed boxes to store all of the other treasures you own that you can't live without.
Consider adding a small lamp to one corner of the counter, place a decorative plate and stand next to the lamp, and/or add a bowl of fruit.
Decorative table lamps offer the perfect opportunity to light up a room with style while introducing or supporting almost any design theme.
Whether it's a classic shiny brass lamp or an Asian ginger jar lamp, decorative table lamps will add instant elegance and refinement to a traditional, eclectic, or modern room.
A console table behind a sofa or along a hallway is another great place for a pair of fabulously tall decorative table lamps.
Classic lighting designs include urn shaped decorative table lamps.
Tiffany lamps are timeless decorative table lamps that have been delighting people for decades.
Workspace or study areas can be enhanced with decorative desk lamps which also provide invaluable task lighting.
For a more light, consider art shade lamps which feature artwork or decorative motifs worthy of a gallery.
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Turn your ceilings from ho-hum to wow with decorative ceiling tiles.
Obviously, the first reason most people opt for unique and decorative tiles is that they look great.
Pictures, postcards, etc. can now be tucked into the ribbon, creating a decorative wall hanging that is functional as well.
All of these decorative items will add character and warmth to any room, and yet they can be inexpensive to purchase and easy to change when needed.
While decorative towels and patterned linens are a matter of personal taste, a solid, classic colored towel set complements every decor.
Decorative touches such as seashells or driftwood are used for accents.
Recently, copper ceiling panels have become popular with homeowners who are looking for a new twist on a classic decorative element.
For a feminine bedroom/dressing area, iron frame beds covered in lots of decorative pillows are a good choice.
You can add decorative bathroom accents, paintings, photos, and pictures to your bathroom.
These islands can hold a television, a microwave or even just a decorative bowl of fruit.
Decorative wreaths look beautiful hung on your front door, on interior doors, and over doorways and archways in your home.
Decorative wreaths are also wonderful wall art and themed centerpieces for the holidays or a special party.
Decorative wreaths are for all seasons and all reasons.
Widely available from florists and many gift boutiques and online retailers, many decorative wreaths are simple to make and creating your own unique decorative wreaths is rewarding and less expensive than store bought.
For the creative among us, making your own unique decorative wreaths can become an enduring passion.
Many people become so proficient at creating decorative wreaths, they start a business in their homes and sell locally at craft shows or online.
There are two basic techniques used to make an infinite variety of decorative wreaths.
This decorative wreath, in all its manifestations, may be used both indoors and the exterior of your front door.
Decorative curtain rods will add a finished look to your window treatments.
There are some unique choices of curtain rods that are not just utilitarian, but add a very decorative flare to your window treatments.
This unique form of decorative rod allows you to create a room divider with a curtain panel.
The ends can be capped with decorative finials for added romantic touches.
Curtain road hardware can turn your rod in a something plain into a very stylish and special decorative touch to your window.
Metal, wood, glass, and resin are just some of the materials used to create decorative finials.
There are many parts that make up decorative curtain rods and can be selected as a set or individually.
Decorative Wall Paneling is a category of paneling that describes more than just standard paneling.
No matter what room of your home you are interested in redecorating there is a decorative wall paneling to fit your budget and decorating style.
The catalog first came on the scene in 1991 and offers an array of furniture, decorative items, and art to spruce up any space for maximum impact.
This does not mean that this is the cheapest place to buy furniture and decorative items.
Decorative brackets are another way to carry out the overall design look for your window treatment.
Shutters are especially appropriate if your windows have decorative casements or moldings.
Crude and elementary to us now, but they are certainly the forerunner of modern decorative painting techniques.
The time is right to begin to explore the world of decorative painting.
For decorative purposes, you may be able to go as low as 5 feet tall, while for privacy purposes, you will want to go taller so that people will not be able to see over the screen.
If you want to make decorative cuts in the wood, such as scalloping along the top or "window" in the panels to cover with fabric, now is also the time to do that.
Decorative floor pillows add a cozy element to your room's décor.
You can change the mood of your room by adding floor pillows, especially decorative ones.
You can add a flare of mystery and romance to your room with the right kind of decorative pillows to use on the floor.
You have a wide range of styles, fabrics and colors to choose from when you shop for decorative floor pillows.
If you are tired of plain, boring white or beige walls consider one of the dozens of decorative wall painting techniques to liven up your rooms.
From simple to complex, the diverse range of decorative painting ideas is vast and includes techniques such as sponging, stenciling, stamping or ragging.
Here are a few classic decorative wall painting techniques.
Depending on how textured you want your decorative wall painting technique to look, you can fold your rag into many accordion folds, or simply use it as a flat surface.
Queen Anne-style pieces are also known for their ball-and-claw footed cabriole legs, violin chair backs, and decorative turned finials.
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In present day design, rag rugs are used more as decorative artforms.
If more decorative pillows are your style consider ruffled or pleated pillows.
If you've ever longed for an easy way to achieve casual elegance or a cozy sense of home without all the clutter, effort and expense, try incorporating decorative throws into your decor.
Decorative throws are the functional chameleon of interior design.
If you have a little accessorizing in mind, don't forget to take some time to explore all the options available in decorative throws.
Accessorize with fun but practical items and try to leave decorative extras for other rooms in the house.
The key is to use items that are practical, but also decorative.
Focus on the functional aspects of the room first, then move on to the decorative areas, taking your time to choose just the right colors, materials and accents that will make your kitchen shine.
Some people like to put decorative accessories on bedside tables, but they can easily become cluttered.
Using decorative accessories gives a room life.
Purchase a couple of flowery or green leafy plants and place them in decorative planters on each side of your front door or the steps to your front porch.
That's not to say that beaded curtains are merely decorative; they can help to define spaces, especially in smaller apartments and homes.
Beaded curtains can also serve as decorative wall hangings, creating texture against an otherwise bland wall.
If you have a fireplace with a decorative mantle, this will likely be your focal point.
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.
While you should avoid creating clutter in your living room, add a few decorative accents to make the space feel cozy.
If you want to change the look of your room for a season, like spring or winter, there's no better way to lighten and brighten a room than by adding decorative throws or slipcovers.
When choosing styles for their decorative appeal, remember that you can always choose a good, basic color and add decorative fringe or other elements yourself.
Freestanding finials are also often used as purely decorative accessories.
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.
If you stick with a neutral palette, these decorative accents can take center stage.
If you're updating your bathroom or your kitchen backsplash, consider using hand painted decorative ceramic tiles to personalize the space.
Don't forget decorative lamp shades and tiffany-styled floor lamps.
Whether you use vinyl wall art, stencils or a free hand paint job, a bright, fun and decorative wall mural can transform any space.
If you'd like to create a fun or decorative wall mural in your home, consider some of these options.
Stencil kits are available in fun designs and decorative patterns that are as easy to apply as a paint-by-number kit.
Children can help put the stencils on their walls to help create their own decorative space.
Select colors by turning to decorative elements already in place in the home.
Create a decorative mural anywhere in your home and inject some color, life and fun into your living space.
Run a decorative border of contrasting material a few inches up from the counter.
Run a decorative border one full tile up from the countertop, and use this same border to create a picture frame around the area behind the stove.
Use a tile mural behind your cooktop, and scatter matching decorative tiles through the field on the counters.
Cut 2-inch decorative tiles into the center of every 4 full tiles set on the diagonal along the counters.