Furniture

Bank Vault Safe End Table, Coffee Table and Console TV Table
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Bank Vault Safe End Table, Coffee Table and Console TV Table

These fun furniture pieces are made to look like an old safe. They are made of pine with metal details. The end table is made to look like an old safe. It is 26” high x 19” wide x 20.25” deep, not as tall as the British Phone Booth End Table in an earlier post….

British Phone Booth End Table and Display Cabinets
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British Phone Booth End Table and Display Cabinets

I wrote about British Phone Booth Display Cabinets a while ago. I just found this cute little end table that is tall enough to be a bedside table. This shabby chic finished end table is made to look like an old British phone booth, but is finished in white instead of red. It is made…

Chinese Garden Stools
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Chinese Garden Stools

Fifteen years ago, maybe more, I saw a little Blue Willow table made out of ceramic at TJ Maxx. By the time I thought about it and decided I couldn’t live without it, it was gone. And I have repented ever since. Every time I see one in a picture on someone’s porch, I wish…

Louis Ghost Chair by Philippe Starck for Kartell
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Louis Ghost Chair by Philippe Starck for Kartell

This month, April 2018, Southern Living has an article Work in Progress about the home of Houston designer Meg Lonergan. She “turned her humble Craftman home into a colorful testing ground for her latest decorating ideas.” The dining room has what looks like Louis Ghost Chairs by Philippe Starck for Kartell. I went on Pillippe…

Examples of Medieval Influence on Furniture Design
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Examples of Medieval Influence on Furniture Design

Gothic furniture marked a change from the Victorian style. The popularity of Archeology led to a fascination with Classical Greek and Roman designs. Classical Revival drew on these influences. Then, by the mid to late 1800s Gothic Revival, also called Victorian Gothic or Neo-Gothic, drew on the Gothic style of the 12th century. The movement…