MODERN FURNITURE AND FURNISHINGS

MODERN furniture is a true example of simplicity, for it is simplicity itself, both in design and from the point of view of cleaning. For comfort and convenience the modern style has no competitor, and even the lover of antiques and period furniture has to admit, even though grudgingly, that for comfort old-fashioned pieces do … Read more

Furnishing of the Guests Room

The same remarks regarding the furnishing of the guest s room apply to the other bedrooms, excepting that the secretaire may be dispensed with. Three-cornered wardrobes are wonderful space-savers. Everything must invite and entice rest. In fairly large houses it is customary to provide the maid or maids with a sitting-room. This is not always … Read more

Bedroom Improvement Ideas

Are your bedrooms unused for much of the day? If so, perhaps you could consider transferring some hobbies or activities there and relieving some of the pressure on the living room. It is certainly a very good idea for children and teenagers. But even if you’re going to keep it just for sleeping and dressing, … Read more

Designing Children’s Bedrooms

Homes where the children’s possessions and activities appear to spread through every room give a chaotic impression and can have the effect of limiting adults’ activities. Children themselves are usually happiest when their activity areas are clearly defined Toddler to teenager Choosing and planning a room for a child presents a number of problems and … Read more