Posts Tagged ‘Arts Crafts’
Since the beginning of the 13th century the region of Kirman in Iran has been producing high quality rugs and carpets. There are many antique Kirman rugs in circulation today with antique dealers and collectors of fine arts and crafts clambering to get their hands on them, if and when they become available on the open market.
Kirman is a city and province in south central Iran with around 60,000 inhabitants, and to this day they are still producing rugs of the highest quality. Because of its isolation Kirman survived the invasions relatively unscathed, which meant their arts, crafts, carpets and rugs prospered far better than many of the other surrounding regions did during this time. Read the rest of this entry »
It use to be that laundry rooms were like kitchens, out of sight and out of mind. It was the one unsightly place that even the homeowners themselves didn’t want to see, let alone spend much time in. Therefore, not a lot of square footage was wasted or allocated for these spaces. That’s no longer the case for these rooms. Today, the doom and gloom of the laundry rooms are over. They are no longer the junky part of the house that lacked organization, decor, and style. Read the rest of this entry »
Mission style cabinets are common and it is not hard to understand why. They match well with a variety of decorative schemes. Their qualities include trim, square or rectangular lines most commonly on door frames. They are made of medium to gloomy wood which adds to their graceful finish. Many mission style cabinets include inlays. You can also bag them designed with leaded-glass.
The mission style started in the 20th century and has remained. Read the rest of this entry »