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For the Love of Old : Living With Chipped, Frayed, Tarnished, Faded, Tattered, Worn, and Weathered Things That Bring Comfort, Character, and Joy to the Places We Call Home
by Mary Randolph Carter


Overview - This stunning volume focuses on the qualities of the old things in our homes (the patina of an old table, pewter dulled by age, old floorboards that creak) and how to live with and incorporate them into our personal aesthetic. Divided into chapters by the qualities of old peeling, dried, tarnished, faded, chipped, frayed, rusty, and mossy this unique book not only pays tribute to furniture, textiles, china, silver and other accessories with these qualities but also shows us how best to preserve, adapt, and arrange them.  Read more...

 
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Overview
This stunning volume focuses on the qualities of the old things in our homes (the patina of an old table, pewter dulled by age, old floorboards that creak) and how to live with and incorporate them into our personal aesthetic. Divided into chapters by the qualities of old peeling, dried, tarnished, faded, chipped, frayed, rusty, and mossy this unique book not only pays tribute to furniture, textiles, china, silver and other accessories with these qualities but also shows us how best to preserve, adapt, and arrange them. Lavishly illustrated with beautiful photographs that highlight the warm colors and rich textures of wood and paint, cloth and leather, For the Love of Old also includes ideas and recipes for saving old items from the junk pile, preserving and caring for the old things you have, giving newer things a lived-in feel, and bringing an enduring personality to every home."

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780847828470
  • ISBN-10: 0847828476
  • Publisher: Rizzoli Intl Pubns
  • Publish Date: October 2006
  • Page Count: 208


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