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Pad V. Cushion

Pad V. Cushion
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 There is a lot of ambiguity when it comes to finding the perfect replacement for your chair, chaise, or rocker. What is the difference between a pad and a cushion? What would meet my needs most? What is more comfortable?

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Summer in the City | NOLA

Summer in the City | NOLA
Posted by admin  in The Drawing Board   Comments Off on Summer in the City | NOLA

 

We’re starting a series of posts on a few of our favorite cities throughout the country to see how we can use inspiration from them to create some beautiful rooms.  I wanted to start in one of my personal favorite places: New Orleans

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Why choose cushions with welting?

Why choose cushions with welting?
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If you were of nobility in the Middle Ages you would own a chair with welted cushion and it would have been exquisite.  In the Spanish Court, only the honored were permitted to sit in chairs that featured elaborately decorated cushions with welting.  And in France, the most privileged were permitted to kneel on a welted cushion behind the King in church.

We can definitely say that even to this day cushions with welting have not lost their function or their attraction.  Cushions today are accessories as well as a seating comfort.  Functionality, however, should not dictate the style of your pillow!  Dress it up with welting.

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Outdoor seating provides a focal point

Outdoor seating provides a focal point
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What is the focal point of your outdoor living space? Pools are popular. So are outdoor kitchens. My question is: Shouldn’t outdoor seating be given as much attention in your backyard as the pool and the barbecue?  The answer would be a resounding “YES!” The perfect outdoor design would be sure to include seating and conversation areas as complete as the most popular indoor space you have.

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