When shopping for a painting, size is almost as significant as the composition of this piece. A badly sized painting can either beat a room or permit the room to conquer the artwork, neither of which is aesthetically pleasing. For many, art is both a fire and an investment, and when it comes to the […]
Fabric that is how Much Do I Need to Make a Pillowcase?
A standard pillow measures about 20 inches wide by 26 inches , yet to make its pillowcase, you’ll need more fabric. A pillowcase that is well-fitting contains enough material for a neat finish and isn’t hard to wear the pillow. Calculate just how much fabric you’ll need using the cushion’s dimensions and contemplating a couple […]
'Houses of Maine' Puts Modernism in Its Place
Blue Hill, Maine (population 2,686), is currently home to Elliott + Elliott Architecture. The organization’s office occupies a home constructed in 1835 that the architects say was “restored and renovated, added to and subtracted from according to the demands of its people” over the course of its long life. It’s easy to draw a parallel […]
Renovation Detail: The Knee Brace
As a style enthusiast, I love details which are heavy on form and function. The triangular knee brace perfectly embodies both. A knee brace (also known as a gable or eave bracket) is a diagonal support set between two right-angle airplanes to strengthen their relationship. You’ll often find knee braces on Craftsman homes with gable […]