Van H. Robinson
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Chicago Single Family Residence Living Room traditional-living-room

Chicago Single Family Residence Living Room

Amazing mix of new and old, purchased and repurposed pieces, make this living room not only beautiful but comfortable.

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angela7777 wrote:
Molding - Where can I purchase the door molding?
     Comment   January 24, 2014
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Van H. Robinson
The mouldings were custom made for this home.
January 24, 2014 at 7:53am   
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ourgoose wrote:
FURNITURE - Admiring the small table in front of the mirrored armoire. Would you be so kind as to advise manufacture. Would greatly appreciate it. Thank you.
   Comment   August 31, 2013
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Van H. Robinson
Thank you...the small table was purchased through Arteriors.
September 2, 2013 at 10:57am   
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shopss wrote:
where is the sofa from
   Comment   June 23, 2013
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Anne Dempsey Stough
I love the mirrored cabinet Is it an old piece, if not where can I get one??
August 5, 2013 at 7:15pm     
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Van H. Robinson
I'm so glad you love it. It is a French Antique that was shipping in pieces and re-assembled in the clients home.
August 6, 2013 at 8:32am   
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jwaller54 wrote:
What are the wall and trim colors, please
   Comment   July 3, 2012
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Van H. Robinson
Thank you!!!
April 3, 2013 at 10:25am     
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It' a lovely room, but I have to say I find that the interruption of the crown molding over the windows to be jarring. Was there no other option? I see that the windows are very tall.
July 13, 2014 at 5:06pm   
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Living room. An antique armoire is also at home in the living room, where it can provide visual interest and a focal point that might have otherwise been supplied by a fireplace. This high-style, over-the-top piece with a mirrored door and beautiful marquetry definitely adds drama. One thing to be careful about is that armoires with single doors (especially if equipped with a big, heavy mirror like this one) can tip over on you when you open the door. If it’s filled with heavy things, this isn’t a problem. But if not, you might want to secure it to the wall using one of those earthquake braces — which is a good idea anyway with tall pieces of furniture.

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An antique armoire is also at home in the living room, where it can provide visual interest and a focal point that might have otherwise been supplied by a fireplace. This high-style, over-the-top piece with a mirrored door and beautiful marquetry definitely adds drama. One thing to be careful about is that armoires with single doors (especially if equipped with a big, heavy mirror like this one) can tip over on you when you open the door. If it’s filled with heavy things, this isn’t a problem. But if not, you might want to secure it to the wall using one of those earthquake braces — which is a good idea anyway with tall pieces of furniture.
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Idea for my antique sofa in my bedroom.
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This what I want Crown molding
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moulding with high windows
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amazing big mirrored armoire
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touches of red, dislike armoire
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