Sara Hopkins
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Believe it or not, this is an exotic wood- faux finish on previously painted wood paneling. This being an elongated study, an antique Persian carpet was found in a 9' x 17', not a typical size in the carpet world.

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January 28, 2014
tarynblumer wrote:
coffered-ceiling'>Coffered ceiling - Hi Sara,

I am planning a
coffered ceiling. My ceiling is 8' high. How deep would you recommend I make the coffers?
Thank you!
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Sara Hopkins
An 8 ft. ceiling has it's limitations. Generally, coffered ceilings work best with a 9 ft. height or higher. I've seen 4" depth coffered ceiling on an 8 ft. ceiling, but the ceiling itself needs to be kept light in color.
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How deep is the coffered ceiling and how far spaced are the squares?
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November 22, 2012
moomooz wrote:
On walls, is it a veneer with an applied moulding?
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Sara Hopkins
No, cherry with applied mouldings.
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November 22, 2012
moomooz wrote:
What type of wood and color of stain?
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Sara Hopkins
Cherry, faux finish, multiple layering process.
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October 10, 2012
patcomchr wrote:
Who makes the chandelier?
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Sara Hopkins
It was purchased from John-Richard (company) in 2005. I don't believe it's still available.
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Thank you for your help. Looking for a chandelier, light fixture for a study/library with a Palladian window.
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June 6, 2012
joyful01 wrote:
What are the dimensions of this room?
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Would this work in a room 15' by 9'?

Regards Gareth
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It depends on the size and number of pieces of furniture.
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February 15, 2012
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Sara Hopkins
All the trim is Benjamin Moore's Decorator's White in Semi-Gloss. The ceiling is Benjamin Moore, # 234 Crisp Khaki, in eggshell. In photographs, and depending on your monitor when viewing and the color in the actual room where the paint will be applied, it can look greatly different.
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