StudyTraditional , Birmingham

A stack of books creates a unique side table in the study of a newly constructed lakeside home in Auburn, Alabama.

[photo by Colleen Duffley]

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kareneglythompson
Karen Egly-Thompson added this to Must-Know Furniture: The Wingback ChairDec 13, 2014

Slipcovers. If you’re hesitant about committing to a fabric or need to clean your wingback chairs more often, slipcovers are always a great option. (Just ask kitty here.) A contrasting piping in the slipcover accentuates the serpentine form of the chair underneath here, while a contrasting band at the bottom helps ground it.

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Fred Albert added this to What's That Smell? What to Do About Stinky FurnitureSep 4, 2013

Stain treatment. Once you detect a stain, don’t delay. “The quicker you get to it, the better,” says Mike Hiatt, general manager of D.A. Burns & Sons in Seattle. An over-the-counter enzyme-based cleaner like Nature’s Miracle can neutralize urine stains, and it doesn’t need to be rinsed out, unlike the usual treatments for odor-causing stains.If the stain is confined to the surface of the furniture, you can try daubing it lightly with a white cotton cloth dipped in warm to hot water and wrung out. You could also use a solution of 10 percent white vinegar and 90 percent water, or combine a teaspoon of mild liquid detergent with 2 cups of water.

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Samantha Schoech added this to Get More Mileage From Your Coffee Table Books — as Decorating ElementsApr 1, 2013

A stack of sturdy books makes a fine occasional table.

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Shawn Gauthier added this to Create Page-Turning Design with BooksDec 20, 2011

The height of a lamp is important: It works best at eye level when you’re sitting down. If your lamp seems too low, build a stand from extra books — add and remove until the height is just right.

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Lily Gahagan added this to Houzz Pets: 50 Cats Cozy Up at HomeMar 16, 2011

Nor this color-coordinated slipcovered wingback.

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Lily Gahagan added this to Keep Your Collectibles (Without Losing Your Sanity)Jan 31, 2011

Fancy yourself something of a bibliophile? Turn a stack of your sturdier books into a side table.

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Sandra Driskell added this to sandra_driskell's ideasJun 8, 2018

Books as furniture, beautiful curtains, print

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