The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 30, 1952 · Page 16
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 16

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, September 30, 1952
Page 16
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PAGE SIXTEEN BLTOTEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS TUESDAY, SEPT. SO, 1958 'Coordinated Cottons Add Space and Beauty A new "home-coordination" trend, inspired by the makers of coordinated cotton rugs, fabrics, towels, sheets and table cottons, and spaciousness and versatility to homes of any size, reports the National Cotton Council. Home-coordination means furnishing an entire home—whether it'» » one-room apartment or a mansion—In colors and fabrics that blend, match or contrast. ' In the one-room apartment, this lend* dignity and decorating perfection. In a larger apartment or house, it means greater sweep from one room to another. Versatile decorator fabrics go hand in hand with the newly popular idea of blending modern, provincial and traditional furnishings to achieve homes that express Individual personality. Cottons Highlight Trend The new. cottons highlight the trend In tcsture and design, the Council reports. Exquisite sheers, soft prints, embossed and glazed cottons and rugged fabrics like rustic tweeds and woven suitings are available for every room. Design motifs range from the modern abstract to the whimsical, with new Interest In authentic documentary designs. E«act copies of old documents «uch as eighteenth century steel engravings or early American calicos are screen-printed on cottons like chintz, cretonne and richly textured fabrics. Modern and pastoral prints are finely traced on new chinkled sheers such as plisse, voile and organdie, many of them finished to »tay crisp through many washings Color trends are following fashion —good news for women who decorate In colors that complement then- own wardrobes. Warm earth tones blend naturally with coo floral and ocean pastels, making home-coordination easy. Earth> brown* from sand to nutmeg, green from sea mist to olive and forest and yellows from pale to old gold are given the spice of tangerine cherry red, crimson, persimmon an( turquolae. Colors like these are appearing in cotton prints with o(f-whltc o beige-ton* backgrounds in many Ingenious stripe combinations anc in solid or tweedy textured cottons the Council sayc. Fabric* Bet Color Xok Fabric used for draperies and up- holstery sets the color 'keynote for decorating an entire home, with the fabric's key colors echoed iu rugs and accessories. Rich cotton broadloom or shag rugs are being featured in all the earth tones. h\ both wall-to-wall carpeting and many oom sizes, Decorators coordinate In other vays. too, such as by "papering" a vail or covering lampshades, waste- laskets, pillows and ottomans with :otton labrlcs that Wend with dra- icries in the same or adjacent- •ooms. Tiered casement curtains jombine twin-checked denim or matching prints and plains. Bxcit- ng new table cottons in checks, ilalds and stripes echo color and design, as do the new dark-toned and patterned towels and bathmats. Cotton Cleans Hair An alrl to keeping freshly shampooed hair ?.z clean as possible be- iween washings Is to tuck cotton down Into the bristles of your hair brush. The cotton helps clean and polish the hair. Bathroom Needs Color Variety Color variety In the bathroom Is one way to express gracious home- mnklng, the National Cotton Coun- cil reports, Color schemes can be worked out to Include shower curtains, bath- mats, towels and other accessories —all available In bright cotton fabrics for summer. The Council suggests establishing the wall color first, then the towel colors, than an accent color for con- trast, A good rule Is to use plain or bordered towels with patterned walls. If the vails are plain, use towels and balhmats with bold colors and patterns. The Moors used' henna fingernail dye at the height of their culture about 950 A,D. Contour Sheets Are Time-Savers The National Cotton Council reported a valuable time-saver to the housewife Is fitted or contour sheets. It taKes only a matter of seconds to put the shaped corners of the new fitted sheet over a mattress, said the Council. Since the sheet cannot come loose. It stays wrinkle- free the entire time It Is on the bed. Many come in smart decorator | shades, as well as white, the Couru I cil said. Gloves to Spare A bale of cotton will make 3,171 pairs o! cotton, gloves. PROOF BOTTLED IN BOND YELLOWSTONE INC., IOUISVILU, KY 5,000 MILES SERVING! MISSOURI KANSAS ARKANSAS OKLAHOMA TEXAS TENNESSEE MISSISSIPPI ALABAMA FLORIDA FREE! FREE! One Mahogany Drum Table .Plus A Beautiful Table Lamp. ($20 Value) Regrrter here Wednesday — Thursday — Friday Wednesday-Thursday- Friday BEAUTIFUL NEW 6- Large Couch Makes A Bed. Has A Spacious Bedding Box Platform Rocker in Matching Easy-Clean Plastic Occasional Chair Covered in Same Material 2 End Tables 1 Coffee Table 1 FREE! with the purchase of each couch Suite (above) you get two matching table lamps FREE! During King Cotton Days Only Walnut or Blond. Flowered or P tured Plastic c- SEE OUR WINDOWS! HUBBARD & SON Phone 4409 FURNITURE Blytheville

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