Redlands Daily Facts from Redlands, California on March 3, 1964 · Page 30
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Redlands Daily Facts from Redlands, California · Page 30

Redlands, California
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Tuesday, March 3, 1964
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IS 18 - Tuesday. March 3, I9M REDLANDS DAILY FACTS border. It is especially popular in ancient Greek designs. Frieze — part of an entablature between tlie architrave and cornice, commonly ornamented with sculpture. Or, any similar decorative band or feature on a waU. Gimp — the trimming used to finish curtains and upholstery. It is a flat, braidUke trim along the edge of upholstered surfaces. Gabon — a narrow gimp. Girandole — a mirror, framed and hanging on the wall, with branching candlesticks from the base of the frame, forming part of the design. Lavabo — in many mcniieval monasteries, it was a large stone basin from which the water issued by a number of small openings around the edge, for tlie performance of ablutions. Currently interpreted as a brass or pottery planter flanked by cherubs. Toile — a scenic design originally executed on fabric at tlie famed textile factory in Jouy, France, in the IStli century. Toile patterns frequently are used witli French Provincial and Early American furniture. Trapunto — quilting which outlines a pattern in a fabric, giving the design a raised or sculptured effect. Often used to give chintz more durability as an upholstery fabric. Also used for bedspreads, curtains, cushions and slipcovers. Vocabulary For Home Furnishing CHIC.'^GO (UPI) — How your home furnishings vocabulary? Have you ever gasped over a gimp or girandole? WUliam Burton, design stylist for the United Wallpaper Co., said these currently used terms will make home decorating projects less puzzling. Atrium — tlie central main room of an ancient Roman private house. Now the atrium is an open courtyard for modem towTi houses, providing maximum privacy for garden areas and a view of tlie garden from many sections of the house. Bibelot — a small article of curiosity, beauty or rarity. Can also be a knick-knack of questionable value. Crewel — crewelwork embroidery is done with a long-eyed, sharp needle to form a ropelike stitch. The effect is of a rich tapestry. Dado — tlie lower part of the wall. The area between the baseboard and chair rail which has been treated with material that separates it from the upper part of Uie wall. A dado can be made of wood with the wall above it covered with wallpaper. It also can be papered or painted in contrast to t h e area above. Espalier — a trellis or framework on which fruit trees or slirubs are trained to grow flat. Fretwork — an interlaced, angular design of bands within a HARMONY FOR SPRING — Harmony is achieved in this bedroom by a blending of painted architectural molifs with wallpaper and the dramatic solid pecan furniture. Note the soaring posts rising from the headboard which is gently laced with brass fretwork. This echoes the decorative theme. Glass Protector Place a metal spoon in glass when pouring hot liquids to keep glass from cracking. New Fabric The newest quilted fabric doesn't contain a thread. The quilting is done via chemistry, eliminating all stitching and ac- companving limitations. The final product the manufacturer reports, retains a smooth look and the original quilted pattern. Performance and wearing quali- Jumpers Jumpers, an all encompassing term for sleeveless fashions that can be worn over a blouse or sweater, were red hot favorites this past season and it's a strong bet that they'll continue in a top spot for spring. ties zoom as there is no stitching to break or snag; fro m Home Furniture Company is a thing to treasure! Whether you favor modern, traditional or contemporary, Italian Provincial, French Provincial, whatever your taste . . . we con please you with our fine selection and gladly you plan your decor. You'll find beautiful carpeting too, all at prices to please you. • Liberal Trade-Ins Furniture Company 515 Orange St., Redonds • CONVENIENT CREDIT TERMS • S * H GREEN STAMPS • EASY PARKING Cheap Mattress Is No Bargain By KAY SHERWOOD Newspaper Enterprise Assn. This is the weary season when I tell myself that all I need is a good night's sleep. I mentioned this during a gathering of neighbors and sleeping problems kept the conversation going all evening. One follow who stretches to S feet 2 when he stands straight said he is getting his first good sleep since his marriage. It seems the couple invested in a king-sized bed. "I can stretch out now," he explained. This made me ponder about how often we fall into beds that either are too small or onto the mattresses too lumpy, too soft or too hard. A friend in the bedding business says it isn't psychic insomnia but uncomfortable beds that have us tossing and turning. Wc spend one-third of o u r lives in bed but, for example, most standard double - bed styles provide each sleeper with the same width as the baby's crib, I discovered. He added that wc tend to skimp on bedroom furniture when first furnishing a home, and this also is the last to be replaced. So nightly we compound our original mistake. A bed should be 39 inches wide and 6 to 10 inches longer than the tallest person to use it. Keep these figures in mind the next time you shop for bedroom furniture. It seems the present standard size was established 100 years ago and we are IV^ to 2 inches taller and 18 to 20 pounds heavier than our sleepy ancestors. When buying a mattress I learned not to shop for a bargain. You get what you pay for. While in the store stretch out on several mattresses to give them the "rest test." Pushing at a mattress is like kicking the tires of » new auto — a false test. A comfortable mattress — of cotton felt padding, latex foam or polyurethane — give firm, over-all support but also yields to the curves and contours of the body. ' If possible, buy a mattress and box springs together because they are designed to go together. And don't skimp as so many of us did. As the expert said, "It's rest you are buying." Tasty Toys Wash baby's toys in a solution of baking soda instead of so- and water.

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