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  • As in a print of a Baroque molding blooming out of the bodice of a striped Prada dress, or Rodarte's collection of grainy faux-bois tops and skirts inspired in part by Stephen Shore's photographs of 1970s suburban interiors.

    Interior Motives

  • Martha says: You might want to throw a woodland-themed celebration just to have an excuse to make cupcakes topped with chocolate faux-bois rounds.

    Martha Stewart's Almond-Hazelnut Cupcakes with Faux-Bois Toppers

  • And if they didn't become an archetype, why is it that you can still get cars built today with faux-bois paneling on the side?

    Get a Woody

  • Most recently, these collabo-queens have returned to Urban again to create two branch rings inspired by Killeen's mother's faux-bois wedding ring from the '70s.

    Refinery

  • It's echoed by another landscape in miniature, an inset on a Viennese porcelain coffeepot with a striking faux-bois background.

    NYT > Home Page

  • The courtyard just inside the gates feels like Santa Fe or San Antonio, set with highly collectible faux-bois concrete furniture and planters.

    Christian Science Monitor | Top Stories

  • A faux-bois tree trunk, spilling water into rusty buckets, is the focus of a round stone fountain.

    Christian Science Monitor | Top Stories

  • A circular fountain of hand-chiseled stone features a new faux-bois fountain of concrete in a Texas garden fit for a hobbit.

    Christian Science Monitor | Top Stories

  • Just outside the house, close enough for tea parties, there is a custom Edwardian conservatory furnished with another faux-bois concrete table and chairs.

    Christian Science Monitor | Top Stories

  • We met Tuesday evening at Doolittle’s Dog Park, near the enormous faux-bois birdbath at the top of the rise.

    The Bird House

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