chintz-covered love

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  • It contains a pair of chintz-covered wingbacks, a red sofa, a 1920s folding dining table and an end table illuminated by a solitary lamp.

    Nancy Ruhling: Astoria Characters: The Nun of God

  • Courtesy Lizzie Himmel The Sofa: 1981 So, the living room floor was bleached and covered with a large sisal rug, a neoclassical mantel with columns replaced the flat, modern fire surround, and the room burgeoned with flowery chintz-covered walls and furniture.

    Furniture as Part of the Family

  • In the weeks afterward, German celebrities such as Wolfgang Joop and director Wim Wenders and other Berlin glitterati have flocked to rub shoulders at the poolside bar or on its chintz-covered sofas.

    Berlin Broods Over a Glitz Invasion

  • Roger had turned off all the lights but one, the small chintz-covered bedside lamp on the left side—my side.

    Amy & Roger’s Epic Detour

  • As you sink into the comfortable, chintz-covered chair and look up at Gabler, sitting ramrod straight--until recently, she was also a competitive horseback rider--there's a realization that she has a therapist's sense for both setting and controlling the stage.

    My Week: Elizabeth Gabler

  • The furniture appeared to be mostly old, with Oriental rugs and chintz-covered chairs, and on the walls were seascapes in ornamental gilt frames.

    Day of the Dandelion

  • A well-made chintz-covered lounge, although a much more economical, and a far more comfortable piece of furniture than a modern rose-wood sofa, will be found to have an equally agreeable effect in the room.

    Suggestions for Decorating a Parlor in a Modest Home

  • They send out a family photograph each Christmas, of the six of them sitting in a paneled library with chintz-covered chairs.

    Cheating on Phil (with Paris)

  • The grave being withdrew, and I sat down in a chintz-covered easy-chair and gaped.

    The Thirty-Nine Steps

  • Nan sat gingerly down on the chintz-covered sofa and smoothed her clean pinafore with an unconscious gesture of pride.

    The Wizard Of London

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