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  • noun Plural form of mantel.


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  • -- The walls, ceiling, and all flat surfaces, such as mantels, window-sills, etc., should be washed with a fresh chloride of lime solution.

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  • High ceilings, hardwood floors and marble mantels are among the amenities.

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  • Most of the decorating theft will come from Mr. Gili's own country house and studio in Piedmont: threadbare American flags as makeshift slipcovers, wall-mounted marlins next to Italian candelabras, starfish glued to marble mantels, grass-green window frames against blue walls, pillows tied with silk scarves.

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  • So I chose antique mantels for the fireplaces and invested time in creating personal design details like hand painted floral motifs for the master bedroom kitchenette.

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  • He put Durango marble in the lobby, added a rear extension and fixed up the original fireplace mantels.

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  • Rayon Richards for The Wall Street Journal A gazebo Spread over 5,395 square feet and situated on more than an acre of land with pond views, the mansion has several balconies, arched walkways, three fireplaces with hand-carved mantels and oak floors throughout much of the home.

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  • The couple, avid collectors of timbers, architectural woodwork, mantels, floors and bricks salvaged from torn-down buildings, incorporated the material into Square Woods, the Woodbine home and horse farm they had constructed in 1972.

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  • The Persian carpets, the dozens of ancient artworks on shelves and mantels, the famous consulting couch, the very clinging gloom of the place suggest a shaman's lair rather than a psychoanalyst's premises.

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  • Parents ordered copies in various sizes to frame on mantels and send to grandparents.

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  • Mr. Horowitz notes that he and his wife Ann spent a year designing the home and three years building it and bought items for the home on their travels before it was even built — including lighting fixtures, fireplace mantels and 400-year-old flooring from French ch â teaux.

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