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  • n. Plural form of pelmet.


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  • Soften With Sheers Although Mr. Varney typically favors elaborate window treatments think pelmets, swags and fringe, he praises Jefferson's light touch.

    The Full Monticello

  • God knows what you're meant to do if you're going for a pared-down look with basically an eclectic mix of bold abstracts, photographs and irreverent stencils to subvert the hideous corporate vibe? losing battle with Cherie's crystal pelmets, the architect says, since it turns out she actually got them listed.

    Mrs Cameron's diary

  • Silvy's self-portraits show his immense studio with its variable configurations of top-lighting, pelmets, windows and drapes, reflectors made of white paper and calico.

    Camille Silvy: Photographer of Modern Life; Fiona Banner: Duveens Commission 2010

  • There were three long windows before she reached the corner; she could just glimpse their draped pelmets and rich, heavy curtains; the windows continued along the side of the house too, and there was a small stone balustraded stair disappearing to a basement she could not see.

    Politics 101

  • Plain pelmets were used to keep the effect striking.

    Art Deco and Cruise Ships, a marriage made in heaven

  • And there are people who look at a bare window and see an opportunity for valances, draped swags and pelmets, Austrian blinds, Roman blinds, slatted blinds, roller blinds and mini-blinds.

    A Room With A Point Of View

  • Along the way, Gilliatt gets help from a handful of experts in such specialties as faux finishes, window treatments (lots of swags and pelmets here) and decorative floor painting.

    A Room With A Point Of View

  • He brought his visual flair to his dorm room, decorating it with fake-ostrich-plume pelmets, and fake grass as a carpet.

    Truly, Madly, Nicky

  • Rumors of neglect clung to these creatures like dust to their pelmets.

    Excerpt: I Don't Know How She Does It by Allison Pearson

  • Thank you! drawer pulls antique painting cherry kitchen island garbes debbie travis genair tapware carpet sinkware pantry pelmets lumisource bathrooms woodnet sdm s51 hunter programable thermostat prima pappa replacement vinyl seat cushion birdbath miroir covering ready to paint cat ceramics - 2006-08-12 07: 07: 15

    Just Me, prattling on


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