These little pieces do magic, actually a lot of it. A furniture slider is a small disk or a pad usually made of slippery material and looks like a little cushion. It is attached to furniture legs and bases of heavy appliances and helps them move easily. The pads differ in width, therefore, for smaller items of furniture use smaller sliders and for bigger items do use wider disks.
Designer Ken Gemes created the living room of his 1920's Bronxville, New York, home around the fabric that he chose for the window treatments—a subtle hand-block printed linen from Tyler Graphics featuring shades of taupe and a smoky blue ground.
In the Houston living room shown here, a pair of custom velvet sofas, an extra-large coffee table, floor-to-ceiling drapes and a sizable fiddle leaf fig plant help bring down the scale.
Embrace the power of whitewashing. Speaking of white, using a watered-down white paint on wood elements in your home creates a warm, Shabby Chic look that always feels cozy.