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Based on a genuine quotation from the essay 'Old Mortality', "Books were the proper remedy: books of vivid human import, forcing upon their minds the issues, pleasures, busyness, importance and immediacy of that life in which they stand; books of smiling or heroic temper, to excite or to console; books of a large design, shadowing the complexity of that game of consequences to which we all sit down, the hanger-back not least.'

Built in shelves & seat. I think I'd have to fill the shelves with books though. If you like this pin, why not head on over to get similar inspiration and join our FREE home design resource library at http://www.TheHomeDesignSchool.com/signup ?

i love the color and that chair! - Farrow & Ball's Lamp Room Gray No. 88 A match to the original white which had dirtied down due to the trimming of lamp wicks. Mid Tones Undercoat.

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5 Backyard Entertaining Ideas We Love

getting proposed to at a summer backyard bbq dinner with your and his closest friends

Could be nice on a roof garden, place to sit down, relax, and enjoy the view, and an awesome place to store all the gardening tools!

Swinging with Friends - who didn't do this? We'd also tie the metal ropes up really tight and as high as we could and then spin like crazy. Mad head rushes :-)

from CB2

Tork brass dripping 30" wall mirror

Spotted: Tork Brass Mirror. Sneak Peek: A Chicago Apartment with a Sartorial Approach. "There’s something about the routine of sitting down and taking time to get ready that seems so glamorous. I had my dad spray paint a plain white Ikea Malm dressing table a high gloss gray then paired it with this fabulous brass mirror from CB2 – such an unexpected find!"