Professional home decorators understand the value of choosing the right accessories to create the best design elements for an elegant country home. Hand-forged wrought iron pieces are often selected because of their classic beauty, easy maintenance and interesting decorating concepts. Whether the remodeling project involves a formal dining room, casual kitchen, elegant bath or outdoor…
When singer and actress Ashlee Simpson listed her 7,100-square-foot villa in the Beverly Hills Post Office area for $3.69 million in spring of 2011, realtor.com posted 20 photos of the fabulous Mediterranean style house on its website. With five bedrooms, six and a half baths, a pool and spa, media room, meditation room and breath-taking views of canyons, mountains and greenbelts, the listing was sure to go fast.
Not surprisingly the listing agent, Sotheby’s International, reported the house had sold by June 2011 for $3.475 million, not too far off the asking price in a slow real estate market. While we’re sure the meditation garden and gourmet kitchen had plenty to do with the quick sale, what really attracted us about the photos of Ms. Simpson’s home were the many and varied uses of wrought iron. From the railing on the second-floor balcony to lighting fixtures and accent pieces, wrought iron is a repeated decorating theme throughout the home.
First-time visitors to the Eiffel Tower are surprised when they see this mass of steel curves, scrolls and other delicate ironwork. How could anyone make lace out of steel? French engineer Alexandre-Gustave Eiffel did, earning the title of “magician of iron” after the tower’s 1889 Parisian debut, reports Biography.com.
Eiffel — like blacksmiths and ironworkers centuries before him — knew that, behind its rock-hard exterior, wrought iron could be as beautiful as it was functional.
Wrought iron wall coat hooks and racks are a great way of storing coats, jackets and other outdoor apparel while using next to no floor space at all.
A wall coat hook can be very easily installed and almost anyone can mount a wall coat hook or rack with the mounting screws that come with it. The small size of a wall coat rack makes it very easy to transport from one place to another and the ease with which you can mount or dismount a wrought iron wall coat hook or wall coat rack makes it very feasible to take the wall coat rack with you when you are moving from one apartment to another.
Mitten and boot dryer stands help keep the foyer organized and make sure that your mittens, gloves and boots are dry the next time you are heading out. Wrought iron mitten and boot dryers are sturdy and stylish and the baked on powder coat finish ensures that your Mitten and boot dryer looks beautiful and fresh for the years to come.
Christmas is here! Timeless Wrought Iron would like to wish its readers a very Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!
This is the time to meet up with friends, spend time with your family and loved ones and kick back and relax. You have worked hard all year, and now, you definitely deserve a break. Use these holidays wisely; remember to spend sometime on yourself as well. Do things that you enjoy doing, unwind and de-stress your mind before you go back to your routine for yet another year.