In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(on a wall)papel pintado masculinepapel tapiz masculinepapel de empapelar masculine
(for screen)fondo de pantalla masculinefondo de escritorio masculine
- In the dining room, layers of wallpaper are being stripped back to reveal a stencilled wall done in terracotta and yellow, not the dark colours you normally associate with Victorian housing.
- The Museum of Domestic Design and Architecture has an online search engine that lets you get at its fascinating collection of British wallpapers and textiles from the 1870s to the 1960s.
- The twin bedroom is particularly charming and is now a children's room with nursery rhyme wallpaper and decorative features.
- If you are wallpapering a room that flows into another, make sure that the wallpapers in each room flow together.
- As finances permitted, in the living room and one bedroom the dark and tattered wallpapers were stripped and a decorator skilled at papering scrim walls put up new wallpaper.
- It follows that the plants themselves and depictions in botanical prints, fabrics, wallpapers, and on china suggest traditional English country decorating.
- This custom wallpaper is more expensive than some readymade wallpapers, but you can stretch your decorating budget - and give the one-of-a-kind look more prominence - by papering partial walls or a single wall.
- Picking fabrics, wallpapers and colourful accessories are an economical and restrained way to experiment with using colour.
- The wallpaper at Winterthur shares landscape and architectural element as well as figures with the Beauport paper and other painted wallpapers imported from China in the eighteenth century.
- Bradbury's company has been long considered the standard setter in the tradition-steeped art of authentically designing and reproducing Victorian, neoclassical, and Arts and Crafts wallpapers.
- Improper surface preparation may also cause some wallpapers to contract on the wall resulting in gaps.
- Both textile and paper wallpapers should be installed by professionals.
- We've stripped more wallpaper from the dining room, and started clearing everything out of it.
- Decorated with wallpapers and furnishings from the late 1800s, rooms have the eccentric yet comfortable Victorian charm of your grandmother's home.
- At these introductory courses students will get hands on experience of working with interior design dealing with actual samples of curtain and upholstery fabrics, wallpapers, borders, flooring, trims, and colour cards.
- Chinese wallpapers, known as India papers, began to arrive in Europe around the end of the seventeenth century and proved so popular that they were soon being produced especially for the European market.
- An expert will visit your home and plan a scheme based on the dimensions of the hallway and position of the living room, and any wallpapers, fabrics and furnishings you have planned.
- Standard wallpapers consist of a front and backside made of paper.
- The wallpapers, which cost €35 for 10m, were released to coincide with Habitat's reopening in the former Bank of Ireland building at Dublin's College Green.
- Collect samples of fabrics, wallpapers and paint colours that appeal to you and assemble them on your board.
- She will also provide services like ringtones, Java games and wallpapers.
- We not only have a detailed video review, but also high-res movies, and even custom wallpaper for your computer desktop.
- I've created a set of 20 desktop wallpapers compiled from eight years of photos.
- I am stunned into inaction by the brilliance of Darren's un-celebrity desktop wallpapers.
- I always get my wallpapers and desktop icons from thereabouts.
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