Floral fads may ebb and flow, but the rose’s appeal remains constant, well beyond a Valentine’s Day vaseful.
In home décor, roses have long been a favorite motif, in wallpapers, lace, chintz, and soft silk furnishings such as curtains, bedding and carpet.
The versatile rose floral can impart cottage charm, cosmopolitan elegance, even a certain sexy chic.
Throw pillows lend themselves to floral interpretations; you’ll find feminine rose-petaled pillows in pretty hues and soft materials at www.pier1.com, www.pbteen.com and www.blisslivinghome.com.
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The rose-tufted rug can tie décor together, as well as offer a hint of warmth and sensuality. Available at Pier 1 imports.
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