faux bois


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faux bois

Same as false woodgraining; found, for example, in French Vernacular architecture.
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The Standing Squirrel Nut Bowl features a squirrel sitting on a faux bois log, guarding the accompanying scoop.
Faux bois techniques are ancient, but the trend became popular in 1875 when Joseph Monier designed a decorative bridge with faux timbers and logs.
They signed an A is for Alligator guest book and enjoyed fresh lemonade in Mason jars and vegetables displayed on a faux bois tray with an alligator-shaped dish offering Dill Dip.
Branca imagined the space, which included walls covered in chocolatey faux bois (wood-grain appearance) sateen and a plump sofa blanketed in tartan, as a room where you could store favorite vintage books but also use a digital reader.
This elegant high-style cocktail/ end table features a petrified wood top with faux bois and chrome legs.
Colorful maple leaves, a tangle of bittersweet I ordered from somewhere in New England because it won't grow here, faux bois candle holders (foh bwah: fake wood - but doesn't it sound so much lovelier in French?
and Two's Company also showed off fashionable faux bois (wood) looks.
Apollinaire's referent was collage, with its stuck-on fragments of yesterday's newspaper and cheap faux bois and its resemblance to poster hoardings on broad boulevards.
Longtime friend and graphic designer Catherine Mozell designed an invitation on faux bois paper with two happy giraffes among lush ferns and bright flowers.
Faux bois branches distinguish the Alexa Accent Table by Safavieh, crafted with antiqued brass finish on iron and contrasting black granite top.
1 Faux bois, the ancient art of capturing wood grain texture in cement ornaments, is updated in this glass vase ($40).