When it comes to faded, floral prints, one name springs to mind - the mother of all chintz
, Laura Ashley.
It's handy for disguising less than perfect plaster and, with thousands of designs to choose from - cottagey chintz
to hi-tech - re-papering can change a room's whole mood.
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The 29-year-old is tackling the whiff and chintz
with a pounds 900 crate of scented candles and room sprays, plus "minimalist" cushions by celebrity designer Kelly Hoppen.
Stitch in Time: A Story of Patchwork will take visitors on a journey through the history of British and American patchwork making, from the expensive use of imported chintz
in the 1700s to the Victorian passion for 'crazy' patchwork.
Career Bill Tarmey also appeared in long forgotten shows The Danedyke Mystery, The Glamour Girls, Chintz
, Union Castle and Strangers.
I BOUGHT a lovely V&A Dusky Rose Chintz
duvet set, which came with two pillowcases but I'd like an extra set and can't find them for sale separately.
"A good three-star hotel does not need this," she says, gesturing at the chintz
on the bedspread.
A fabulous night of cheese and chintz
with a top live performance to boot.
David Wachman, trainer of Again (see contender), Always Be True, Chintz
and Love Bird "Always Be True is taking a big jump in class.
The pattern shows a degree of fantasy that has earned this group of textiles the nickname "Bizarre Silks." Admiration for Indian chintz
and oriental silks imported by East India companies throughout the 17th century liberated European textile designers from established conventions, inspiring them to devise patterns even more exotic and bizarre.
After ten years of House Doctor hectoring, Changing Rooms rag-rolling and chucking out the chintz
, the average British householder has finally got it that beige is best.