Whitehouse, C. B.
Original designs used for the stenciling of the walls and decorations of a lake shore bungalow adapted from a Craftsman design, pp. 297-298
STENCILS ESPECIALLY DESIGNED FOR A BUNGALOW Wi 4% q"4 ORIGINAL DESIGNS USED FOR POPPY STENCIL USED BELOW THE PICTURE-MOLDING THE STE CIING OF HE IN THE SOUTHEAST ROOM OF THE BUNGALOW. THE STENCILING OF THE ing is cream colored. Below the picture- WALLS AND DECORATIONS molding the wider of the two nasturtium OF A LAKE SHORE BUNGALOW stencils was applied, two different colors being used in the group of flowers, rich ADAPTED FROM A CRAFTS- mahogany for the large blossoms and deep MAN DESIGN: BY C. B. WHITE- golden yellow, the true nasturtium yellow, HOUSE for the buds. A soft green defined the leaves and stems. The stamens of the T HE article on stenciling that ap- flowers and the strokes indicating the vein- peared in the issue of THE CRAFTS- ing of the leaves were applied later. -- MAN for January, 1913, served its In the smaller room used as a bedroom purpose in that it inspired the dec- the walls and ceilings were [painted the oration by this means of an attractive one- same color as the upper wall above the story bungalow. This comfortable home, picture rail in the larger room, the only an adaptation of a Craftsman plan, is sit- touch of contrasting color being in the uated on the hilltop of an estate ranging stenciling, the same design as that used in twenty acres along the lake shore of St. the larger room. Paul, Minnesota. The situation makes its For the four windows of these two own appeal; the flowers besides bloom in rooms and the French doors opening outo brilliancy of color and purity of outline, the the sleeping porch, plain, scrim curtains result of freedom from disease. were made, finished by hemstitching two The four bedrooms and bathroom of the inches wide and stenciled with the narrow bungalow claim at the moment attention, since it was for their walls that the writer originated the stencil designs herein illus- trated, the models for which were the surrounding and fa- vorite flowers. For the suite of two north- facing rooms the nasturtium designs w e r e chosen. The larger of these rooms, the sit- ting room, has a picture rail five feet from the floor and be- low this rail a background of Japanese grass cloth, light gold- en brown in tone. Above the picture rail the wall is painted with three matt-finished coats, * / v'PI ov gray rdaL1eI L laln ye uow,-a IRIS STENCIL DESIGN IN GREEN AND CREAM COLOR WHICH WAS neutral wood shade. The ceil- USED IN THE SOUTHWEST ROOM. 297 I yL 6 ulll eamtIJ-UI VI , own s I a I I I IWMENLER
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