“…lace is formed from the absence of substance; it is imagined in the spaces between the threads. Lace is a thing like hope. It lived, it survived, and it was desired for what it was not”……….
The Ruins of Lace, Iris Anthony; what better way to describe lace.
Today is Lace Day, with the aim to raise the profile of this wonderful material which has been used for hundreds of years in the world of interior design and fashion. Today we see this material being used for all manner of home accessories.
Pieces of lace fabric make wonderfully feminine jewellery displays.
Art at Heart
Beautiful lace screen divides a room without being too harsh.
The design Tree
Lace adds a wonderful touch of femininity to a bedroom.
Daily Home Decor Ideas
Give your dining room a touch of lace to bring a gorgeous on-trend vintage look.
The House Directory
Black lace has a seductive and mysterious quality as the light from the window filters through.
Lace accessories add charm to many different decorating motifs.
Make your own dream-catcher using lace.
A black lace tablecloth gives an air of sophistication and intrigue to a dining room.
Eye for Design
Adding lace drapes to a bed provides a romantic touch that’s practical too.
A pretty lampshade is a great way to up-cycle lace.
Okay, so this isn’t actually lace, but the exquisite lace-effect is amazing.
Go overboard and cover an entire room with lace – this evokes the feeling of Miss Havisham’s room in Great Expectations by Charles Dickens.
A stunning floor lamp with lace-effect stand and shade.
A baby crib adorned with lace is simply stunning.
About Interior Design
If you love Shabby Chic, there’s no doubt you love lace too.