AS SHOWN BY CARSON PIRIE SCOTT CO.
thing is worked out from the background on the
The entrance hall of this budget house is arrest
ingthe wallpaper is a black and white effect, the
background being a solid gray in a light tone, swags
in two-tone gray with floral motif in white. The
floor covering in this room is black linoleum with
insert of white in a floral design and the color
scheme is admirably furthered by the use of white
furniture with Chinese red tops to the table and
pipings to the chairs.
One of the bedrooms known as "the lavender
room" takes its keynote from the wallpaper of laven
der ground with diamond shaped design of flowers
in deeper tones. The drapes have a purple ground
with swag and tassel motif in sand and white and
lavender, and the floor covering is in deep sand.
The second bedroom, "the blue room", has an inter
esting treatment for the wall. The paper is in
Cobalt blue with a line stripe of white and in order
to be different, this paper was put on the walls with
the stripes running horizontally. The niche in the
wall holding the dressing table is done in white,
giving an effective contrast against the sharp blue.
Touches of white are used all through the room.
This paper began to sell as soon as the budget house
was opened and the demands for it are still en
The present dining room in red and gold and
brown depends entirely upon the wallpaper for
strong color. In this instance even the Venetian
blinds at the windows were repainted to har
monize with the wallpaper. The furniture used in
this room does not greatly differ from that shown
in the dining room of the previous budget house,
but the effect is entirely different and there is noth
ing that plays a more important part in aiding this
change than the wallpaper itself. Today's version
is in red with a gold dot, while the previous paper
was a gardenia design in white on a blue back
ground. The Venetian blinds were painted white
with green tapes and there were white touches
throughout the room in chair seats, flower stand,
lamps, mirror, etc.
All through the display prices of the wallpaper
are given both by the roll and for the room com
plete, the idea being of course to give the visitor an
approximate idea of the cost of papering a room of
similar size. Here even the closets are papered
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