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Design Glossary

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Bamboo Blind

A window covering that is made of bamboo or a varieety of other woods plastic or faux wood. Also called woven blind.

Baseboard

Protects the bottom of the walls and hides space between the wall and floor.

Beadboard

Narrow vertical panelling with a bead or indent separating the boards.

Board Panel

Also known as Plank Panels. Available in most lumber stores board panels can be used for floor-to-ceiling panelling or cut for wainscotting. Board panels are usually available in 8-foot 10-foot or 12-foot lengths and sold in bundles that cover 12 to 14 square feet.

Box Pleated Bedskirt

A tailored bedskirt with several inverted pleats

Bracket

Pertaining to drapery hardware. Often decorative used to mount rod to the wall. Attaches to rod at ends (and centre if rod is very long or drapes are heavy).

Brad

A thin wire nail of uniform thickness with a small head that can be off-centre.

Breakfast Pillow

"A small or baby size decorative pillow usually measuring about 12 x 16"" (30 x 41cm) with a ruffled edging or tailored flange."""

Butterfly yarn

A type of 100% nylon yarn enclosed in a woven ladder with flags every two inches and suitable for sweaters scarves trims pillows and accessories.

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