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Accents that add art and beauty to your home



Photo by David Richmond
A good reflection on you
A mirror and matching candlestick in burgundy with gold designs on them are reverse-painted on glass with hand-painted crackled wood underneath, using Old World techniques, and come in a range of sizes, by Robert M. Weiss. Prices start at $65 for the mirror and $92 for the candlestick, both from Objets Trouves (3956 Magazine St., 897-5066).
Hot seat
Curved iron legs make a beautifully sturdy base for a puff stool/ottoman that has a tangerine microsuede fabric pad on top and a heavy canvas backing on the bottom (you can choose from 78 fabrics and the stool also is available with a wood base), prices range from $170 to $210, from Cameron Jones For Your Home (2127 Magazine St., 524-3119).

Photo by David Richmond

Photo courtesy Art Beat LLC
Hearth and home
A black wrought-iron fireplace screen (in several styles) keeps animals and youngsters away from the hot fire and also adds an artistic element to a room, $80, from Art Beat LLC (2115 Magazine St., 324-6375;
Fancy footwork
Give your feet a treat and add a spot of vibrant color to a room with this 8-by-10 foot, 100 percent wool Gabbeh rug, hand-knotted in India with a red background and gold trails, $3,800, from New Orleans Fine Rugs (6117 Magazine St., 899-1595).

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