Friday Back When.

"The tranquil mood pervasive in this living room stems from the natural look of fieldstone facing on a floor-to-ceiling fireplace wall, natural wood ceiling beams, and the neutral colors of the walls and the floor covering. For a dash of spice, chairs are covered in patterned fabric, and an imaginative grouping of pictures is placed on the wall at right of the fireplace. Picture placement is in good balance to tall stone wall."

Friday Back When is a weekly feature highlighting images and text from vintage decorating books. Today’s exert is from The Practical Encyclopedia of Good Decorating and Home Improvement Volume 1 A-AME