Low Square Coffee Tables. Round Dining Table 6. Buffet Table With Wine Rack
Low Square Coffee Tables
- While any small and low table can be, and is, called a coffee table, the term is applied particularly to the sets of three or four tables made from about 1790; of which the latter were called 'quartetto tables'.
- Having the shape or approximate shape of a cube
- make square; "Square the circle"; "square the wood with a file"
- having four equal sides and four right angles or forming a right angle; "a square peg in a round hole"; "a square corner"
- Having the shape or approximate shape of a square
- Having or in the form of two right angles
- A particularly bad or difficult moment
- in a low position; near the ground; "the branches hung low"
- less than normal in degree or intensity or amount; "low prices"; "the reservoir is low"
- A low point, level or figure
- A state of depression or low spirits
- an air mass of lower pressure; often brings precipitation; "a low moved in over night bringing sleet and snow"
If you are looking for a flamboyant leather ottoman which is a class apart from the standard piece of furniture, then you should take a look at this classically designed leather ottoman. Stylishly crafted, this leather hassock can provide a good sized seating space to compliment your sofa set. Some people might even refer to it as a bench ottoman as it is larger than a single seater ottoman. This handsome cocktail ottoman features a high-density foam seat cushion and solid-wood frame wrapped in Dark Brown Bycast leather. There is no assembly required.
Luxurious and timeless, leather furniture can be as formal or as casual as the decor demands. Showcase it in an urban loft and it’s oh-so-chic, or nestle it in a family den and it becomes invitingly cozy. Plus, today’s upholstery leather is quite user-friendly—protective finishing gives it greater durability for long-term performance, and a quick swipe with a damp cloth takes care of most daily dirt and spills.
For elegant accents of leather, item presents its extensive line of ottomans and benches. This handsome cocktail ottoman features a high-density foam seat cushion and solid-wood frame wrapped in Espresso Brown Bycast leather. The seam detailing across the top creates a relaxed yet tailored look, while the low, simple feet provide sturdy and clean-lined support. Versatile and roomy, this piece works as seating, a footrest, or a coffee table with a tray on top. It measures 31 inches square by 17 inches high and comes fully assembled. --Kara Karll
Best I could do (stitch a couple)
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After the visit to Upper Antelope slot canyon near Page, Arizona - - Ed and I headed out for the short hike to the Big Bend of the Colorado River overlook. It is a spectacular place to visit and only a short drive out of Page, then an equally short hike.
To do a visit right, from a photography point of view, you really should have a good wide angle lens AND a (oh I hate to say this one)….a sturdy tripod. I have vowed not to buy another lens, but I’m starting to think that a quality prime lens for my Canon XSi might really be something for me to think about. Stitching panoramas together from hand held photos with my Canon G9 & G10 just doesn’t cut it. BUT, like always, I’m taking photos to preserve and share memories and not for magazines and coffee table books - - so I post a few of the Big Bend area photos, just for the fun of it.
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Making one motel reservation after another and staying one night allowed us to cover a lot of territory. We stayed in Motel 6s whenever possible. It is easy to make reservations and if plans change, they have a generous and easy to achieve cancellation policy.
That said it was a real treat when we made reservations for two nights in a row. We did this at Moab and we did this at Page. You get a lot more quality use out of your rooms this way and it nice to break up the constant long distance travel each day, even if you are seeing lots of cool stuff.
So when we left our motel rooms Tuesday morning, we left most of our stuff at the motel and took only what we needed for the “Wave lottery” and the Upper Antelope slot canyon tour, with us in the Jeep.
There were some nice photo ops driving to the Paria River Rangers’ station that morning. The sky was clear and the morning sun is always great hitting the sandstone cliffs and mesas. We were not successful in winning a spot for Wednesday morning to hike the Wave. Only ten people get the walk in permit by lottery and there were 52 of us there hoping to get one. We shrugged off the attempt and headed for the tour guide headquarters for our Upper Antelope tour.
By the time we had finished the Upper Antelope tour I was disappointed and considered it the least desirable stop of the entire road trip, along with the Zuni Pueblo visit. But time puts things in perspective. Now I’m glad I went. The Martres photo guidebook I had along with me, warned that taking good photos in Upper Antelope was a “challenge” and I knew I would be using either my Canon G9 or G10 and stubbornly refuse to use a tripod, though I took a small metal tripod with me.
When the company switched us from the promised ride in the Suburban to the back of a bouncy exhaust fume filled pickup truck I was irritated, but not too much. The ride up the wash was kind of fun, despite the fumes. Then when we got inside Upper Antelope, Ed and the three Japanese clients with their expensive and cameras and tripods accepted that I was along for the hike and didn’t let it bother them at all that I was going to try to take photos with an advanced point and shoot rather than a DSLR with correct lens, and sturdy tripod.
Our guide however asked to see my camera when we were a short ways into Upper Antelope and before I knew what he was doing he started changing all the settings on my camera saying “too many automatic settings”. Well I kept my cool but it really made me mad. I asked him to return my camera and to return ALL the settings he had changed back to those I had on “my” camera, before he started making all the changes.
From then on all got better. The guide accepted me as an old stubborn, (probably stupid), hiker and snapshot artist, instead of a serious photographer. All of us got along famously and I was really pleased to see Ed in his element with some serious photography challenges and opportunities. The three Japanese were first class all the way, letting me take my turn at photo ops and always smiling and enjoying the canyon photo ops experience.
By the time our time was up in Upper Antelope Canyon we were all happy. Our guide played his flute inside the slot canyon and did a great job of it. The flute playing “fit” and added to the experience.
Out of the photos I took in Upper Antelope Canyon more than half of them were badly blurred, no matter how steady I thought I was holding my camera with the slow shutter speed required of the reduced and contrasting light. BUT the photos that did come out are memory makers for me. It will remind me of the fun time I had despite the “rocky” start.
In 2008, Ed, photographer friend John, and my youngest son, all visited Lower Antelope Canyon. Here you can drive your own vehicle to the trailhead; no guide required; no constraint on how long you stay in the slot canyon; and the light much more advantages and forgiving to the non-serious photographer, like me. If you can only do one while in the area, I highly recommend - Lower Antelope Canyon.
After our photo ses
Day 36/365 - Lensbaby
When I have had a hectic day and am feeling pretty down and out, I pull out my beautiful china tea cup grab myself a biscotti and sit and relax with a nice cup of tea. Must be some of that English tradition left in me.
Afternoon tea (because it was usually taken in the late afternoon) is also called "low tea" because it was usually taken in a sitting room or withdrawing room where low tables (like a coffee table) were placed near sofas or chairs generally in a large withdrawing room. There are three basic types of Afternoon, or Low Tea:
Cream Tea - Tea, scones, jam and cream
Light Tea - Tea, scones and sweets
Full Tea - Tea, savories, scones, sweets and dessert
In England, the traditional time for tea was four or five o'clock and no one stayed after seven o'clock. Most tea rooms today serve tea from three to five o'clock.
1/2 cup butter, softened
2/3 cup white sugar
1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
4 (1 ounce) squares white chocolate, chopped
3/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips
In a large mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar with an electric mixer until light and fluffy. Gradually beat in cocoa and baking powder. Beat for 2 minutes. Beat in the eggs one at a time. Stir in flour by hand. Mix in white chocolate and chocolate chips. Cover dough, and chill for about 10 minutes.
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Divide dough into two parts, and roll each part into a 9 inch long log. Place logs on lightly greased cookie sheet, about 4 inches apart. Flatten slightly.
Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool on cookie sheet for 5 minutes, then carefully transfer to a wire rack to cool for one hour.
Cut each loaf into 1/2 inch wide diagonal slices. Place slices on an ungreased cookie sheet, and bake at 325 degrees F ( 165 degrees C) for 9 minutes. Turn cookies over, and bake for 7 to 9 minutes. Cool completely, then store in an airtight container.
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