Tuesday, 20 September 2011

Whilst in Brussels {reflections on skirting boards}

I discovered a new take on skirting boards. I am no expert on skirting boards, but for having changed or repainted ours, I have some 'experience' of them - and made some assumptions about them (mainly that they are wooden in general). But to my surprise, in the room I am staying in, skirting boards are made of carpet.

yes, carpet...

I have been puzzled about this - so yay or nay for carpet skirting boards, guys? As you can see the whole room is carpeted already (to note: I am all for wooden floor, and no carpet) ... so it could make sense, but really? I forgot to mention, this particular hotel has just been fully refurbished. I personally think that it is a bit of outdated, but what do you think guys?

Back in London tomorrow, blogging will resume as per usual (hopefully).

4 comments:

  1. hey there!!!! merci pour ton gentil com!!!!! Back to London? un café ou quoi? ;))

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  2. No that's just weird. It looks ugly!

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  3. Oooh, no! I don't like it at all. It looks weird!! I wonder why they chose to do that? And how to clean them? A sideways vacuum cleaner?!

    Sarahx

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  4. Oh, this made me laugh! In my little house here in France the previous owner covered over the lovely tiled floor in the bedrooms with carpet tiles. They must have had a few leftover so cut them up and stuck them to the wall - carpet tile skirting board. I am of the opinion that this is NOT a good detail!

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