In almost every old house there is a horse-hair sofa, either put away in the attic or even in use, which can be reupholstered to fit the color-scheme of the room. It is a mistake to give them an elaborate casing. The simplest form is the best; the shelves should run up evenly from the floor to a more or less ornamental and somewhat projecting top, terminating several feet from the ceiling.
"This chair," she said, sinking into it, "makes me feel at home." Naturally he could not understand. "Because," she explained, "I once thought I was going to live in it. It has been reupholstered, but I should know it if I met in anywhere in the world!" "How very odd!" exclaimed Eugene, staring. "I settled here in pioneer days," she went on, tapping the arms lightly with her finger-tips.