Example sentences for: decorative

How can you use “decorative” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The Japanese capacity to produce decorative off-beat English has been widely noted for some time, as in this comment from Time in 1986:

  • If you don’t want the perfume, the bottles are on sale in many souvenir shops and make pretty decorative pieces.

  • The Museum of Decorative Arts (Musée des arts décoratifs) is housed in the 20th-century Château Dufresne (corner of Sherbrooke and Boulevard Pie-IX at 2200 rue Crescent).

  • But photographs of them have been published and exhibited, and they represent an important step in the transfer of aesthetic interest from the teapot--with its long decorative history--to the kettle, which genteel people had kept out of sight.

  • Three cotton prints to look out for, particularly in Rajasthan, are: bagru, consisting of geometric or fish, almond, and vine patterns in blue, brown, and maroon; sanganeri, block printed floral and paisley patterns; and bandhani, tie-dye, which results in decorative color.


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