Example sentences for: decorative

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

  • Wherever there was a blank ‘canvas’ there was imagery: decorative entrances, walls, floors, and pottery.

  • In a factory setting, lockstitch machines are used for the decorative stitching that is necessary whenever the undersurface of a garment piece will be seen during normal wear, such as in the collar and cuffs of a dress shirt.

  • 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.

  • Had she been born 20 years earlier, she would have been the decorative spouse who kept the creator satisfied as she gave him a stable home; two decades later, she'd have been Baby Spice with a brain, Courtney Love on speaking terms with her biological father, Paula Abdul as a photographer instead of a choreographer.

  • The grand Italian Renaissance building has several decorative highlights — the bronze doors by Daniel Chester French at the Dartmouth entrance, the double marble staircase graced with murals by Puvis de Chavannes and Edwin Austin Abbey, and on the third floor, by John Singer Sargent.

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