I purchased this shoji screen a couple months ago to cover a small HVAC closet in the corner of my living room. Besides it's great looks, this item is also well-crafted and solid in structure. I have received many positive comments from friends. The screen arrived quickly with no damage and requires no assembly. Very happy with this purchase and with the 10% off coupon this item is atleast $20 cheaper than anyother website.
This screen provides me with privacy and adds to my living room. I recently bought my first home. The living room has a nice sliding door onto the patio, which lets lots of light into the room. My plants like this, but I didn't like the fact that my rear neighbor could look right into my house--especially at night. Vertical blinds seem to be the popular solution to privacy on sliding doors, but I don't like vertical blinds. I thought about curtains, but I could not find anything that I liked. Everything seemed to darken the room. Then, I thought about a privacy screen. My furnishings are in the Shaker and Craftsman family. I was skeptical that a Shoji screen would blend. However, this double-cross Shoji screen works well. The smooth surfaces and straight lines pick up details of the other furniture. The wood finish is a little lighter than my other furniture, but it sits away from the other pieces, so the difference in finish is not glaring. I can always darken it later with a little stain if I like. In the meantime, the screen gives me privacy, and it reflects light back into the room at night--actually brightening the room. In the morning as I leave for work, I collapse the screen and give my plants their much loved sunlight. Easy. Convenient. Attractive. No assembly is a plus. It arrived ready to go right out of the box. Thanks Overstock!
WOW! This is how I decribe this screen. It is tall enougn to hide my treadmill and wide enough to enhance my bedroom. I needed something that was beautiful and this more than exceeded my expectations. Everyone that sees it wants one and I just tell them that they can not go wrong ordering it from overstock. The rosewood is simply beautiful and I just love how it separates what I don't want to see. When I walk into my room now, I just say, " WOW!
This screen is nicer than I expected. The only downside is that the flat wood panels at the bottom of it are a fiberboard. I feel that this cheapens its look, so I will probably paint them. Other than that, the price was good and it is quite sturdy and well made. I am pleased with the purchase overall.
I love these screens, so much so that I now have three of them. They fit with any decor, and can be used as a decorative accessory, to create new spaces, to hide something unsightly (like our sliding glass door), or to block the sun. They are light weight which allows you to easily vary their location and purpose. Just be careful not to pop your finger through the rice paper.
Perfect as a room divider for guest room. Put two sets end to end to go accross whole room and secured one end to wall for extra stability. They stay against the wall, as "out of of the way decoration" when not needed. Kind of conference room divider with class !