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An Oriental Rug: It Really Ties the Room Together
"between an Oriental rug and a Persian rug?" According to a popular online source I... a true Oriental rug is handmade, while "Oriental-style rugs" are mass-produced.... benefits of an Oriental rug is that it hides a multitude of stains. This makes them especially... salt, "Oriental rugs" describes hand knotted or woven rugs in this style from China... lot of Oriental rugs around because of some of the adventurous relatives we had who..."
8 Secrets to Pairing Patterns With an Oriental Rug
Plaids, florals, stripes — a good Oriental rug can stand up to almost any other pattern. These tips can help you master the effect
"a good Oriental rug can stand up to almost any other pattern. These tips can help... out your Oriental rug." Point taken. If you're lucky enough to have an authentic Oriental... work with an Oriental floor covering, I sensed an ideabook in the making. No matter... good-quality Oriental rug never goes out of style, and it works with just about any design... Oriental, you want to hang onto that baby until it's time to hand it down to the..."
Oriental Rugs Beyond the Living Room
"ional Rugs Create a Classic Look in Unexpected Places... Oriental rugs are a stalwart of the living room, study and den. It's a look I love... environs, the rugs are equally if not more compelling. Consider throwing a rich rug of reds... luxurious oriental rugs for sale. Our variety is endless, we have oriental rugs of all... and our oriental rugs for sale are cheaper than the rest!. All Oriental Rugs backed... to see an ideabook on oriental rugs! Classy! Even cheap ones. You can find them r..."
How to Choose an Awesome Area Rug No Matter What Your Space
High use, a low door, kids and pets running amok — whatever your area endures, this insight will help you find the right rug for it
"finding an area rug was a months-long journey that taught me everything I could want... flat-weave rugs with a visible patina. Where some see old and used, I see a romantic past... about to buy a new rug. Now I have the helpful hints to look at buying a rug with more... prayer rugs. 6' by 9' rugs are rare and may be a cut down of a longer rug that was... $100 on a rug, so this "rug as furniture" concept on higher end rugs is new to me. @Corey..."
How to Combine Area Rugs in an Open Floor Plan
Carpets can artfully define spaces and distinguish functions in a wide-open room — if you know how to avoid the dreaded clash
"why area rugs are such a valuable asset in an open plan. They create the illusion of... true in an open floor plan, where there aren’t walls to distinguish one space or function... several rugs in view of one another, it’s important to consider how they’ll look together... matching rugs. While that can be ideal in certain circumstances, at other times it can... the same rug or the reverse of another rug. The secret is to find rugs that compliment..."
10 Accessories Worth Buying for Fall and Beyond
Look to these versatile go-to pieces to keep your home feeling timely minus the full-blown seasonal makeover
"build up an arsenal of go-to pieces that feel special yet can work in several different... weight area rug over the spot and it is preserving the under lying natural rug. So far... putting a rug on top of a carpet. debi1949 - a wool carpet can rub if a rug is placed... candles, rugs and throws per the season and have recently started changing out some... layering rugs. i've been trying to research if this would be a faux pa. I really don't..."
15 Ways to Design an Easy-Clean Home
Spend more time doing what you love with these pointers for minimizing cleaning needs throughout the entire house
"designing an easy-clean kitchen and designing an easy-clean bathroom. But this time I'd... This is an innocent question and not a critique. Why buy a beautiful sofa and/or chairs... bedroom with an area rug under my bed and it's the easiest room in the house to keep clean... afford to buy rugs (not cheap by the way) and if it gets to be too much, guess I'll hire... Think rugs, cushions/pillows, curtains (was surprised they made these!), etc. They..."
The Beauty of Contrast: Traditional Rugs in Contemporary Spaces
"down an Oriental or a kilim rug in a more modern room and watch the interest level... traditional rug, whether on your travels, at an antiques shop or in the family treasure... ional rugs have stood the test of time. Their impeccable craftsmanship and intricate... craving for an oriental rug A traditional ( oriental) carpet is ay joy forever or at least... These rugs look great in each of these rooms. I like the indigo rug! But all of the..."
Houzz Tour: An Opportunity for Invention in San Francisco
Behind a typical 1936 facade lies a whole-house remodel that took patience, cost savviness and the owner's architectural skill
"remodeling an entire dwelling doesn't have to cost an arm and a leg; it just takes a lot... and felt an obligation to preserve the integrity of its architecture. This house served... guy is an architect, not an interior decorator. The house doesn't look like it's... home to buy, I want to buy something that hasn't been recently updated. I have very... could buy this house they would need to love that bathroom! thank you! finally, an article..."
Houzz Tour: A Cubist Confection Oriented Toward Nature
"article as an email to my husband to tell him he needs to build me a house like this?... in such an outstanding Vancouver location! I like it Gusta por su luminosidad y miras... Looks like an accident waiting to happen. And that bathroom...ick, ick, ick. Another house... house by an architect who does not have to live in it. Beautifaul Beautiful for magazine... As an architect who designed and built my own house 30 years ago, I can tell you..."
Let's Put a Price on Art: Your Guide to Art Costs and Buying
We paint you a picture of what affects an artwork's price — plus a little-known way to take home what you love when it's beyond your budget
"affects an artwork's price — plus a little-known way to take home what you love when... artist). Buy art you love! Buy from an artist you can meet. Buy from an artist that... important - buy what you love. Don't think of it as an investment. ....and please support... I also buy what I love but there are financial consequences. I was told by an outstanding... Why buy an expensive dress and then wear plastic accessories? I also don't have..."
11 Area Rug Rules and How to Break Them
"should an area rug be? Some guidelines to work with... size of rug to use in a room?” It can prove to be hard deciding what size rug is best... that the rug should be large enough to slide under the front legs of sofas and chairs... on the rug! So, rather than being bound by rules, being aware of these guidelines... what size rug provides the visual effect you desire in the rooms of your house!... to the rug in a family room, or should you buy the rug and then match the rug to drapes..."
How to Shop for a Persian Rug
A Persian carpet is an investment that can pay design dividends for years. Here's what to look for when you go shopping
"carpet is an investment that can pay design dividends for years. Here's what to look... rsian rugs are beautiful, mysterious and show-stopping pieces that can last for... the most rug out of your shopping dollar.... The best rug dealers will let you take a rug home overnight or for the weekend to decide... Persian rugs. Rule #2. You must find a reputable dealer (try Imperial Rugs, Church... a bad rug: there are very nice Sinopersian and Indopersian rugs being made today..."
Houzz Tour: An Eclectic Sanctuary Shows a Couple's True Colors
Travel takeaways, religious totems, thrift store finds and unusual compositions personalize a Melbourne home
"trade-oriented gather to exchange ideas, build furniture and work on projects. Although... you post an exterior view of the house? I love the eclectic, it is how I decorate.... But I am an eclectic person and I love some parts of the eclectic style that is shown... kitchen. An industrial light hovers over the dining table and herb garden. A red tin... space. An eclectic composition fills a massive stretch of white wall above the sofa..."
A Beginner's Mini Guide to Buying Antiques
Experience the thrill of the hunt without ignorance ruining the spoils, with this guide to antiquing for novice buyers
"makes an antique an antique to how to spot a great piece, the importance of provenance... adding an antique piece or two to your home but are not sure where to begin, this... about buying antiques or are a seasoned antique lover, jump in and join the discussion... evening at an auction house where they would buy art, rugs and jewelry. Close to home... you're buying an upholstered piece that needs to be reupholstered, see if the shop..."