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Make the Most of Your Entryway
Whether you have a grand staircase or a tiny front hallway, you can maximize your home's entryway for beauty and usefulness
"small rug) that opens up to a formal living room. Apparently my dream of a formal... lovely rug, another lighter piece such as a console/lamps and you have a cozy and... patterned rug in front of the doors, and on the blank wall to the right of the doors... find a rug like in the 5th picture. I need a large durable one.... A dark rug is an excellent idea for a high-traffic area. The old church pew has been... entryway rug If you have a bungalow or Tudor-style smaller home, you may not have much..."
On Trend: Painterly Florals
"crewel-work rugs. But there's something that separates the latest patterns from the chintz... show the rug in picture no. 1 and the accent pillow in picture no. 5. I don't have... the flor rug in picture one. I am in love with this entire ideabook! More flowers please... throw rug in the last photo? Check out Villa Lagoon Tile and their floral designs..."
My Houzz: A South Australia Home Comes Down to Earth
Rammed-earth walls embrace nature, stand up to harsh coastal conditions and create an indoor-outdoor connection for this artist's home
"withstand the rugged coastal elements. "The design is very simple, based on the traditional... to buy rugs such as the one in the picture of the living area with the fireplace.... interested in rugs with geometric patterns such as the one in the bottom right hand corner... geometric rug in the living room is Indian and the other is from Kurdistan. Mini Orb..."
Hot Looks From the Spring 2013 High Point Market
Get an eyeful of some of the colors, textures, materials and more taking a big stand at North Carolina's huge furnishings trade show
"Jaipur rug for a project and yes,a ren't flat weave rugs alll the rage? Glad you survived... "flat-weave" rugs different? BTW - hilarious intro paragraph! Overall what colors for... flat-weave rugs are fantastic - what a variety of beautiful colors and patterns! I bet... reversible rugs made in various Persian, middle Eastern and central Asian countries. When... weave rugs in classic Western European patterns or modern patterns, I just don't..."
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
"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... layering rugs, but keep hearing how it damages the carpet underneath. Any input would..."
Guest Picks: Hippie-Chic Style for Today's Pads
"go to rug class anymore. My rug is a perfect hippie rug: half way through all the... "macrame" rug looks like a rug made on a loom with all those loops being yarn pulled... made a rug that look just like that rug, only it was blue & green and half way thru... Dhurrii rugs?? I love this stuff; wish I hadn't gotten rid of some of my old furniture... or wool rug! Back in the day, my monthly rent was $43.50. Now you want me to spend..."
My Houzz: From Underused Dining Room to Family Hangout
"love the rugs, makes the room so cozy and Oriental rugs have always been my favorite... mash of rugs on the floor I love how inviting the room feels! Great job! impressive... mash of rugs on the floor! Was thinking of doing that downstairs in our family room... those rugs are a nightmare waiting to happen. Someone is going to fall after catching... heriz rug you started with is enough. Nice! Cozy, beautiful and practical! I need..."
10 Popular Home Design Trends — Timely or Timeless?
Weigh in on whether these of-the-moment decorating elements will have staying power or become a memory of these times
"Oriental rugs and heavy silk window treatments became sisal rugs and white linen panels... oriental rugs won't put them out of fashion; they'll stay. But not in the kitchen any... avocado shag rugs were replaced. Round mirrors will become a cliche --- I've seen them... Persian rug with salmon and mint green color fields that I've been stuck with for almost... cheap rug with it. I'm soooo over it! Totally agree with mmers. I'm especially over..."
Lessons in Living Comfortably: Embrace the Scratches and Dents
"on the rug, I felt the rug whispered in my ear and said , "I own you now, you don't... of the rug where our dog of 15 years laid everyday and wore away the finish is a sweet... Persian rugs on the floor and they get worn. we use nice things....and that makes... Persian rugs, which I never dared to do before with boys and dogs all over the place... on the rugs is going to be irresistible to him... I have been honored with being..."
11 Ways to Update Your Kitchen Without a Sledgehammer
"a true rug is a rug pattern tile, true cut linoleum (not vinyl), or wood (for the... don't put rugs in kitchens because food spills are common and a lot harder to get off... off a rug, particularly if you have kids who can wipe up a spill on a hard surface... on the rug. People don't put lamps in kitchens because it takes counter space and... put a rug in my kitchen during the winter months- it just makes the kitchen feel..."
Here's How to Steer Clear of 10 Top Design Don'ts
Get interiors that look professionally styled even if you're taking the DIY route, by avoiding these common mistakes
"sofa, rugs and existing pillows. That gave me a laugh. I can see us all doing the... too-small rugs is my 2nd pet peeve, which are the 2 most common mistakes I see, both... size of rugs, height of art and where to hang draperies and how long, flow of colour... larger rug today! Oh, and more drapery panels!!! Judith Taylor: You mention that... LARGE area rug sits upon edge to edge carpet, and would have been far better as a smaller..."
Dealing With Pet Messes: An Animal Lover's Story
Cat and dog hair, tracked-in mud, scratched floors ... see how one pet guardian learned to cope and to focus on the love
"patterned area rugs to protect hardwood floors. 6. 85 year old hardwood floors that don't... there a rug of any size he didn't claim as his own. We just learned ( trained ourselves)... throws and rugs in their favorite perches. Comarni, I will politely disagree. We did... Mexican rug is almost gone and the white (why oh why white?! It was here when we moved... white shag rug to hide the white hair from our labs are the norm around here. We wouldn't..."
Design Dilemma: Decorating Around an Open Entryway
"heavy rug in front of the door. Maybe it could be offset leading guests in whichever... with the rug. The desk as an entry table is a great idea to keep clutter out of site... sized rug will define the entry area, and a modern chandelier to replace the oyster... big area rug that eats up most of the dining area, or maybe both. Then, if you do use... little area rug in front of the closets might be good too.) Good luck with your space..."
Narrow-Room Solution: Split It Up
Breakups can be therapeutic when they yield distinct living and dining areas and great style to boot
"area rugs and height differences can have a big impact on the way the space works... place rugs in a long room that has two separate seating areas. My front door divides... Two rugs placed parallel to each other with the front door cutting a path down... area rug separates the living room from the dining room. Choosing an area rug the... The rug solidifies a collection of mismatched furniture. Meanwhile, the consistency..."
There's a Zebra in the House: A Classic Animal Print
"full-room rugs are examples of this. But you can also choose pillows or other small decor... pillows or a rug that is an accent and doesn't fully cover a floor. However animal prints... zebra rug or a pillow is perfect on it's own.... zebra rug is a perfect example of that. This zebra-inspired wallpaper is definitely... zebra rug beneath them. The color is carried through in the lamps and brings an... zebra rug is always a popular choice. It adds an interesting visual element to the..."