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How to Pick the Perfect Decorative Rug for a Bedroom: 7 Tips

Posted by Abid Ilahi on Sep 17, 2014 1:37:00 AM

Before you start searching for the perfect decorative rug for the bedroom, take a few minutes to reflect on the direction you want to go in designing the bedroom: Are you designing a romantic getaway, or a quiet refuge in the midst of a city? Would you like to have space for family gatherings, or is it an intimate couple’s realm? Would you like to relax on a daybed by the garden window, or is a comfortable space for quiet work more important? The seven bedrooms show several different design directions. Once you have a clear picture of the look and feel you are aiming for, it will become easier to find the perfect decorative rug, fabrics, furniture and materials.

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Tags: Suzanne Kasler, Susan Nelson, Markham Roberts, Barbara Gisel, Seven Gambrel

How to Pick the Perfect the Wall Color, Decorative Rug and Fabric: 6 Tips

Posted by Abid Ilahi on Sep 16, 2014 2:27:00 AM

It is nearly impossible to pick a perfect paint color if you have not yet selected a decorative rug and fabrics. People who try to choose a wall color first, are disappointed when the rug and furniture are placed in the room and the overall effect is not what they expected.

A proven way to avoid costly decorating mistakes is to first ask yourself these questions: “How do I want to feel when I am in the room? and what mood do I want to create when guests are in the room? Each color has a different impact on how we feel. Once you learn the feeling different colors produce, it will become easy to pick the perfect combination of paint color, decorative rug and fabrics. Here are six different moods you can create by choosing the right combination of colors.

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Tags: decorative rugs, Eric Guenther, Susan Nelson, Polly McKenna, William Hodgins, Paint Colors, Debbie Blair, Amelia Perez

Best of September-October 2014 Veranda: 5 Rooms with Decorative Rugs

Posted by Abid Ilahi on Sep 12, 2014 3:59:00 PM

The September-October 2014 issue of Veranda has five gorgeous rooms that offer valuable insights on how to create the feeling tone and look you desire. The key lies in the thoughtful pairing of fabrics, furniture and decorative rugs and paying attention to scale, color palettes, textures, design styles and materials. I have summarized the insights in the caption under each room image.

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Tags: decorative rugs, oushak rugs, Amelia T. Handegan, Geometric Rugs, Striped Rugs, Orienal Rugs, James Huniford, Cheryl Skoog Tague, Timothy Whealon

How to Pick the Perfect Decorative Rug for a Living Room: 6 Tips

Posted by Abid Ilahi on Aug 21, 2014 4:08:00 AM

To pick the perfect decorative rug for a living room, you first need to chose the look and feeling you would like to create in the room. The internet is full of generalized tips for choosing the best rug for a room, but such advice is likely to produce generic looks. These 5 tips for choosing the best rug for a living room will help you create the style and personality you desire.

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Tags: Frank Babb Randolph, decorative rugs, Geometric Rugs, Contemporary rugs, Jonathan Adler, Kemble Interiors, David Jimenez

Architectural Digest: 5 Best Rooms with Decorative Rugs in Sept 2014

Posted by Abid Ilahi on Aug 21, 2014 1:29:00 AM

Architectural Digest’s 5 best rooms with decorative rugs in the September 2014 issue cover a range of design styles, from minimalist contemporary to ornately palatial.

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Tags: Tory Burch, decorative rugs, Aubusson Rugs, Contemporary rugs, oriental rugs, Daniel Romualdez, Stéphane Boudin, Isaac Mizrahi, Adam Lippes

How 7 Fashion Designers Choose Decorative Rugs for Their Own Homes

Posted by Abid Ilahi on Aug 21, 2014 1:01:55 AM

How do fashion geniuses chose decorative rugs for their own homes? Are their homes as glorious as their fashions? Can we apply what we learn from their interiors to our own homes? We take a  look at the homes of 7 fashion leaders- Isaac Mizrahi, Jenni Kayne, Hubert de Givenchy, Josie Natori, Geoffrey Beene, Tory Burch and Liz Claiborne to learn from their decorating approach.

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Tags: Tory Burch, Hubert de Givenchy, decorative rugs, Geometric Rugs, Savonnerie Rugs, Striped Rugs, Geoffrey Beene, Josie Natori, Jenni Kayne, Isaac Mizrahi, Liz Claiborne

Elle Decor: 5 Best Rooms with Decorative Rugs in September 2014

Posted by Abid Ilahi on Aug 14, 2014 12:28:00 AM

The September 2014 Elle Decor's 5 best rooms with decorative rugs have two things in common- a love of pattern and color. Yet, these 5 rooms cover a wide spectrum ranging from the boldness of Brazilian decorator Sig Bergamin's Paris apartment to Steven Gambrel's soft colored modern interpretations of historical patterns. 

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Tags: decorative rugs, Custom Rugs, Geometric Rugs, Silk Rugs, Steven Gambrel, Sig Bergamin

Pinterest’s 7 Top Family Rooms Are Enhanced by Chic Decorative Rugs

Posted by Abid Ilahi on Aug 13, 2014 5:57:00 PM

Pinterest’s 7 top family rooms offer 7 valuable insights on how to choose decorative rugs that will bring chic looks as well as warmth and intimacy to your interiors.

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Tags: decorative rugs, Custom Rugs, Geometric Rugs, Michael S. Smith, Blue Rugs, Kelly Wearstler, Gold Rugs, Nate Berkus, Nina Griscom, Carolina Herrera, Jr., Aparicio Associates

Vogue's 10 Best Interiors with Decorative Rugs on Pinterest

Posted by Abid Ilahi on Aug 7, 2014 2:51:26 AM

 Vogue Magazine's 10 most pinned interiors with decorative rugs feature the edgy and colorful style of young fashion leaders. It is a refreshing change from the pages of interior design magazines. 

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Tags: decorative rugs, Geometric Rugs, Erin Fetherston, Brett Heyman, Rebecca de Ravenel, Carolina Herrera, Karlie Kloss, Marina Rust

10 Decorating Risks You Need to Take with Floral Rugs

Posted by Abid Ilahi on Aug 7, 2014 12:26:00 AM

The most memorable interiors in history did not come about by playing it safe with colors, patterns, textures and scale.There is a fine line between faux pas and innovative style. With study and practice we can hone a fearless personal style. Today's 10 gorgeous interiors with floral rugs show how to take educated risks and the rewards that can come from them.

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Tags: Valentino Garavani, Aubusson Rugs, Jamie Drake, Kemble Interiors, floral rugs, Victoria Hagan, Orienal Rugs, Barbara Bush, Asia Baker

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