Floral Rugs That Allow Change of Looks And Colors Are Winners

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"What people tend to forget is, that tastes change and time has a way of transforming how we feel... Styles trend in and out like fashion, and lets face it, we can simply grow bored with our surroundings". Bill Barr, Interior Designer, Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Read More

How to Bring Color to Rooms with Contemporary-Traditional Wool Rugs

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"If you are struggling with what kind of a color combination to use in a room and what to blend with it—find a fabric that has a pattern and one of the colors in the fabric should be the main color in the rug.This fabric will then give you your whole color game plan". Eric Guenther, Chief Designer, Whim Home, San Juan Capistrano, CA Read More

Contemporary Wool Rugs| California Glamor meets Italian Fashion

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Eric Guenther is a sought after California interior designer who has mastered the art of blending youthful California glamor with a European sensibility worthy of London's World of Interiors. I escaped Boston's 90 degree humidity this week to interview Eric at his fabulous Whim Interiors in San Juan Capistrano, CA where it is a dry 75 degrees all through July and August. Read More

Needlepoint Rug, 3 Tips for Decorating with Green, Whites and Yellows

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When used skillfully, greens, whites and yellows make a room feel soothingly cool in summer and sunny and warm in winter. Today we will gain 3 decorating insights from the work of two interior designers who started with two very different green, white and yellow needlepoint rugs. Interior Designer Jere Bradwell started with the Bamboo geometric needlepoint rug becuase it's fresh greens, whites and butter yellows harmonize all the whites, green and yellows in the fabrics, furniture and walls. These greens and whites make are soothing and cooling in summer and the yellows make the room feel sunny and warm even on a cloudy winter day. Jere Bradwell, senior designer at European Home Collection, Holicong PA, wrote to Asmara "I am attaching pictures of our morning room from the (2011) Bucks County Designer House that opened last night to a gala preview party. We really got rave reviews from everyone on the green and white room, which is something you don’t see every day. Lots of people commented on the (needlepoint) rug, and many thought it must be a $10,000 rug, so maybe we will be selling it as well". Read More