Bring Nature Indoors: How to Decorate with Green Rugs

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At our core, we crave open spaces natural light and as Tom Jones so famously sings, “It's good to touch the green, green grass of home." Those words ring true perhaps because, from forest floors to farmers’ fields, much of the world’s natural carpet is green. All the more reason to consider the allure of green rugs for your next interior design project. Read More

3 Easy Ways to Design Chic, Modern Rooms with Needlepoint Rugs

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Designer Miles Redd, author of The Big Book of Chic, once said, “Buy the best, and you’ll only cry once.” It’s true that high-end rugs—such as needlepoint rugs—will return your design investment over and over again in terms of style and durability, but you may still be a bit wary about the rest of it. One sure method to keep from crying over a glaring design faux pas is to keep it simple. Read More

How to Decorate in Patriotic Red, White and Blue with Blue Rugs

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You can almost hear the spirited drum cadence, see the flags unfurling (even though they’re nowhere in sight) and feel the stirring emotion of a room bedecked in red, white and blue. Of course an exquisite blue rug is a must to ground the scene, while flashes of white and red splashed around the space brighten and inspire. According to designer Christina Murphy, “Punches of color keep a room feeling youthful and engaging.” Murphy’s quote comes to life as you browse my blue rug images today. Each example engages the spirit of Americana with an unexpected youthful excitement in old world furnishings. Read More

How to Design Chic Dining Areas with Oushak Rugs

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If you're planning on decorating your dining room with Oushak rugs, you have many design choices at your fingertips. Dining rooms or dining areas are very important parts of your home. Whether you're decorating a casual dining space off the kitchen or a formal dining room that can easily seat 20, you want the space where you break bread with your loved ones to be warm and welcoming. Read More

How to Design Stylish Zen-Like Spaces with Green Rugs

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If you're trying to create a Zen-inspired space with green rugs, you couldn't have chosen a more appropriate rug color to do so. When creating rooms with Zen design, you should look for neutral, soft colors that inspire a sense of calm. It's critically important that we create rooms of refuge in our homes. Our homes are supposed to be oases from the outside world, but even the most joyous homes can get hectic on the inside, especially those filled with large families. If that accurately describes your house, set aside one room for yourself. Green rugs, light fabrics and gorgeous textures laid out in your own private "you" space can help you create the tiny bit of paradise you crave. Vivienne Westwood said, "Buy less, choose well." Keep that in mind, as it will help you keep your space beautiful and spare. Read More

6 Chic Interiors: How to Decorate with Coral and Orange Rugs

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Orange rugs are a dynamic choice for your next interior design project - creating both bold and subtle opportunities to inspire and shape a space that you will enjoy for years to come. The real question is, will you opt for a bold statement, choosing an orange rug that anchors a vibrant space? Or, will you select a more stately option from the world of orange rugs and echo its intricate details around the room? Read More

How to Bring Distinction to Home Libraries with Aubusson Rugs

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Aubusson rugs and home libraries are a natural fit. The colors and motifs of Aubusson rugs lend themselves perfectly to creating luxuriously cozy environments. Whether your library consists of a few bookshelves and a weathered French leather club chair in a corner or a massive floor-to-ceiling setup complete with rolling ladders, Aubusson rugs can help create the perfect space for soaking up knowledge and relaxing the mind. Read More