12 Rooms Made Even Better By Show-Stopping Decorative Rugs

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A well-chosen decorative rug can set the right feeling tone, comfort level and color palette for a room. But with so many types of rugs in the market, it is hard to know which kind would be best for a room.  Today we start a new series of posts to help you become more knowledgeable about rugs and the looks you can create with them.  We start with 12 beautiful rooms with 12 different types of rugs - Art Deco, Moroccan, Contemporary, Neoclassical, Cowhide, Floral, Geometric, Bessarabian, Silk, Damask, Dhurrie and Oushak. Later posts will help you distinguish rug quality and feature additional types of decorative rugs. Read More

Elle Decor December 2014: 7 Best Interiors with Decorative Rugs

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Elle Décor is famous for contemporary décor so it is remarkable to see the December 2014 issue filled with stunning traditional styles. The 7 best interiors show how you can use oriental rugs, geometric rugs and flat weave rugs to create rooms that feel both authentic and fresh. Read More

12 Chic Tablescapes & Dining Rooms Enriched by Decorative Rugs

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A decorative rug covers one of the largest surfaces in a dining room and has a big influence on how other objects look in the room. The dining rooms below show how to enrich the look of your tablescapes by coordinating them with the decorative rug. Read More

Traditional Home 2014: 7 Best Holiday Interiors with Decorative Rugs

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Each November, Traditional Home features the best holiday interiors with decorative rugs from around the country, and this year is no exception. My picks for the 7 best holiday interiors of 2014 ranges from the stunning new traditional style of Gerald Pomeroy in Dover, Massachusetts to a classic New England Christmas in Lisa Hilderbrand's 18th-Century Connecticut farmhouse. Nora Marra fills a 1937 Chicago home with light and Holiday colors, Emily Sullivan evokes the Northern Christmases of her childhood in her new Los Angeles home and Patrik Lönn conjures up a stately Scottish library in New York’s Holiday House Showhouse. Read More