11 Ways to Decorate with Green Rugs and Pantone 2017 Color “Greenery”

Image for 11 Ways to Decorate with Green Rugs and Pantone 2017 Color “Greenery”

Pantone's 2017 color of the year Greenery, “...bursts forth in 2017 to provide us with reassurance we yearn for amid a tumultuous social and political environment. Satisfying our growing desire to rejuvenate and revitalize, Greenery symbolizes the re-connection we seek with nature, one another, and a larger purpose.” writes Pantone Executive Director Leatrice Eiseman on the Pantone website. Pantone's 2017 Color of the Year "Greenery" is supported by "Kale".  Images courtesy Pantone Read More

Veranda’s 12 Most Pinned Dining Rooms with Designer Rugs in 2016

Image for Veranda’s 12 Most Pinned Dining Rooms with Designer Rugs in 2016

These 12 dining rooms from Veranda with beautiful Oushak and Oriental rugs received the most love and admiration on Pinterest in 2016. They are traditional and modern at the same time as they are stylish and inviting. Read More

What is a Needlepoint Rug?

Image for What is a Needlepoint Rug?

A hand made wool needlepoint rug has a flat texture resembling an antique rug in which the pile has worn down. Decorators prefer needlepoint rugs to new oriental rugs when they are decorating with antique furniture. But people unfamiliar with needlepoints can mistakenly assume they are fragile. This is untrue as proved by the experience of thousands of customers and interior designers who have used them in their own homes and say they are very durable and easy to clean. Room images at the end of this post show how decorators add glamour to living rooms, dining rooms, libraries, bedrooms and bathrooms with needlepoint rugs.    A runner made from the borders of the Canterbury Needlepoint Rug 2818B adds verve to a bathroom designed by Markham Roberts.   (Short on time? Click here to buy Needlepoint Rugs) Read More

12 Fabulous Sun Rooms and Outdoor Spaces with Decorative Rugs

Image for 12 Fabulous Sun Rooms and Outdoor Spaces with Decorative Rugs

When a sunroom or outdoor space is designed thoughtfully you can enjoy the beauty of nature all year round without compromising comfort or luxury. One of the secrets is a well chosen decorative rug. “It’s such a great luxury to have one of these spaces” Boston interior designer Michael Carter told New England Home, “It really becomes a favorite spot in the house for people.” Read More

Veranda’s 7 Most Pinned Living Rooms with Designer Rugs in 2016

Image for Veranda’s 7 Most Pinned Living Rooms with Designer Rugs in 2016

Veranda is arguably the most admired interior design magazine among both interior designers and home owners so it is a great pleasure to present Veranda's 7 most admired rooms with designer rugs on Pinterest in 2016. Read More