How to Decorate: Cowtan & Tout Fabric and Yellow, Blue and Green Rug

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Cowtan and Tout fabrics include Colefax And Fowler and Jane Churchill fabrics in yellow green, blue, grey and white. When looking for a green rug to pair with these fabrics, avoid the mistake of trying to exactly match the colors in the fabrics. If you do exact color matching the room will look flat and feel lifeless. The 5 tips for decorating with these fabrics and green rugs will guide you in creating beautiful, invigorating rooms that feel inviting in all seasons. Read More

How to Decorate with Colefax & Fowler Fabrics and Green Rugs: 5 Tips

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With the arrival of spring nature is pouring out a profusion of new growth in every imaginable shade of green. Every day new flowers arrive and green starts to play a supporting role for yellow, blue, purple, red and orange. When you decorate with Colefax and Fowler’s green fabrics and green rugs you are taking a lesson from nature and creating a highly flexible backdrop, because every color in the rainbow will go with some shade of green. Using green as a canvas, you will be able to introduce a wide range of  colors to freshen your decor. But green is not just nauture's universal supporting color, it also has many beneficial effects- it is soothing to the eye, calming to frayed emotions and invigorating to the mind. Green symbolizes new growth, possibility, healing and acceptance.  Our Five tips for decorating with green rugs and green fabrics show you how to get the most out of decorating with nature's favorite color. Read More

How to Pair Green Rugs with Colefax and Fowler’s Spring 2013 Fabrics

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If you are trying to find a great green rug to pair with the Spring 2013 Fabrics from Colefax and Fowler, Jane Churchill, Larsen and Manuel Canovas, it is important you pay attention to two important factors, first the shades of green in the green rug and second, the pattern of the green rug. Today we will look at lime green colorations of Callan Stripe, Brooke, Gilpin Stripe, Earthy and Jules. Taking color first, we note that lime green has a lot of yellow in it so it should be balanced with a blue-green. A fashionable choice would be Pantone's Emerald 17-5641, the color of the year for 2013. However, be careful to avoid green rugs with large expanses of emerald green as they could make a room feel cold. Emerald as an accent color is fine, and it is even better if it is accompanied by a warm color such as yellow. Read More