Oushak Rugs Express 5 Homeowners Elegant Tastes

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Carolina Herrera fashion designer to First Ladies from Jacqueline Onassis to Michelle Obama once said: “Do you know what elegance is? It is not only what you’re wearing, it is how you wear it, who you are inside. It is the way you decorate your house, what you surround yourself with, what books you read and what your interests are.” Today we’re going to learn how sublime Oushak rugs can help you design elegant interiors that express the beauty of your lifestyle. 5 top decorators show how Oushak rugs make it easy to design elegant interiors that are a tribute to the homeowners taste. Read More

How Aubusson Rugs and Gold Accents Add Glamour: 5 Great Interiors

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Aubusson rugs are a show-stopper when it comes to creating an exquisite sense of presence. So what happens if you take the luxurious air of gold accents and add it to the mix? Today we’re going to look at five great interiors where designers have paired the luxury of Aubusson rugs with rich gold accents to create refined interiors that are regal without being over-the-top, refined without being pretentious. Read More

Warm Colored Oushak Rugs Bring Cozy Luxury to 2 Bedrooms

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Oushak rugs can transform simple and beautiful bedrooms into deliciously cozy and luxurious resting places. Oushak rugs offer rich color or deliciously faded hues. Add in their soft wool textures, and Oushak rugs are a great way to dress up your sleeping place. Many people, spend a lot of time in their bedrooms, using them as alternate office spaces, quiet spaces to get away from the rest of the family or even spaces for the family to gather in the evening and watch television. If this is how you live, you want to make sure that you make your bedroom as beautiful and inviting as possible. Oushak rugs can help you meet that goal. Read More

Oushak Rugs Promote Restful Sleep: 5 Chic Bedrooms

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We all want to retire to a peaceful bedroom for a good night’s rest. It’s this quest for a rejuvinating space that makes bedrooms an excellent interior design project. Any time and resources you spend on creating a space that makes you feel happy and at peace will pay a big dividend in improving your health and your ability to fully enjoy the day. Oushak rugs can play a pivotal role in creating a calming and invigorating environment. Famous interior designers choose Oushak rugs as the soul of stylish and restful bedrooms. Read More

How to Add Glamour with Oushak Rugs: 4 Fab Michael Smith Rooms

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Hazrat Inayat Khan was the founder of a spiritual movement that focused on love, harmony and beauty; he once said, “Some people look for a beautiful place…others make a place beautiful.”  The interior designer Michael S. Smith is just the sort of person Khan envisioned. Smith truly makes places beautiful—and then some! Read More

Blue Rugs Make it Easy to Design Spectacular Seaside Rooms

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Blue rugs are a powerful complement to indoor/outdoor rooms that open up to the ocean or the sea. When using blue rugs in these types of spaces, try and choose rugs that don't disrupt the sightline. The water is the star, and you want to use blue rugs that complement it, not obliterate it. Da Vinci said that simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. Keep that in mind as you proceed.  Read More

Chic Interiors Mix Aubusson Rugs, Mid Century and Contemporary

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When starting an interior design project, there are certain qualities some of us struggle to achieve with the mix of materials we are given. This is particularly difficult when blending styles from seemingly incompatible eras – but stately accessories like Aubusson rugs can be helpful in assembling incredible rooms. One of the key reasons Aubusson rugs are successful in creating a cohesive personality for a variety of interiors is the traditional processes by which these rugs are still made today – by hand, as shown in this amazing video that allows us to watch a skilled artisan weave Aubusson rugs using traditional methods, where the designs are based on an original painting. 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 Add Personality to Stately Rooms with Savonnerie Rugs

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Ask Wikipedia to define Savonnerie rugs for you and you’ll find that they’re viewed as the “most prestigious” of all knotted-pile carpets as produced by Pierre DuPont under an 18-year priviège (that’s a patent to you and me) granted by Louis XIII in 1627. Achieving exceptional detail and rich textures through hundreds of subtle colors, Savonnerie rugs are still produced today. Using traditional methods and exquisite materials that meet the exceptional demands of famous interior designers the world over, Savonnerie rugs are prized for their ability to combine design genres and allow a home owner’s personality to shine through even in the most formal of spaces. Scalable Stately Savonnerie Rugs Read More

Stylish and Engaging Interiors with Blue Rugs: 3 Decorating Tips

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Pairing blue rugs with white accents creates a clean and crisp look and the juxtaposition of the two can be used in both classic and contemporary interiors. Utilizing blue rugs with white or cream furniture and accessories is flattering.  However, blue and white can feel cold and you should add warmth and cheer by adding warm colors such as yellow, gold and red. Read More