14 Romantic Bedrooms Made Cozy by Fireplaces and Decorative Rugs

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There is nothing more romantic and rejuvenating than a bedroom with a fireplace seating area made cozy by a luxurious decorative rug. The moment the fireplace is lit, it's glow immediately puts us at ease and creates a feeling of connection and contentment. This year the icy grip of winter has extended farther south and lasted longer than at any time I can remember. It is sensible to start think of creating stylish, romantic and cozy retreats from the frigid outdoors. The 14 stylish bedrooms with fireplace seating areas and cozy decorative rugs offer lots of inspiration from the world's top decorators. Read More

Savonnerie Carpets Bring Prestige and Style to 3 Interiors

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It is common knowledge that Savonnerie carpets are the most prestigious amongst all rugs. Antique Savonnerie rugs made for Louis XVI fetch millions of dollars at Sotheby's and Christies auctions. Interior designers have incorporated these colorful rugs into some of the most exquisite and sophisticated rooms across the world. The variety of colors and patterns found in Savonnerie rugs impart a prestigious personality to a room. The saying "Less is More" clearly doesn't apply to these rugs. In fact there is now a Pinterest board titled "Less is a Bore" in which rooms with Savonnerie rugs are prominently featured.

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