7 Ways Bessarabian Rugs Help You Decorate in Downton Abbey Style

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Bessarabian rugs quickly evoke Downton Abbey style in any room of the house because of the comfortable informality and charm they bring to a space. This is why these rugs have been prized by decorators in England, France and America. The most desirable Bessarabian rugs were made in the 19th century for the Russian nobility who wanted to emulate the style of the English aristocracy, in other words the Downton Abbey style. Here are seven ways Bessarabian rugs can help you decorate in chic Downton Abbey style. Read More

Pastel Fashion Inspired: 14 Luscious Interiors with Pastel Rugs

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Pastels are all the rage now after dominating spring summer 2014 fashion runways in Milan, Paris, London and New York. Today's 14 stunning interiors with pastel rugs show you how to design luscious pastel interiors and how to chose the best pastel rug for the room. Read More

4 Top Designers Create Dramatic Rooms with Aubusson Rugs

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Aubusson rugs feature designs originally created by French artists. These tapesty weave rugs first began to be made in the 16th century in the village of Aubusson on the banks of the Creuse river whose water is thought to have special qualities for dyeing brilliant colors. The classical beauty of Aubusson rugs has withstood the test of time. Top interior designers around the world use Aubusson rugs to bring classical elegance to interiors. The classical patterns and artistic color palettes of these rugs can energize a room and pull together furniture and objects of different styles. Since the colors of Aubusson rugs are composed by fine artists, they provide a valuable source of inspiration for choosing the color palette for the rest of the room. The four interiors in today's post are all by top designers and show the different ways you can decorate with Aubusson rugs. Read More

Aubusson Rugs Enhance 4 Modern and Traditional Interiors

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Aubusson rugs add a touch of luxury, opulence and warmth to interiors.  With their intricate details, classical patterns and artistic color palettes, Aubusson rugs can bring elegance and sophistication to both traditional and modern interiors as we will see in the four stunning interiors in today's post. With their wide range of color choices, Aubusson rugs have limitless decorating possibilities. Their classic looks feature floral elements combined with motifs derived from classical Greek and Roman architecture. Here are four interiors that show how top designers use Aubusson rugs to enhance traditional and modern spaces. Read More

Savonnerie Rugs Add Drama and Flair to 4 Interiors

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Savonnerie rugs are famous for their regal style and excellent craftsmanship.  Loved by French royalty for centuries, Savonnerie rugs are elegant and perfect for those looking to decorate with a traditional, but dramatic, flair.  Their glorious colors and sophisticated color palettes make them an excellent anchor for a variety of decorating styles. Savonnerie rugs are particularly effective in pulling together interiors that have a mix of modern and traditional furniture and art. Read More

Aubusson Rugs Bring Glamour to 4 Interiors by Scott Snyder

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Legendary interior designer Billy Baldwin said, “Be faithful to your own taste because nothing you really like is ever out of style.” AD 100 interior designer Scott Snyder loves Aubusson rugs and fine furniture and his interiors with these objects are so interesting, we never get tired of looking at them. Today we will look closely at what makes Snyder's interiors feel fresh and current. You can apply what you learn here and create rooms with Aubusson rugs that will always be in style. Read More

Make a Statement with Aubusson Rugs: 5 Stunning Interiors

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The total embodiment of luxury and drama, Aubusson rugs can bring glamor and style to a room. Aubusson rugs not only help pull the room together they can also be the stunning focal point of a room. Many areas of the home, from the grandest of living rooms to the drabbest of hallways, can be transformed into something entirely unique and enchanting with the right Aubusson rug.  Read More