A New Rug for the Family Room


    I am in LOVE with this rug and I am so excited to share my review with you today, sponsored by RugsUSA! Thank you all so much for your kind words about my Christmas home tour as part of Jennifer Rizzo’s Holiday Housewalk yesterday! Christmas and decorating are two of my favorite things [...]

How to Confidently Mix Patterns


There are many more options for decorating a room than just using solid colors, or limiting yourself to a single pattern. When decorating an entire room from scratch, you can be more adventurous by mixing and matching your patterns to achieve any look from antique to funky. Find Your Inspiration Start with one pattern and [...]

What Is Dry Rot and How To Avoid It

dry rot

With rugs, as with any textile, there is always a chance of mildew and mold build up that can lead to discoloration and damage over time. If left unattended, wet spots can sometimes lead to dry rot, which is the worst kind of mildew/mold and can result in holes, tears, and occasionally your rug falling [...]

Room Inspiration – RUGS BY RUGSUSA.COM

RUG USA inspiration board

  I have been wanting to get a rug for our family room area for a while. I happened to stumble across RugsUSA.com… and was so impressed with what I found! Here’s a round up of some of my favorites that they offer. Some of these would be so cute in a family room.. or [...]

5 Tips to Help Choose a Carpet Cleaning Company

Rug cleaning

Choosing a quality carpet cleaning company is essential for getting a really good rug cleaned, which ultimately makes your home cleaner, as well in the process. Your rug or carpeting is one of your home’s best assets, whether you reside in a house or an apartment. People are bound to notice your flooring and what [...]

Make Your Home More Comfortable

Comfortable bed

The home is a place where you want to be able to kick back and relax; it is the place where you come after a long, stressful day at work or school, and just want to unwind. You probably already thought your home was comfortable and cozier. But what if you could make if even [...]

Furniture Arranging Mistakes

Proper furniture arrangement is important for a good room

The way that you have your furniture arranged in your house can be just as important as what type of furniture you have in your home. If the furniture in a room isn’t placed correctly, it can make even the most beautiful rooms fall short. Here are some mistakes to be aware of so that [...]

How to Get Mold Out Of a Rug

Get mold out of a rug

Rug stains and mold are some of the more common problems that rug owners face. A wet rug can easily become a breeding ground for mold. No one likes the smell of mold; the moist, stagnant smell provides mold spores with an environment that is perfectly fit for germination. Also, if you have organic rug [...]

Décor from fall to winter

warm cup of tea

Although the winter weather can feel dreary and bleak, it does not mean that inside your home has to feel the same way. Making the transition from the fall to winter, in terms of decorating, can seem daunting and tricky. However, it can actually be pretty simple and relatively stress free with these tips in [...]

How To Keep the Room Warm with a Rug

Keep the room warm with a rug

With the fall season upon us and winter quickly approaching, it is time to pull out the blankets, get the firewood ready and find those missing pairs of socks. Although saving energy is important, more often than not, it comes down to just wanting to keep your toes warm and toasty. A good area rug [...]