Brighten Your Backyard for Summer With An Outdoor Rug

Outdoor Rug

You know how a house just doesn’t feel like a home until it’s got the curtains hung and the rugs set out? There’s just something about adding the colors, patterns, and textures of different fabrics and materials to a room that completes its look, and makes it feel comfortable. Well, the same goes for your [...]

How to Care for Your Hand-Loomed Rug

Handloomed

A hand-loomed rug can finish the look of any room in your house. These rugs feel great underfoot, and their durability makes them ideal for high traffic areas like family rooms and even kitchens. However, though these rugs are durable, you should still take precautions with them, and be sure to clean them regularly, as [...]

How To Care For Your Hand-Knotted Rug

Hand-Knotted Rug

A hand-knotted rug is a beautiful addition to nearly any room in your house. Made of wool, they are woven by hand, by weavers who can tie approximately 10,000 knots per day. Hand-knotted rugs are very durable with regular cleaning and attention. With proper care, one of these rugs will last many years, even becoming [...]

How To Care for Your Hand-Tufted Rug

Hand-Tufted Rug

Hand-tufted rugs can make gorgeous additions to any room in your house. These rugs are not as expensive or time consuming to make as hand-knotted rugs; they are made with loops of wool that are then sheared to create the pile of the rug. With proper rug care, you can enjoy your hand-tufted rug for [...]

How To Care For Your Flatweave Rug

Flatweave Rug

A flatweave rug makes a great addition to any room in your home. Originally a weaving method exclusive to various tribal peoples around the world, who would use an upright shuttle loom to create their flatwoven masterpieces from the wool of their sheep, this technique creates a rug that is lightweight yet durable. Today’s flatweave [...]

How To Care For Your Braided Rug

Braided rug

Whether you place it in your kitchen, by your bed, or in your living room, a braided rug lends an atmosphere of comfortable, homey charm to any room it graces. Based on the designs of the braided rag rugs that became extremely popular throughout America during the 1800’s, these rugs are evocative of simple, country [...]

How To Care For Your Cotton Rug

Cotton Rug

Cotton rugs are the ideal choice when you want to add a light, airy touch to any space in your home. Far from the heavy weave of a wool rug or even the thickness of a synthetic polypropylene rug, area rugs made of 100% cotton are almost closer to the texture and weight of a [...]

How To Care For Your Faux Leather Rug

Faux Leather

Everyone loves the look and feel of real leather – but sometimes real leather isn’t the best choice for certain spaces in your home. For example, you’d never put a genuine leather rug in a bathroom, or near your kitchen sink, right? The constant exposure to moisture would cause water damage to your beautiful piece. [...]

How To Care For Your Leather Rug

Leather Shag Rug

There’s nothing quite like leather to add a touch of luxury and style to a room’s décor. And when that leather comes in the form of an area rug, you get that lush, luxurious feel, in addition to the unique flair that an unusual piece like a leather rug adds. To make sure that your [...]

How To Care For Your Cork Chairmat

Cork Mat

Yep, that’s right. The same stuff that keeps your wine contained – and the same stuff used in bulletin boards – is also used to make floor mats. Actually, cork has many different uses, from wall and ceiling coverings that dampen sound, to incredible arts and crafts. And believe it or not, cork is one [...]