Welcome to our Weekly Wrap-Up, where we gather all our favorite happenings from our world (and the world wide web) to share with you for a little weekend reading and inspiration. Saturday is Juneteenth, the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. Read on for resources to learn more about the holiday, and how you can celebrate this year.
Links of the Week
Dive into this comprehensive guide to learn more about the history of Juneteenth.
Juneteenth is now a federal holiday—here are 3 ways to celebrate this year!
Experience a new take to minimalism and discover how the Afrominimalist approaches living with less.
From Alabama to Wyoming, this list has you covered for June 19th Festivities
Opening this Saturday, The Black Home is a new Newark, NJ home décor store that celebrates makers and designers of color.
Room of the Week
We’ve been hooked on seeing the progress of @madebycarli’s 1945 Rhode Island home renovation and her recent kitchen project is no exception! We are loving the touches of natural wood, the modern finishes, and how our Edessa Tribal Medallion rug in light brown makes this space feel complete.
Follow of the Week
Angela Belt wears many hats: designer, stylist, founder, podcast host, and so many more. From glimpses into her latest projects to interviews with other talented designers on her podcast, The Moodboard, she is nothing but inspiring. Give her a follow and tune in on Spotify or Apple Podcasts weekly for conversations about the intersection of race, culture, and interior design.
Pick of the Week
At Rugs USA, there are always new styles, patterns, and designs! When was the last time you checked out our newest arrivals? One of our current favorites is Vintage Mosiac rug in beige—its variety of neutral hues and versatile pattern will add warmth and a touch of vintage charm to any room.
Tip of the Week
No matter if it is Juneteenth or Black History Month—we believe it’s important to celebrate and listen to Black voices every day. That’s why we are resharing a list of must-follow influencers, designers, and creators in the home space who we’re admiring right now. Head to the story here to add these new voices to your feed, to learn from and be inspired by on a daily basis.