Published at Friday, November 17th 2017, 21:26:03 PM by Nunzio Monti. area rugs. Constructed from various materials found in nature, some tribes would focus on skinning animals for their hides, whereas others would use reeds and plants that they would weave together into a rug. In some areas, these rugs were handed down from one generation to another, and were often the family’s most prized possession due to the work and energy it took to make one.
Published at Tuesday, November 28th 2017, 21:42:50 PM by Cira Sanz. area rugs. TIMOTHY CORRIGAN. Unlike most American designers who start with a rug and build the room up from there I like to take a more European approach in which the rug is just a part of the overall design; I hate it when all of the room‘s colors look correspond to the colors of the rug…that looks a little too studied or "decorated" to me.
Published at Tuesday, November 07th 2017, 11:55:21 AM by Lyront Papp. area rugs. Texture is very important and is dependant upon whether the space is tailored or more organic. Carpet affects the acoustics of the room: in spaces that need a little dampening, the fullest, deepest carpet will quiet the space.
Published at Friday, January 05th 2018, 22:12:39 PM. area rugs By Garlan Fournier. Always look for the knot count on a rug. Observe how closely it is woven and look for signs of repairs. A good repair does not affect the value, but a bad repair ruins a rug. When choosing your rug size make sure your furniture fits onto the rug.
Published at Tuesday, December 26th 2017, 21:58:39 PM. area rugs By Garlan Fournier. Sofas always look better on a rug rather than off or worst still half on and half off. A good modern 10x8 rug should cost you between $7,000 to $10,000 depending on the silk or wool content. A fine antique rug of that size however can cost in excess of $50,000.
Published at Friday, December 15th 2017, 22:24:50 PM. area rugs By Rainor Becker. I like it when a room looks as if it has evolved over time. I buy almost all of our antique carpets at auction because the mark-up at most rug dealers is really high!
Published at Monday, December 11th 2017, 18:05:31 PM. area rugs By Cira Sanz. MARIETTE HOMES GOMEZ. The perfect area rug should be of the right mix of colors to sit comfortably on the floor. After all, it is the equivalent of the ground we walk on. Pastels and white carpets should be left to the occasional-use room, and even then feel like any minute a disaster might occur. Note entrance and exits to the area carpet room. No need to have a corner print at an intersection.
Published at Saturday, December 02nd 2017, 21:57:00 PM. area rugs By Cira Sanz. ROBERT COUTURIER. I look for authenticity, as well as age in antique rug. I own about 15 of them ranging from 200 year old to a 1940 Bessarabian one. I also try to make sure they have their original colors which is quite hard since so many of them have been restored in an appalling fashion.
Published at Tuesday, November 28th 2017, 21:42:50 PM. area rugs By Cira Sanz. Any rules to follow when choosing the size? Get a room sized rug. most people choose rugs that are too small. What should people expect to spend for a standard 8‘ x 10‘ rug? Only Jesus knows the answer to this. You can spend as much as you would like to! Rag rugs, sisal, even bordered an bound remnants can be very inexpensive—depends on the job, client/and budget!
Published at Friday, November 17th 2017, 21:26:03 PM. area rugs By Nunzio Monti. WILLIAM HODGINS. Lay Flat! Rug should not take over the room. Wool—not nylon! DONNA LIVINGSTON. Most often, I love to kick start a project with an Antique area rug. I look for area rugs that are high quality hand knotted with both wool and silk.