Published at Thursday, June 07th 2018, 18:44:26 PM by Trudchen Schulz. area rugs. 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 Thursday, June 07th 2018, 19:15:28 PM by Trudchen Schulz. area rugs. MITCHELL TURNBOUGH. When choosing an area rug, rich color and a good hand that feels nice under foot (barefoot) are essential. When determining the size, I personally prefer that all of the furniture sit entirely on or entirely off the rug —never half on or half off. Spend what you can afford.
Published at Wednesday, January 17th 2018, 19:04:39 PM. area rugs By Garlan Fournier. The tombs of Egypt and Mesopotamia have given us evidence that shows flat weaving was used and even pile rugs have been dated back to 2,000 BCE in Asia and the Middle East.
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. HUGH NEWELL JACOBSEN. Since most of the rugs in living rooms are hidden beneath furniture, buy a simple wool weave in a natural color. MARTYN BULLARD. A good rug is the anchor for any rooms decorative scheme. I usually build my colors around the rug , pulling from the most random threads in the rug as accessory colors for pillows and lamp shades.
Published at Friday, December 15th 2017, 22:24:50 PM. area rugs By Rainor Becker. In this guide, we’re going to look at the history of rug making, what type of rugs you should consider for your home, as well as what to look for, and what to avoid. An ancient art dating back thousands of years, the area rug is one item in our home that hasn’t gone out of style.
Published at Monday, December 11th 2017, 18:05:31 PM. area rugs By Cira Sanz. 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 Saturday, December 02nd 2017, 21:57:00 PM. area rugs By Cira Sanz. The shape of the carpet is entirely dependant upon the shape of the room and the layout of the furniture. Sometimes you like the carpet to appear as an island in a hard space, supporting the furniture, and sometimes you like it to fill the entire space. There are no rules.
Published at Tuesday, November 28th 2017, 21:42:50 PM. area rugs By Cira Sanz. 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.