Published at Sunday, February 11th 2018, 21:54:31 PM by Alair Moreau. 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 Saturday, February 17th 2018, 20:51:48 PM by Stanczia Farkas. area rugs. 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 Tuesday, January 30th 2018, 11:16:29 AM by Nunzio Monti. area rugs. I thought that a mix of contemporary furniture and a historic carpet would imply the ascent of man and that we are continuing to evolve. Often I use a carpet to pull in all of the color elements of an interior and its adjoining views and gardens to create a harmonious continuum. I prefer a wool/silk blend for its feel and sheen, especially if people are going to roll around or play on it.
Published at Sunday, June 10th 2018, 14:45:27 PM. bookcases By Ronson Thomson. In contrast with the house’s featureless street façade, the double-height glass wall facing due west is entirely open. With the doors slid back, there is no division between the living space and the veranda overlooking the garden, the estuary, and the harbor beyond, where the couple watch dramatic sunsets and occasionally spot dolphins.
Published at Friday, June 08th 2018, 16:39:16 PM. area rugs By Gaetane Marchetti. LAURA HUNT. Make sure it‘s made from natural materials. Any rules to follow when choosing the size? Generally speaking, a foot to foot and a half off the walls. What should people expect to spend for a standard 8‘ x 10‘ rug? There is no such thing as a standard price…it all depends on your budget!
Published at Friday, June 08th 2018, 16:29:17 PM. area rugs By Gaetane Marchetti. 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 Friday, June 08th 2018, 16:17:27 PM. area rugs By Gaetane Marchetti. The rug, a beautiful and richly designed piece, is believed to have been made in Mongolia, featured a hand-knotting technique called Ghiordes that is still in use today. Even though it is argued by some historians that the first woven pile rugs were made in Mongolia, it is widely agreed that it is the Persians who perfected it.
Published at Thursday, June 07th 2018, 19:15:28 PM. area rugs By Trudchen Schulz. 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 Thursday, June 07th 2018, 19:12:17 PM. Coffee Tables By Mare O'Connor. Entertaining guests is what Southerners do best. We love to host friends, family, neighbors – and even strangers – in our living rooms, refilling their glasses with sweet tea and showing them hospitality. If you`re hoping to entertain in a space that could use some pizzazz, try out these simple tips for styling a coffee table.
Published at Thursday, June 07th 2018, 18:44:26 PM. area rugs By Trudchen Schulz. Today, the traditional craftsmanship once treasured has transformed into the lowest cost labor available, or mass-manufactured rugs for big home stores around the world. Since we’re all about helping you find quality and enduring value, here is some history and tips to help navigate you around the world of heirloom-quality rugs.