Published at Monday, December 11th 2017, 18:05:31 PM by Cira Sanz. area rugs. PENNY DRUE BAIRD. Scale and design. Try to have no furniture half on half off the rug and leave an ample border around. The sky is the limit.
Published at Wednesday, March 14th 2018, 21:02:24 PM by Gwidon Jankowski. bookcases. Ambries (recesses in walls) were used to hold books from the earliest times. Even after the invention of printing, books were still such a rare luxury that they were commonly kept in a chest or on one shelf beneath a desk. The history of bookcases was also connected with the medieval fittings of college libraries in Britain.
Published at Saturday, March 31st 2018, 21:32:50 PM. area rugs By Gwidon Jankowski. 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, March 30th 2018, 19:20:20 PM. area rugs By Gwidon Jankowski. 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.
Published at Wednesday, March 28th 2018, 20:08:12 PM. area rugs By Gwidon Jankowski. 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, March 26th 2018, 09:05:45 AM. area rugs By Alair Moreau. 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 Sunday, March 25th 2018, 18:45:46 PM. area rugs By Cira Sanz. SUZANNE LOVELL. Keep all the furniture legs on the rug. Always a quiet elegance—a shouting rug is never grounding to the spirit of ones soul. RON MANN. Too broad a question. Every room in the house could have an area rug. It has to do with place and function.
Published at Friday, March 23rd 2018, 21:10:03 PM. area rugs By Cira Sanz. 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 Monday, March 19th 2018, 19:08:41 PM. area rugs By Cira Sanz. STEPHEN SHADLEY. I love to mix vintage rugs (Orientals right up through Navajos) with custom carpets designed specifically for texture and color. Blending them throughout a period or modern home updates the old and anchors the new.