Published at Friday, June 08th 2018, 16:39:16 PM by Gaetane Marchetti. area rugs. 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.
Published at Sunday, June 10th 2018, 14:54:25 PM. area rugs By Ronson Thomson. 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 Sunday, June 10th 2018, 14:45:27 PM. bookcases By Ronson Thomson. “There’s something special about local bookstores, and used bookstores in particular,” says Aya Satoh, the manager for Personal Collections and Books by the Foot at the Strand Book Store in Manhattan. “There’s so much history there, and the craft and artistry that went into producing antique books gives them a beauty that most contemporary books don’t have.”
Published at Friday, June 08th 2018, 16:39:16 PM. area rugs By Gaetane Marchetti. Carpets also reflect history and culture (one could literally tour the globe and discover it‘s history by looking at carpets). Carpets can be art and should be purchased with one‘s budget in mind and the time line for that particular space.
Published at Friday, June 08th 2018, 16:29:17 PM. area rugs By Gaetane Marchetti. 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, June 08th 2018, 16:17:27 PM. area rugs By Gaetane Marchetti. While modern homes are trendy, even the most minimalist designers use heirloom-quality rugs to add a touch of elegance and sophistication. The cost of rugs is as diverse as the designs and while some can be found for under $100, there are many that cost small fortunes to procure.
Published at Thursday, June 07th 2018, 19:15:28 PM. area rugs By Trudchen Schulz. ELLIE CULLMAN. We look for beauty and durability. Every rug should be well made with color fast dyes and good yarns and straight seams regardless of whether it is hand made of silk or machine made of wool. For bedrooms, a good rule of thumb for size is to leave approximately 12" of floor space between the edge of the rug and the base molding.
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.