By Al3xa. area rugs. At Monday, May 07th 2018, 09:03:26 AM.
While allowing my imagination to wander before choosing a carpet for my studio, I considered the most beautiful carpet I have ever seen (the carpet on the chapel balcony at Fontainebleau - Savonnerie(?) and inquired about the cost of such a carpet). Reality, of course, set in.
CECIL HAYES. I usually choose hand knotted area rugs in my installations because of their durability. A good rule to follow when selecting a size is always choose a rug that is between 1/2 and 3/4 the size of the furniture grouping. The average cost for an 8‘ X 10‘ area rug is $3,000 to 3,500.
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.
Mendham Cottage. Pictures of rooms like this prompt us of the houses our ′Grandparents′ used to live. Pretty neutral tones were used which is ′illuminated′ with a adorable chandelier.
Pennsylvania Farm Home. This farm home is lovely in white. Although country–cottage digs designs are attendant with whites also mostly browns so we could say that this room is really homey plus somewhat contemporary. Classic Bay View. This house is super charming also really comfy—looking. The reds accompaniment the white walls plus ceiling. Note the delightful coffee tables dispersed around the space.