Top 50 Wildest Area Rugs Ever Made!

Top 50 Wildest Area Rugs Ever Made

Often it seems like a room just isn’t complete without a rug. Wild and colorful area rugs can completely change the feel and look of your home. The styles you choose depend on the type of effect you are going for. These unique rugs add a cheerful and unusual accent detail to any room. Some use colors in fascinating ways while others play with shapes and proportions. Take a look at these 50 area rugs that are so intriguing it’s hard to decide what’s their best features.

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Current Interior Design Trends for your Home

Current Interior Design Trends for your Home

Are you looking to redesign the interior of your home? Do you feel as though you have no idea what is popular in the world of design today? If you find yourself struggling to make the right design decisions for your indoor space, you need to brush up on the current trends that are sweeping the design world. Get informed about what is popular when it comes to design motifs, themes, colors, and even designers themselves, and you will be well on your way to creating the most beautiful and up-to-date interior design possible. You are sure to be the envy of your friends and family when you redecorate based on current interior design trends!

 

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History of Area Rugs

The Complete History of Area Rugs

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Area rugs have been an important part of human civilization for just about as long as humans have been around. The history of area rugs is a long and varied past, complete with plenty of interesting tidbits along the way. Although it may be difficult to imagine area rugs existing as far back as early nomadic tribes, it is very true that these cultures were among the first to develop the rug, and to set it on a course toward the beneficial and decorative household item that we know and love today. The next time you sit down in your living bedroom or take a rest in your bedroom and catch a glimpse of the area rug you have chosen to decorate your space, remember the long and arduous journey that rug has taken throughout time to reach the floor of your home.

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Enhancing Your Interior Design in a Versatile and Affordable Way

Enhancing Your Interior Design in a Versatile and Affordable Way

Accessories give you the ability to design a space that is as personal and individual as a fingerprint. Rooms within a home do not have much character, until you add a personal touch. Without accessories each room is four walls with a few pieces of furniture. Adding personal items that represent your taste and style create a unique space for you to enjoy. These personal touches can include throw pillows, pictures, vases, lamps, area rugs and other items, which create a space that reflects your style and what is important to you.

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The Definitive Glossary of Area Rug Terms and Definitions

The Definitive Glossary of Area Rug Terms and Definitions

Everything you always wanted to know about area rugs but were afraid to ask

Your definitive guide to finding, buying, and loving the area rug of your home’s dreams

Flat weave. Oriental. Hand hooked. Hand knotted. When it comes to buying a rug, there sure is a lot of terminology involved. And if it’s your first time shopping for one, all those terms can get a little overwhelming. You may have a rough idea of what you want, but once you set foot in a shop or go shopping for a floor covering online, you’ll start to encounter a lot of detail that demands your attention. Unfortunately, all those little details can add up, and without a little knowledge, they can cost you. Big time.

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Latest Color Trends in Home Decor

Latest Color Trends in Home Decor

It is looking better than ever with all the new ideas and great opportunities headed your way.  After looking over the new color trends for 2014, you will be excited to get started incorporating them into your everyday decorating.

Here is the link to the spring color trends from Pantone

With spring right around the corner these absolutely magnificent options provide a truly endless array of possibilities for those interior-decorating projects.

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10 Amazing Rug Designs From All Over the World

World MapLooking to put something special into your next home improvement project? Give it the perfect finishing touch with a unique rug inspired by the best the world has to offer. Whether your prefer a one that came together in an exotic locale, or you’re looking for something that feels like it came from right next door, these 10 amazing rug designs from all over the world will get you inspired. Here are just a few of the many popular locales the world’s best area rugs come from:

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What’s Your Rug Personality?

What's your rug personality
What’s Your Rug Personality? Traditional? Modern/Contemporary? County? Read to find out.

You have probably taken personality quizzes before, to figure out different aspects of yourself. But you also have a decorating style and a rug personality, too. Your personality complements your decorating style, whether it’s traditional, modern, country, or eco friendly. So, read through the descriptions and see which style suits your home the best!

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Antique Caucasian Rugs: Old Stories and Lost Traditions

Antique Caucasian Rugs: Old stories and lost traditions
Antique Caucasian Rugs: Old stories and lost traditions

How often do we consider the history of the everyday things around us? We get up in the morning and flip on a light switch, perhaps only occasionally pausing to consider the years of effort and work that went into developing electric light. Even the flooring beneath our feet has a story to tell, especially if you’re lucky enough to own a Caucasian area rug. And that story is one of mystery, ancient tradition, and a reviving art form.

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The Problem you Stand on: Choosing Between Area Rugs and Carpets

The Problem you Stand on: Choosing between Area Rugs and Carpets
The Problem you Stand on: Choosing between Area Rugs and Carpets

In recent years, it seems there’s been a bit of an unspoken trend in flooring: carpeting is sort of yesterday’s news. Watch any home design program on TV and you’ll see would-be homeowners either marveling at well-kept hardwood or hoping there’s hardwood under the carpeting of the home they’re interested in buying. But that’s not to say that carpeting doesn’t have its benefits. If you live in a cool climate, it’s certainly much warmer than wood or tile. It also provides a sound barrier in spaces where wood or tile just creates an echo chamber.

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