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The Decorating Mistake We All Make

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 04.13.2016 | HuffPost Home

Don't overlook rugs when you're prioritizing your home decor: A simple (or even jazzy) one can be all it takes to escalate an average room to amazing....

10 Soulful Spaces You'll Want To Copy

Refinery29 | Posted 03.18.2017 | HuffPost Home
Refinery29

Photo via @ChloeFleury. Every inch of illustrator Chloe Fleury's house is splashed with color and pattern. Photo via @KellyWearstler. The plush so...

The Faithful Shopper: Basics and Beyond

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 03.02.2017 | New York
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Faith Hope Consolo

These are the shops where I know I can find it all and do it fast. I am all about organization and quality; finding it all under one roof is the cherry on top!

Ladies, This Rug Will Speak To You.

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 01.20.2016 | HuffPost Home

You'll never again think twice about the thing we all think twice about every morning. This simple yet thoughtful doormat will abate one of your most ...

Don't Forget to Decorate the Floor: A Q&A With Rug Experts

Gail Green | Posted 12.02.2016 | HuffPost Home
Gail Green

Before we embark on the how's and why's, it is important to define the difference between carpets and rugs. Douglas notes that the division mark is 6" x 9" with anything smaller than is considered a "rug" and anything larger than is considered a "carpet." A long narrow rug is called a "runner."

The Faithful Shopper: Life Is a Party, Plan Perfectly

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 09.30.2016 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Parties are one of life's true pleasures, but planning them can be a real problem. After all, there's food to prepare, a venue to secure, entertainmen...

Princes & Crows Wallpaper, Murals and Decor by Alix Soubiran

Morena Duwe | Posted 04.26.2015 | Arts
Morena Duwe

Even since the days of early human existence, mankind has shared an inexplicable need to decorate their humble abodes. From archaic cave drawings to complex hieroglyphs, beautifying the walls which surround us has become a part of human nature.

The Biggest Bargains at Auctions and Flea Markets? People Are Walking All Over Them

Bob Richter | Posted 06.16.2014 | HuffPost Home
Bob Richter

Even if a rug doesn't look dirty, moths could have laid eggs in the rug, and you don't want to bring that into your house.

How to Sell Without Selling

Mitch Ditkoff | Posted 12.14.2013 | Business
Mitch Ditkoff

Two years ago, my wife and I bought a Turkish rug from Mehmet, Istanbul's Steve Jobs of rug merchants. If I could run my company as well he could sell...

Floored! Care and Cleaning Tips from 'Falls Aren't Funny' Author Russ Kendzior (Part 2 of 3)

Rachel Adelson | Posted 09.07.2013 | Fifty
Rachel Adelson

Like most people working in the field of safety, I don't want to argue with people but rather inform them -- to persuade them about the trade-offs they make about appearance versus safety.

These Rugs Are Made Of What?

Ecofabulous | Posted 05.16.2013 | HuffPost Home

With exotic Turkish panache, these all-weather reversible rugs from Mad Mats will liven up any porch or room (indoor and out). Made from recycled plas...

3 Quick Tips for Buying Your First Rug

Aelfie Oudghiri | Posted 01.30.2013 | HuffPost Home
Aelfie Oudghiri

They can be tricky to purchase.

Introducing Colors Through Rug Choice

Yasmina Benazzou | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Yasmina Benazzou

People can sometimes be timid or conservative when it comes to introducing colors to their interiors. The challenge is often how to introduce colors in a room and still maintain harmony, equilibrium, and visual interest.

Finding The Perfect Rug In The Souks Of Marrakesh

Starre Vartan | Posted 01.03.2012 | Travel
Starre Vartan

I had been describing to the shopkeepers I saw that I really wanted a Moroccan rug in shades not of orange, yellow, cream and red, but of purple, green, black and pink.

"Magic Carpet Guy"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 08.24.2011 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

I have never been one to sweep things under the rug, mainly because I don't wear one. And I have never been on a magic carpet ride, mainly because all...

Adopt a Native Elder: When the Spirit Moves You...

Jay Tavare | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jay Tavare

More than 2,500 people from all over the world volunteer their time, expertise and love to raise money for one of the poorest demographics in America.

Art, Commerce and Katherine Bernhardt

Liz Markus | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Liz Markus

As I became comfortable thinking of myself as an artist who also designs, I noticed all around me that these categories seemed to be less strict, more open.

Stop Walking on Little Children

Lisa Sharkey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Lisa Sharkey

Stop buying carpets for looks alone. The sad truth is that your decorative carpet may very well have been at the expense of an innocent child laborer.