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  1. How our favourite interior bloggers style their homes for Christmas

    How our favourite interior bloggers style their homes for Christmas

    As soon as the frosty mornings and icy evenings bite, it’s your cue to turn your usual décor into a wondrous winter wonderland. Whether this means adding gold, sparkly accents to minimalist...
  2. Exoticism - Interior Trends From Around the World

    Exoticism - Interior Trends From Around the World

    Every year, it seems, interior designers find themselves fawning over a new style. And, while Scandinavian interiors have been a popular choice for many years, 2018 is the year where exotic trends (known as 'Exoticism') take over.
  3. How To Bring Lagom Living Into Your Home

    How To Bring Lagom Living Into Your Home

    Tipped as the latest Scandinavian lifestyle concept, Lagom is the trend on the lips of interior designers everywhere. Erroneously touted as the successor to Hygge, the Danish concept of cosiness, Lagom is more of a doctrine than a lifestyle trend.
  4. Flooring Ideas Cheatsheet - Compare Flooring Options

    Flooring Ideas Cheatsheet - Compare Flooring Options

    Choosing the right flooring is far more complex than just settling on a stylish design. From cost to durability, aesthetics to practicality, there is a whole spectrum of factors to ponder before...
  5. #rugspo - Rug Inspiration From Our Favourite Instagrammers

    #rugspo - Rug Inspiration From Our Favourite Instagrammers

    Forget #fitspo or #foodspo, we're all about #rugspo! Whether you need to warm up your living room, add a splash of colour to your bedroom, or find that perfect wall decoration for...
  6. Dulux Colour of the Year 2018

    Dulux Colour of the Year 2018

    Drum roll, please. The moment interior designers and stylists have been waiting for has finally arrived: Dulux’s 2018 Colour of the Year is… Heart Wood! Both earthy and elegant, this stylish colour...
  7. Should You Take Your Shoes Off At The Door?

    Should You Take Your Shoes Off At The Door?

    If you think leaving shoes on in the house is a nasty habit, then you’re not alone. People from all over the world – from Indonesia to Sweden – take their shoes...
  8. Interior Trends for 2017

    Interior Trends for 2017

    2016 has been a memorable year for interior design. Iconic trends incorporating everything from geometric prints to bright block colours have dominated the pages of magazines and blogs. The question is: what’s...
  9. Ten Easy Christmas Craft Ideas to Make this Festive Season

    Ten Easy Christmas Craft Ideas to Make this Festive Season

       There’s nothing more comforting than decorating your house for the festive season, especially with a mulled wine or mince pie in hand. From baubles and fairy lights to cosy, deep-pile shaggy...
  10. Indoor Plant Care: Cheat Sheet

    Indoor Plant Care: Cheat Sheet

    It isn’t often you find a home accessory that looks good, boosts your mood and cleans your living space. We are, of course, talking about plants. With so many varieties, however...
  11. 8 Rugs that will instantly Hygge-Style your Room

    8 Rugs that will instantly Hygge-Style your Room

      As the winter nights draw in and the temperature begins to fall, it’s natural to want to barricade yourself in your home and spruce up the place with some cosy interior...
  12. How to Hygge – Anywhere!

    How to Hygge – Anywhere!

      As winter descends upon us and the clocks go back, it’s the perfect time to embrace the popular Danish notion of “Hygge”.  From embracing the cooler temperatures, getting wrapped up in...
  13. Autumn Winter Interior Design Trends 2016/2017

    Autumn Winter Interior Design Trends 2016/2017

    Interior design trends come and go as quickly as the seasons. Colour schemes, patterns and themes change according to different cultures and eras past. The only question is, what’s on the cards...
  14. Dulux Colour of The Year 2017

    Dulux Colour of The Year 2017

    Dulux have released the colour of the year for 2017. Denim Drift is the name and diversity is the game. The blue-grey hue has been picked for its ability to fit...
  15. The EDITO Rug Range.

    The EDITO Rug Range.

    Edito may be new to the world of rugs, but their designs are already standing out from the crowd.  Designed in Paris by Isabelle Desauty, Edito's first collection, Antidote, is fresh, graphic...
  16. How to Get Makeup out of a Carpet

    How to Get Makeup out of a Carpet

      Ahh makeup – it’s all fun and games until it’s been trodden into the fibres of your carpet and shows no signs of coming out.  But before you rip your carpet...
  17. WORLD DOG DAY 2016

    WORLD DOG DAY 2016

    They are hunters, protectors, detectors & rescuers. They are the eyes for those without their vision, ears for those without their hearing. They are part of our family. They are man’s best...
  18. Brazilian inspired interiors!

    Brazilian inspired interiors!

    The Rio 2016 Olympics are well under way! Great Britian is doing an amazing job on the medals table and the event is doing a great job of inspiring many people to...
  19. Game of Thrones your Home

    Game of Thrones your Home

    The new season of Game of Thrones has returned to our screens, and the excitement mounts for each eagerly awaited episode, with everyone second-guessing what will happen next.  If you are a...
  20. Rugs in the Kitchen?

    Rugs in the Kitchen?

    The kitchen is a place of baking, chopping, frying, mixing, pouring, eating and drinking. In other words, the kitchen is a place of mess; spillages, crumbs, grease and grime. Keeping the kitchen...
  21. GoodWeave Rugs!

    GoodWeave Rugs!

    The handmade carpet industry exploits nearly 250,000 children, and as a rug retailer, we want to make sure that we are not contributing to this exploitation. So we have teamed up with...
  22. Modern Rugs at The Ideal Home Show

    Modern Rugs at The Ideal Home Show

    The Ideal Home Show is based in London’s beautiful Olympia, it attracts people from all over the UK every year; from interior designers to first time home owners! Whether it was to...
  23. Get Your Rugs Right! How to Place a Rug

    Get Your Rugs Right! How to Place a Rug

    How to Place a Rug - Rug Placement Guide
  24. How to get Nail Varnish out of Carpet

    How to get Nail Varnish out of Carpet

        Nail varnish: it’s one of the most dramatic and irreversible-looking stains that can befall your carpet. So what do you do when disaster strikes and your carpet is hit with...
  25. How to Remove a Wax Stain from Carpet

    How to Remove a Wax Stain from Carpet

    Spilling candle wax on your carpet or rug can seem like the end of the world, but don’t despair: we’ve got a fool-proof, step-by-step guide for removing wax from your carpet. Simply follow...
  26. Future of Rugs

    Future of Rugs

      Sometimes, you need to look under your feet to witness true innovation. That’s right, the world of flooring is developing at an impressive rate. Forget smart phones, we’re on the cusp...
  27. The Five Key Interior Trends of 2016

    The Five Key Interior Trends of 2016

    . The Five Key Interior Trends of 2016 Nature plays an increasingly important role in our décor Geometric patterns surge in popularity The resurgence of gold and silver extends to our interiors...
  28. How to Remove Red Wine Stains from Carpet/Rugs

    How to Remove Red Wine Stains from Carpet/Rugs

    How to Remove Red Wine Stains from Carpet Red wine is a notoriously difficult stain to remove; in fact, the very thought of red wine soaking into the pile of a thick...
  29. How to Decorate a Small Room

    How to Decorate a Small Room

       How to Decorate a Small Room We aren’t all lucky enough to live in roomy homes with lofty ceilings and plenty of space. However, that doesn’t mean that decorating small spaces...
  30. Creating a cosy outdoor living space

    Creating a cosy outdoor living space

       O U T D O O R    L I V I N G How to create a cosy outdoor living space, with tips from garden designer Lisa Cox In the interior...
  31. #PUGONARUG

    #PUGONARUG

      It’s competition time!   ‪#‎SMUGPUGONARUG ... Cat on a mat? Frog on a log? Tag us with your cute pet pictures, remember it has to rhyme! The most creative will get a...
  32. Spring in your Step

    Spring in your Step

    PUT A SPRING IN YOUR STEP WITH SPRING PASTLES   We've been looking at ways to freshen up our living spaces, and there's nothing more refreshing than a pastel pop to transform...
  33. SL Blogger Event

    SL Blogger Event

    Modern Rugs at the #SLbloggerbash Last Friday the Modern Rugs team set off for sunny London to attend our first ever blogger event, the #SLbloggerbash! The event, held by Search Laboratory and...
  34. What makes your house a home?

    What makes your house a home?

    When moving into a new house, it is the little touches that help you to settle in. Decorating to your taste is the obvious step, but after asking the nation, we found...
  35. Natural Elements

    Natural Elements

    ////   N A T U R A L  E L E M E N T S   //// This week we are looking at the elements, and all things Natural. We have been inspired...
  36. Modern Rugs Mother's Day picks

    Modern Rugs Mother's Day picks

    M O T H E R ' S   D A Y March is upon us and with Mother's day approaching, here at Modern Rugs HQ we have picked out some Contemporary treats that our...
  37. Valentine's Interior Ideas

    Valentine's Interior Ideas

    The most romantic day of the year is nearly upon us and in amongst the present buying and outfit picking, don’t forget to give your interiors some loving too. Why not include...
  38. Sweep negatives under the rug with our alternative to New Year’s Resolutions

    Sweep negatives under the rug with our alternative to New Year’s Resolutions

       The New Year brings a fresh start, however, contrary to popular belief, a list of resolutions could be the wrong way to go about it. We asked experts how to make...
  39. Dressing Your Christmas Tree

    Dressing Your Christmas Tree

    It’s time to deck your halls with bows of holly and make the all-important decoration decisions. With the trusty pine tree being the focal point of most people’s display, we’ve put together...
  40. Modern Rugs’ Unsung Hero 2014 revealed!

    Modern Rugs’ Unsung Hero 2014 revealed!

    Last month we were on the hunt for some remarkable people within the local community.And after a thorough search, we are delighted to have crowned Ken Sadler of Newton Aycliffe, County Durham’s...
  41. Vote for County Durham’s Unsung Hero

    Vote for County Durham’s Unsung Hero

      In honour of World Kindness Day on 13th November, we will be rolling out the red carpet for one remarkably selfless person in Modern Rugs’ home county. After asking for nominations...
  42. Keep your house warm this winter without breaking the bank

    Keep your house warm this winter without breaking the bank

      With the cold weather closing in, it might be tempting to crank up the thermostat. However, with the average annual UK energy bill costing home owners £1308* last year, you might...
  43. The Reality of Student Life

    The Reality of Student Life

        With the start of the university term nearly upon us, students across the UK will be packing up their belongings in preparation for the move into student accommodation. To help make...
  44. We Are Moving!

    We Are Moving!

    Modern Rugs are delighted to announce that due to continuing success, we will be moving to larger premises later this month. The move to Aycliffe Business Park on August 25th will allow...
  45. How to Make the Most of Small Spaces

    How to Make the Most of Small Spaces

    Up and down the country, box rooms cause homeowners a headache. Just what exactly should be done with the space? Most will give in to the fact that it will forever be...
  46. The Modern Rugs Guide to De-cluttering

    The Modern Rugs Guide to De-cluttering

    With summer now upon us, for many the resolution of spring cleaning may have been and gone without success. The thought of a major de-clutter can sometimes be a daunting one which...
  47. DIY Interior Inspiration

    DIY Interior Inspiration

      Accessories are a brilliant way to bring colour into a room, without having to take drastic, permanent measures, as we found out in our colour psychology post. Instead of committing to...
  48. From Farm, to Factory, to Floor: 'The Journey of the Rug'

    The wool rugs and carpets under our feet are the end product of a very long and skilful process. From summer shearing to cleaning, spinning and weaving, wool goes a through many...
  49. The Search for Britain's Most Relaxed Pet

    The Search for Britain's Most Relaxed Pet

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  50. The Essential Rug Care Guide

    The Essential Rug Care Guide

    No matter how careful we are, accidents can and do happen. From the slip of a hand at the dinner table, to unknowingly trailing mud across a room, spills and stains can...
  51. Colour Psychology for Interior Design

    Colour Psychology for Interior Design

    For most, the use of colour only becomes significant when deciding that the living room needs a fresh lick of paint, some new upholstery, or for those mavericks amongst us, a complete...
  52. Bordered Designer Rugs by Dekowe

    Bordered Designer Rugs by Dekowe

    If you are interested in using a natural flooring product in your home, consider something in the extensive collections offered by DeKowe Rugs. This company has been manufacturing floor fashions made with...
  53. Nourison Rugs from New York

    Nourison Rugs from New York

    Nourison Rugs is an American manufacturer that has established a reputation for producing high quality floor coverings. The company was founded in the 1970s and it is still a family-run enterprise. From...
  54. Designer Rugs by Brink and Campman

    Designer Rugs by Brink and Campman

    Brink & Campman rugs are known for their high quality. The company not only manufacturers but also designs and develops its own products. Brink & Campman develop a new collection each year...
  55. Traditional rugs an excellent choice for classic decorating schemes

    Traditional rugs an excellent choice for classic decorating schemes

    If you are looking for a floor covering to complement a room that is decorated in a classic style, consider one of the traditional rugs available on the market today. These types...
  56. The Big Rug Guide 2013

    The Big Rug Guide 2013

    We begin our Blog in 2013 with our ‘Big Rug Guide’ – everything you need to know about different qualities, materials, styles and manufacturing techniques. Hand-loomed Rugs Hand-loomed rugs are typically flat-woven...
  57. Next Generation Acrylic Rugs

    Next Generation Acrylic Rugs

    When you are looking for rugs for your home, do not overlook the modern acrylic collections in your quest for the perfect floor covering. This type of floor covering includes a number of...
  58. Hand Knotted Rugs from Tibet

    Hand Knotted Rugs from Tibet

    Tibetan rugs are known for their striking colours and large patterns. Traditionally, they were fashioned from highland sheep wool. These items were used for a number of purposes including wall hangings and...
  59. The History of European Rug Designs

    The History of European Rug Designs

    European rugs are different from traditional Oriental rugs in that they were not fashioned for everyday use or to sell in a local or foreign marketplace. Most of them were designed by famous...
  60. Cotton Chenille and Natural Floor Coverings

    Cotton Chenille and Natural Floor Coverings

    Cotton chenille and natural floor coverings make up part of modern rug collections. These materials are a good choice when durability is a desirable trait. Materials like jute, sisal, and denim are...
  61. Modern Rugs Supplies Big Brother House 2012

    Modern Rugs Supplies Big Brother House 2012

    When the producers of Big Brother needed a luxurious shaggy rug for the all new 2012 Big Brother House we were more than happy to help. They loved our all new 'Plush Rust...
  62. Large Rugs for a Large Floor Space

    Large Rugs for a Large Floor Space

    Rather than leave the floors in a large-dimensioned room plain, consider using one of the large rugs available on the market today to add colour and texture to them. Decorating a large...
  63. New Calvin Klein Rugs Launched

    New Calvin Klein Rugs Launched

    The Calvin Klein name is associated with a number of fashion items, and the company has lent its name to a line of high quality floor coverings. All the Calvin Klein rugs...
  64. Arte Espina Rugs for Spring

    Arte Espina Rugs for Spring

    Arte Espina are known for their contemporary designs. This company, which is based in the Netherlands, uses different techniques to manufacture high-quality floor coverings. Many of this company's designs feature bright colours...
  65. Flokati Rugs for Your Home

    Flokati Rugs for Your Home

    Flotaki rugs were originally made in Greece, and this type of floor covering dates back to the fifth century. They were used in winter months to protect people from the effects of...
  66. A Guide to Sheepskin Rugs

    A Guide to Sheepskin Rugs

    Sheepskin rugs may seem like an unconventional choice when it comes to decorating a home, but they create a cosy atmosphere anywhere they are placed. Along with being a natural product, they...
  67. A Guide to Hand-knotted wool rugs

    A Guide to Hand-knotted wool rugs

    Consumers who are looking for a finely crafted floor covering may want to consider buying a handknotted wool rug for their home. They are a superior product that will add warmth and...
  68. Nomadic, Villiage and Workshop Rugs

    Nomadic, Villiage and Workshop Rugs

    There are three general categories of Oriental rugs that consumers would be interested in buying. Each category has its own distinctive style, and reflects the purpose for which the rug was made...
  69. Indian Rugs - A Beautiful Choice

    Indian Rugs - A Beautiful Choice

    Indian rugs are known for their intense colours. Weavers traditionally use green, light blue, pink and off-white rug tones in their work. The highly detailed designs used in the rug are generally asymmetrical in...
  70. A Guide to Caucasian Rugs

    A Guide to Caucasian Rugs

    Caucasian rugs have a distinctive style and are available in antique and modern versions. These rugs are made with either Giordes or Turkish knots. They are traditionally made of wool, and the...
  71. Rug Weaving Techniques

    Rug Weaving Techniques

    A number of rug weaving techniques are used to make floor coverings. They can be hand-knotted, hand-tufted or hand-woven. Braided rugs are also available, and a felted wool rug known as namdah...
  72. The Afghan Rug

    The Afghan Rug

    As their name implies, Afghan rugs are made in Afghanistan. Woven by hand, they are surprisingly inexpensive. Consumers who are looking for a unique look for an indoor space may want to...
  73. Oriental Rug Types

    Oriental Rug Types

    Oriental rugs add colour and an element of elegance to a room. They are available in both antique and modern styles, to suit the decorating style you have chosen for your home...
  74. Rug Making Techniques Explained

    Rug Making Techniques Explained

    When you are looking for rugs for your home, consider a number of styles before you make your final decision. Manufacturers offer hand-knotted, handmade and machine-made rugs for your consideration. Before you...
  75. Egyptian Rug Designs

    Egyptian Rug Designs

    Egyptian rugs have been woven for centuries and they are renowned for their high quality. It is rare for an authentic Egyptian rug to be available to buyers outside of the country...
  76. Types of Rug Fibres

    Types of Rug Fibres

    When you are considering floor coverings, one factor you will be considering is the type of rug fibres used in the manufacturing process. Synthetic fibres, such as nylon, are very popular with...
  77. Rugs - Practical and Artistic Objects

    Rugs - Practical and Artistic Objects

    Rugs have been used since before 5000 BC, but the exact time they first appeared is unknown. One theory about the origin of rugs is that they were first made by nomadic...
  78. The History of Rug Making

    The History of Rug Making

    Rugs are a common floor covering in most modern homes but do you know from where they originated? The history of rug making is a very interesting one, and it starts in...
  79. A History of European Rugs

    A History of European Rugs

    Homeowners looking for floor coverings to spruce up their homes have other options, other than Oriental rugs. European rugs offer a variety of styles and are available in rich colours to enhance...
  80. A Guide to Chinese Rugs

    A Guide to Chinese Rugs

      If you are considering adding the Chinese rug to your home, one thing that you will notice is that this style does not use symbols that unite to create a design...
  81. Persian Rug Styles Offer Many Options for Consumers

    Persian Rug Styles Offer Many Options for Consumers

      Persian rugs are known for their intricate designs and striking color palettes. Rather than referring to a single style, Persian rugs and compass a number of rug making styles made by...
  82. Characteristics of Turkoman Rugs

    Characteristics of Turkoman Rugs

    Traditional turkoman rugs have a very distinct appearance and are a stylish choice when you are looking for floor coverings for your home. How do you know you have found the genuine...
  83. Ikat Rugs Use Ancient Techniques to Create Modern Style

    Ikat Rugs Use Ancient Techniques to Create Modern Style

    Ikat is a method of dying fabric. It uses a resist dyeing process, which is similar to one used when tie-dyeing fabrics. The resulting pattern has a similar appearance to batik fabric...
  84. Damask Rugs Are an Elegant Addition to a Room

    Damask Rugs Are an Elegant Addition to a Room

    Damask refers to the type of reversible pattern that can be used when making items out of cotton, linen, wool, and silk. It can also be used with synthetic fibres. This type...
  85. Plain Rugs do not have to be Boring

    Plain Rugs do not have to be Boring

    You are looking for floor coverings for your home, do not overlook plain rugs in your search. This decorating choice can work well in a variety of spaces, and you have a...
  86. Sheepskin Rugs Offer Numerous Benefits

    Sheepskin Rugs Offer Numerous Benefits

    There are some distinct advantages to putting sheepskin rugs in your home. This natural product can be used in a number of settings, for one thing. Another advantage to choosing sheepskin for...
  87. Large Rugs Offer Definite Advantages for Decorating

    Large Rugs Offer Definite Advantages for Decorating

    Why would you want to consider using large rugs in your home? Assuming you have the space, this is an easy way to add colour and texture to a room. You can...
  88. Round Rugs Offer Distinct Advantages to Consumers

    Round Rugs Offer Distinct Advantages to Consumers

    Why should you consider buying a round rug for your home? This option may not be the first one that comes to mind when you are looking for floor coverings for your...
  89. Tips for Finding Budget Rugs

    Tips for Finding Budget Rugs

    If you do not have a lot of money to spend and are looking for cheap rugs, you do have a number of options available to you. The best way to proceed when...
  90. Kids Rugs Incorporate a Number of Educational, Entertaining Themes

    Kids Rugs Incorporate a Number of Educational, Entertaining Themes

    If you are looking for kids rugs, you have a number of options available to you. Having a floor covering in a room can brighten up the nursery, protect the floor in...
  91. Hallway Runners Brighten up Corridors in Your Home

    Hallway Runners Brighten up Corridors in Your Home

    The corridor is an often-overlooked portion of the home. It has is not really a room, and is most properly thought of only as a space to get from one part of...
  92. A Guide to Buying Rugs Online

    A Guide to Buying Rugs Online

    Are you looking to buy rugs online? There are definite advantages to shopping for floor coverings over the internet. When done properly, this can be an easy and convenient way to buy...
  93. White Rugs are a Classic and Pristine Choice

    White Rugs are a Classic and Pristine Choice

    If you are looking to create a pristine appearance in your room, adding a white rug would definitely do the trick. This colour is considered a classic in home decorating. For this...
  94. Black Rugs Make a Sophisticated Choice for Your Home

    Black Rugs Make a Sophisticated Choice for Your Home

    Choosing a black rug for your home definitely makes a bold statement. If you are looking for a way to add elegance and sophistication to a room, black is the colour choice...
  95. Shaggy Rugs are Available in Multiple Colours and Patterns

    Shaggy Rugs are Available in Multiple Colours and Patterns

    What do you think of when you see the words, shaggy rugs? If the first thing that crosses, your mind is a floor covering with psychedelic shades from the 1960s that would...
  96. How to Choose Modern Rugs for your Home

    How to Choose Modern Rugs for your Home

    If you want to add colour and style to a room in your home, modern rugs are a great way to accomplish your goal. Placing one on top of a plain floor...
  97. Cream Rugs a Great Neutral Choice in Floor Coverings

    Cream Rugs a Great Neutral Choice in Floor Coverings

    Homeowners who are looking for a floor covering which works well with a number of other colours in a decorating scheme would do well to consider cream rugs. Available in a number...
  98. Yellow Rugs Let the Sunshine in to Your Home

    Yellow Rugs Let the Sunshine in to Your Home

    Choosing a yellow or golden rug is an interesting decorating choice, to say the least. This shade has the potential to brighten up a room. If you choose a very bright tone...
  99. Orange Rugs Warm up Your Indoor Space

    Orange Rugs Warm up Your Indoor Space

    Choosing orange rugs for your home is not a decorating decision for the faint of heart. This choice tends to trigger strong reactions in people. Either you are drawn to it as...
  100. Red Rugs Add Drama to Your Home

    Red Rugs Add Drama to Your Home

    Red is the colour of passion and if you are looking for an easy way to bring a splash of colour into your home, this is an excellent choice. Choosing a rich...
  101. Pink Rugs Bring a Whimsical Quality to Your Room

    Pink Rugs Bring a Whimsical Quality to Your Room

    Pink rugs come in a variety of sizes, styles and shades. This colour can make an attractive addition to several rooms in your home, including a bedroom, dining room or bathroom. Whether...
  102. Purple Rugs a Unique Choice for Your Home

    Purple Rugs a Unique Choice for Your Home

    Not everyone would consider using purple rugs in their home. This colour can be fresh and subtle when interpreted in a light shade or positively regal in a dark tone. From sedate...
  103. Grey Rugs Bring Subtle Beauty to an Indoor Space

    Grey Rugs Bring Subtle Beauty to an Indoor Space

    Grey rugs may not be your first choice when you are choosing a decorating scheme for your home, but this colour is a very versatile one. Grey can be considered a neutral...
  104. Blue Rugs Available in Multiple Shades and Textures

    Blue Rugs Available in Multiple Shades and Textures

    When it comes to versatility in your home-decorating scheme, blue rugs are definitely worth considering. They are available in shades that remind you of the colour of the sea and sky, as...
  105. Bring Nature Indoors with Green Rugs

    Bring Nature Indoors with Green Rugs

    When you choose green rugs for your home, you are bringing the colours of nature into your indoor space. Green is far from being boring, and you have a number of choices...
  106. Beige Rugs Don't Have to Equal Boring Decor

    Beige Rugs Don't Have to Equal Boring Decor

    If you are looking for a way to warm up your indoor space but have shied away from choosing beige rugs because you thought they were boring, it is time to reconsider...
  107. Brown Rugs are a Natural Choice

    Brown Rugs are a Natural Choice

    If you are looking for a warm neutral colour in floor fashions for your home, do consider brown rugs. These earth tones are very popular and will work with just about any...
  108. Black Rugs Bring Drama to an Indoor Space

    Black Rugs Bring Drama to an Indoor Space

    If you are looking for a way to instantly create a dramatic look for a room in your home, black rugs are the way to go. This colour choice immediately creates a...
  109. Get Creative with a White Rug for Your Home

    Get Creative with a White Rug for Your Home

    If you are hesitant about buying white rugs for your home, you are not alone. Some homeowners shy away from choosing a light colour for the floor because they are concerned that...
  110. What to Look for When Buying Outdoor Rugs

    What to Look for When Buying Outdoor Rugs

    If you have decided that you want to finish your garden area with outdoor rugs, you will want to consider your purchase carefully. The rug you choose should be one that is...
  111. Washable Rugs Offer Style and Practicality

    Washable Rugs Offer Style and Practicality

    If you are looking for floor coverings for areas that may get wet, washable rugs are a good choice. This type of product is quite stylish and will stand up well to...
  112. Advantages of Berber Rugs for Your Home

    Advantages of Berber Rugs for Your Home

    Everyone knows Berber rugs are a popular choice of floor covering. This style of carpet has a loop, or uncut, pile. This type of rug is available in a number of colours...
  113. What to Consider Before You Buy Rugs

    What to Consider Before You Buy Rugs

    Most consumers do not buy rugs very often. Before making a decision about your purchase, you will want to consider a number of factors so that you find the one that will...
  114. Multiple Options Available for Hall Runners

    Multiple Options Available for Hall Runners

    If you are in the market for hall runners for your home, you have several options to choose from. Shopping around will reveal a style which will fit your decor and your...
  115. Cheap Rugs Can Be Part of Your Decorating Plan

    Cheap Rugs Can Be Part of Your Decorating Plan

    If you are like most people and do not have unlimited funds to spend on decorating, you may need to consider using cheap rugs for one or more rooms in your home...
  116. How to Choose Contemporary Rugs for Your Home

    How to Choose Contemporary Rugs for Your Home

    Choosing contemporary rugs for your home does not have to be an overwhelming task, but you need to consider a number of factors before making your decision. The colour and pattern are...
  117. Does it Make Sense to Buy Rugs Online

    Does it Make Sense to Buy Rugs Online

    Buying rugs online can be a great strategy for consumers. It allows buyers to consider offerings from a number of retailers without being limited only to what is available locally. Shopping for...
  118. How to Choose Kids’ Rugs for Your Home

    How to Choose Kids’ Rugs for Your Home

    Buying kids rugs does not have to be a daunting process. There is a wide variety of colours and styles available, and with a bit of planning you will be able to...
  119. Round Rugs - a Decor Accessory for Your Room

    Round Rugs - a Decor Accessory for Your Room

    Round rugs are traditionally used as a way to draw attention to a particular item in a room. Many of us picture them being used in spaces that feature a round table...
  120. Go Natural with a Sisal Rug for Your Home

    Go Natural with a Sisal Rug for Your Home

    If you are interested in a floor covering made from natural fibres, consider buying a sisal rug for your home. This type of covering has a number of advantages for consumers, including...
  121. Choose Hall Runners to Dress up Your Home

    Choose Hall Runners to Dress up Your Home

    Hall runners are a great way to protect your flooring and dress up the entrance to your home. When looking for this type of floor fashion, you should make sure that the...
  122. Want a Large Rug, Make Sure You Measure Correctly First

    Want a Large Rug, Make Sure You Measure Correctly First

    A large rug can set off your indoor space nicely. You can choose a colour and style that complements your furniture and wall colour. Another option is to make the rug the...
  123. What is a Hand knotted Rug

    What is a Hand knotted Rug

    Some retailers refer to all patterned floor coverings as Oriental rugs, whether they are hand knotted or made using a machine.  A true Oriental rug is a hand knotted one that is...
  124. Are Plain Rugs the Right Choice for Your Room?

    Are Plain Rugs the Right Choice for Your Room?

    Plain rugs can be a brilliant choice for any room in your home. If your furnishings have a lot of colour, you may not want to choose a rug that has several...
  125. What You Need to Know Before Buying Cheap Rugs

    What You Need to Know Before Buying Cheap Rugs

    If you want to furnish your home on a budget, you may be thinking about buying cheap rugs to help your money stretch further.  Before you head out to the shops, you...
  126. Is a Shaggy Rug the Right Choice?

    Is a Shaggy Rug the Right Choice?

    Putting a shaggy rug in your room does not necessarily mean that you need to be looking at a 1960s theme for the space. Although this type of rug was popular during...
  127. Choose Sheepskin Rugs for Casual Comfort

    Choose Sheepskin Rugs for Casual Comfort

    Choosing sheepskin rugs for a room in your home is an interesting selection.  Other choices are available in standard shapes and sizes, which makes it easier for you to decorate around them. ...
  128. Round Rugs Help to Define Your Indoor Space

    Round Rugs Help to Define Your Indoor Space

    If you are looking for a way to brighten up a room or to create a focal point in a space, consider using a round rug.  This is a quick and easy...
  129. How to Find Cheap Rugs

    How to Find Cheap Rugs

    If you are looking for an inexpensive way to brighten up your home, consider buying cheap rugs.  Before you make your selection, keep in mind that there is a difference between an...
  130. Berber Rugs: What You Need to Know

    Berber Rugs: What You Need to Know

    Before you choose Berber rugs for your home or business, you need to learn about this flooring option to ensure that it is the right choice for your needs.  This type of...
  131. Novelty Rugs to Brighten Up Your Floor

    Novelty Rugs to Brighten Up Your Floor

    Your furniture is something that you need to be prepared to live with for some time. Unlike some items in your wardrobe, you don’t change your sofa and other big pieces in...
  132. Arte Espina 2011 Rugs

    Arte Espina 2011 Rugs

    Arte Espina has quickly established itself as one of Europe’s leading and most prominent designer rug brands. We’re excited to offer these outstanding rugs to our customers in 2011 and beyond. Netherlands...
  133. New Rug Ranges by Nourison

    New Rug Ranges by Nourison

    We are proud to add Nourison designer rug collections to our online shop. We are confident that our customers will love their exquisite style, excellent quality and beautiful unique designs. Nourison are...
  134. New Look Website Launched

    New Look Website Launched

    July has seen the launch of our new re-vamped website with a brand new look and new functionality. We’ve made finding and buying your ideal rug even easier. Our new re-vamped website...
  135. Dekowe Natural Rugs

    Dekowe Natural Rugs

    We launch an exciting new range of Natural Sisal and Synthetic sisal look rugs from German manufacturer Dekowe. These rugs are perfect for the summer and come in a huge range of...
  136. Deal of the Month Promotion

    Deal of the Month Promotion

    At Modern Rugs Ltd we are constantly thinking of ways to give our customers better value. This has become even more important in the current economic climate as everyone is looking to...
  137. New Rugs for 2011

    New Rugs for 2011

    The beginning of 2011 has seen the launch of some exciting new rug collections. Both new wool rugs and new synthetic rugs are on offer and have been designed to be in...

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    How our favourite interior bloggers style their homes for Christmas

    As soon as the frosty mornings and icy evenings bite, it’s your cue to turn your usual décor into a wondrous winter wonderland. Whether this means adding gold, sparkly accents to minimalist...
  2. Exoticism - Interior Trends From Around the World

    Exoticism - Interior Trends From Around the World

    Every year, it seems, interior designers find themselves fawning over a new style. And, while Scandinavian interiors have been a popular choice for many years, 2018 is the year where exotic trends (known as 'Exoticism') take over.
  3. How To Bring Lagom Living Into Your Home

    How To Bring Lagom Living Into Your Home

    Tipped as the latest Scandinavian lifestyle concept, Lagom is the trend on the lips of interior designers everywhere. Erroneously touted as the successor to Hygge, the Danish concept of cosiness, Lagom is more of a doctrine than a lifestyle trend.
  4. Flooring Ideas Cheatsheet - Compare Flooring Options

    Flooring Ideas Cheatsheet - Compare Flooring Options

    Choosing the right flooring is far more complex than just settling on a stylish design. From cost to durability, aesthetics to practicality, there is a whole spectrum of factors to ponder before...
  5. #rugspo - Rug Inspiration From Our Favourite Instagrammers

    #rugspo - Rug Inspiration From Our Favourite Instagrammers

    Forget #fitspo or #foodspo, we're all about #rugspo! Whether you need to warm up your living room, add a splash of colour to your bedroom, or find that perfect wall decoration for...
  6. Dulux Colour of the Year 2018

    Dulux Colour of the Year 2018

    Drum roll, please. The moment interior designers and stylists have been waiting for has finally arrived: Dulux’s 2018 Colour of the Year is… Heart Wood! Both earthy and elegant, this stylish colour...
  7. Should You Take Your Shoes Off At The Door?

    Should You Take Your Shoes Off At The Door?

    If you think leaving shoes on in the house is a nasty habit, then you’re not alone. People from all over the world – from Indonesia to Sweden – take their shoes...
  8. Interior Trends for 2017

    Interior Trends for 2017

    2016 has been a memorable year for interior design. Iconic trends incorporating everything from geometric prints to bright block colours have dominated the pages of magazines and blogs. The question is: what’s...
  9. Ten Easy Christmas Craft Ideas to Make this Festive Season

    Ten Easy Christmas Craft Ideas to Make this Festive Season

       There’s nothing more comforting than decorating your house for the festive season, especially with a mulled wine or mince pie in hand. From baubles and fairy lights to cosy, deep-pile shaggy...
  10. Indoor Plant Care: Cheat Sheet

    Indoor Plant Care: Cheat Sheet

    It isn’t often you find a home accessory that looks good, boosts your mood and cleans your living space. We are, of course, talking about plants. With so many varieties, however...
  11. 8 Rugs that will instantly Hygge-Style your Room

    8 Rugs that will instantly Hygge-Style your Room

      As the winter nights draw in and the temperature begins to fall, it’s natural to want to barricade yourself in your home and spruce up the place with some cosy interior...
  12. How to Hygge – Anywhere!

    How to Hygge – Anywhere!

      As winter descends upon us and the clocks go back, it’s the perfect time to embrace the popular Danish notion of “Hygge”.  From embracing the cooler temperatures, getting wrapped up in...

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