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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. #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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. 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...
  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. 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...
  28. 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...
  29. 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...
  30. 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...
  31. 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...
  32. 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...
  33. 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...
  34. 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...
  35. 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...
  36. 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...
  37. 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...
  38. 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...
  39. 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...
  40. 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...
  41. 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...
  42. 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...
  43. 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...
  44. 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...
  45. 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...
  46. 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...
  47. 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...
  48. 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...
  49. 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...
  50. 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...
  51. 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...
  52. 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...
  53. 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...
  54. 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...
  55. 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...
  56. 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...

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  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...

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