December 7th, 2015|How-to Guides|

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, cream carpet is enough to make anyone feel uncomfortable. But why is it such a nightmare for those of us dedicated [...]

December 7th, 2015|Interior Design|

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 A more daring approach to mixing contrasting materials A new emphasis on homespun touches   Over the course of the year, [...]

October 30th, 2015|How-to Guides, Interior Design|

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 has to be a battle. A modest dwelling can easily be transformed into your own personal palace. All it takes is a little [...]

August 6th, 2015|Interviews|

Interior Stylist Interview: Sarah Akwisombe

    Interior Stylist Interview: Sarah Akwisombe       Learn how to inject personality and style into your home that with leave your décor far from boring and beige, here's Sarah's top tips!               How did you originally fall into interior styling and when did you discover it [...]

June 26th, 2015|Interviews|

Interior Interview: House of Hipsters

   Interior Interview: House of Hipsters            Meet Kyla Herbes, the brains behind home décor blog, House of Hipster, and previously held the position of art director within a furniture company. We spoke to Kyla about home styling and how to find interior inspiration.      How would you describe your interior [...]

June 19th, 2015|Fun|


  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 £50 voucher to spend on the rug of their choice! To celebrate some of our new rug styles we’ve had Pugly in the [...]

May 18th, 2015|Interior Design|

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 a drab décor     We've found some unexpected colour combinations while scouring the net for some spring homes inspiration, from [...]

April 16th, 2015|Industry News|

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 Scarlett London, had lots going on throughout the day, from a blogger bake off to prom queen photos. With such glorious weather outside, [...]

March 25th, 2015|Interior Design|

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 that there are also many money-can’t-buy milestones which make your house feel like home. It turns out that it takes Britons over a [...]

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