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    https://www.housebeautiful.co.uk/style-decorating/how-to-make-a-room-look-bigger/     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 [...]

March 12th, 2015|Interior Design|

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 by some amazing artwork and homes.  We first saw a post on the Design-Milk Blog, which shows a house made [...]

March 2nd, 2015|Our Rugs|

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 mothers will love! After reading an article in ELLE DECOR this week we have been inspired by Mother Daughter duo who re-vamped [...]

February 9th, 2015|Interior Design|

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 a Valentine’s Day décor overhaul into your preparations? Setting the right mood with your interiors this Valentine’s couldn’t be easier with the help [...]

December 19th, 2014|How-to Guides, Interior Design|

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 a guide to creating the perfect Christmas tree this year.     Keep it balanced  The key to dressing the perfect tree is [...]

December 9th, 2014|Uncategorized|

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 Unsung Hero 2014. We invited charities from across the region to nominate dedicated staff and volunteers to receive the red carpet treatment. Five [...]

November 10th, 2014|Uncategorized|

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 from local charities, we unearthed staff and volunteers who deserve special thanks for their hard work.  We wanted to give these people the [...]

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