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 [...]

October 14th, 2014|Interior Design|

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 want to reconsider having your radiators on full blast this winter.  According to the UK Parliament, households spend £63 billion a year on heating, [...]

September 12th, 2014|Fun|

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 the process of packing a little bit easier we asked 1000 students what they would be taking with them at the start of [...]

August 20th, 2014|Industry News|

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 Modern Rugs to take advantage of a space six times larger than the current premises in Bishop Auckland. All this space will allow [...]

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