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bedroom rug placement

How to Choose a Bedroom Rug

Working out the right size is easier than you think Subdued or flamboyant, thick and cushy, or flat woven, a rug can be the crowning touch to your bedroom decor.  In the diagram, there is one of the most common placements for rugs in the bedroom: two runners on the floor alongside the bed and […]

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Colorful Kilim in bedroom designer Bunny Williams

Multi-Purpose Kilim Rugs

Kilim rugs can be used in many decorative ways The most versatile rug in terms of decor adaptability has to be the kilim.  This flat-woven textile is reversible, making it a great floor covering and pliable enough to use as upholstery.  A fairly lightweight rug, especially in smaller sizes, kilims are tribal (geometric) in design […]

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red striped cotton bedroom rug from Meg Braff

Cotton Summer Rugs

Lightweight and brightly colored rugs are a summer alternative to heavy Oriental carpets Take a look at beach house decor and you’ll likely find a variety of striped cotton rugs.  Unfussy and cool on bare feet, they’re often the first rug of choice for cottages and seaside homes.  This beach-theme Nantucket bedroom by designer John […]

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NYC Village Green condominium IKEA penthouse showhouse

Newlywed Ikea Penthouse

Tour this $3.545 million “green” penthouse furnished completely from Ikea High wedding season is reason enough for a show house dubbed “Newlywed Nest,” sponsored by Bride’s magazine and designed by top New York residential designer, Inson Dubois Wood, using furniture and lighting from Ikea. These days, New York real estate developers use social events to […]

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Mexican villa living room from Kara Mann

Natural Moroccan Rugs

An organic textile alternative to retro shag carpets Morocco may be known for its vivid, flat-weave rugs but another style is so completely different you may not have realized it too, hails from Morocco.  Vintage Beni Ouarain (the name of the tribe) rugs were woven by Berber women of Morocco’s Mid-Atlas mountains in the 1940′s […]

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