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The Rich Origin of the Iconic Shag Rug

05-17-2018, by: The Rug Warehouse, (1) Post comment, Read comments
The Rich Origin of the Iconic Shag Rug
Known for its “shaggy” texture and appearance, the most distinct characteristic of shag rugs is its deep and thick pile - which is achieved through the use of long strands of yarn and cut loops that are stitched onto a backing material. It is set apart from the rest of carpet and rug types because unlike flat weaves, shag rugs have a very soft and fluffy texture which is ultra comfortable to walk or even sit on. Some even say that shag rugs are kind of comparable to the feel of luscious animal fur.
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Transitional Rugs And Why They Make Perfect Investment For Your Home

05-06-2018, by: The Rug Warehouse, (1) Post comment, Read comments
Transitional Rugs And Why They Make Perfect Investment For Your Home

Rugs provide one of the best ways to create maximum impact in an interior, while using only minimum effort. Whether to add color, brighten up, accentuate or breathe new life into a space, rugs will help you do amazing home makeovers without having to undergo the nitty gritty work of renovating, repainting or refinishing your home.

Luckily, the market offers a lot of rugs which one can choose from to suit any interior style. Rugs come in different colors, shapes, designs and style --ranging from exotic traditional pieces to exquisite contemporary  designs which resemble modern artworks. However, another type of rug which continues to pick up steam in the interior design scene are transitional rugs.

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A Guide to Traditional Hand Knotted Rugs

11-10-2017, by: The Rug Warehouse, (3) Post comment, Read comments
A Guide to Traditional Hand Knotted Rugs

Traditional hand knotted rugs are considered to be the ‘cream of the crop” when it comes to rugs and carpets. Known for their exquisite beauty, impeccable durability and fine craftsmanship technique, hand knotted rugs are true masterpieces which deserve a place in every home.

Find out everything you need to know about Traditional hand knotted rugs to help you decide why these stunning heirloom pieces make the perfect addition to your collection.

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The Timeless Turkish Rug

09-20-2017, by: The Rug Warehouse, (2) Post comment, Read comments
The Timeless Turkish Rug
When one speaks of oriental carpets, Turkish rugs instantly pop out into our minds. But what is the real reason why these stunning pieces of decor became so well known all over the world. Join us as we explore the genuine beauty of antique Turkish rugs.
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Climbing Up Comfort and Style with Carpet Runners

09-05-2017, by: The Rug Warehouse, (1) Post comment, Read comments
Climbing Up Comfort and Style with Carpet Runners
Every part of the home is as significant as the other. Serving different purposes, each area in the home must be given sufficient attention when it comes to design and planning. But sometimes, we often neglect these “secondary” spaces, thinking that the decor must focus more on the living room, dining or kitchen. As a result, these neglected spaces, such as stairways, foyers and hallways often become too dull, plain or boring. However, there is one “go to” decor that you can explore to instantly transform these drab spaces into fab spaces --- the carpet runner.
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A Closer Look on Kilim Rugs

08-15-2017, by: The Rug Warehouse, (0) Post comment, Read comments
A Closer Look on Kilim Rugs

Kilims are widely loved for their eye catching designs which enhance the look of spaces. Even the drabbest looking room can instantly turn into a lively haven when it meets the striking patterns and vivid color palettes of an exquisite Kilim rug. But more than what meets the eye, lies the true tale of beauty of Kilims.

Below we explore the history of kilims and what makes these interior decors so special.

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Enjoying the Best of Modern and Traditional Design with Transitional and Contemporary Rugs

08-06-2017, by: The Rug Warehouse, (0) Post comment, Read comments
Enjoying the Best of Modern and Traditional Design with Transitional and Contemporary Rugs
Do you want the timelessness of a traditional rug but also love the compelling lively presence  of a contemporary one? Well, we have just the right rug to add that most desired aesthetic appeal to your home. Transitional rugs combine the traditional and modern - toning down the bold colors and mixing it traditional motifs to produce just the perfect mix of subtle beauty and quiet strength. By mixing this two  together, your decor will never go out out style. Why go with a short lived fad, when you can enjoy the best of both worlds with a long lasting style?
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How to find interior design inspiration… when life gets in the way

07-30-2017, by: The Rug Warehouse, (0) Post comment, Read comments
How to find interior design inspiration… when life gets in the way

Did you grow up dreaming of the beautifully designed home you knew you’d live in one day? But then…you did grow up, and now you’re a very long way from the sweeping lines, shiny surfaces and sky-lit rooms you thought would be yours.

 
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Integrating Traditional Rugs in Interior Design

07-27-2017, by: The Rug Warehouse, (1) Post comment, Read comments
Integrating Traditional Rugs in Interior Design
It’s amazing how a single piece of decor can instantly transform a dull and boring room into something exciting. The bold presence of a high quality rug in an interior enhances it in so many ways - from adding more color, to bringing warmth and breathing life into a space. Just like your prized furniture pieces and special furnishings, rugs are also considered to be an integral part of interior design as they are equally significant to creating stunning spaces.
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The History of Moroccan Rugs

06-28-2017, by: The Rug Warehouse, (2) Post comment, Read comments
The History of Moroccan Rugs
Morocco was once the western extreme of the Arab world. In fact, its name in Arabic al-magrib means “the west.” As with any edge of an empire, it represented the most rugged elements of its parent culture. There were located the most intrepid explorers. There the most exotic combinations of local culture combined with that brought from afar. The indigenous people of Morocco (and of northern Africa) are known as the Berber. 
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