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5 Decorating Mistakes You’re Making Today

5 Decorating Mistakes You’re Making Today

5 Home Decor Mistakes You’re Making Today When decorating your home you should not be afraid to make some mistakes. The first rule of building a space is to make it your own. The items in the home should reflect your personal style and taste. Over time trendy styles begin to fade and your personal taste will evolve. Everyone has areas in their home they can improve upon. Here are the 5 most common home decor mistakes and how you can try to avoid making them.   Your rug is too small for your space. Most homeowners mistakenly go too...

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How to choose the perfect area rug for your home

How to choose the perfect area rug for your home

How to choose the perfect area rug for your home How to choose an area rug style According to sales data the most popular area rug styles are traditional, such as Persian or oriental rugs, and contemporary rugs which feature more modern designs that boast more vibrant colors. Traditional rugs have been staples of living rooms and dining rooms for decades but in the past few years interest in contemporary rugs has peaked.  More modern rug styles have jumped to the forefront with their bolder styling, striking patterns and elaborate designs. Choosing a style simple comes down to your personal...

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How To: Rug Cleaning Tips

How To: Rug Cleaning Tips

Oriental Rug Cleaning Tips Cleaning your Oriental Rugs is a little easier than cleaning your Persian Rug – but it still requires attention to detail. A good oriental rug is made completely of wool and it hand-knotted to ensure long life and durability. Therefore, if you have a quality handmade rug (especially a Kaoud one) cleaning it will be relatively simple. Because your handmade rug is so tightly wound dirt, dander and dust will be waiting for you at the top of your rug and with regular vacuuming, every two weeks or so, you can easily keep your handmade rug...

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How To Design Your Room With Area Rugs

How To Design Your Room With Area Rugs

How To Design Your Room With Area Rugs Finding The Perfect Size Rug Interior designers suggest showing between 1 and 3 feet of flooring around your area rug. For example, if your living room is 12 feet wide by 14 feet long the correct size rug for your room would be either an 8′ x 10′ or 8′ x 11′. Your area rug should be large enough to have the front legs of the furniture on the rug and the back legs off. The front legs should come on to the rug at least 3 inches so that when sitting...

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How To Remove Wine From My Rug

How To Remove Wine From My Rug

How to clean red wine stains from your rug and carpet Having your family over for the holidays is always enjoyable until someone makes a mess that can be hard to clean up. Red wine is one of those messes that rugs do not enjoy! Here are three simple steps that will help you in your area rug and carpet cleaning process. Step 1: You are going to need to use a clean cloth (preferably white) to blot as much of the red wine stain up as you can out of the area rug. Focus on slowly working the stain...

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