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Spots or stripes?

Now that spring has arrived there are a lot of people who will be looking to transform their homes in order to banish dark colours and inject some light and energy into their living space. Spots and stripes are a major trend at the moment and are unlikely to go out of fashion any time [...]

By |March 26th, 2014|Categories: Storage|Comments Off on Spots or stripes?

Can you match rugs and carpets?

It’s well known that homemakers can match rugs with attractive laminate flooring or exposed wood flooring. The two go together perfectly because the former reinstate a bit of homeliness and warmth after the latter have brought the cleanliness and the simplicity. However, laminate flooring and wood flooring aren’t for everyone and they aren’t necessarily for [...]

By |March 18th, 2014|Categories: Storage|Comments Off on Can you match rugs and carpets?

Product comparison: designer rugs v clearance rugs

When you search for rugs online, you’ll notice a whole host of styles and colours available. However, it’s not just about picking between the different styles. You can base your search on something else, like whether or not you’re after the latest designer pieces or something that represents a bit of a bargain. So, one [...]

By |March 11th, 2014|Categories: Storage|Comments Off on Product comparison: designer rugs v clearance rugs

Top 5 toddler-friendly rugs

Rugs are incredibly practical for a number of reasons. Of course, they perform a very important function in making the house look more stylish and they generally help to make your interiors feel warmer, but there’s more to them than that. Take, for instance, the impact they have in children’s bedrooms. Rugs can be used [...]

By |March 6th, 2014|Categories: Storage|Comments Off on Top 5 toddler-friendly rugs

Rugs to usher in the springtime

The period between winter and spring is one of those interesting transitional pseudo-seasons that has its own unique feel. It’s positive in the sense that temperatures are rising and the days are getting a bit longer and brighter. However, the traditional British springtime is not exactly glorious in terms of the weather – it rains [...]

By |March 3rd, 2014|Categories: Storage|Comments Off on Rugs to usher in the springtime

Rugs for DIY boutique camping

Camping is a very British pastime. As a nation, we have a wonderful relationship with the beauty spots on our doorstep, with couples, families and individuals often finding solace and enjoyment in trips to the countryside. Perhaps it’s representative of the British stiff upper lip that we like to camp and look after ourselves, rather [...]

By |February 28th, 2014|Categories: Storage|Comments Off on Rugs for DIY boutique camping

Care guide: rug colour management

One of the chief reasons people buy rugs is to brighten up their homes. That’s why so many of the modern and traditional rugs on the market make such intelligent use of colour. Few home accessories have as much power to enrich the interior design of a given space as rugs – they act as [...]

By |February 27th, 2014|Categories: Storage|Comments Off on Care guide: rug colour management

The psychology of comfort

For such a fundamental human incentive, comfort is actually incredibly complex. We all seek out comfort where possible – physical comfort, emotional comfort, comfort in our jobs and in our social groups. The psychology of comfort is definitely worth discussing when it comes to rugs. Since rugs are so soft to the touch, it’s easy [...]

By |February 6th, 2014|Categories: Storage|Comments Off on The psychology of comfort

Product comparison: skins/pelts v synthetic rugs

The world of rugs is incredibly diverse. All sorts of styles co-habit specialist rug shops like so many fish in the sea. Okay, perhaps there aren’t quite as many styles of rugs out there as there are species of ocean critters, but there’s a good number and the variations are often fairly minute. Nevertheless, it’s [...]

By |January 28th, 2014|Categories: Storage|Comments Off on Product comparison: skins/pelts v synthetic rugs

Sale furniture and rug match-up

The January sales offer people an opportunity to save a lot of cash on new furniture. Furniture is one of those things that are worth waiting till January to buy, purely because things like dining sets, sofas, armchairs, coffee tables and so on are so expensive. If you save up your money till the January [...]

By |January 23rd, 2014|Categories: Storage|Comments Off on Sale furniture and rug match-up