The Anatomy of a Vintage Rya Rugs

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Vintage Rya Rugs – History In The Making Details make all the difference. This is certainly the case with traditional handcrafted ryas (ree-yas). These shaggy, often colorful vintage rugs and wall coverings are unique to Scandinavia but have also created a sensation in the United States, a decorating and handcrafting sensation to be exact. Although Read More…

Presidential Style: Oval Office Rugs

Oval Office Rugs

Oval Office Rugs Over The Years If you were the president of the United States, you’d have the power to make any space your own, especially your office. In the White House, it turns out, that, changing the rug in the Oval Office is the best way to say that you’ve taken over. In honor Read More…

Discovering The Art in Vintage Rugs

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Vintage Rug Art There are a plethora of opinions on art. Is beauty in the eye of the beholder? Is art what you make of it? What is art? Many of these questions don’t have a clear-cut answer, but it’s true that art can be found anywhere. The difference is that sometimes it’s easier to Read More…

The Year of the Horse: the Saga Continues

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Chinese New Years – The Year Of The Horse Is it too late to say “Happy New Year?” Maybe not. January 31, 2014, marks the beginning of the Chinese New Year. While last year’s celebrations focused on the benevolent, mythical dragon, this year represents a powerful and real zodiac symbol, the horse. Although traditions vary around Read More…

Antique Carpets Of Downton Abbey

Antique Carpets Of Downton Abbey

Downton Abbey Antique Carpets Antique Carpets of Downton Abbey - Downton Abbey is back with gripping plots and dazzling sets as the fourth season premieres in the United States. It’s not just the plots that draw viewers in. The lavish sets, surroundings and furnishings, especially the antique carpets and tapestries, entertain viewers as well as Julian Fellowes’ Read More…