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Rug Buyer’s Guide

Look at that area rug over there. Nice, right? It really ties the room together. Its pattern is gorgeous, complicated without being confusing. Notice the fibers. Bet you can already feel them beneath your feet, between your toes. Go ahead, wiggle your toes a bit; I will not judge.

Just one question: Is it really the right rug for you?

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Au Natural in the Nursery + Kids Room

Natural elements have been making their way into the modern nursery since last season. Unfinished wood has been widely popular in nursery furniture, but now we’re seeing this trend expand and take on a light and airy look that goes well beyond just a natural wood crib. To get this look, you’ll want to keep in mind the key to creating a light and natural nursery or kid’s room isn’t just about the looks. It’s what’s inside that matters.

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10 Ideas for a Modern Teen Lounge Space

When I was younger, I remember dreaming about turning my room into the ultimate hangout pad for me and my friends. Granted, my room needed to be exponentially larger to match what I was seeing in movies and it would’ve required having my parents drive me all over the place to shop for stuff, but the idea of having a designated private area away from parents was a dream nonetheless. Luckily, in the age of the internet, designing a lounging arrangement catered to a teen’s tastes is much easier. Here are a few ideas to help get things started.

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Modern Dining: The Art Of The Meal

For iconic designer Ray Eames, the dinner table was more than just a place to dine. As an artist, the dining room table was Ray’s canvas, or rather her tableau. You too can become a masterful host like Ray Eames with these tips to create your own visually pleasing and surprisingly simple table settings a la Ray Eames herself.

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How to Choose the Right Rug

We all know rug buying can be nothing short of overwhelming with all of the choices out there. From picking the pattern and style to landing on the correct size and color, it’s enough to make you want to close your computer immediately. But if you think about it, the rug is what grounds the room and it sets the tone of the entire space.

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