March 2016

  1. Happy 182nd birthday, William Morris

    Today marks the 182nd birthday of William Morris. English textile designer, poet, novelist, translator, and socialist activist. (You may have spotted Google’s doodle celebrating his life and work.) Morris was deeply associated with the British Arts and Crafts Movement. He was also a major contributor to the revival of traditional British textile arts and methods of production. Morris’s influence on...
  2. Choosing your rug style

    There are plenty of reasons to introduce an area rug to your space. You can use clever styles and sizing to anchor the aesthetics of your room. It’s also very practical and can help with noise, keep a room warm and make the area more inviting. As with the rest of the elements of your interior design there are lots...
  3. The beauty and benefits of wool rugs

    Wool rugs are an excellent way to bring real luxury into a room, and they retain their quality appearance for years on end. However, like with any new rug, there are some rules that you must abide by when cleaning your rug. This will ensure longevity and that the textures bounce back without flattening the original pile. Simple maintenance for...
  4. Sheepskin Rugs

    There are some excellent advantages to having sheepskins rug in your home. This addition can be used in a number of different settings and is a great way of including a soft to touch texture into your living space. Another benefit of purchasing a sheepskin rug is it ability to be easily maintained and cleaned. At Land of Rugs we...
  5. Fun rugs for kids' bedrooms

    For a child, a bedroom is more than just a place to sleep. It's where they do schoolwork, play games, read, daydream, visit with friends and stockpile toys. If you’re looking for some ideas for your children's’ bedroom, keep in mind that you’re dealing with a very versatile space and all the design decisions you make need to match this...
  6. 5 questions to consider before buying a rug

    With so much choice available, it can often seem overwhelming knowing where to start when looking to buy a rug. From years of experience, we have come up with the top 5 questions to consider before buying a rug. What’s your budget? Rugs can be considered an investment piece to add to your home. Therefore it is important to allocate...

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