Teddy Bear Skin Rugs?!

by Brittany Mauriss

Teddy Bear Skin Rugs?!

Okay, now I've seen everything: hand-sewn fur rugs made from repurposed teddy bear skins! And not just tiny little rugs for decoration -- we're talking giant 9-foot by 7-foot rugs for the living room. For your friends to wonder why this odd-patterned rug looks so familiar and yet so alien in its setting.

created at: 03/24/2011

The rugs are created by Agustina Woodgate, an Argentinian transplant living in Miami, who invests a great deal of time collecting, cutting...

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How to Clean Area Rugs with Snow!

by DIY Maven

How to Clean Area Rugs with Snow!

If you live in a place that will have a surplus of snow within the next few months--like I do--you just might want to try this old time method of cleaning area rugs. Apparently, it works for wool, cotton and polyester rugs. Note: You'll want to use DRY snow for this procedure, not the soggy stuff.

  1. First, if you can, vacuum the front and back of your rug, or gently shake it out.
  2. Take your rug outside in a protected area and let it get...

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Rug Love

by DIY Maven

Rug Love

Hansine Pedersen Goran’s hand tufted rugs aren’t cheap, but they are spectacular. Designed by Hansine herself, the area rugs–or should I say works of art?–range in price from $2,500 to $8,000. Her on-line showroom, which not only includes unexpected patterns but shapes as well, is available for perusal at Current Carpets.

'Night Folding Over Day'

'Cape Cod'

'Peace'

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