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Ultimate Guide: How to Buy Your Perfect Area Rug

A guide to choosing the right size, material, and construction for your space. Finding the perfect area rug for your space can be a daunting task. From color, pattern, and textures to choose from, you want to make sure it’s just right. Having the right rug can help visually define a space, and protect your floors. Consider both the style and the purpose of your space. Let this area rug buying guide serve as your starting point to finding the perfect area rug for your space. When you have the right rug in your room, you can create the kind of space you’ve always dreamed about. The right rug can make a room come to life and can really add...

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The Process Behind Wooden Wall Art

The process begins at a small, local sawmill here in the United States. The wood is hand selected with a wide variety of species available. The locally sourced wood is carefully chosen to allow us to have cohesiveness in our style and the outcome of each design. Currently, we are incorporating black walnut and white oak into our work. After several months of drying out the wood, it is ready to be cut down into strips and coated with mineral oil to bring out the natural luster of the grain. After drying and reapplying, we are ready to sand down each strip to create a smooth sheen. Each strip is cut down to a specific puzzle piece, of which we...

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5 Tips for Living a More Eco-Friendly Lifestyle

“And she loved a boy very, very much – even more than she loved herself.” – Shel Silversten Our Earth is the most wonderful gift we have ever been given and it is our collective responsibility to care for it. Unfortunately, at the founding of this country our forefathers prioritized building civilization over any concern for the environment, but we know better now and we must take action. The responsibility now falls on us to reverse the errors of our past and put our Earth first so our grandchildren and great grandchildren will have clean air to breathe and clean water to drink. Caring for the environment doesn’t mean you need to start wearing burlap or hugging trees. All you...

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Ground Your Feet in Decades of Tradition and Art

  Energy is captured in nearly everything around us, and, is constantly flowing with the ever-changing environment. A simple area rug, crafted with the love and care of a skilled artisan may adorn a house for a lifetime, while an artificial budget throw from the department store may need replacing in just a year. When a native tribeswoman in Ethiopia weaves a rug, she pours her heart and soul into her work. She takes time to select quality materials from nature; materials energized by the warming sun, grazing animals and happy children playing in the open, spacious fields. She uses and recycles all she can; giving thanks for each clump of fluff that contributes to her art. Back in her...

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