I few weeks back I introduced you to Mark Sikes’ new California Stripes collection of dhurrie rugs for Merida.

I am a in L O V E with this pretty pink number. 

My dog friends at the barn are certainly fans as seen below…

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I have long been a fan of dhurrie rugs for many reasons. 

  • they appear tidy and tailored because of their flatweave
  • they can give graphic pattern and punch
  • they are incredibly durable being made of natural wool
  • they can look equally appropriate in a traditional or modern interior
  • they are handwoven in India with fair wages to the local artisans
  • they can be ordered in any custom size in about 12 weeks 

I laid my Montecito – Pink rug in my office in the living room of the shop over a sisal to provide the perfect anchor in the seating area. I often sit here to meet with reps or when clients pop in for an impromptu visit. The space was immediately grounded and warmed up.  

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The pink is the perfect color that is feminine yet versatile and not saccharine sweet. 

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They make lovely spot for #shoefie too. 

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