I was pleased as punch to see these beauties arrive in my inbox. My dear Turkish friend has created a new collection of stunning colorful pieces made of angora wool.  These are the first runner designs but the amazing news is you can customize your size. His pricing is AMAZING! If you want more details email.. read more →

27 Feb 2018
February 27, 2018

Patina Vie Rug Love

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I want to share a favorite rug in my house.  I added this soft beauty over the sisal last fall.  My family was constantly complaining about how sisal was uncomfortable etc.  I knew it had to be a hearty rug that could withstand the rough lifestyle we live.  Three dogs, cleats, golf shoes and dirty.. read more →

I was honored when I was asked to design a rug for the Annie Selke & Apartment Therapy’s Design Challenge. I promised myself I would refrain from doing voting challenges again but, here we are! The opportunity is to great to pass it up.  I humbly ask for your help. Voting kicks off today, July.. read more →

I have VERY exciting news to share! I am participating in the The 2017 Annie Selke Rug Design Challenge! I cannot wait to share this process with you.   It is time to flex those creative muscles. I have been playing with designs and have over 40 ideas started…I guess I better start narrowing it down… read more →

Chinese Art Deco rugs have captured my heart recently. I was searching for one in a very specific size for a client and came upon so many lovely colorful beauties I thought I must share some favorites.   But first a little history on the style… “Antique Chinese carpets have a very long and distinguished.. read more →

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… I have long been a fan of dhurrie rugs for many reasons.  they.. read more →

Merida recently shared a wonderful surprise. They created in collaboration with Mark D. Sikes. “California Stripes” is his collection of wool dhurries. The collection in comprised of four various stripe collections names for the Cali areas or neighborhoods he often frequents; Brentwood, Presidio, Montecito and Palisades CALIFORNIA STRIPES A modern take on vintage dhurries, each rug.. read more →