Modern rugs

Get your conservatory ready for summer
Get your conservatory ready for summer

It’s getting to that time of the year again when you can finally open up your conservatory doors and enjoy the Summer sunshine. Nothing quite beats reading a paper, socialising with friends or having an afternoon siesta in the complete warmth and comfort of your conservatory, and this guide will walk you through preparations to […]

Lumpy Rug Day – How to clean a rug
Lumpy Rug Day – How to clean a rug

To celebrate Lumpy Rug Day (yes, it’s a real thing!) on the 3rd May, we thought it’d be nice to give a little TLC to the rugs in our lives which often go under-appreciated and unloved. Here we give you our top tips on how to clean a rug, to give your floors a bit […]

Modern Rugs Buying Guide
Modern Rugs Buying Guide

With their wide range of colours and stunning designs, modern rugs will complement any home. These floor coverings are stylish, hardwearing and come in a range of materials and sizes Modern rug designers sometimes take their inspiration from contemporary artists. Older more traditional houses can benefit from the vibrant appearance of a modern rug. From […]

Modern May Day rugs
Modern May Day rugs

Here in the UK we are fast approaching the May Day bank holiday which falls on the fifth day of the month. Although it has become a modern holiday, the celebrations actually originate from the Pagan festival of Beltane when numerous traditions were celebrated. One lesser known May Day tradition is that of ‘Lumpy Rug […]

Why laminate oak flooring is a better option than using real wood
Why laminate oak flooring is a better option than using real wood

Wood floors are always in fashion and with their natural tones look beautiful in the home. Not everyone wants to install real wood – it’s expensive and a big deal to install – so when you can get a similar look with an easier and more affordable alternative why wouldn’t you? Oak laminate flooring for example is […]

A short potted history of modern rugs
A short potted history of modern rugs

If you could take your rug out for a quick fly around the block – that would be refreshingly new wouldn’t it? Such tales of flying carpets are as old as the hills – and hardly represent modernity. But the rug has evolved – and it is a common feature in many households. But just […]

5 of the best modern rugs
5 of the best modern rugs

Rugs work beautifully in many homes – adding an extra injection of style and colour. They also help break up plain flooring or carpets and add something special to your home. When it comes to choosing a new rug, there are different options to look at and several things to take into account. Start by […]

Cosy winter rug trends
Cosy winter rug trends

A carpet may be a long term investment but a rug can just be for winter! Make the most of the handy portable rug when the weather gets colder to add extra winter warmth to your home. Use the rug to supplement your existing carpets, giving a deep and soft pile to scrunch your toes […]