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I have a new design mantra. I copied it from FLOR:

NOT AFRAID TO MATCH
NOT AFRAID TO CLASH
NOT AFRAID – PERIOD

Launched in the spring of 2003 and based in Elmhurst, Illinois (just outside Chicago), FLOR is a line of design-inspired carpet tiles for the home that lets you create unique area rugs, runners or wall-to-wall carpet designs quickly and easily. FLOR’S unique design is a system of 19’7″ squares that you can mix or match or…not match. Love this pattern…’Find A Face’.

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knotsrugsSeveral years ago I was introduced to Zentangles. Creating zentangles is a great stress reducer with the added benefit of a piece of art when you are finished. I’m not sure what the genesis of the design was…but, when I saw this rug I immediately recognized several zentangle elements.

The rug is from Knots Rug. This site has some amazing color combinations and design elements. I loved the Missoni Home Rug & Rug Star sections.

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zollanvariOne of the most complex items to purchase for our showroom is an oriental rug. Two rugs may look identical…but there may be thousands of dollars separating the selling prices.

The featured rug is a non-traditional oriental rug. (Great Landscape Cane) This rug is from Zollanvari AG. Be sure to watch the intro. It is well worth the time.

Zollanvari has an additional website that gives a marvelous history of rugs from Iran/Persia.

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