Author: Paul Tucker

Family plays on comfortable carpet

Kid’s Room Design Inspiration: Toddler Playroom Ideas This post is part of the Carpet and Rug Institute’s Beauty of Carpet campaign. Read the full post at Black Southern Belle! Enter the #BeautyofCarpet sweepstakes here. I have a toddler and a baby who spend most of their time playing and crawling on the floor. The kids play all throughout the house with their toys and books strewn everywhere. Our two year old is very active and our baby will be walking soon, so I wanted to create a dedicated pl [...]

Girl petting dog on carpet

Carpet for Bedrooms: Why We Chose Carpet for Our Girls' Room This post is part of the Carpet and Rug Institute’s Beauty of Carpet campaign. Read the full post at House of Hood! Enter the #BeautyofCarpet sweepstakes here. Carpet is a great choice for any room in your house, but I wanted to specifically share why we chose it for our girls' bedrooms. Our girls are still little. They are 4 and 6, and are constantly playing with their dolls. They primarily play in their playroom and in their bedrooms [...]

A spilled glass of red wine on a carpet

CRI Spot Solver: Remove Stains Quickly and Simply CRI is all about providing the best information on all things carpet to make is a benefit for your home or facility. The CRI Spot Solver is a free web tool with the information to help you get that pesky spot or stain out of your carpet. Carpet cleaning is a necessary part of maintaining the appearance and longevity of carpet in your home or facility. Vacuuming and deep cleaning are the biggest aspects of carpet cleaning, but removing spots and s [...]

Classroom at Home

Simple Tips for Turning a Room into a Classroom This blog post is part of the Beauty of Carpet campaign from Thistlewood Farms. We just found out that our local schools are starting out online. Right now, for the first three weeks, online learning is the current education situation. My online learners are teenagers in high school, but my sister-in-law has three littles and one kind of not-so-little-any-more student that live at her house. We’ve all been living footloose and fancy-free with our s [...]

Nursery with Carpet

Modern Farmhouse Nursery with Carpet This blog post is part of the Beauty of Carpet campaign from Sleep in the City. Carpet vs. Wood Flooring: We ended up choosing wall-to-wall carpet for this farmhouse nursery room (we have wood floors everywhere else) for a bunch of reasons: not only are wood floors chillier at night for feedings, but carpet brings a healthier aspect to the nursery and Easton’s sensitive nose. Allergies are common in our family, as is asthma, and having carpet in the nursery s [...]

Carpet for Playtime

Chris Loves Julia: Beauty of Carpet This video is part of CRI’s Spring 2020 Beauty of Carpet campaign. See the full video and learn more at Chris Loves Julia. Our decision to keep wall-to-wall carpet in the girls’ rooms had a lot to do with warmth and comfort. This isn’t just where they sleep, it's also where they PLAY — and the carpet provides a soft, cozy cushion and helps keep the noise down. Plus, it looks so good! #BeautyofCarpet

Carpet in Fashionable Bedroom

5 Reasons I Love Carpet (And Why You Should Too) This post is part of CRI’s Spring 2020 Beauty of Carpet campaign. Read the full post at Home Made by Carmona. Now more than ever we are seeing the importance of creating homes that act as a safe haven for our families. As we go through this tough time together, I’m glad we can take a moment to appreciate the little things, and reflect on how we can help our families (especially the children) feel a little safer in a turbulent time. As our family h [...]

Game Room with Carpet

Essential Spring Cleaning Tips + The Beauty of Carpet This post is part of CRI’s Spring 2020 Beauty of Carpet campaign. Read the full post at A Blissful Nest. Our home has wall-to-wall carpet and is a cozy space right at the top of the stairs. I think of it as the second heartbeat room of our home because we spend so much time up here.  So I decided to tackle this space with some essential spring cleaning before the makeover and partnered with The Carpet & Rug Institute to sho [...]

Love Your Abode - Bedroom

5 Tips to Spruce Up Your Master Bedroom This post is part of CRI's Spring 2020 Beauty of Carpet campaign. Read the full post at Love Your Abode. I prepared this post weeks ago before all the craziness with the Covid-19 crisis that has hit our nation and world. With quarantines and social distancing in place, most of us have been spending a lot of time at home. Naturally, it has made me think about the importance of how our homes truly serve as a place of respite. With the changing of the seasons [...]

Hotel with Colorful Carpet

Classic Holiday Style and Family Fun in Charleston, SC This post is part of the 2019 Holiday Beauty of Carpet campaign. View the original post at Black Southern Belle. Holidays are here and nothing feels better than spending time with family. One of my annual ways to spend family time is by exploring historic hotels and holiday houses to get inspiration for holiday decor. Today I am giving a tour of the holiday decor in one of Charleston’s historic hotels. It is a great location downtown, has be [...]