Category: Allergies

Child and dog playing on carpet

Refreshing Your Child's Bedroom for Spring on a Budget This post from Modern Day Moguls is part of the 2021 Beauty of Carpet Spring campaign. Springtime is the time for new beginnings as well as room refreshes! This go-around we are working on my youngest daughter's room. She would describe her current room as “not my style” or “too mom-ish.” She says these like it’s a bad thing. A few years ago we ended up ditching our guest bedroom for my office and in turn, made her room suitable for gue [...]

New NHLBI Guidelines for Asthma and Allergies: What They Mean for You In December 2020, the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, an organization under the National Institutes of Health, released new guidelines for the treatment of asthma and allergies. The guidelines are comprehensive in their content and are used by numerous organizations in government and the medical community. For CRI, the updated guidance is neutral concerning carpet removal and does not include any recommendations reg [...]

Christmas decor with carpet

The Benefits of Carpet During the Holidays This post is part of the Carpet and Rug Institute’s Beauty of Carpet campaign. Read the full post at Haneen's Haven. I always love adding seasonal touches to the bedrooms. They’re the coziest rooms in the house because they’re carpeted! I can’t wait to share more images of our new carpeting! It was just installed two weeks ago, and it feels SO good! So nice to have fresh carpet in time for the cold winter months. It’s soft underfoot! I don’t know about [...]

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 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 fam [...]

4 Reasons to Reconsider Carpet This post is part of the Beauty of Carpet campaign from October 2019. Read the entire post at Apartment Therapy. It’s no coincidence that some of our favorite homes feature great carpeting—after all, a well-designed room starts from the bottom up. Yet carpet is often overlooked and under-appreciated, despite being one of the most versatile, hardest-working floorings out there. Time to correct that. Read on for our ode to the fuzz beneath our feet. 1. Carpet is beau [...]

DIY Floor Pillows + Benefits of Carpet This post was a part of CRI's Beauty of Carpet campaign in November 2017. We love cuddling up on soft, warm carpet and enjoying family time together with these fun DIY floor pillows! Did you know carpet actually is GOOD for allergy sufferers? This came as news to me and I bet you’re surprised too. I’ll show you what I discovered when I teamed up with the Carpet &  Rug Institute. If you or your children suffer from allergies or asthma you may be hesitant [...]

Dog playing with toys

4 Reasons Why You Should Have Carpet in Your Home This post was a part of CRI's Beauty of Carpet campaign in November 2017. Aside from adding style and comfort to our house, carpet has so many other purposes such as improving indoor air quality and even allergies! I always believed that hardwood floors and tile were better for those with seasonal allergies and with allergies to dust and pet dander, but I was so wrong! The Carpet and Rug Institute is working hard to educate people on the facts an [...]

Life is better in socks

Choosing the Right Carpet and Rugs for Your Living Space This post was a part of CRI's Beauty of Carpet campaign in November 2016. Read the full post from Modern Day Moms. Believe it or not, carpet and rugs can act as a filter, trapping allergens and keeping them out of the air we breathe. Allergens that rest on top of hard surface flooring can easily be disturbed by every day activity such as walking, moving a chair or bouncing a ball. This is very very important for young children, who have br [...]