Category: Benefits of Carpet and Rugs

Comfortable Home for the Holidays

5 Ways to Cozy Up Your Living Room for the Holidays This post is part of the 2019 Holiday Beauty of Carpet campaign. View the original post from Rachel Teodoro. I am no home decorator. Not even close, but I don't think most of us are. I see images on Pinterest on Instagram or in magazines and I'm drawn to them, but sometimes I'm not sure why. My husband tells me often, especially when I'm being precious about how things look in our home, that we live here in this space. And I think that's what i [...]

Dog on Cozy Carpet in Holidays

Getting Cozy With Carpet For The Holidays + Benefits of Carpet This post is part of the 2019 Holiday Beauty of Carpet campaign. View the original post at Haneen's Haven. Happy Holiday season, everyone! Thanksgiving has come and gone, and I’m excited to start decking the halls in our home. Oddly enough, I’ve started in bedrooms! If you missed it, I posted a gorgeous chic Christmas look in my 13 year old’s room last week. This week, I’m tackling the master bedroom. I think I’m naturally [...]

Carpet in Modern Family Home

Getting Cozy for the Holidays with Carpet This post is part of the 2019 Holiday Beauty of Carpet campaign. View the original post at Love Your Abode. Our family room is the ultimate cozy space for cuddling, watching movies, playing games and just being together. The Christmas decorations and tree all add so much magic to the space and it is the perfect backdrop to making memories during this special time of year.  When it comes to our family room, it’s ALL about cozy and warmth. I get cold easil [...]

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 [...]

NSF 140 Continues Carpet Industry Commitment to Sustainability Sustainability and environmental efforts continue to grow in importance for many industries. Creating products that are green or sustainable is an ongoing challenge for businesses in these industries. The carpet industry is one such industry that is taking the lead with standards on sustainable platforms. This past summer, stakeholders from the carpet industry, associated industries, and other fields gathered to update NSF/ANSI 140 S [...]

How to Host a Romantic and Family-friendly Party (and Why Carpet Works for It) This post is part of the Carpet and Rug Institute's blogger campaign focused on the benefits of carpet. Read the full post at How to Host a Romantic and Family Friendly Mardi Gras Inspired Vacation. One of my favorite ways to vacation is to explore history and the best way to do that is by staying in a historic hotel. From Bed & Breakfasts to midcentury modern inns, historic hotels are all the rage and I love [...]

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 [...]

Blue i Style Books at Kids Level

Fun Ways to Encourage Kids to Read This post was a part of CRI's Beauty of Carpet campaign in November 2017. I know that for some kids, books don't hold the same appeal, and, for some, they may even be a source of frustration. After talking with friends and looking at what has been working well in our house, I've compiled some easy and fun tips to encourage young kids to love books, even before they can actually read the words on the pages! I am grateful to The Carpet and Rug Institute (CRI) for [...]

Designing with Carpet and Rugs at Home This post is a part of CRI's Beauty of Carpet campaign for May 2017. Read the full post from Studio McGee. If you have kids, wall-to-wall carpet makes it a great, healthy, cozy spot to run around on, and they can crawl and jump around with a soft place to land. Carpet also improves the acoustics of a room and reduces noise. I also love to wake up with soft carpet under my feet.  As a bonus, carpet also keeps allergens out of the air! Learn more about design [...]