Category: Benefits of Carpet and Rugs

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 [...]

Children in playroom

How to Design a Multigenerational Space with Carpet Design Inspired by Heritage and Family This post from Black Southern Belle is part of the 2021 Beauty of Carpet Spring campaign. My husband and I both work from home and have been fortunate to spend time with my parents and with their grandchildren. Our weekdays are often spent at their home, and I’ve been looking to do something extra special for them. I decided to surprise my parents by transforming their upstairs suite into a multifunctional [...]

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 [...]

Kids playing on carpet during the holidays

How to Decorate for Christmas Using Non-Traditional Colors and Carpet This post is part of the Carpet and Rug Institute’s Beauty of Carpet campaign. Read the full post at Modern Day Moguls. Modern Day Moguls outlines how carpet is the perfect base for designing around the holidays! Cozy– Carpet was such an easy choice in this room because I knew it would be a central working/collaboration spot for our family. Seeing that carpet is soft, warm and cozy underfoot it  makes hanging out in here so ea [...]

Children’s Room Flooring Inspiration This post is part of the Carpet and Rug Institute’s Beauty of Carpet campaign. Read the full post at Unlikely Martha. When it was time to start considering new flooring for my children’s rooms, for a very short time we tossed around the idea of putting a hard surface option in their rooms, and then when I put some thought into how my children live in their rooms it was evident that carpet was the best choice. My children sit on the floor a lot, both of them f [...]

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 bed [...]

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