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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 [...]

How to Make a Comfortable Reading Spot for Kids This post is part of the Beauty of Carpet campaign from May 2019. Read this full post at What Moms Love. Work with your kids to create a special reading spot where they can go to get comfortable and curl up with their reading material. This could be a cozy corner of their bedroom filled with pillows, or a secret hideout “fort." Wherever it may be, just make sure it’s somewhere that’s really inviting – if they’re on the floor, having carpet or a [...]

Carpet: Environmentally-friendly Flooring for Homes This post is part of the Beauty of Carpet campaign from April 2019. Read this full post at House of Hood. The fact that carpet is an earth-friendly option might not even cross your mind when deciding on your flooring. Carpet works the best for us in our home with young children and pets. It is easiest to keep clean and looking clean.  The hardwood floors we have downstairs show dirt and dust so quickly after cleaning them! The girls are always [...]

How to Style a Room with Carpet as the Foundation This post was originally posted on Chris Loves Julia as a part of the #BeautyofCarpet campaign. We know all about carpet! In fact, when we renovated our downstairs 3 years ago, we installed wall-to-wall carpet with a small-checked pattern throughout the whole space. And honestly–we couldn’t love it more! It’s warm and comfortable and helps dampen the sound of toys and the patter of little feet. Carpet also improves indoor air quality by removing [...]

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 [...]

The Gift of Cozy This post was a part of the Beauty of Carpet campaign in December 2018. Read the full post. At the top of the stairs, around the corner and through the door, at the end of the hallway is the coziest room in our house. The room that makes you sigh after a long winter’s day. The room that makes your heart snuggle. The room that makes you want to kick off your shoes and wrap your toes around the carpet and pull up a furry blanket and pour a cup of hot tea and rest your weary self. [...]