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Why You Should Add Native American Rugs to Your Home

Everyone wants to incorporate their own unique style in their living space to give it a personal touch and make it look classy. With the unique creativity that most people have, the interior designs of homes are never the same. Even those who seek the help of professional designers can still find a way to add their personal preferences to the home. Interior design covers a wide area ranging from the type of seats one has to the curtains and other additions like paintings. Rugs also play an important factor in this arrangement and can play a big role in making a home look elegant and classy. Below are some of the reasons why you should add Native American rugs to your home.

With rugs available in many designs and makes, using native rugs has many advantages the top of which is versatility. The rags come in unique designs that can easily blend with the available furniture and décor in a home. From the living room to the bedroom and even bathrooms, native rugs give users multiple color choices to choose from to ensure they add warmth to a home without giving too many restrictions.

The nature of these rugs provide are pleasing to look at and such add beauty to any room they are placed in. They can transform a dull room to a colorful one without necessarily making colors clash. To make this easier, choose colors that blend well with the items you already have in your home even though this isn’t usually a challenge. In addition, native rugs are a good investment since they never gout of style. This means you can change your furniture in future but the rugs will still be in style or even considered vintage increasing their value.

Native American rugs are always durable and can last for very long periods before being worn out. This feature makes them more comfortable for longer. Like other rugs, they reduce noise levels and increase the comfort of the people living in the room making it more enjoyable to walk bare feet. People operating in different rooms of the house at the same can do so without interfering with one another or distracting them. This also makes it easier for those working at home since they’ll encounter less noise disturbance from movements.

With native rugs, your home gets an additional artwork since that’s what the rugs present. You can either request yours to be custom made or you can have an already made one. Either way, the rugs are a work of art that the rugs have are great for every room. In addition to adding style, they also act as a safety measure by preventing unnecessary accidents resulting from falls. The way they stick to the floor surface makes them safer and more reliable unlike some of the other rug makes.

Whether you have a traditional or modern home, you can never go wrong with American native rugs. They will make your home look classy, warm and inviting, while at the same time giving you a chance to get creative and add elegance.


Decorating My New York City Apartment

Throughout different societies in history, decor was a way to artistically express a cultures’ lifestyle and at times were considered to be status symbols. How a room or home is decorated can evoke emotions of happiness, comfort, and familiarity. Growing up, I never really cared much for southwestern decor until I moved away from my home in Florida for college, and had to live hours away in New York City. Once I moved into my new apartment that was unfurnished and bare, I realized the importance of interior design and decor.

I wanted to have my living space reflect who I am as a person, as well as remind me of home and what makes me happy. I transformed my apartment from an empty shell to a dreamy ocean oasis, by carefully choosing warm lighting, selecting a color scheme that made me feel calm and having rugs and decor that was comforting to be surrounded by. Since I was living in a city where it is cold 6 months out of the year and was nowhere near a beach, which was something I was used to being surrounded by when I was living in Florida, I decided that somehow I have to bring the beach and sunshine to me.

I decorated my room with seashells and painted the wall a light blue, and pictures all over the apartment of either the ocean or memories of me at the beach. This helped make living in New York City more bearable for me and I was able to avoid the feeling of being homesick by how my surroundings made me feel. This was when I realized that decor mattered to me and played a huge role in how I choose to decorate my surroundings. It is more than just expressing my individuality and style through the form of interior design it was about making somewhere feel like home no matter where I am.

Southwestern Style Rugs Make a Great Addition

southwestern decorSouthwestern rugs can make a great addition to many homes, yet with the sheer range of other options available to you, from the modern to those stemming from other traditions, it can be hard to decide whether you should go with them or not. Here are some reasons why you might want to consider them:

They are highly decorative. Cheap standard rugs are quite plain, simply because the manufacturers want neutral designs that will appeal to the broadest range of people. That is fine if you don’t mind the floors of your home being bland and featureless, but it does not help much if you want to make a talking point of them. Even in otherwise quite minimalist decorating schemes, this sort of rug can create just the right splash of color to set off the rest of the room.

There are many designs to choose from, whatever your current tastes. Unlike many other traditional rug forms, where the designs are mostly fixed, these rugs represent a whole range of variations on a few key themes. That means that no matter what effect you are looking for, you are bound to find at least one rug that will help you to achieve it.

You’re connecting to a tradition. Rugs have been made in this style throughout the south western for centuries, so if it’s a regional culture that appeals to you, or that simply fits in with the look you are trying to achieve, then the right rug can make it easy to connect to that tradition.

They come in a range of prices. Unlike some traditional rug types, where there is only one price, and that is extortionate, this type of rug is available in a wide variety of price points. That is large because it is a style of rug rather than a specific production technique, so it is possible to achieve authentic designs while still getting the benefits of modern manufacturing approaches.

Southwestern rugs and southwestern decor can help you to dramatically improve a room. If the rooms in your home are currently looking a little drab, then the right rug can make a big difference. Because your floor surface is such a large portion of the area in any room, whatever you do to it regarding decoration has a huge impact. Used correctly, a rug of this type can be the focus for a whole new decorating scheme, or can simply be a great way of finishing off your existing decor.

Whatever the reason, bright, highly decorative southwest rugs can almost always make a difference to your home. Whether you want them to inject a little color into a room that has slipped from neutrality into blandness, or whether you want to make them the key points in your home’s new look, they are a great, high-quality option that you can still get at a reasonable price. Used wisely, they can make all the difference to your home, and make it a great place to live in.

Western Home Decor and Why We Love It

The décor of any room is an art form. It is used as self-expression and sets the energy for anyone entering the room. In my own life, my own sense of style is based on energy. The décor I choose must reflect a positive and open energy and an inviting taste. It is a display of how I choose to live and who I am as a person. It can be over the top or subtle and minimal, either way, it is important to portray who we are in our own space. Not only to make ourselves feel comfortable and at home but those who enter our space as well. In our society, we see just how important aesthetic has become in our own self-promotion and branding.

Aesthetic is an important part of décor. Within any given event or major gathering we can see just how much time and energy goes into carpeting, wall décor, lighting, and unique pieces. It sets the event apart and gives the audience an understanding of what the intentions behind the gathering may be. Before decorating any room we are given a blank wall, like a canvas and the décor we choose is the reflection of our own interpretation of the given space. We use these tools to tell a story and this is why décor is an important part of our society. It is an underrated form of art which takes a keen eye for detail and an articulate intention.

You never notice your surroundings more than when you are suffering under the 12th hour of an intense research paper. Surprisingly, it’s not writing itself like you thought it would, Why did choose Mating Calls of The Patagonian Ice Seagulls?! You ask as you chug down your 3rd gigantic mug of coffee. You try to get comfortable choosing the perfect chair and the perfect spot with the perfect lighting. You arrange your books and your laptop in just the right way but, as the minutes tick away your mind goes blank again. You wonder why I can’t just break through this writer’s block. It might be the décor, an overlooked element for sure!

Being able to have a quiet, comfortable and inspiring place to study is of the most crucial elements of the college student, especially a writer. In fact, some of the most enlightened characters in history have had the mind to create for themselves a perfect nook for studying completely with their preferred lighting, seating, and inspirational décor. A roaring fireplace, wall to wall bookshelves, art and memorabilia of expeditions past were par for the course in these studies as well as exotic or rustic furniture and artifacts. These were people of science, exploration, and innovation; they knew that décor matters. These are the things I think about when I think about décor and what I want my study room to look like, comfort and inspiration are priceless to the student and scholar.

I’m a history major, so I find the 18th-century studies of England to be most interesting and I often find myself looking through Google for pictures of such study rooms. As for myself, my study room is in the living room. I’ve taken over a small high legged dining table because I like to spread out all of my study materials out where I can see them. I have a single green bankers lamp from the 40’s perched near my laptop and a stiff high-backed dark brown leather chair so I can sit straight back. I have a small soft shaggy rug underneath my bare feet and all of this is positioned near the east window so I can do my work in the light of the morning while I sip my coffee. Around me are several potted plants and artwork, my own and of some friends to inspire me.
I’m about to transfer to a U.C. and I can say without a doubt that one of the most important things I’ve learned in community college is that a perfect study with perfect décor can mean the world to a student.

Décor has always been in my life; I’ve had everything from carpets to paintings to doilies. I feel like décor is important because it can either make or break a room. When entering a house the first thing I look at is the décor, I want to see if the décor matches their personality. Décor is what brings a room to life and it also makes you feel welcomed. As someone who likes to decorate I enjoy looking for the endless possibilities décor can do for your house. I am currently a sophomore in college and next year I am living with several roommates and we want to come up with décor ideas that will best fit our personality. Décor says a lot of one person’s lifestyle and tastes. Indians have been making décor since before I was alive. My mom would tell me stories of Indians making quilts from when she was younger (We have a % of Indian) That is amazing that since before I was born people have been decorating and have been focused on décor. I feel as though it is socially normal for people to have décor in their house. If you do not have décor in your house then that is truly breaking social norms. Décor can range from anything to furniture, carpets, and even dog décor. Décor is in our everyday life and should continue to be in our everyday life. Psychiatrist state that décor can help one’s emotions and help them cope with certain situations and make them either act our or act calm, which is why psychiatrist have décor around their office to make someone feel comfortable and at ease. In conclusion, I believe décor needs to be everywhere to make someone feel at home and/or welcomed, and it also is there for the enjoyment of yourself and others.