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Rugs make light work!

If lighting and flooring are the two most important elements when designing a home, then lamps and rugs are the most important accessories in the final decorating sweep. It’s the time to focus on the finishing touches. Here’s how to play with not just colour and pattern, but with your imagination.

New Year Decorating Resolutions with Alternative Flooring

Once the Christmas clutter is cleared, the next step is to think about how you can streamline your space. We all dream of building up, out or down, but there are other ways to unlock the space that you already have. What about supersizing all doors and adding a striped carpet runner like our Mr Blue Sky to give the illusion of space?

Where to have fun with Make Me A Rug

Alternative Flooring’s Make Me A Rug has been redesigned and has a cool new video starring the Mad About The House interiors writer Kate Watson-Smyth who shows the five easy steps to creating your customised rug.

How to decorate with rugs with Kate Watson-Smyth

For the first time Alternative Flooring’s Make Me A Rug service offers Quirky B pattern along with lots of new borders. This fabulous service has a new video featuring fellow rug lover and number 1 interiors blogger, Kate Watson-Smyth.

Paris, London

It’s always tricky to pinpoint trends at such a vast show as Maison, Paris. We were overwhelmed by the sheer size of this fair, the number of halls and the endless exhibitors. It takes a few weeks to grasp the full scope of Maison but it’s is a key place to track both emerging and existing trends in product, surface, pattern, shape, colour and material.

Guest Blog: Little Greene Paint & Alternative

Little Greene’s eco-friendly paint and wallpaper catalogues over 300 years of the best in English decoration.
Its mission is to provide the best quality paints at affordable prices, which are manufactured in the UK with minimal impact on the environment. They let both you and your walls breathe easily, and respect the fabric of your building, whatever its age.

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