We did it again…

I need to come clean. I kiiinda bought another living room rug. Ok, not kinda. I really did. I think I might have a problem [See previous post here on our musical rug situation]. But this one is totally justifiable… hear me out, okay? I was practically forced to buy a new rug, for two reasons… First – My husband said the current rug made him dizzy. No joke. And this has been backed up by numerous house guests (Did he pay them off? Possibly.) But I kind of saw his point as the herringbone pattern looks

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Teach me Tuesday: Flokati

A flokati rug is a handmade shag wool rug. Making flokatis is a long-time tradition of the Vlachs in the Pindus mountains. The natural color of a flokati rug is off-white, but they may be dyed different colors. The entire rug is wool, including the backing from which the tapered shag emerges. After the rug is woven, it is placed in the cold water of a river to fluff the shag. They continue to be handmade in the mountains of Greece and are regarded as desirable in American modern decor and children’s rooms. Source If we didn’t have

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