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A common sight throughout the Victorian Era and into the 1930’s, stair rods were a functional part of home decor and another flourish in the exquisite detail associated with homes built during that time period.
Before the days of non-slip pad and tack strip, stair rods were used to hold stair runners in place. They allowed homeowners to periodically move their runner to evenly distribute wear over carpet. Stair rods also allowed removal of runners for cleaning before the convenience…Continue
Added by Sandy Henderson on January 22, 2008 at 4:26am — No Comments
Art for the floor? But of course! There are so many inspirational ideas to draw from especially if you are having a custom rug made. A custom rug is a one of a kind area rug, and can be Art that you walk on. At Rug Rats we have been inspired over the years to draw from many artists and the pool of ideas is endless. Our favorite is Henri Matisse. You can see his influence everywhere, especially in furniture and fabrics. In Matisse’s later years he gave up painting to create art by paper…Continue
Added by Sandy Henderson on January 20, 2008 at 6:06pm — No Comments