Fabulous Floorcloths

The Benefits Of Supporting Artisan Handmade Products

We live in a material world dominated by the story of stuff. When we take the opportunity to really examine our lives, we find out just how much of our time and energy is devoted to buying, selling, repairing, weeding, moving and maintaining all our stuff. In fact, we may even create our whole identity [...]

The Benefits Of Supporting Artisan Handmade Products2017-05-22T14:14:03+00:00

Art On The Floor

A famous perspective was introduced in the 1860s suggesting a nation's architecture and design were a direct reflection of the social and political health of that nation. While much has been written honoring the men of major design and architectural movements, many women designers contributed significantly to the furnishings of the modern home. It would [...]

Art On The Floor2017-05-22T14:14:03+00:00

Save Our Oceans With An Ocean Sea Rug

I wish I could say my motivation for making this post is to celebrate our oceans, and though it is intended for that, our oceans are in fact dying. I recently read a story about a sailor, Ivan Macfadyen, who sailed a race from Melbourne, Australia to Osaka, Japan ten years ago, and then did [...]

Save Our Oceans With An Ocean Sea Rug2017-05-22T14:14:07+00:00

Color For 2013

Every year interior designers choose new, trending colors with which to create fresh, unique looks in home decor. As well, the Pantone Color Institute chooses a color of the year. I am always fascinated by the process by which these colors are chosen. It is clear this process involves tuning in to the global vibration, [...]

Color For 20132017-05-22T14:14:12+00:00

Inspiration For Floor Cloth Designs

The history of painting on fabrics and textiles began thousands of years ago in Asia, and floor cloth designs date back to the 18th century. Many of these designs were based upon motifs found in nature, or traditional, cultural symbols incorporated into a pattern with geometric motifs. Today the range of textile designs is limitless [...]

Inspiration For Floor Cloth Designs2017-05-22T14:14:14+00:00

Ethnic Designs

I love ethic designs! It is wonderful to travel the world, and discover the roots at the heart of a culture which are expressed in their designs. When I lived in New Mexico, it was hard not to become enchanted with the traditional Navajo designs prevalent in rugs, blankets and pottery. Ethnic designs are steeped [...]

Ethnic Designs2017-05-22T14:14:14+00:00

What Is Transitional Design Style?

I have a lot of people ask me, " What is transitional design style?", when I explain to them I am doing transitional designs with my floorcloths. Transitional isn't a defined style of design like art deco or shabby chic. It is all about your own personal style, and how you want to blend the [...]

What Is Transitional Design Style?2017-05-22T14:14:14+00:00

This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.

This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.