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What to consider when laying out the rooms in your home

Posted on October 10th, 2019.

Now that you’ve developed a design plan for your home, the next step is to focus on laying out the rooms in your home. Every room has its nuances that need to be worked around. Map out on graph paper the layout of your room, or if you’re savvy enough and can use a layout app, then use that. Consider the big pieces, and arrange the...

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Doing it for the ‘gram – tips to make your home stand out on social media

Posted on January 24th, 2019.

You’re proud of your home, and you want to show off your personal style. Or perhaps you’re thinking of selling, and it’s time to work the room, so to speak, so you want to showcase your dwelling to potential buyers. Here are some tips to up your online game and make your home stand out on social media. De-clutter your home. With experts...

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Can you put an area rug over carpet?

Posted on December 6th, 2018.

Putting an area rug over a carpet can be a wonderful way of bringing new life into a room. This can add that pop of colour or texture that doesn’t require a complete room redesign. Alternatively, it can be an inexpensive way to cover up a worn area, or if you are renting, bring your own design taste to your space. The “rules” for...

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Six things to consider when buying a carpet (Some help from the experts at Vifloor)

Posted on October 25th, 2018.

Buying carpet is not an everyday purchase, so it’s easy for consumers to be confused by the process and end up with carpet that does not suit their needs. Here are some helpful points to consider when buying a carpet. Consider your lifestyle – If you have a large family or multiple pets, you may want to avoid light colour carpets. If you...

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The many ways to finish off an area rug, hall runner or stair runner

Posted on August 10th, 2017.

There are no set guidelines when looking to finish off your home’s area rug, hall or stair runner. It simply comes down to personal preference. The advantage of creating a custom piece is you have options of material and how it’s done. Here are some of your best options. For a higher end finish, often used is a cotton or linen binding...

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Interior styling: Does the area rug come first or last?

Posted on July 27th, 2017.

One of the most effective ways to finish off the look of a room is to add an area rug. However if you have the opportunity, it is often best to build your décor from the floor up! Often decorating with rugs is based on the principles of proportion. When possible, choosing your area rug first will set your palette, act as an anchor point...

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Area rug and stair runner trends for 2017

Posted on April 20th, 2017.

Stair runners and area rugs look best when contrast in colour is created with the flooring underneath. We are seeing more greys, cooler tones over beiges because they allow you to add pops of colour in rooms by adding other decorative accents. Grey tones in particular have been on the rise due to the dark hardwood flooring trend the last...

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What size should an area rug be?

Posted on August 30th, 2016.

Have you ever wondered what size your area rug should be? Here are some helpful tips from the experts at Vifloor. If you have a big space, like a living room with furniture floating in the centre, your rug should be big enough so that the furniture fits completely on top. It’s best to see approximately 18” of carpet from the back of all...