Living in an eco-friendly home comes with a price. Although you are doing your part in saving the environment and lowering the costs of your home utilities through convection heating or solar panels for the roof, it’s done at the expense of comfort. The smallest things we take for granted growing up in a conventional suburban home, such as hot water ready for the tap, lush green grass, or even carpeting, chances are that you sacrifice much functionality to lessen your carbon footprint. According to the latest home design trends that we’ve been closely monitoring, you can combine home comfort with energy efficiency by decorating your bathroom with Persian rugs.
Home braided rugs are the perfect alternatives to situations where a fine luxury rug cannot be used. Shabby chic and braided rugs are some of the latest interior design trends for 2015. The art and craft of rug braiding dates back to the early 1800s, but is on the resurgence. In this week’s blog article, we cover the basics of creating your very own oval braided rug for your home in a step by step fashion.