October 30th, 2015
Laurels Originals hand painted custom decor fills your interior design needs. We work with each client to make an exclusive design for each product.
Costa Rica Tropical?
Where does the interior design aspect come into living in the tropics? What does living in the tropics mean? Many people think of Costa Rica as tropical but there are many altitudes and weather systems with 12 climatic zones and hundreds of micro climates, not all of them tropical.
When I arrived in Costa Rica in 1977 my first … [Keep Reading]
Coastal Rugs, No Limit to Design
Coastal rugs belong in Costa Rica which boasts some of the most beautiful beaches in the world on two different oceans. However coastal homes all over world have their own unique décor reflecting the coastal environment they are located in.
Coastal rugs have a variety of designs, including … [Keep Reading]
Interior design is a competitive business.
The key to success is getting noticed. An amazing designer portfolio will certainly help you get noticed and land jobs.
It’s Not About Your Style, It’s About Theirs
While designers can offer their clients a wide range of design styles to choose from, it is important to … [Keep Reading]
Tibet Rug Designs Inspire
When looking for inspiration to create new art I look to other artists. This is how I found Tibet Rug Designs.
While in a working and creative lull, a friend gave me several photographs of Tibet rugs. The colors and symbols were so beautiful and I wanted to create a canvas rug … [Keep Reading]
Really? Law of Attraction?
What does Law of Attraction have to do with Interior Decor? Law of Attraction has to do with everything, but in interior decor it’s more important to think about what you want then what you don’t want, OR what you think you can’t have.
For example, you … [Keep Reading]
Choosing Floor Tile Design Patterns
for a home can be both exciting and daunting. The floor is the biggest component in any interior design project and often gets left until last unless the home is under new construction. But what to do when redecorating a home and the floor tile patterns are not to your liking?… [Keep Reading]
Natural fiber rugs
are a very organic, rich selection for interior décor. By creating design when the color options are fulfilled through furniture coverings, throw pillows, wall color, a natural fiber rug is a simple option for the floor covering.
Tropical décor in particular often includes the outdoors, with large windows for vistas of the … [Keep Reading]
Spring Cleaning, Rainy Season
Spring cleaning is the opportunity to let in the fresh air, clear out the clutter, and give your home a little, or a big facelift. Here in Costa Rica we are coming into the rainy season. Technically it is our summer, but with rain every day Costa Ricans prefer to call … [Keep Reading]
Finca Rosa Blanca
When visiting Costa Rica there are a myriad of experiences one has to choose from. The Finca Rosa Blanca Hotel Coffee Plantation and Resort, offers one of those experiences in and of itself.
The hotel has been awarded by the Costa Rican Tourist Board for compliance with the Certification … [Keep Reading]
Custom Area Rugs
Area rugs are an important aspect to interior design. Often an area rug can be the starting point for a rooms design. Or an area rug compliments or completes the look of a room.
The advantage to a custom area rug is that it can be made to the size of … [Keep Reading]