June 17th, 2016
Laurels Originals hand painted custom decor fills your interior design needs. We work with each client to make an exclusive design for each product.
Expert or Not
After nine years of making hand painted canvas rugs I do count myself as an expert. I am constantly trying new materials, searching for better sealants, testing qualities of paints, experimenting sewing different shapes of the canvas rugs.
Placemats in our art studio were an off shoot of the canvas rugs. We wanted to create something beautiful using the pieces of canvas and many colors of paint left over from custom canvas rug orders.
Our first placemats were painted on one side and varnished with two coats on both sides. This soon graduated to the concept of … [Keep Reading]
Designing A Dining Room Rug
When making hand painted custom dining room rug for homeowners I am most excited about creating a new design.
Home décor fabric is the life and lifeline of any interior décor project.
Fabric is home.
Every room, every space uses fabric to make life comfortable.
Curtain fabrics dress our windows and keep the light out or let the light in. Upholstery fabrics allow us to be cozy, safe and enveloped in beauty,… [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]
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 … [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]
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]
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]