August 15th, 2017
Custom Rug Designs
Tibet Rug Designs Inspire
I found Tibet Rug Designs when looking for inspiration to create new art from other artists.
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 with some of these designs. And so, I painted my first Tibet Rug design … [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.
Often a client sends a photo and says “paint this” or takes one of our house designs and we either modify the colors or tweak the design to fit into each unique interior décor.
In the case of Rodger and Sharon, … [Keep Reading]
Selecting Art for Dining Room Rug
Making the decision to purchase a hand painted dining room rug needs to be taken with care.It is an investment that will be lived with for many years. As Wendy, our most recent client expressed,
“I knew I wanted Laurel’s Originals canvas rugs in my home but I had to really think about the design”
A Toast to Coffee with a Kitchen Rug
One of life’s sublime moments comes from that first sip of a morning cup of coffee.
When asked what design our client wanted for her kitchen rug she said, “The first thing I think of in the morning is coffee.” Hence the creation of a coffee theme kitchen rug.
This particular kitchen rug was a challenge … [Keep Reading]
Canvas Rugs in the Kitchen
“Can they be used in the kitchen?” A question often asked. Yes! Hand painted canvas kitchen rugs and kitchen mats provide a plethora of possibilities when designing your kitchen space.
The designs and colors of canvas rugs are as varied as the kitchens they are made for. From a shiny contemporary kitchen with stainless steel and tile floors … [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 an area be it a landing space at the bottom of … [Keep Reading]
Company Logos as Design
Company logos are one of the most important aspects of marketing by creating an image that brands the company. There are many ways to create a memorable logo that will brand your company’s name.
1) By using a distinct shape of the words of the product’s name, for example, Coca Cola , the product name becomes embedded in the public mind.… [Keep Reading]
Kitchen Mats Design and Personality
Kitchen mats perfectly sized to the space required and color matched to the room’s décor are not the only advantage of hand painted canvas rugs. When looking for the element that expresses personality and interest it can take a few tries before the right design emerges.
I was recently contacted by Louise looking for a kitchen mat who asked, “What … [Keep Reading]
An Integral Part of the Interior Design
This really lights my creative fire: Creating hand painted custom area rugs with an interior designer from the start of the designer’s project. Why? Because the canvas rug becomes an integral part of the original interior design scheme. The designer connects with the client on a basis of color preference, living conditions, specific needs, and personality; together, we … [Keep Reading]
Accent and Décor with Round Rugs
A couple of months ago I had the opportunity to visit a newly home built in the hills overlooking the Pacific Ocean in Costa Rica. I marveled as my client drove her four-wheel drive vehicle through the jungle; upon reaching her home the 180˚ view of the ocean was spectacular! But, I digress. The purpose of this visit was … [Keep Reading]