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Custom Kitchen Runners

Kitchen runner rugs made from canvas are washable and non-slip. This is a story about how looking around and grabbing details from the surrounding area can come together to make a beautiful piece of art for the floor. Helen was tired of slipping on her tile floor. She contacted me to make a rug for … Read more

Red flowers, Ferrari red goes tropical

Red flowers abstract nature design Red flowers abstract design for kitchen rugs on a beautiful property in Costa Rica was an inspiration from art, nature, and a great red wall! My friend Adele Lurie (check out her website for dōTERRA Oils!) asked me to her home to talk about where we could put canvas rugs.  First, … Read more

Abstract rugs, new design, old technique

    Abstract rugs Abstract rugs are so generic it’s impossible to imagine what they could be. When I get a photo of an abstract design sometimes the hardest part is figuring out how to create the same effect. Especially when I am replicating a design from a traditional fiber rug. Page sent me photos … Read more

Ordering and Shipping Custom Canvas Rugs

Ordering and shipping custom canvas rugs What do you think when you see a company in Costa Rica making canvas rugs? Do you wonder about ordering and shipping custom canvas rugs? Will you receive what you wanted? Will it arrive safely? These are considerations I would have dealing with a custom product coming from a … Read more

Costa Rica Laurel’s Journey

Costa Rica and Canvas Rugs, Why canvas rugs? And why canvas rugs instead of canvas floor cloth? They are one and the same. But canvas floorcloths couldn’t translate in Spanish and I live in Costa Rica. First, let me tell you about Laurel at 18. As soon as I turned 18, I got my first … Read more

Custom Rug Design

What is a custom rug? How do you do it? What is the process? It’s a conversation. Questions like: 1) I like the Circle Rug Design 2) Do you make custom sizes and colors? 3) How much would a 7’ x 9’ be in this design? Ok, that’s a good conversation starter. Next up: colors … Read more

Jute rugs made hassle free

  Jute rugs, love or leave them? Do you like the natural fiber look of a jute rug but are afraid of ….. Mud Mold Sand Stains Allergies The time and washing it takes to keep a jute rug clean? Canvas rugs are an alternative that adds beauty to your home without the hassle. Several … Read more

Disinfect a rug? No way!

  Disinfect a rug? A  traditional fiber rug can be cleaned but how to disinfect? and keep clean?. If you’ve come here looking for an easier solution to keeping your rugs clean and have the ability to disinfect this is the place.  Canvas rugs have always been a time saver in the cleaning department. Because … Read more

Bathroom Rugs Safe Beautiful Design

A Whole New Level for Bathrooms Bathroom rugs made from canvas, painted and varnished are a surprising and refreshing take on the whole fuzzy rug choice we normally imagine. But canvas rugs work surprisingly well! The fiber rug is absorbent, whereas the canvas rug is not. However, fuzzy rugs need constant washing, wear out quickly, … Read more

What do sea urchins, Aboriginal art and Be Here Now have in common?

It all started with a picture from Pinterest. “Mom, can you make a rug with a design similar to this picture I found on Pinterest? I want something bright and crazy on the floor.” So this was the first of my Circle Rugs. Her rug was quite large, 8’ x 10’ to cover the living … Read more