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Let’s talk mold.

Let’s talk mold. It’s quite the topic here in Costa Rica. Rain or shine there is mold lurking somewhere. Fifteen years ago when I first started making canvas rugs I did not paint the back of the rug. It was raw cotton canvas. New addition to combat mold. After a few years, I decided to … Read more

Blue and Gray Area Rugs, River Rocks!

Blue and gray area rugs  in this River Rock Design bring nature and peaceful quality to your interior decor. The Creation of the River Rock Design A designer from an interior design company Tamarindo Interiors asked me to create a river rock design for a salon. The round rugs went under the manicurist chairs. That … Read more

Black and White Rug Remake

  Black and White Rug remake in canvas Black and white rug with touches of some bright red make a stunning kitchen and bathroom rug. Nanette LOVED her cotton throws for her home in the Osa Peninsula in Costa Rica. But cotton does not fare well in the jungle and after several washings, over the … Read more

Custom Design Rugs Make a Splash

Custom Design Rugs Custom design rugs are a chance to make what you want where you want it.  And not only for the design on the rug but the shape and size.  There is freedom that kind of makes you giddy when you get started with custom design rugs. My most recent project was for … Read more

Recreating Area Rugs in Canvas

A Testimonial for Custom Canvas Area Rugs I’ve always been an area rug type of woman. I love to decorate and, when I lived in the United States, I always liked the look of hardwood floors with area rugs on them. Having always lived in a climate with four distinct seasons, I had never contemplated … Read more

Custom Area Rugs: Getting Design Just So

 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 … Read more