December 18th, 2017
custom canvas rugs
Frida Kahlo exemplifies pain and passion
Frida Kahlo is best known for her self-portraits and bold exotic colors.
As an artist working in hand painted custom décor, I can explore other artists work as inspiration for canvas rugs.
It’s a really interesting option to use a painting for a canvas rug design that opens up infinite possibilities. Evelyn Gallardo, owner of Discovery Beach House in … [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”
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]
How Are Custom Canvas Rugs Ordered?
What do you think when you see a company in Costa Rica making canvas rugs? Do you wonder about how the product is shipped, and will it arrive safely?
These are considerations I would have dealing with a custom product coming from a foreign country.So here are some answers regarding these questions.
Building a link of trust with clients… [Keep Reading]
A Letter Asking About a Canvas Floor Cloth
Hello, I am interested in a canvas floor cloth for our kitchen and I have a few questions.
We have a hardwood floor, with a pedestal table and rolling kitchen chairs. The house is a little crooked so the chairs roll away from the table if we don’t have something providing a little friction. We need … [Keep Reading]
A Canvas Floor Cloth’s Journey
People often ask “How long does it take you to paint a canvas floor cloth?”
The whole process of creating a canvas area rug, or canvas floor cloth, takes many days before the first brush stroke of applying the design.
It begins with a bolt of raw cotton canvas. We cut a length of 20 yards and soak both sides … [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]
Creating an Interior Designer’s Vision
Working with interior designers is an ongoing evolution of communication and development of ideas and techniques. The ideas on the part of the design professionals who know what they want to convey and the techniques of the artisans with whom they work to help express their vision is the glue of such an evolution.
An interior designer has an all … [Keep Reading]