The History of Egyptian Rugs

Looking for an Egyptian Rug? Finding an authentic Egyptian rug can be a more complicated task than many consumers expect when rug shopping. In the current market, a majority of Egyptian rugs resemble Persian rugs, and very few designs actually depict the recognizable “Egyptian look” that consumers hope to find. Each year there are only … [Read more…]

A Decorating Poem

Sometimes, you do something, and it makes you want to write about it. Sometimes, the words dance around in your head, forming a poem, or a series of paragraphs. This was one of those times. I re-decorated my living room over the course of a weekend, and the words were just there, waiting to be … [Read more…]

A Guide to the Venetian Plaster Process

Today, it is still widely used for interior decoration in both commercial and domestic properties. Since the heightened awareness of climate change, polished plaster has become favoured by environmentalists for its outstanding ecological properties. Its process is incredibly kind to the environment, using minimal energy and chemicals. The plaster is often revered for its timeless … [Read more…]

Choosing Grout Colors For Tiles | The Jungalow

When designing our kitchen, we spent weeks (months?) deciding on backsplash and floor tiles. It had, after all, been my dream forever to buy a home a cover it in colorful tile. But when the tile installer came and asked us what color grout we wanted, I realized we hadn’t thought about that at all. … [Read more…]