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April 19, 2011

tip for unruly rugs

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I've been looking for a sturdy rug for my entryway, and I've been really into dhurrie rugs. The problem with dhurries (like many flatweave/lightweight rugs) is that they slide around a lot and the corners tend to curl up. The sliding problem can be solved with a good rug pad, but what about the corners?

The May issue of Martha Stewart Living has a pretty ingenious solution for unruly rug corners: rulers!

It's a little ghetto, but who would look under the rug? And if anyone did, I'm sure they would be impressed with your ingenuity.


Jen@Organized-Design said...

That's a great idea. If it's good enough for Martha, it's good enough for anyone! :)

emily said...

Clever idea!

Michaela said...

Such an interesting idea! Never would have thought of that one!

Rugs said...

Very nice blog post and rugs looking very pretty.Keep it up.