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Out-of-Box Bath Ideas

All bathroom designs are roughly the same due to the room’s function – toilet, vanity with sink, mirrored medicine cabinet, bathtub with shower and curtain and/or shower stall. The functional requirements may be the same from bathroom to bathroom but…

Goodbye Man Cave…Hello Playroom!

City Center

As a mom of two young kids I know what it feels like to have toys slowly take over your house. They are in every room and soon you feel like you are suffocating! In my house we had to designate a play space because we couldn’t walk into the living room without tripping on a stuffed animal or worse stepping on a Lego. This play space was formerly a “Man Cave.” Hubby begrudgingly let it be redecorated from a Georgia Bulldogs Shrine to a fun playful play area where our own personal Toys R Us could be organized and put away.  It was the best idea I had yet. The kids have their own personal play area, and we in turn had our living space back! 

Through the redecorating phase of this space it led me to look into fun colored, yet kid friendly rugs that would fit in this space. I wanted something that looked the part but also could withstand what my kids were literally going to throw at it. Did I mention we have 2 dogs? We really needed something durable!

I actually get this question a lot. Working in the rug industry for many years I often get calls from friends and colleagues asking what rugs we have that are suitable for playrooms or play spaces. More and more I hear that people are converting their formal dining room into a play area. Sometimes its their formal den that is converted. In our case it was our “man cave”.  I have found some great rugs for play spaces!

One of my favorites 

Break Out of a Boring Bath

My interior decorating and home staging company helps homeowners ‘break out of the beige haze’.  I don’t typically see many out of the box baths in staging and selling homes but have some gems from the design and decorating side…

A Bathroom Rug to Warm Up the Room

Our first home had carpet covering the entire floor area in the master bathroom. I never really understood why the builder decided that a bathroom should be covered wall-to-wall in carpet. Sure, it was nice to have when my toddler…

Outdoor Rugs Make Springtime Cozy

As spring quickly approaches, I’m getting excited about more daylight hours and spending time outdoors. My favorite place at my home is the pergola space in my backyard. I love entertaining, chilling out in my backyard with friends, or just…

Fun New Bath Mats for Kids

Do you know what one of the most satisfying things about being a textile designer is?  It’s that what I design is bought for your home and becomes part of your life.  Some of my most recent designs were kids…

Welcome to Mohawk HomeScapes

Welcome to Mohawk HomeScapes! We’re a professional group of designers and decorators that offer tips and tricks for decorating your home with rugs and mats by Mohawk Home. We also provide important information to help you make informed rug purchases….