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5 Tips for Setting Up the Perfect Easter Table 11

5 Tips for Setting Up the Perfect Easter Table

Every holiday celebration includes a special breakfast, luncheon or dinner and the dining table serves as the center of attention. Setting a beautiful holiday table can seem a daunting task but really is just a matter of planning and doing each step in order. No matter which occasion is on the social horizon, here are some tips for setting the perfect table for a tasteful and elegant Easter holiday meal.

Glam Party Decor for a New Year's Eve! 1

Glam Party Decor for a New Year’s Eve!

The year 2016 is almost over and it’s time to welcome the brand new 2017! No one would like to be found unprepared for such an important encounter so you’d better start thinking about the perfect New Year’s Eve party décor. If you need inspiration, just keep reading 😉

Go Green(ery) with Pantone Color of 2017 5

Go Green(ery) with Pantone Color of 2017

In 2017 the world will be covered with greenery and, to our surprise, not only in spring and summer. PANTONE, the global authority on color, has appointed greenery as the #1 color of the year 2017. Zesty!

Best Christmas & Winter Interior Décor Ideas! 19

Best Christmas & Winter Interior Décor Ideas!

Ho ho ho… and you know who’s coming 😉 Doris Leslie Blau is not actually the Santa but we are going to give you a gift anyway, just because we love you. A gift of 4 super creative décor tips to help you adorn your interior for the winter season. 

RUG-INSPIRED FASHION 20

RUG-INSPIRED FASHION

Is wearing a rug hot or not? Sounds so so, doesn’t it? Well, you will be taken aback to find out it is hot literally and figuratively! Doris Leslie Blau wants you to discover the rug-inspired fashion.

Scary & Stylish: Glamorous Halloween Decor 7

Scary & Stylish: Glamorous Halloween Decor

Darkness falls across the land, the midnight hour is close at hand, creatures crawl in search of blood to terrorize y’all’s neighborhood… so you’d better gird up your loins and prepare to welcome them with some kick-ass Halloween décor!

Weddings on Oriental Rugs: Say YES to Rugs! 12

Weddings on Oriental Rugs: Say YES to Rugs!

It is common knowledge that every wedding needs at least one rug. All of us have this old picture in mind: a beautiful bride and a handsome groom leaving the church to the accompaniment of traditional music, walking the long and pleasant way on the… wedding carpet.

The Importance of Trying Before Buying 1

The Importance of Trying Before Buying

Seeing my current perfume bottle is on its last sips, I recently stopped in a Jo Malone store to sample some of their fragrances.

Fashion doesn’t stand still – so don’t we! 9

Fashion doesn’t stand still – so don’t we!

New fashion for Fall 2016 has just been revealed during New York Fashion Week. It features trendy women’s looks and delivers a host of fresh ideas for designers. We found a lot of similarities between fashion and design of many of our rugs.  In the spirit of Valentine’s Day we wanted to show you some fashionable textiles we are particularly keen on.

Looking back on 2015

The end of the year has come and gone, as have many posts on our blog. Some of them received a lot of traffic, the others a bit less than we thought they would. The varied traffic patterns allow us to understand your reading preferences and motivate us to create the content that will appeal to your taste. Today, we would like to show you the posts that garnered the most of your attention this year and those that we are particularly proud of. Let the fun begin with the three most popular posts of 2015.

Merry berry, fruits and spices

When the Christmas time is approaching, the days are becoming shorter and shorter and the atmosphere of this exceptional time of the year can be felt literally everywhere. But what makes the atmosphere so prominent? There are some things that can be ascribed nearly exclusively to this momentous time. Such things are Christmas tree decoration and of course the one and only amazing smell of the original blend of fruits and spices, so sweet and warm. Just imagine apples in caramel, oranges with cinnamon, clove and vanilla, gingerbread marshmallows, clementine and cardamom biscuits, cranberry jam and Christmas punch!

Where fashion meets carpet

This year fashion industry boasts an array of patterns and colors that bring vivid connotations to the world of oriental rugs.

Alessandro Michele’s collection for Gucci is inspired by intense silhouettes straight from the era of Ottoman Empire. He adopted vividly colored textures and intriguing geometry. The collection is as remarkable as the design of our boldly patterned rugs. Here are our favorite picks: