Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Rugs as wall art


Something caught my eye on Instagram this week, an oushak rug as a wall feature by the Kellogg Collection.  Turns out that shop is sort of local to me (and in DC and Richmond) in McLean, so I'm dying to go see them.


I love these walls with rugs hung on them, to create a special vignette.  (all by Kellogg Collection)




Then I'm looking at our favorite online shelter mag, DOMINO, and see Katie Lee's home in the Hamptons 
and I'm dying.  I love the vintage bedspread hung on the wall behind her bed, which likens itself to a rug design.


Lee's style is so fun and eclectic and she collaborated with pal Nate Berkus on alot of the interior.


How about a gorgeous kilim as a wall feature?  You can see some gorgeous rugs at one of my favorite online kilim shops: Kaya Kilims. This could be gorgeous behind a bed and a fabulous inspiration for a color scheme.


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You may have a huge stairwell wall that begs a large graphic, how about a rug hanging? 
Ideas to ponder!


10 comments:

  1. Whatever floats your boat (although I think I sailed in that particular boat in the early 70s). I'm using an Afghan tribal rug on dining/library table. I like the patterns and colors and quite frankly its rather Kryptonite ability to protect the table top from alien invaders: my husband when he retires in December.

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  2. I've never seen them as wall art but the kilim rug under the green round table would be statement making…wonder how they hang them?! Such a fun idea - happy weekend, pretty ladies!

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    1. I agree! I think they screw them to a header board and mount that to the wall- could be great!

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  3. I would put a vintage Navajo rug on the wall. Gorgeous.

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  5. Nancy I adore seeing fabulous rugs and tapestries used as art !!
    Have a wonderful weekend!

    xoxo
    Karena
    The Arts by Karena

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