Recycled Rugs for Messy Spaces

Morocco Rug from VivaTerra

The reality is that the floor is some parts of your home gets dirty . . . very dirty. But that doesn’t mean that you have to give up on a rug that makes a style statement for fear of ruining it with muddy paw prints and spilled wine. These eco-friendly rugs are made from recycled plastic bottles and packing materials so they don’t absorb stains. Cleaning is a cinch with a damp sponge or even a garden hose¬† (and they won’t mildew even outside). Go ahead . . . dress up your patio, bathroom, entryway or kitchen floor with a splash of care-free color. Starting at only $49 for a 4×6, the price is as practical as the product. I can’t wait to order one for my studio. . . if I can just decide on a print.¬†Kasbah or moroccan rug?

More colors and styles are available at Viva Terra or Gaiam, where you can also read customer raves.

Kasbah Rug from VivaTerra (also in Aqua)

Seen Around: Stones and Pebbles at Viva Terra

Seen Around: Stones and Pebbles at Viva Terra

We’ve been seeing the softer side of stones lately and we like it. These Felted Wool Stones are both natural and fanciful in their play on hard and soft surfaces. Having one or two of these in a room would be sure to start conversation and intrigue guests. Just for fun, take a peek at [...]