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Why material is an important factor when shopping for a rug

It’s important to know the different types of rug materials because it can determine the look, durability, and care of the rug. Cotton and wool are ideal for high-traffic areas, while silk and animal hides are best for bedrooms. Make sure to check labels before purchasing since some fabrics require […]
Why material is an important factor when shopping for a rug
Lifestyle

Interior designers share 7 trends that are in, and 5 that are out this season

Insider spoke with interior designers about the incoming and outgoing home trends this winter. All-black kitchens, ocean-inspired colours, and patterned upholstery are gaining popularity. “Millennial pink” and open shelving, however, are on their way out. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. In the world of interior design, trends come and […]
Interior designers share 7 trends that are in, and 5 that are out this season
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A San Francisco tech worker transformed her patio into an outdoor oasis for around $1,800. Here’s a look at the before and after — and how she crafted the perfect space.

Before the pandemic began, Kristy O’Neill, a San Francisco-based director of client experience at a tech startup, rarely used her patio. But days before the city’s shelter-in-place order went into effect, the roommate living in the room with direct access to the patio moved out. When her roommate left, she […]
A San Francisco tech worker transformed her patio into an outdoor oasis for around $1,800. Here’s a look at the before and after — and how she crafted the perfect space.
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