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How To Guides

Need to know how to do something, anything, in the decorating and creative world? We’re here to help with guides on just about everything imaginable. Whatever you need to know, we’ve got the 411. Part of our mission here at The Rug Seller is to help you make the best for your home. So, we have created our handy How to Guides to help you tackle those DIY projects in your home.

Step-by-step guides are our bread and butter here, and you seem to enjoy reading them as much as we enjoy writing them. Make sure you’re prepared for your design journey with our interior design how to guides, filled with step by step advice for every room in your home! From painting a room to organising a new home, our step by step guide makes it easy to complete a wide range of home-improvement projects.

You know those people who seem to have great taste without even trying? You’re about to be one of them. From start to finish, here are our best how-to guides.

 

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Festival Essentials: Everything You’ll *Actually* NEED!

Festival Essentials: What You Actually Need! Summer is (nearly) here – cue the festival hype! For many, music festival season is the most wonderful time of the year. You gather your group of best friends, splurge on a festival ticket, and spend an entire weekend dancing/sweating your butt off, sleeping outside and [...]

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How to Decorate A Room? Start With The Rug

How To Anchor Your Room From The Ground Up Have you ever come across a beautiful and bold rug that you must have? Yes, of course, you have! However, the dilemma comes afterwards when thinking “How am I going to design my room around this?” Well, you’re asking yourself the completely wrong question! [...]

  • Royal Wedding: How to Throw the Perfect Viewing Party

Royal Wedding: How to Throw the Perfect Viewing Party

How to Celebrate the Royal Wedding at Home With the royal nuptials of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle almost upon us, what better excuse to break out the gin and tonic and celebrate in good old-fashioned British style? Just because you aren’t invited to the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle doesn’t [...]

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How To Celebrate St. George’s Day In Style

St. George's Day: Why do we celebrate this patron saint? St. George's Day is coming up on the 23rd of April! Most English people have the heard the age-old tale of George and the Dragon, but are you aware of the actual history behind the legend? If you’re proud to be English, or [...]

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Earth Day: Simple Ways To Upcycle Your Rug

Celebrate Earth Day Everyday: How To Upcycle Your Rug It’s about that time to celebrate the ultimate mother: Mother Earth. Are you into DIY? Or maybe you just want to save a little money & upcycle your rug? Earth Day is right around the corner and thought it may not be a holiday [...]

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11 Ways to Bring Spring Into Your Home

How to Incorporate Spring Into Your Home After such a long and snowy winter, it is our pleasure to be able to finally write a post about Spring! While every change of season seems to (temporarily) ignite the desire for a fresh start, it seems to be more prevalent when it comes to spring. [...]

15 Ways To Entertain The Kids This Easter

How To Keep Your Kids Entertained This Easter It’s finally Easter time and that means two things: Lots of chocolate and sugar-fuelled children! If you’ve got to look after the kids and you’re not sure how best to keep them entertained, don’t worry about it. We’ve got the perfect guide for you and [...]

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How To Throw The Perfect Oscars Party

How to Throw The Best Oscars Party Did your invite for the Oscars get lost in the post? Are you going to have to wait for another year at least to rub shoulders with celebrity A-listers and walk down the red carpet? Why not throw your own Oscar party and treat yourself and [...]

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Wabi-Sabi: The Japanese Art of Embracing Imperfection

It's Time To Embrace Wabi-Sabi Is your to-do list spiralling out of control? Do you feel the constant need to keep updating and improving your home? Are you always buying new things, only for the shine to eventually wear off? If you've answered yes to at least one of these questions, then it sounds [...]

How To Create The Perfect Scandinavian Interior

What Makes the Perfect Scandinavian Interior? It's no secret that Scandinavian interiors are some of the most elegant, simplistic, and practical interiors in the world. Scandinavian design is influenced by the physical characteristics of the northern lands from which it originated. It is often thought of as cool and somewhat austere. In truth, [...]