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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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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, [...]

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Decorating Myths Busted: Easy Ways To Decorate With Dark Colours

How To Decorate Your Home With Dark Colours When it comes to decorating with dark colours, we might automatically reach for light neutral paints and wallpapers. Mostly because we imagine that they are more versatile for decorating. However, when it comes to updating your home, there’s really no reason to be afraid of [...]

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Celebrate Christmas In Style: 16 Ways To Make Your Home Feel Festive

How To Make Your Home Extra Christmassy Believe it or not, it's Christmas time already! The days are shorter, the weathers colder, and the classic tunes are on the radio. Christmas is just weeks away, and it isn’t too late to add some new decorations to your home for the holidays. One of [...]

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Mad For Plaid: Creative Ways To Decorate With The Tartan Trend

How to Decorate With Plaid in Every Room of the House Timeless, festive and inviting. Plaid is back, and we couldn’t be more pleased. Perfect for the holidays, we’re giving you some ways to incorporate the nostalgic pattern into your home. From neutrals to metallics and pops of colour, this pattern invasion offers [...]

By |November 9th, 2017|Categories: How To Guides, Interior Design, Interior Trends|Tags: , , , |4 Comments

Fireplaces Buying Guide: The Various Things To Consider

Things To Consider When Buying Fireplaces Both inside and out, fireplaces help create a cosy atmosphere, especially on chilly nights. If you’re looking to incorporate a fireplace into your home, we’re going to break down some ideas for you! When it comes to buying a fireplace, there are many things to consider, such as style, [...]

By |November 2nd, 2017|Categories: Buying Guides, Guides and Advice, How To Guides|Tags: , , |2 Comments
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Bedroom Rug Ideas To Add Flare To Your Home

How To Choose a Bedroom Rug For Your Home Do you feel like your bedroom is missing something? Don’t have room for a piece of large furniture or a statement piece? Here’s an affordable and simple solution; a bedroom rug. Yes, a rug can make all the difference when it comes to adding [...]

By |October 19th, 2017|Categories: Bedroom Inspiration, Guides and Advice, How To Guides|Tags: , , |0 Comments
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The Best Ways To Clean And Care For Your Shaggy Rug

How To Care For A Shaggy Rug Shaggy rugs are definitely in style, but cleaning and caring for them may seem challenging. Their upkeep, however, is relatively easy. Having a high pile rug means creating a retro vibe within the home. However, the thick and cushy surface is welcoming for your toes as [...]

By |September 29th, 2017|Categories: Care Guides, DIY Guides, Guides and Advice, How To Guides|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

21 Ways To Warm Up Your Home This Winter

Winter is definitely the time of year when you notice the cold indoors. You need to keep your house nice and cosy if you want to enjoy the season properly. Half the appeal of winter comes from escaping the cold in your comfortable home which you are likely to decorate with lights and all sorts.

By |September 28th, 2017|Categories: Guides and Advice, How To Guides|Tags: , , |3 Comments