Archive

April 2018

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The Fine Prints: 5 Rules for Mixing Patterns in Your Home

Mixing patterns in your interior design plans is easier (and more acceptable) than you might think. It takes a small amount of bravery and a touch of imagination, but by following these few basic rules you’ll be mixing different patterns and prints like a total pro. How to Mix Patterns: The Rule of Three – As a general rule we would always suggest you limit the number of patterns you use in one room to three or less. Three patterns can work perfectly together in the right ratios, and a... Read More

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The Carpet Runners Runner: Zac Shaw To Compete in 2018 Commonwealth Games

It’s a proud week for the runrug.com family this week, as our very own Zac Shaw prepares to compete for Team GB at this year’s Commonwealth Games. Zac is a para-athlete sprinter specialising in the 100 and 200 metre sprints, with his first event rapidly approaching on Thursday 12th April – yikes! Zac lives with a rare eye condition  called Stargardt’s Disease, which restricts his central vision to less than 10%, though leaving his peripheral vision largely unaffected. After being diagnosed with this condition at just 13 years old, Zac was... Read More

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runrug.com: Going to Any Lengths

This is runrug.com. We do things differently here. We’re the family-run carpet company that goes to any lengths – quite literally – to help our customers get what they need. Top quality carpets and fantastic customer service runs in the family, with three generations of passionate Shaws keeping the carpets rolling since 1945. Now it’s our turn. Our team of four brothers is taking the runrug.com concept to great lengths, making the experience of measuring, selecting, buying and installing a new carpet runner or stair runner as easy and enjoyable as... Read More

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The Greatest Grey Areas: How To Decorate With Your Grey Carpet

Forget beige and cream; grey is the new neutral. The great news is that grey carpet and grey rugs go with just about anything, so it’s one of the most versatile and easy carpet colours to work with. So if you’ve moved into a new home and inherited grey carpets, or if you’re thinking of laying new grey carpet, you can create some truly fantastic colour schemes in both modern and traditional styles. So which colours work with grey colour schemes? We’ve got lots of ideas and tips to help... Read More