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Musings about Chemicals in Our Home Furnishings

Musings about Chemicals in Our Home Furnishings

November 12th, 2020 2 minute read

I’ll never forget the day I was walking through the grocery store with my 4 year old daughter Lily (who couldn’t yet read) and she took a bag of cookies from the shelf, turned it over, and said: “Look Mom! No Junk!” Lily, who... more »

What Does It Mean to be Certified Organic?

What Does It Mean to be Certified Organic?

October 19th, 2020 2 minute read

  What exactly is an Organic Rug? When I launched Organic Weave at a German trade show in 2013, people joked “what is an organic rug? Can I eat it?”. (the answer is yes, but I wouldn’t recommend it). Fast forward to now,... more »

Who Made Your Rug?

Who Made Your Rug?

October 19th, 2020 2 minute read

Until 1996, there were no watchdog organizations to monitor child labor in India’s carpet industry. Some estimated that 1,000,000 children were weaving carpets illegally. 1,000,000 kids. The work of non-profit agencies like GoodWeave have... more »

What Size Rug Do I Need?

What Size Rug Do I Need?

October 19th, 2020 3 minute read

Size Matters The floor is often considered the fifth wall of the room. Choosing the right sized rug often means sizing up. The right sized rug will define the seating area, make your room look larger and anchor the furniture in your space. Here are... more »

How do I clean these rugs?

How do I clean these rugs?

July 17th, 2019 1 minute read

Dirt and spills will happen. What to do? First things first: the vacuum is your best friend. Dirt and dust will settle into the surface of your rug and vacuuming regularly will prevent the dirt from damaging your rug. Second, make or buy an all... more »

Kids? Pets? Best Rugs for Real Life

Kids? Pets? Best Rugs for Real Life

March 27th, 2019 2 minute read

Meet Jones and Jack - the puppies. Puppies have accidents. So what would I recommend for homes with kids & pets & lots of commotion? I have 3 kids, THREE dogs and a cat and lots of wool carpets. I recommend wool area rugs & wall to wall... more »