Marketplace: Spotlight on Rug Expedition

You know what’s great? Having a rug delivered straight to your door. It avoids the whole trying-to-fit-a-rug-into-the-car and lifting-a-heavy-rug issues. Thanks to Rug Expedition, I was able to pick out a rug and have it delivered straight to my home without any hassle. I ordered it on a Monday, it traveled all the way from Texas via FedEx, and it was at my house in Waterloo by Friday. Talk about convenient. This was also the same week when I went to three separate stores to buy one pair of goggles only to find out that none of the stores actually had them in stock. #WasteOfTime

So my woven leather – yes, leather – arrived on a Friday, and I enjoyed playing around with it in different spaces. It looked great in my sunny living room:

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but the rug looked much better in my basement lounge, so that’s where it’s staying: White-Cabana-Rug-Expedition-1White-Cabana-Rug-Expedition-3 White-Cabana-Rug-Expedition-2

my lounge (photos by me)

The rug looks pretty cool in this room, and since it’s a relatively high-traffic area, I think that the leather will work well in here. The shades of grey look really beautiful in real life, and since it’s such a calm colour scheme, the rug will work in various other places in my home. Eventually, when I get hardwood floors install (#renowishlist), I think I may move the rug back up into my living or dining room. I really like having options when I buy pieces of furniture and accessories.

Rug Expedition has lots of options to satisfy its customers’ needs. Rug sizes are varied as are textures, patterns, and colours. The 30-day in home trial and free shipping option (within the USA) is great for those who find it hard to make decisions.

Here are some other options that I really like from the Rug Expedition collection.

In the leather and hide category, I like:

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Cowhide P0 Metallic Beige by nuLoom

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leatherwork ivory/black by Dynamic Rugs

I like these wool rugs:

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Topaz natural/grey by Dynamic Rugs

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topaz natural/grey by Dynamic Rugs

This natural fibre rug caught my eye:

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Natura 01 Grey by nuLoom

Thanks to Rug Expedition for sponsoring this post. All opinions are my own.

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Two for Tuesday: Introducing a New Series

After several years of sharing items that are less than $20 in my 20 Below series, I’ve decided to give it a break, and start something new. Woah. Change. Are you ready?

On Tuesdays, I’ll be writing a Two for Tuesday column. Here, I’ll feature two items that are two-of-a-kind – similar in some special way. The two items might be a parent/kid comparison, a home/fashion mix, a high/low feature, or an art/object highlight. I think the possibilities are endless, actually, but there will certainly be some connection between the two items.

For the first post of the Two for Tuesday series, I’m going the high-low route:

Moderna-shag-Moroccan-ruglow: Moderna Moroccan shag rug, 9″x12″, $483.99

Pasagard-rughigh: Pasagard Moroccan lamb’s wool rug, 9’4″x12’4″, $3160

 What do you think? Are you sad to see the 20 Below series end? Are you ready to embrace something new for your Tuesday reading of White Cabana? (I hope so!) Please share!