The Scarab Blog

    Designing Your Own Home in Vail

    Posted by Janie Viehman on February 17, 2017 in Featured Projects

    Alison Biggers Creates Mountain Modern Interior Design

    After a recommendation from a member of the Slifer Designs team, West Vail resident Alison Biggers decided to visit The Scarab Rug Store shortly after purchasing her new home in Vail, Colorado.

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    Interior Design Offers a Facelift to a Beaver Creek Resort Home.

    Posted by Janie Viehman on January 12, 2017 in Featured Projects

    Design by Marilyn Smith Heaney of Slifer Designs

    Located in Beaver Creek with accessibility to the Elkhorn lift, this four-bedroom, four-bath (plus one powder room) ski-in, ski-out home in conveniently located adjacent to the core of one of Colorado’s world-class resorts. Marilyn Smith Heaney, Project Manager and Interior Designer at Slifer Designs, worked on the second home for her Dallas-based clients who were looking for a mountain getaway ambiance that was both kid-friendly and...

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    Best of 2016 | Rugs

    Posted by Janie Viehman on December 17, 2016 in Featured Rug Collections

     16 Favorite Rugs from 2016

    As 2016 comes to an end, we are reflecting on some of our favorite rug designs from the year.

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    The Journey of a Rug

    Posted by Janie Viehman on November 16, 2016 in Breaking Bread

    We are excited to share some images that our friend and colleague Teddy Sumner of Michaelian and Kohlberg has sent to us from his latest travels to India. What a pleasure it has been to view ‘behind the scenes’ photos of the daily happenings at Teddy’s weaving facility. Moments that caught his attention…caught ours as well.

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    Topics: Breaking Bread

    Introducing Nirvana, Where Quality Rugs Meet Affordability.

    Posted by Ali Brunner on November 9, 2016 in Featured Rug Collections

    Nirvana Collection by Samad Wilton Loomed | Hand Finished

     After 25 years of providing only handmade rugs, we are expanding our horizons with the new Nirvana Collection.  Nirvana rugs are a hybrid of hand made craftsmanship and modern day technology.

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    Casablanca Collection Features Tibetan Rugs by New Moon

    Posted by Janie Viehman on November 2, 2016 in Featured Rug Collections

    Cool Tones in Contemporary Rug Designs

    With cool tones leading the way in this seasons color trends, we are excited to introduce you to The Casablanca Collection, by New Moon Rugs. Inspired by the many inlaid designs seen in Moorish architecture, these rugs feature overlapping and repetitive shapes and patterns.

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    Seriously! This is a Rug. Photorealism Where Life is Woven.

    Posted by Janie Viehman on October 26, 2016 in Featured Rug Collections

    Realistic Rug Designs by Samad Rugs

    The inspiration for these dynamic area rug designs came from a vivid photograph of wild horses. The challenge was figuring out how to convert such a captivating image into a full-fledged rug, without compromising the authenticity of the captured moment.

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    Robin Gray Design's Creates New Tibetan Rug Lines

    Posted by Janie Viehman on October 17, 2016 in Featured Rug Collections

    2016 and 2017 Rug Collections

    Designer Robin Gray is no stranger to bringing a fresh approach to creating works of art for the floor and her 2016 and 2017 Collections showcase her artistic eye and architectural style. Gray says “the 2016 Collection is mostly about surface design and the 2017 Collection is all based on colored pencil drawings” she’s created.

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    Ten Fresh & Colorful Rug Designs

    Posted by Janie Viehman on September 22, 2016 in Featured Rug Collections

    By Samad Rugs

    Brothers David and Malcolm have run Samad Rugs, based in East Rutherford, New Jersey, for nearly 30 years! With extensive experience, they are always up to date on the latest trends and styles. Here are ten fresh and colorful rug designs which can add great pops of sage, pink, gold, cream and lilac.

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    Mountain Transitional Ambiance in Vail Village, Colorado

    Posted by Janie Viehman on September 1, 2016 in Featured Projects

    Interior Design By Elizabeth Basso

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