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    Contemporary Kilim Rugs

    Posted by Janie Viehman on July 27, 2017 in Featured Rug Collections

    Ancient Rug Designs in Modern Colorways

    The Kilim Rug dates back to the eighth and ninth centuries. They were traditionally handwoven in Anatolian Region and Central Asia for uses from prayer rugs to precious dowry items. Kilim's are known for their lighter weight and weave allowing them to be much more practical when living a nomadic lifestyle.

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    Inspiring Interior Design In The Home Of A Local Vail Artist

    Posted by Janie Viehman on July 25, 2017 in Featured Projects

    Creative Pursuits by Alta Engelbrect

    On a spring afternoon in Minturn, we sat with local artist Alta Engelbrecht at The Scarab. We enjoyed her so much, that we wanted to share her story. With a background as an artist and opera singer, Alta is recognized in the Vail Valley as an artist. She is an expert in unique faux finishes and architectural enhancements. With her natural creative abilities and unique eye, Alta became a key component for many interior designers needing custom projects...

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    Topics: Featured Projects