Posted by Jennifer Palmer

Aqua and the Aegean Sea


Inspired by my recent travels to the Aegean sea, I’m hooked on the color aqua. Throughout Greece the water was truly amazing. The Aquas are everywhere, not just in the gorgeous tranquil waters, but painted on buildings, signs, balconies, and store fronts. I wanted to bring it back with me! Knowing this wasn’t possible, I now … Continue reading

Tablet Coffee Table?


I’m ALL about technology; in fact, we have over 9 Apple products in our house. I still have my first generation iPod — it sings lullabies to my daughter at night. My trusty iPod nano jams while I work out. Whether it’s listening to music on Pandora, looking up a last minute recipe, entertaining my 4 … Continue reading

Top 5 Sites for Homespiration


I’m constantly wanting to redecorate my house…does this usually happen? No. But a girl can dream right? If I had an unlimited disposable income, a full time live in nanny, and I only worked one day a week…I’d have the coolest house ever! So while I’m sitting on the couch after a full day I … Continue reading

Spring Kitchen & Chicken!


Nothing says “spring time” more to me than fresh flowers and the smell of a bbq grilling some chicken. The moment the weather turns warm my family and I cannot wait to take a trip to our local home center to buy some flowers. I immediately plant them to instantly brighten up the exterior of … Continue reading

Goodbye Man Cave…Hello Playroom!


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As a mom of two young kids I know what it feels like to have toys slowly take over your house. They are in every room and soon you feel like you are suffocating! In my house we had to designate a play space because we couldn’t walk into the living room without tripping on a stuffed animal or worse stepping on a Lego. This play space was formerly a “Man Cave.” Hubby begrudgingly let it be redecorated from a Georgia Bulldogs Shrine to a fun playful play area where our own personal Toys R Us could be organized and put away.  It was the best idea I had yet. The kids have their own personal play area, and we in turn had our living space back! 

Through the redecorating phase of this space it led me to look into fun colored, yet kid friendly rugs that would fit in this space. I wanted something that looked the part but also could withstand what my kids were literally going to throw at it. Did I mention we have 2 dogs? We really needed something durable!

I actually get this question a lot. Working in the rug industry for many years I often get calls from friends and colleagues asking what rugs we have that are suitable for playrooms or play spaces. More and more I hear that people are converting their formal dining room into a play area. Sometimes its their formal den that is converted. In our case it was our “man cave”.  I have found some great rugs for play spaces!

One of my favorites 

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