The results of the National Arts & Crafts Conference at the Grove Park Inn, February 21-23, 2020

The results of the National Arts & Crafts Conference at the Grove Park Inn, February 21-23, 2020 I will do my best to publish every Monday. A long line of approximately 200 people wrapped around the bend just before the opening on Friday The 33rd National Arts & Crafts Conference at the Omni Grove Park … Read moreThe results of the National Arts & Crafts Conference at the Grove Park Inn, February 21-23, 2020

Thomas Whitty & The Axminster Carpets

Thomas Whitty & The Axminster Carpets British Weaver Thomas Whitty and Axminster Carpets In the 18th century, a struggling clothier visited a market in London. His experience there inspired him to start making carpets. Ultimately, his creations would become some of the most fashionable and sought-after in Europe. The story of Thomas Whitty and Axminster carpets … Read moreThomas Whitty & The Axminster Carpets

Fashion Rugs

Fashion Rugs Rugs Make an Appearance in Fashion Runways! What are haute couture fashion rugs? Is this really a thing? It sure is. Beautiful rugs, from shag to fringe to floral, are now becoming staples of high fashion runways. For example, Ralph Lauren recently had a 50th anniversary collection that was shown on a patchwork … Read moreFashion Rugs

Hollywood Academy Awards Oscars Red Carpet History

Hollywood Academy Awards Oscars Red Carpet History Story Of The Academy Awards Red Carpet – The Staple Of The Oscars With the arrival of the New Year comes the build-up to the Hollywood Academy Awards, or Oscars, as it is more commonly called. In luxurious pageantry, Hollywood’s elite arrive annually to walk the red carpet … Read moreHollywood Academy Awards Oscars Red Carpet History