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Colour Schemes for Living Rooms 2017

Are you feeling gloomy now that winter 2017 is in full swing? Do you see nothing but dull greys each time you walk into your sunless living room? Don’t worry. Rich, bright colours are right on trend this year! The Pantone Colour Institute predicts rich, bright colours to be the trend we’ll see in living rooms across the country this year. Unveiling their upcoming palettes at the 2016 International Home + Housewares Show, Pantone explained they had been inspired by brightly-coloured fi...

Posted On: 09/02/2017

Our 2017 Winter Sale in Full Swing

Our Winter sale has begun and we have a whole host of amazing rugs at incredibly low prices just for you. The sale is on for a limited time only, so be sure not to miss out. More and more people are saying goodbye to carpets and are opting for wooden flooring instead. As such, many are choosing to adorn their homes with statement rugs. Something we talked about in our recent blog post “The Rug Revival” – Read it here. This means our Winter sale has come just at the right time...

Posted On: 17/01/2017

Christmas at Oakham Rugs

Christmas is almost upon us and we just wanted to let you know that we’ll be open up until Christmas Eve.  The Oakham Rugs store will close from Saturday 24th December until Thursday 29th December.  We’ll be open on Friday 30th December from 10am until 5pm and on Saturday 31st December from 10am until 3pm.   We’ll be closed on Monday 2nd January, but opening times will return to normal as from January 3rd. What’s more, our January sale will begin on Sa...

Posted On: 19/12/2016

How To Choose The Right Rug For Christmas

There are a variety of aspects to consider when choosing a rug for your home, especially for winter and for Christmas. Usually around this time of year you want a rug that’ll feel soft and cosy beneath your feet. To help you make the right decision, we’ve put together a short guide to help you find the right rug for Christmas... Select a colour that matches your theme If you’ve decorated your home for Christmas before, you’ll likely know what colour scheme you follow, in which case...

Posted On: 12/12/2016

The Rug Revival

More and more people are saying goodbye to carpets and are instead opting for wooden flooring. As such, many are choosing to adorn their homes with beautiful, statement rugs. Here we take a look at the rug revival... In recent years we’ve seen some huge changes in interior design, home furnishings and flooring. The home furnishings industry is often described as erratic; however many businesses have reported that flooring is currently one of their strongest channels. This is thought ...

Posted On: 21/11/2016

Preparing your home for winter

With the chill of winter in the air, now is the time to add simple decorative touches to your home to make it cosy and welcoming. With a little inspiration, you can easily create 'snuggle up' spaces to ensure that everyone in the family finds the house inviting, warm and relaxing, just in time for Christmas... Whether you hibernate all winter or just simply want to be warm and comfortable once you come back home from work, you must prepare for the cold season ahead. Here are a few simple ti...

Posted On: 27/10/2016

Welcome to the Oakham Oriental Rugs Blog!

​To ensure you’re armed with all the knowledge you require to make a decision on what is the right rug for you and your home, we’ve decided to create a blog, where we’ll alert you to the latest trends, new products and so much more. Rugs are often seen as an essential item in most homes today, which is why we often work with interior designers. For this reason, we always make sure we have a great selection of both modern rugs and traditional rugs to suit all tastes. What’s more, if ...

Posted On: 29/09/2016