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Kids' Rugs With Adult Flair




    Russel Peterson from non-profit design studio Alpha Workshops shows us how to create a stenciled floor cloth, which you can display on the floor or hang as a wall covering. By creating your own motif like Russel's, which was inspired by Alpha Workshops' recent mural for the Humane Society of New York, you can add a personalized element to your home. Russel recommends using Benjamin Moore's enviromentally friendly Natura paint since it has minimal odor and doesn't contain any VOCs. (Published Monday, Sep 27, 2010)

    These cheery floor coverings from Momeni might be designed for little ones, but we think they'd bring a dose of groovy Technicolor to our own pad. Flash sales site One Kings Lane just slashed prices on Momeni's eye-popping, retro rugs, which remind us of Italian fashion house Missoni's wild prints and '70s hippie-child style. This Lil Mo Mod Multi Floral model, pictured above, runs from $35 for the 2'x3' size to $479 for the 8'x10'. The sale ends Thursday, September 23.