vintage moroccan rug chair

by Grace Bonney

Speaking of moments with furniture, here’s I’m having a hard time letting go. Anthropologie has a series of online right now that are covered in insanely gorgeous vintage Moroccan rugs. As much as I love these rugs on the floor, when I finally and used it, I realized how quickly they get dirty and have to be cleaned (which is pretty pricey) because of all the strips of fabric. They seem to catch every bit of debris in my apartment, and no matter how much I shake them out, they still need a professional cleaning. I hate the idea of giving up on them, so maybe re-imagining them as upholstery is a better idea. Each of these chairs uses different rugs as upholstery and a sleek metal base as the support. If you’ve got a small rug in this style like I do, maybe would be a good jumping-off idea for trying your own DIY version? I’d love to try this on a simple inexpensive ottoman . . . xo, grace

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