Zebra and Tiger Print Cowhides

Zebra and Tiger Print Cowhides How they are made? There is nothing quite like a large Zebra or Tiger print rug when it comes to animal skin rugs. These two animals have perhaps the most widely used two tone theme used in interior décor. The Zebra is a large animal common in many parts of Africa that looks like a cross between a donkey and a horse. Though there are a variety of breeds, the zebra’s black and white stripes are beautiful and make the rug easy to fit into almost any theme within a...

Rustic Interiors and Blesbok Rugs

Rustic Interiors and Blesbok Rugs Rustic interior decoration The family room is often much more used than any other room. It’s the place to watch your favourite soap, redo home work and have small talk within the home. For this reason, a rustic design often serves the room well. The main objective for any rustic design is to bring cosiness and comfort into the space. For this reason, any room looking for the rustic feel often has warmer colouring and lighting. The idea is to attempt to bring ...

Beautifying Your Home with Reindeer Rugs

Beautifying Your Home with Reindeer Rugs Rugs and interiors Rugs are a great addition to a home and can add spice to any themed room or hallway. When selecting a rug, especially animal hide, it is important that you select a colour or tone that will complement the prevailing tone of the room. Among the favourites is reindeer hide which due to its colour can fit in with most warm colours. This is because reindeer hide, unlike sheep or cowhide which could have major variation in colour, is ofte...

How Are Cowhide Rugs Manufactured?

How Are Cowhide Rugs Manufactured? Cowhide is a useful by-product of the beef industry and helps to make sure there is as little wastage as possible. Cowhide can be used for many products including shoes, clothing, bags and rugs. The process for manufacturing cowhide rugs is fairly straightforward and techniques have changed very little over the years.   Preparing the Hide The hides are all delivered in their pre-curing raw state and sorted into sizes and colours. Top quality whole pelts with...

5 Alternative Uses for Animal Hides in the House

5 Alternative Uses for Animal Hides in the House A hide rug is most traditionally used to give a room a warm, cosy and rustic feel when placed next to the bed or in front of a roaring fireplace. There is no reason for animal hides to adorn bare floorboards or carpet alone, when with a little creativity, a similarly snug mood can be achieved by placing it somewhere a little different. Here are five suggestions for alternative ways to use your hides around the house. Sofa Cover By using your ...

Large Sheepskin Rugs

Large Sheepskin Rugs Redecorating your living room? or perhaps just bored of the rug that you have had for years? At Hide Rugs we know that a beautiful sheepskin rug can instantly transform a room, especially when it is placed on the floor as a room centrepiece. The right large sheepskin rug can bring warmth to a dull, cold interior, or alternatively bring a cool, modern, look and feel. If you are looking for a large sheepskin rug, give the Hide Rugs team a call on 020 7474 3411 or drop us a ...