We like this idea from French interior designer
Serge Castella, who took woven natural rugs and turned them into headboards in the bedroom of a guest house on Spain’s Costa Brava. Here’s a look at the idea and a few ways to re-create it.
Above: Castella uses a stiff rush mat, custom-made by Spanish artisans, behind a queen mattress. Photograph via Serge Castella Interiors. Above: From West Elm the Jute Boucle Rug in Flax is on sale for 125 for the five-by-eight-foot size. Above: Restoration Hardware’s Hand-Braided Jute Rug in Natural is $415 for the six-by-nine-foot size. Above: The Heathered Chenille Jute Rug in Natural is currently on sale at $135 for the three-by-five-foot size and $359 for the five-by-eight-foot size at Pottery Barn. Above: A budget option: Ikea’s Lohals Flatwoven Natural Rug is $79.99 for the size that measures approximately five by eight feet.
Or, consult one of our favorite sources for custom rush rugs and flooring:
Rush Matters in Bedfordshire. For more, check out Medieval and Modern Rush on Gardenista.
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