Created from flokati
rugs--a type of woolen shag rug originally made in the north of Greece and now widely available--they appear, at first glance, to have been abused and distressed with fire as well as paint.
The wish list, filling several pages and exceedingly whimsical, also specified a copy of the Oxford English Dictionary on a pedestal; one hole of mini golf; a swirly barbershop pole; a flokati
rug; several swings, including the porch, Tarzan and "Mod bubble'' varieties; lots of furniture with carved animal feet; gold mirrors; a big banquet table; an aquarium; and a secret passageway.
You should go there just to see the "garden" - a wall of herbs growing in metal cylinders under a balloon sky of paper lanterns, like those people bought in the 1970s to go with Greek flokati
com; TABLE LAMPS: glass rod buffet lamps, silver plated metal with glass rods, Uttermost; SLEIGH BED: white lacquer wood and silver leather headboard; FLOKATI
BEDSPREAD: wool; PILLOW: faux mink; RUG: white, multi-level shag, wool/polyester; ARTWORK: M.
50 each, Stockholm oak coffee table, EUR174, all Ikea; Flokati
pure wool rug, EUR50.
com 3 NuLoom offers flokati
rags made out of pure wool and In a variety of colors.
Great for: draperies, flowerpots, bath mats, flokati
rugs, candles, kitchenware, mirrors, frames, teak garden furniture
Floor coverings are silk corduroy, natural flokati
sheepskin and white mohair.
The large circular option comes from the Flokati
Rug Co in London (0208 3373005 or online at flokatirugco.
A wide selection of genuine Flokati
rugs direct from Greece are available from The Flokati
Rug Company, from pounds 23 (020 8337 3005, www.
The most popular Greek rugs are Jute or Flokati
long-haired shaggy pile.
She's getting back at me because I don't want to get married and have a bunch of rug rats crawling all over my flokati