Tabriz Persian RugsWritten by Jeff Brokob
Tabriz are one of most popular Persian rugs. Tabriz is dominant city of Northwest Iran and is second largest city in Iran. It has been center of carpet trade for hundreds, if not thousands of years.
Tabriz rugs have many unique designs, but typical pattern is filled with dense floral motifs, large palmettes or vases. Typical colors are dark red and a powerful blue. Newer carpets can also be soft green and brown.
Tabriz carpets come in all different sizes. The majority will range in size from 4X6 feet to 8X10 feet. You can also find rugs up to 10X18 feet.
Tabriz also has several "sub-styles". These include Mahi, Naqsheh, and Tabatabaie. The Mahi is commonly referred to as "The Decorators Carpet", because colors available can match any room. The Naqsheh is generally considered most spectacular of Tabriz rugs due to its coloring scheme. The Tabatabaie has touches of orange, lemon green and beige.
How to Patch Small Holes in DrywallWritten by Joe Hyslop
Patching Smaller Holes in Drywall
Tools & Material: Trowel, Joint Compound, Sand Paper, Peel-And-Stick Repair Patch, Primer, Touchup Paint, Paint Brush
Small holes caused by doorknobs are most common and easiest to fix. Any other holes within a radius of 6 inches can be classified in this category as well. Begin by wiping area clean of debris and covering hole with a peel-and-stick repair patch found at any local hardware store.