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A pink rug may not be your first choice when thinking about sprucing up your home. In fact, when I told my husband we were getting a new pink rug, he said, “don’t make our family room all girly!” I am here to tell you that decorating with pink, is a perfect way add color to your home. Pink happens to be my favorite color. My phone case, purse, sandals and just about 3/4 of my wardrobe is pink. This post is sponsored by Mohawk Carpet. All opinions are 100% mine.
When Mohawk Carpet, the world’s largest flooring manufacturer, asked if I would like to try out their new “SmartSrand” rug and one of the color choices was pink, I said YES! The pink rug is rocking our family room and the men in the house actually love it!
I didn’t even know that Mohawk Carpet had such a fun and trendy line of area carpet. Do you know how plush and soft this rug is? It is so soft! We have two dogs and children and every rug in our house gets soiled and something spilled on it at least twice a week. Here are a few statistics about SmartStrand that I found interesting and appealing.
SmartStrand has permanent stain and soil resistance that will never wear off.
Most carpets have stain and soil treatments that are applied topically to the fiber. Over time, in the face of foot traffic, and due to wear and tear, the topically applied stain and soil treatment wears off. This can leave ordinary carpets looking worn out and dirty sooner than you might expect for such a large purchase. With SmartStrand, you don’t have to worry about that. For as long as you have the carpet, it will have stain protection because it is built into the carpet fiber itself.
SmartStrand is extremely easy to clean.
Say goodbye to carpet cleaners! You don’t have to use any harsh chemicals or carpet cleaners to remove stains from SmartStrand carpet. All you need is a dishrag, some warm water, and mild detergent, like dish soap. Even tough stains, like ketchup, mustard, red Kool-Aid, and even red wine will clean easily out of SmartStrand carpet. Almost everyone has a flooring horror story, but with SmartStrand there’s no need to worry. Did you know that this carpet is rated #1 in consumer satisfaction? You can see consumer reviews on the MohawkFlooring website as well.
SmartStrand is very durable.
So durable, in fact, Mohawk held a SmartStrand Zoo Challenge. Mohawk carpeted the rhino enclosure at a popular zoo in Birmingham, Alabama. Ricko the Rhino lived on this carpet for 2 weeks! When all was said and done, Mohawk removed the carpet from Ricko’s home, had it professionally cleaned using only hot water extraction…and the carpet looked good as new! The next year, they took it even further and had six African elephants at the Dallas Zoo live on SmartStrand carpet for two weeks…and the result was the same. SmartStrand carpet is super durable. Strong enough for actual wildlife…and strong enough for YOUR wild life, too!
We don’t have a rhino but we have this guy who slobbers more than any dog I know. I’m loving the features about this rug!
When my pink rug arrived, I shopped our home for items that would coordinate with the rug. I recently created our own DIY Wall Art which happened to incorporate pink, brown, green and orange.
The pillow covers that I made last month (shown on the couch) also help tie the rug in nicely. When decorating with pink, adding browns and creams help balance the over pink tone. Would you like to win our own SmartStrand rug? There are many colors to pick from if pink isn’t your thing.
Enter the Mohawk Carpet SmartStrand Giveaway HERE
You can win your own 6’ X 9” SmartStrand bound carpet rug in style Simonton Beach. And since this is all about color, Mohawk has agreed to let you pick the color of your choice. There are more than 40 Simonton Beach colors to choose from! Go to the contest page through the provided link to enter.
So are you loving the pink rug that is rocking our familyroom? I know a pink rug isn’t for everyone but I am here to tell you that I would love any of the colors featured in the Smartbrand collection. This particular rug is called “simonton beach shell pink” As always, all opinions are 100% mine. Thanks so much to Mohawk for sponsoring today’s post.