5 Carpets That Have Us Floored

Worship the ground you walk on with an artful rug by a Maine maker rendered in woven, pile, and even painted and stenciled designs.

Maine-made rugs
From the Summer 2023 issue of Maine Homes by Down East
Sara Hotchkiss’s Poppy Crush red carpet
Photo by Tara Rice

Roll out Waldoboro artist Sara Hotchkiss’s Poppy Crush red carpet, woven with cotton strips, wherever you want some star power. 4-by-6 feet, $975. sarahotchkiss.com

angela adams astrud rug

Brazilian singer Astrud Gilberto inspired Portland designer Angela Adams’s groovy wool Astrud rug, available in an array of tropical shades. Four sizes, from $785. angelaadams.com

a Susan Connery stenciled-canvas floorcloth
Photo by Tara Rice

The stylized patterns Walpole’s Susan Connery works with as a wallpaper installer inform her stenciled-canvas floorcloths, like Desert Sands and Star2-by-4-feet, $400. susanconnerydesigns.com

Addie Peet Indigo Dye canvas floorcloth

Winterport artist Addie Peet’s Indigo Dye canvas floorcloth comprises five layers of marine- grade primer and base paint, and five coats of clear finish, for supreme durability. Five sizes, from $180. addiepeet.com

Hillary Hutton hand-loomed cotton rag rug
Photo by Tara Rice

Skillful color blending is a hallmark of Vienna weaver Hillary Hutton’s hand-loomed cotton rag rugs, like this Arrowhead design. 5-by-8-feet, $2,000. huttonstudios.com

May 2024, Down East Magazine

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