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Topic - Victoria Sanchez
Many homeowners love the informality provided by an open family room, breakfast area and kitchen, but they don't always love the accompanying clutter of family togetherness. In model homes and home-design magazines, these spaces always seem coordinated yet comfortable, but in reality, many families live with a cascade of toys, a gaggle of remote controls and a coffee table overflowing with glitter, glue and markers instead of a colorful fruit platter or an art book.
"A wool rug with a pattern can hide all your sins and last for years," she said.
Ms. Sanchez said new technology has made fabrics more durable, with stain protection built in from the beginning.