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  • April3rd

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    Festival Attendees Embrace Innovative Art Form as Own

    FIA Canvas Rugs DIsplay

    Innovative Art Form for Costa Rica

    It seems contradictory almost that one of the most innovative ideas to come into Costa Rica is an art form created in the 1400’s. Such was the response from the locals upon viewing my hand painted canvas rugs during the 2012 International Festival of the Arts (FIA) in San Jose, Costa Rica.

    When I arrived in Costa Rica 35 years ago, Ticos were fond of saying, “No estamos acostumbrados.”  Translated it means, “We are not accustomed to that.”  At that time, Costa Ricans in general were not open to new ideas or different ways of doing things. At the art festival, however, Read More | Comments

  • September7th

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    Many people who are looking for the best place to retire are taking a look at Costa Rica and specifically Costa Rica beaches. Costa Rica has two coasts and the translation of Costa Rica means Rich Coast. When I came to this country 34 years ago it was as a young woman in love with the tropics and looking for surf. I found myself on the Caribbean coast and met a young man who was starting up an ornamental plant business, with a farm on the beach. And so I stayed. Read More | Comments

  • August18th

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    Painted Floor ClothsPainted rugs have been in use for centuries, popular during colonial times and commonly referred to as floor cloths. From their humble beginnings as a way to prevent wear and tear from shoes and boots, and to capture crumbs and dirt, painted canvas rugs are now a popular addition for just about any room of the home.

    Benefits of Floor Cloths

    Durability: Canvas rugs are among the most durable. Take care of them and you can expect them to last for decades. This is perfect for high-traffic areas of the home, such as the hallway or the kitchen, as they won’t wear away by being walked on too much. They’re also perfect if you’ve got children or pets who don’t generally take care of your rugs! Read More | Comments