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mod*mom father's day giveaway :: eco-friendly alexander girard area rug

FLOR modular tiles launched their alexander girard modern, modular
carpet tiles today! they are eco-friendly, recycled + recyclable. i am a HUGE alexander girard fan! i've written about him + posted his designs here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here + here, so i am ecstatic that FLOR is offering an alexander girard mid-century design from his la fonda del sol collection on a 3x5 area rug to a lucky mod*mom reader!

to enter to win, please leave me a comment telling me how you feel about alexander girard's designs + your favorite FLOR eco-friendly carpet prints.
include your email address +/or url, before midnight, monday june 30

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I LoVE these Girard designs, but the Disney prints are a close 2nd.

at_bolt AT

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 6/02/2008 4:43 PM  

Those rugs would look good in our office. :) I love to put up rugs here as I also love to lie down there

and rub it softly with my hands.

Thanks for sharing. I'll go check out your other entries about Alexander Girard's designs. This is



By Anonymous Anonymous, at 6/02/2008 5:42 PM  

I love the bright colors and the fun sun designs.

I also like the Souk Chic.

By Blogger lace, at 6/02/2008 5:42 PM  

Girard's designs remind me of happy summer days. I also love the Twiggy Moss...not to mention the cool wide waled/textured ones. SO many to choose from!

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 6/02/2008 7:36 PM  

I love the Disney prints. These rugs look very comfy and durable. Thanks so much for the opportunity.


By Anonymous Anonymous, at 6/02/2008 7:56 PM  

I love Flor tiles. Someday I'd love to have an indoor patio with the Green Acres tiles!
beccachristensen at hotmail dot com

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 6/02/2008 8:03 PM  

I love Alexander Girard's designs. They are colrful, exciting, and fun! His rugs are to die for. They could brighten any room. I also like the Martha Stewart collection. Thanks for another great giveaway!

By Blogger Carly, at 6/02/2008 8:17 PM  

I love Alexander Girard's designs, they are fun, colorful, young, vibrant, just fantastic! Another favorite of mine is the Martha Stewart needlepoint stripe in fawn, would look good in my hallway! Thanks for the great giveaway.

ann dot guns at mac dot com

By Blogger Ann, at 6/02/2008 10:03 PM  

Alexander Girard's stuff makes me smile. Even in the middle of winter when it's been raining for 40 days straight.

And as for the Flor prints... well, I think I just need to have one of each tile so that I can make a crazy patchwork rug to cover my whole house.

By Blogger Wendy, at 6/02/2008 10:33 PM  

I love how bright and eclectic his designs are. Totally my style.

I also adore the "Souk Chic" flor design in multi!

wiredalive at hotmail dot com

By Blogger Unknown, at 6/02/2008 10:39 PM  

I love alexander girard's designs- the colors and prints, make me happy. Esp the sun's. They can be bright and bit, but never feel overdone. One of my favorite FLOR carpet designs is the Between the Lines set. laurachilton {at} hotmail {dot} com

By Blogger Laura, at 6/03/2008 12:06 AM  

Love his designs - very modern and abstract. One of my other favorites is Willow.

anislandlife at gmail dot com

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 6/03/2008 12:25 AM  

I LOVE LOVE LOVE Flor! Alexander's designs are so playful and fun...sure to cheer up any room...and warm any home! La Fonda Del Sol - Pequeno is my FAVORITE! :)

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 6/03/2008 1:47 AM  

Girard's design's are so cheerful and bright. I also love the "soux chic" and "if there be thorn's" patterns at Flor.

By Blogger Kristen M., at 6/03/2008 4:03 AM  

I just love his designs...I love flor because you can place them however you want..great concept...
3beez at bellsouth dot net

By Blogger julie, at 6/03/2008 4:19 AM  

I LOVE his designs and would LOVE to win! My daughter's room is in such desperate need of a rug over the wood floor, and she would totally go nuts to win. I like Between The Lines. Thanx for the giveaway.

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 6/03/2008 4:38 AM  

I love the FLOR patterns, colors, playfulness, and ecological basis. My favorite (today, anyway) is the Organic Overlay in Foliage.

By Blogger Aisling, at 6/03/2008 4:50 AM  

Love the one you have in the contest....but also love the colours in "souk chic". What a great discovery!

By Blogger E. Shen, at 6/03/2008 5:15 AM  

These rugs are lovely and functional. I love the Trill Ride!

By Blogger mar, at 6/03/2008 5:32 AM  

I love these bold, colorful designs. I've been looking at the everyday rugs at Lowe's, but these are awesome and it will be hard to go back to Basics.

By Blogger listening2u, at 6/03/2008 5:38 AM  

I absolutely adore Alexander Girard's prints. My husband laughs and says "Oh, now you have a favorite RUG designer"? Ah but, Girard is so much more than that! Artistry divine!
My favorite from the site comes naturally, from his collection. I love the La Fonda del Sol Pequeno!
I have the perfect room for the giveaway rug! I just remodeled the dining room and INSISTED on all cream, cream walls, cream rug. The rug looks horrible but I cannot admit to hubby. To win this would be a dream. But I don't want anybody walkin on it...

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 6/03/2008 5:50 AM  

Love Flor and love Alexander Girard! In fact thought of you when I saw his dolls at the SF MOMA shop last month.

I love whichever Flor pattern will stand up to the kids and the dawg so I'm guessing housepet. But I'd really love the AG rug!

By Blogger Mom101, at 6/03/2008 5:56 AM  

What's not to love - what a great partnership! i've always thought about creating a FLOR rug, but never was totally in love with any of the designs, though I do love Twiggy and Stampede, but NOW - OH, MY!

By Blogger Molly & Bea & T., Tra-Lee, at 6/03/2008 6:00 AM  

Girard's designs are just fun, kind of psychedelic, and gorgeous colors. Besides his print in Verde I am loving Tapete in turquoise. My new obsession is turqoise and tangerine...trying to convince the husband that's how we should decorate the new living room.

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 6/03/2008 6:08 AM  

I love the La Fonda del Sol
Mandarina and the La Fonda del Sol
Azul and also the La Fonda del Sol
Pequeno, actually I like them all but those three are my favourites, I love the colors and designs Alexander Girard uses to create his rugs. Thanks ModMom.

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 6/03/2008 6:10 AM  

I love how bright and cheery his designs are. I'd love to put this in our new office/study or bedroom.

By Blogger melonkelli, at 6/03/2008 6:20 AM  

oh the girard is wonderful! would look amazing in our playroom! other prints i love are the old evidently phased out kid's room prints - i am sad i missed my chance to get me a big Happy Landings rug, but i've ordered some jig's up samples to see if those will work in the nursery.

By Blogger julie beth, at 6/03/2008 6:23 AM  

I love everytnhing about these rugs. The colors, the designs, the quality.My living room would really take on a whole new look with this fabulous rug.

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 6/03/2008 6:41 AM  

Alexander Girard's designs are so chic and retro, yet modern at the same time. My favorite Flor print would have to be the Disney Cars.

By Blogger jenna, at 6/03/2008 6:43 AM  

How could you not smile and be happy seeing a Girard design? They're bright and cheery; great for kid's rooms or mom's office!

My favorite design in the whole entire universe is the La Fonda Del Sol-Pequeno.

By Blogger Unknown, at 6/03/2008 6:57 AM  


I ADORE Organic Overlay and Willow (in magenta, of course). They include a gorgeous array of color and imagination, & they would really do my boring room a world of good. So cute.

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 6/03/2008 7:04 AM  

The greatest part about all of the carpet tiles is if you get a stain you can just replace one little tile and not the WHOLE rug, I love that most of all!!!!!

Girard's collections are bold and beautiful: I love La Fonda del Sol "Azul", I think these designs are to good to be on the floor and would look awesome on a wall.... the Azul would be a perfect fit for our bedroom wall!

My favourites at FLOR are The Jigs Up because they can be used in a child's room and still look elegant, and the Square Dance collection because you can have them form circles and then change it around to make a windmill design.. great for people like me who love to rearrange a lot!!

Eco friendly is the way to go these days, everybody seems to be getting involved in one way or another and that is great to see everyone doing there part, whether big or small!

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 6/03/2008 7:42 AM  

I love the FLOR genre! Thanks mod*mom for introducing me to it!!! My favorite in the del sol collection is the Azul! I would LOve to add this to my home!! :)

By Blogger butterflyny, at 6/03/2008 7:44 AM  

I'm so inspired by Alexander Girard...his designs are beautifully simplistic, yet colorful enough to spice up any boring room. God I sound like I'm trying to sell YOU his designs!

By Blogger Danielle, at 6/03/2008 7:58 AM  

I LOVE LOVE LOVE these rugs, and I would be so happy to own one. We just bought a house and are starting to buy some things, these rugs would be a fantastic addition.

The hopscotch is my fav!

By Blogger Brooke, at 6/03/2008 7:59 AM  

I love Alexander Girad as well, so colorful and happy are his designs. We have FLOR carpet in our dinning room, so I know the quality will be great!


By Anonymous Anonymous, at 6/03/2008 8:48 AM  

Botanicals is cool along with the disney patterns

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 6/03/2008 8:58 AM  

I like the blue Botanicals rug. It would look lovely in my guest room. Overall I like Girad's designs. They area really modern with interesting shapes and lines.

By Blogger Fangirl Jen, at 6/03/2008 9:01 AM  

Wow! These colors are amazing. How cool is it that they are made from recycled materials! While I love the Pequeno, the Mandarina goes better with the colors in my house.

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 6/03/2008 9:01 AM  

Walking on Clouds in Baby Blue Eyes (we have those in my boys' room). The new Girad design would be sooo beautiful in the boys' playroom - fun but not too "babyish".

Maureen (jnomaxx at hotmail dot com)

By Blogger NSMOM, at 6/03/2008 9:06 AM  

I really like his bold colors and style. Also the eco-friendly aspect is great too. I like the Cream very bold yet nutural at the same time. katie_mmartin at yahoo dot com.

By Blogger Katie, at 6/03/2008 9:25 AM  

I love the bright and bold colors!

By Blogger Tonya, at 6/03/2008 9:31 AM  

I love his designs. I especially love that the colors are bright and uplifting. Thanks for this giveaway.

By Blogger peg42, at 6/03/2008 9:36 AM  

i love the girard designs...i've never seen them before, but i love how bright they are without being overdone.

for the flor, i love the modern mix in blue. we're moving into a house soon and flor is perfect for the basement!

By Blogger elana, at 6/03/2008 9:51 AM  

Alexander Girard crosses mod with metro, and makes it work beautifully. The Multiform Pen from Acme Studio is simple, chic elegance.

By Blogger Unknown, at 6/03/2008 9:55 AM  

loove flor anf love girard's stuff for them, totally drool worthy

By Blogger monica, at 6/03/2008 10:06 AM  

Love these new girard flor tiles. I have flor throughout our home and we also have some girard fabrics. I can't wait to mix in these new tiles. I love the circle sun.

By Blogger Unknown, at 6/03/2008 10:24 AM  

Love these new girard flor tiles. I have flor throughout our home and we also have some girard fabrics. I can't wait to mix in these new tiles. I love the circle sun.

By Blogger Unknown, at 6/03/2008 10:24 AM  

I love the designs. They remind me of the 1960's, only better. I like the Flor tiles in the Botanical pattern. I would love this in my bedroom.

By Blogger Amy L, at 6/03/2008 10:40 AM  

Girard is brilliant! This would be my fav Flor pattern La Fonda del Sol Mandarina!!

Bright and Colourful, not tacky, happy and light!

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 6/03/2008 10:56 AM  

Cheerful and bright. Would make me want to get energized. I can see this becoming a fave for an exercise room.

By Blogger Mya Brooks, at 6/03/2008 11:08 AM  

I love all of Girards things...fabulous and happy! As far as the Flor products...I've got to stick on the sam path -- my favorite is the La Fonda del Sol
Pequeno pattern.

Thank you for the chance to win!


By Blogger arbrashears, at 6/03/2008 11:10 AM  

I think my favorite is Tonal Vision cause it would match nicely in my home, but my kids would love the hopscotch and the Souk Chic is so fab! Oh, it's hard to decide.

This is a wonderful giveaway.

By Blogger Petula, at 6/03/2008 11:11 AM  

His designs are amazing and make me want to dance! I love the Multi Souk Chic rug!

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 6/03/2008 11:17 AM  

I think Alexander Girard's prints are awesome! The vibrant colors jump out at you!

I really like the Organic Overlay in Foliage

Thank you for the great giveaway!


By Blogger monky, at 6/03/2008 11:29 AM  

Happy Tuesday! I like his Pillows, April on Natural screen printed fabric and his stationery! My favorite rug design is his "Pequeno!"
Please enter me in your fabulous drawing. I appreciate it! Thanks,Cindi

By Blogger windycindy, at 6/03/2008 11:46 AM  

I love the muti design rug.

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 6/03/2008 12:05 PM  

I got my FLOR catalogue yesterday and was drooling over the new designs. They are fantastic! I love all the FLOR designs... I can never pick a favorite. They are all so fun. I think it would be fun to get the Fedora tiles and make custom stripes out of them... there's a how-to on the last page of the catalogue. AMAZING!!

i'm evan and my email is

By Blogger evan, at 6/03/2008 12:06 PM  

Ocean Think n'thin, I am in the process of pulling up my son's carpet, there is hardwood underneath but this would look great in the middle of his room. He's thirteen and I think this print would be perfect.

By Blogger Unknown, at 6/03/2008 12:09 PM  

I really like his designs. The "Pequeno" is my favorite of his collection, but I really love the "Morning Coffee" rug. I'd love to win. Thanks for the chance.

By Blogger Jennifer, at 6/03/2008 12:27 PM  

The Girard designs are so bright and cheerful. I love them. The crazy daisy designs are awesome too.

By Blogger superfizz, at 6/03/2008 12:50 PM  

Great design

By Blogger jw1966, at 6/03/2008 1:02 PM  

I have to say, I was soooo impressed when you first posted this. The girard designs were not even on the FLOR website yet! You are so ahead:) I love FLOR! These new designs are gorgeous! I just got the catalog yesterday with the girard design featured, and would love to add it to our new house!

By Blogger freckle mom, at 6/03/2008 1:15 PM  

wow the rugs are realy nice i love to have one thhats if i coulld a ford one lol there realy nice

By Blogger jenny, at 6/03/2008 1:20 PM  

I love Girard's color use it is so vibrant. I also love love love the stampede and amazing lace carpet tiles, i like a bit of whimsy on the floor.

By Blogger Suzanne, at 6/03/2008 1:35 PM  

I love Girard's designs. They are always so clean and graphic. My favorite is probably Twiggy in red.

By Blogger Miss Spoken, at 6/03/2008 1:44 PM  

The designs are cheerful,warm and playful.My fave is Willow.

By Blogger danosor, at 6/03/2008 1:49 PM  

Awe Girard~ *swoon*
His designs are the epitomy of retro modernism that just have that timeless "cool" factor you can't help but love. His use of color is unlike any other textile designer and it just makes you feel so happy when you see them! I love that he hooked up w/ FLOR! Even if I don't win, I'm now going to have to scrounge up extra $$ to get some of those tiles! Aside from his collection, I dig FLOR's patterns. Willow is pretty eye-catching ^-^

By Blogger Jules, at 6/03/2008 1:53 PM  

Its for my crib.

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 6/03/2008 1:58 PM  


By Blogger bonnieann, at 6/03/2008 2:10 PM  

Girard's stuff brightens any room. I like the Souk Chic in multi.

By Blogger agordon10, at 6/03/2008 2:21 PM  

girads has good designs

By Blogger mverno, at 6/03/2008 2:24 PM  

I reall think they are a neat and affordable way to spice up any room or hallway. My two fave designs are the willow and amazing lace.

By Blogger fidofido, at 6/03/2008 2:40 PM  

Love love love Girad's designs but also love modern mix
Stephanie V.

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 6/03/2008 2:59 PM  

Amazing lace IS amazing, and absolutely gorgeous. I do love the idea of eco-friendly rugs, because so many are made with terrible chemicals or the process is highly polluting.

By Blogger Rattlesnakechili, at 6/03/2008 2:59 PM  

I am so excited to see this giveaway because I love the fun colors and patterns the designs have. They are so unique but very attractive, I don't own anything as cool as these designs.

I also love the Disney
Classic Pooh designs.

kenzkween at hotmail dot com

By Blogger Ane, at 6/03/2008 4:23 PM  

Alexander Girard is dear to me because his frequent use of suns in his designs. With a name like Dawn, I am a big fan of anything with suns and celestial designs. I also love the Organic Overlay patterns from Flor.

Thanks for the giveaway!
dburdenbates (at) gmail (dot) com

By Blogger Dawn, at 6/03/2008 5:14 PM  

I love the Square Dance in the brown and tan. It would be spectacular in my family room. There are many exceptional designs on the website. I spent a fortune just daydreaming. What a great site!


By Blogger taterbug, at 6/03/2008 5:34 PM  

Wow!! I love the rug you are offering..its gorgeous. I love Girad's designs...they just are so cheerful, whimsical and happy. If I win the rug I would buy the matching round pillows.
Out of the other FLOR designs I like the Tapete in turquoise.

bvbabybv at

By Blogger Jo, at 6/03/2008 5:49 PM  

Girard's fruit tree design is just's very fitting for me! I'm a big fan of the verde color scheme for the rug :)

By Blogger Erica C., at 6/03/2008 6:06 PM  

nice looking rug. My kid would love it.

By Blogger Unknown, at 6/03/2008 6:21 PM  

I like his La Fonda del Sol™ but my daughter would love the Disney Princess.

By Blogger Uniquely Yours, at 6/03/2008 6:23 PM  

I love the Classic Pooh Rug! The whole collection is lovely-beautiful bright patterns.
Elaine R

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 6/03/2008 7:31 PM  

Girard's designs are awesome, my favorite print is the willow print.

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 6/03/2008 7:34 PM  

I like how bright and summery looking the sun patterns are.

i like thick and thin the best

By Blogger Amira M, at 6/03/2008 7:37 PM  

I've been waiting for what seems like forever for the Girard FLOR tiles to be released, how fun! I'm lucky enough to own Alexander Girard alphabet pillows, which I absolutely adore. His Vitra wooden dolls always catch my eye with their curious and whimsical shapes, colors, and expressions. We've actually been seriously considering getting FLOR tiles for our family room and I've had my eye on the Stampede pattern in grey or brown.

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 6/03/2008 7:52 PM  

I like the big bold colors and beautiful designs


By Anonymous Anonymous, at 6/03/2008 8:25 PM  

He is a phenominol artist with such flare to his work...I love all of it, but my favorite rug is the Aubrey tote...sensational works of art is what he creates.

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 6/03/2008 8:35 PM  

Love, love, love the Girard FLOR tiles, they make me feel bright,cheery and happy inside! I also love the straight and narrow tiles. They would look perfect in my art studio.

By Blogger Unknown, at 6/03/2008 8:48 PM  

I love the warm/tangerine color way of the Girard Flor carpet tiles. I have a short wall in my family room and I think the 6x6 would look great as wall art!

By Blogger C.L. Davis, at 6/03/2008 8:55 PM  

The Girard designs are colorful and fun. I also like the Martha
Stewart designs they are compatible with most decor.

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 6/04/2008 1:07 AM  

adore fun...would love to place right in the living room to keep things cheery. THANKS FOR GREAT CONTEST :)

By Blogger Sharon, at 6/04/2008 4:35 AM  

Not to be repetitive, but Girard's prints are so cheerful. As for the other FLOR prints, I like the fact that there are so many that anyone should be able to find something they like.

By Blogger clynsg, at 6/04/2008 5:20 AM  

I totally love the Girard design rugs. Great site!

By Blogger jassmg2024, at 6/04/2008 6:26 AM  

Girard design make me happy-they are gorgeous!

By Blogger sweetsue, at 6/04/2008 6:34 AM  

I like the colors of the Girard designs. There are so many designs to choose from and I like the Martha Stewart ones :)

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 6/04/2008 6:59 AM  

Have a great day.

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 6/04/2008 7:13 AM  

This would make a great housewarming gift for my best friend!

By Blogger Kristy Blanco, at 6/04/2008 7:24 AM  

Between the Lines
Thank you for having this contest. I really appreciate it.

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 6/04/2008 7:38 AM  

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By Blogger AmbieC, at 6/04/2008 8:04 AM  

I love love the La Fonda Del Sol design- so colorful, funky and bright. It's be perfect in my baby's room. I also like the Souk Chic design. Thanks for the contest!
acchristen (at) gmail (dot) com

By Blogger AmbieC, at 6/04/2008 8:06 AM  

I love Alexander Girard's designs, They are so fun and neat.

By Blogger imjasonc, at 6/04/2008 8:17 AM  

they're so fresh & colorful. They remind me of Spring.

By Blogger LINDALSHOT, at 6/04/2008 8:23 AM  

I wasn't familiar with his stuff before...his designs are so fun. I'm bookmarking the site for when I have some decorating money. At flor, the organic overlay is probably my favorite.

By Blogger cl, at 6/04/2008 10:07 AM  

I really like the Classic Quilt in Mango. I don't have any rugs and it would go great with my couch

By Blogger littlelatina, at 6/04/2008 10:29 AM  

Love Girard's designs and am very intrigued by the MAD PLAIDER FLOR pattern.

By Blogger D., at 6/04/2008 10:36 AM  

I love the Souk Chic area rug in blue. It is so attractive and different. Please enter me.
pintolinda at hotmail dot com.

By Blogger pintolinda, at 6/04/2008 10:58 AM  

These are gorgous! I really like "stampede" but how do you pick a favorite? These would be wonderful for a children's play area - so much happy color!

Sandra Jensen

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 6/04/2008 10:59 AM  

I love Toy Poodle in Kiki cream. I love how they are so beautiful and SO eco-friendly!

By Blogger Cherry Blossoms, at 6/04/2008 11:03 AM  

Mad Plaider I love the vintage look of his designs

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 6/04/2008 11:38 AM  

These rugs are beautiful works of art! I especially love the WILLOW!

By Blogger mogrill, at 6/04/2008 11:41 AM  

I like the willow, would look nice in green

By Blogger Sunnyvale, at 6/04/2008 11:52 AM  

I love the girad disigns great contest

By Blogger boobles2, at 6/04/2008 11:57 AM  

Girard rules!
Also like Martha Stewart's Needle Point Stripe.

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 6/04/2008 12:20 PM  

I really love the "funkiness" (if that's even a word!LOL!) of A.G.'s designs! My favorite Flor pattern is the "Between the Lines"-Red...And I have just the perfect place for it! (wink!wink!)

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 6/04/2008 12:37 PM  

Very fond of the Flor carpet line. And love the fun design in the Girard's designs.

By Blogger kmbennet, at 6/04/2008 12:47 PM  

I love the Girard! Thanks for the offer!
rachelfox1981 at yahoo dot com

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 6/04/2008 12:52 PM  

Between the Lines in Citron would be perfect for my kitchen.

By Blogger greenly, at 6/04/2008 1:05 PM  

my daughter needs a rug so bad,so this would be perfect for her room,please count us in,thanks

By Blogger VickieC, at 6/04/2008 1:19 PM  

I love how his designs are bright without being garish, and extremely stylish. And Kudos to Flor for going green!

Thanks for this great giveaway,
callmeabookworm at gmail dot com

By Blogger Rashmi, at 6/04/2008 1:22 PM  

I love the bright vibrant colors.

I really like the disney Cars rug.

By Blogger chuck82380, at 6/04/2008 1:23 PM  

ya gotta love his designs

By Blogger jffryclough, at 6/04/2008 1:54 PM  

I love them because they are all so fresh and unique! My favorite is the fuzzy button, if you can pull it off! Thanks!
ralphandtara at gmail dot com

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 6/04/2008 1:59 PM  


By Blogger dhunt, at 6/04/2008 2:18 PM  

I love the bright fun colors

By Blogger DOODLEGIRL, at 6/04/2008 3:41 PM  

I like the Girard designs and La Fonda del Sol Azul

By Blogger Garden Gnome, at 6/04/2008 5:36 PM  

Girard's designs are fresh and vibrant! My favorite Flor design is "Between the Lines" in cream.....I know, I'm so boring, but this would go perfect with my decor!

By Blogger destee, at 6/04/2008 5:37 PM  

I would love any one of these for my family room

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 6/04/2008 5:39 PM  

i'm everything disney. so that is my choice. love em.

By Blogger judybrittle, at 6/04/2008 5:56 PM  

The Del Sol Collection in Azul is my favorite. Thanks for the chance.

By Blogger idahomom, at 6/04/2008 6:01 PM  

I think his design are fun and sunny and would look great in my kids rooms. My fave is La Fonda del Sol Azul

By Blogger Tonya, at 6/04/2008 6:53 PM  

I love his fun and cheerful designs. My favorite is La Fonda del Sol Azul.

By Blogger jdine, at 6/04/2008 7:03 PM  

I love his designs. They are uplifting when the weather won't cooperate. My granddaughter would love the disney designs.

By Blogger housemouse88, at 6/04/2008 7:10 PM  

Cool Artsy Design :D

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 6/04/2008 7:42 PM  

Like the Girard and Disney collections.............Pick me, please!!!

By Blogger G. Stevens, at 6/04/2008 8:40 PM  

Would certainly brighten up a room.

By Blogger skiffywife, at 6/04/2008 8:44 PM  

Would certainly brighten up a room.

By Blogger skiffywife, at 6/04/2008 8:44 PM  

How cheerful Would love this. Thanks

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 6/05/2008 5:31 AM  

I like Girard's design. A little bright for me usually but since we are working on a play room for our kids, the bright and cheering colors would really work beautifully. My favorite is from the Martha Stewart collection-Corrugated Rib in Laurel

By Blogger Emilie, at 6/05/2008 10:12 AM  

They're so cheerful and would go perfectly with my bright, eclectic home. I like the Crazy Daisy a lot too, and Jigs Up is great.

By Blogger jennem, at 6/05/2008 10:56 AM  

Girard is a genius! Love all of his designs. My favorite on the Flor site is the Button rugs.

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 6/05/2008 11:36 AM  

Love, love, love them! Love Flor. Perfect for my nursery! I would LOVE any of them!


By Blogger dust and kam, at 6/05/2008 11:47 AM  

So bright, so cheerful! I love the "La Fonda del Sol-Verde" printed tiles. There are so many possibilities to bring some joy and whimsy with color into any room.

Can it be my family room, please?
Pretty Please?

My sun loves the son!

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By Blogger Jeff + Karla, at 6/05/2008 3:33 PM  

Love his desings for FLOR the best, they are vibrant, funky, and fabulous!

By Blogger kdkdkd, at 6/05/2008 5:41 PM  

These look so bright and cheery and I only use eco friendly carpets in my all tiled home.

By Blogger MCS Girl, at 6/05/2008 6:24 PM  

very colorful!! I love it!

By Blogger Unknown, at 6/05/2008 7:05 PM  

i love Girard's work things that are pleasing to both momma and baby- and i'm still kicking myself for passing up the Flor pieces i caught on clearance at Target last month.

By Blogger the king of carrot flowers, at 6/05/2008 7:57 PM  

a.g.'s designs are fun, funky and fresh!
girard's collection is my fave

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 6/05/2008 8:47 PM  

Absolutely beautiful! I just love it!

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By Blogger Jeff + Karla, at 6/06/2008 6:20 AM  

I love his designs! The colors are beautiful and the designs are very happy and fun! Thank you so much!

By Blogger Tina12312, at 6/06/2008 10:02 AM  

i love girard's designs. his work is amazing, i really love the colors and the patterns. the rugs are cute and definitely would cheer up my home.

my favorite is VERDE.

By Blogger Knead a Latte - Ruby, at 6/06/2008 1:37 PM  

Alexander Girard's designs are so fantastic. They remind me of innocence, joy, summertime, and totally appeal to my sense of whimsy. To have FLOR tiles with these designs is like a marriage in heaven. I never had a favorite FLOR line, I always thought of them as purely functional, but now, my favorite are the Girard designs. They would look fantastic in my baby's nursery which we did in orange and pink. Once she is born, I want her to grow up surrounded by joyful things.

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 6/06/2008 1:41 PM  

I think his design's are very trendy and cool. My favorite print of his carpets is Twiggy. I suspect his designs may have been inspired by the era when Twiggy was popular.

By Blogger jfg06001, at 6/06/2008 2:36 PM  

I love the colors he uses and especially the one you are giving away plus La Fonda del Sol in Azul!

By Blogger miriama, at 6/06/2008 2:43 PM  

I love the designs, I particularly love "Between the Lines", which would look wonderful in my living room!

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 6/07/2008 12:58 AM  

Love the Girard designs, and the Terra tiles, as a matter of fact I like them all.

By Blogger Sunny, at 6/07/2008 3:04 AM  

Love the new Girard, but the Disney ones are tied. I can't decide.

By Blogger Elizabeth, at 6/07/2008 4:46 AM  

LOVE anything Girard and the Flor rugs are especially brilliant!

By Blogger meka foo, at 6/07/2008 7:00 AM  

I think Alexander Girard's are so cheerful and lively and will brighten any room up even on the gloomiest of days. Every room needs a focal point, and splashes of color and Alexander Girard's 6-tile rugs are perfect for those prominent places you want to accentuate! I love the colors in his patterns and the hues of the colors. They are not overly bright and over bearing, they are just the right intensity. They make me happy and smile when I look at the designs. I would most definitely place these in a room I spend the most amount of time in because then I would be happy all the time in my home! My favorite FLOR eco-friendly carpet prints are the La Fonda del Sol Azul, ORGANIC OVERLAY™, WILLOW™, and TWIGGY™. They are all fabulous so it was hard to narrow it down to just a few! Thanks for offering this very fab giveaway!

By Blogger joannaonthelake, at 6/07/2008 12:48 PM  

I think his designs are bright and colorful and would be a great addition to any home

By Blogger Unknown, at 6/07/2008 12:58 PM  

Thank you for cluing me and everyone in on a great eco-friendly carpet source. With a lot of rugs you have to let all the chemical smells disperse for days & still??
The carpets are lovely. I especially like the la fonda del sol collection and the quilt rug.

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 6/07/2008 3:25 PM  

I love all the pattern! My fave is the La Fonda Del Sol Pequena. Beautiful,!

By Blogger Hazel Martin Designs, at 6/08/2008 1:53 AM  

I love all of them but my kids really love the Disney prints.

By Blogger Heather, at 6/08/2008 8:39 AM  

The Cars Disney print

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 6/08/2008 12:56 PM  

I think his designs are sooooo bright and cheerful--the sun designs would be great in our sunroom.

By Blogger Sue Farrell, at 6/08/2008 4:16 PM  

I love Girard's designs - they are the perfect way to brighten up any room! I especially love the classic quilt!

By Blogger kamewh, at 6/08/2008 4:44 PM  

Girard's designs are so ultra cool 60's but still with a modern edge. Love him.
Flor's organic overlay is really speaking to me at this moment...

pancake_squirrel at yahoo dot com

By Blogger you big baby!, at 6/08/2008 11:09 PM  

Girard's designs are so ultra cool 60's but still with a modern edge. Love him.
Flor's organic overlay is really speaking to me at this moment...

pancake_squirrel at yahoo dot com

By Blogger you big baby!, at 6/08/2008 11:09 PM  

Wow, they are so cool! I love Souk Chic! Such a beautiful design!

By Blogger mel, at 6/09/2008 5:05 AM  

I love the designs

By Blogger Valerie Taylor Mabrey, at 6/09/2008 7:19 AM  

These flor tiles are so amazing, Alexander Girard is one of my favorites designers from the Mid century modern era. His work is so fun and bright, I love them!!!!!

The tiles would look so perfect in Connor's nursery (he's 10 months old now), we lived in a mcm home in Reston, VA.

La fonda del sol en verde es mi FAVORITA, ME ENCANTA!

Also would be a n amazing father's day gift for my husband (is his first time) to put in his office......!



By Blogger Jeff + Karla, at 6/09/2008 8:01 AM  

His designs are very bright and vibrant and would look good in some of our rooms. I particularly liked his La Fonda del Sol
Azul design.

By Blogger Jayfr, at 6/09/2008 9:52 AM  

These designs are so sunny and will certainly brighten any home.

By Blogger teddi, at 6/09/2008 10:12 AM  

how gloriously ful of color. I would love to have that as an entry rug.

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 6/09/2008 12:43 PM  

I've been eyeing the Martha Stewart Needlpoint Stripe for the family room

By Blogger phxbne, at 6/09/2008 1:10 PM  

I really like the girard designs and think it would go perfectly in the playroom, My favorite pattern on the site is probably the organic overlay in green. We are in need of a new rug and this is definitely a front runner.

bcsbethany at yahoo dot com

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 6/09/2008 2:46 PM  

I just love his designs! There are all kinds of different design paths, from palace prints and hearts to colorful dolls and blocks! So cool!
I love the Straight and Narrow tiles, since there are such colorful choices!
My email address is in my profile. Thank you!

By Blogger /\Heather/\, at 6/09/2008 6:21 PM  

I like the fact that they're recycled, and that you can pick up just one to clean or replace it. My favorites are the Camellia and Laurel strip prints.

By Blogger Elisa Morrison, at 6/09/2008 6:42 PM  

I am so excited about the Girard FLOR titles.... these are by far my favorite development in the FLOR line. My wife and I made a special trip to San Francisco to see the Girard exhibit there, and our house is dotted with Girard suns and patterns. It's a real shame more of his work isn't licensed for use.

By Blogger Richard, at 6/09/2008 9:12 PM  

These designs are playful and fun!

By Blogger abeaudet, at 6/10/2008 4:46 AM  

what fun! From the FLOR tiles, my favorite is the "Martha Stewart Between the Lines" --- She knows about Lines --- waiting in them at the chowroom, reflecting on the line shadows on the floor of her cell --- anyway, they remind me of being a kid at my grandparents kitchen in dublin ohio! great for bobby jr to crawl inside and outside the line, and learn to cross the line when necessary. Thanks again mod*mom ! !

By Blogger Bobby, at 6/10/2008 4:28 PM  

I love this rug! The Alexander Girard designs are so much fun, they are gorgeous! FLOR is amazing, they have awesome products and the Twill Ride looks like it would be a great addition to most rooms. Thanks for this offer!

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 6/11/2008 11:15 AM  

The international love heart floor mat is pretty cool and I'd love to have that. As far as Flor in general, I'm loving the Souk Chic area rugs. Spectacular!

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 6/11/2008 3:16 PM  

my favorite is the Girard featured run but I also love the organic overlay and willow. We have neutrals in my house and I would love to add a splash of color. LOVE FLOR!

By Blogger Unknown, at 6/11/2008 8:23 PM  

OMG they are so bright and fun.. Id love to have a rug to go out on my sunroom.. how perfect would that be?

I blogged your contest on Prize-A-Tron!

By Blogger Angela, at 6/11/2008 11:26 PM  

the rugs are so colorful.i like souk chic.

By Blogger vboackle, at 6/12/2008 4:46 PM  

Would love to have his cheery rug in my kitchen or laundry to make the household drudgery more enjoyable! I'd love the jigsaw one on clearance too for the kiddos' playroom!

By Blogger Diana (Ladybug Limited), at 6/12/2008 8:24 PM  

He's trendy, cheeky and I like his designs. It is something anyone would want in their home.

I also like the Girard collection, I've always thought that was my favorite, and perfect in my kitchen!

By Blogger Crunchy Green Mom - Suzanne, at 6/12/2008 10:08 PM  

I think the Girard collection will fit right in down here in the South West. I am torn between his stuff and the Organic Overlay pieces.

By Blogger bluenude3, at 6/13/2008 6:02 PM  

It's wonderful how you can piece together whatever you want, in design and color scheme. My favorites include 'She loves you' and 'Crazy Daisy'

By Blogger sillelin, at 6/13/2008 6:57 PM  

I love how to Girard rug is so bold and fun! I love the color combos and how happy it looks. :) Another favorite is the "Jigs Up" tiles - how cool is that?! And the kiddies love it! :)

By Blogger kevnjacks, at 6/13/2008 7:22 PM  

I'm DYING to get my hands on these squares! What a fab idea - want to cover all floors with this!

By Blogger Molly & Bea & T., Tra-Lee, at 6/14/2008 5:32 AM  

I like that he has both bold colors/patterns and more neutral traditional ones as well.

My favorite is a tie. I thought I'd prefer the bright patterns, but instead, I find I like the more subdued ones the best.

I love House Pet Parakeet and Walking on Clouds Baby Blue Eyes.

By Blogger Reiza, at 6/14/2008 7:22 AM  

I really like Alexander Girard's designs ... they are so colorful and bright and for me, puts a smile on my face. I am torn between which one is y favorite FLOR eco-friendly carpet print. I like both the Jigs Up and and Thick and Thing. Actually I like a lot of them. :)

By Blogger leung..., at 6/14/2008 9:36 AM  

The Alexander Girard rugs would be perfect in my daughter's room. They are fun & cheery w/o being juvenile. I also like the Jigs Up (wish they would offer this in more neutral colors), Thick & Thin, & Stampede.

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 6/14/2008 9:49 AM  

AHH now that I made it to the bottom I love the La Fonda del Sol™
design! Cool and perfect for anywhere

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 6/14/2008 9:51 AM  

Love the Alexander Girard rugs - love the bright pretty colors that brighten up any room

By Blogger scottsgal, at 6/14/2008 1:02 PM  

I love the Girad designs-I'd love to design a room around them! The toy poodle is 2nd.

By Blogger Ursula, at 6/14/2008 4:52 PM  

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