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Display Name: phillygrl
Member Since: 9/19/08

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oh--I'm applying:-)


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6/6/14 02:55 PM

What happened to the microwave?


Before & After: A Mini Kitchen Makeover on the Cheap
3/27/14 12:01 PM

It's not just pottery barn, i bought a 'chinese garden' rug from West Elm last year as a birthday gift to myself( in Oct), I had also just bought a new house.., but my room was not ready yet, so the rug sat in the original plastic rolled up, vertically in a corner of my dining room until last month. I unrolled it on to my nice new bedroom floor( it's a circle rug) & was looking forward to enjoying it, or having my son play with me on it..UGGHH the smell...I figured well hey, it's brand new, it's been sitting for 6 mos, maybe it's a chemical new rug smell..whatever, it will be gone in a week or so..NO SUCH LUCK..i febreezed it like crazy & also, my son ended up playiing with the powder & it was all over the room( rug too)..I vacumed & cleaned..room still smell like it.I looked up return policy 30 days only----unless manufacturer's defect..im gonna try to return it under that .my son sneezed & rubs nose constantly (he's 21 mos) & coughs in MY room. I just can't take the smell..WEST WLM is a culprit too..so don't gang up on JUST Pottery Barn( I previously had bought area rugs, 100% wool & 100% cotton from IKEA & Pier One & had no problem whatsoever.


Apartment Therapy New York | Good Question: Why Does My New Rug Smell?
9/19/08 07:45 PM