PDX Carpet Beats the Carpet Capital to a Parade
PDX Carpet is fast becoming the best known carpet in the world. Portland, Oregon may not be the nations carpet capital, an honor that belongs to Dalton, Georgia. Still, Portland, Oregon is celebrating old carpet in a big way. PDX Carpet which is a rolled up piece of old aqua colored carpet from the Portland airport will serve as the Grand Marshall of the 2015 Starlight Parade. That piece of carpet has been named PDX Carpet and is anxiously waiting to be rolled along in style.
PDX Carpet Not Weird for Portland
While others may find PDX Carpet weird, Portland likes weird. “Keep Portland Weird” is a popular slogan in and around Portland, Oregon where not only carpet can serve as a grand marshall, in Portland, Oregon you will also find such events as The World Naked Bike Ride, PDX Adult Soapbox Derby and the Quiet Music Festival where sleeping is encouraged. If that doesn’t seem weird enough to you, over 42,000 selfies have now been take with this late 80’s carpet.
PDX Carpet Will Live On
So in weird Portland, when the Port of Portland announced that 13 acres of carpet was going to be replaced at PDX-Portland Airport, it was not unusual for social media to pick up the call and apparel of the same pattern as the carpet, quickly became as popular. So popular that you will find cups, shirts, shoes, socks and a number of other items that have been printed with the aqua colored PDX Carpet pattern. Four companies are salvaging the old wall to wall carpet and producing floor mats, wall art and other products. At Made in Oregon you will find a large selection of PDX Carpet gifts.
So Dalton, Georgia tune in when PDX Carpet will be rolling through Portland, Oregon as grand marshall on May 30th.