Post Riot Board Rug
$6,200 at Harvey Burritt's 2nd Century Rug Company, 3594 Main St., burrittcarpets.com
Take home a piece of the Stanley Cup riot without the smoke inhalation, gasoline burns, broken glass or looting. Modelled after one of the plywood boards that covered downtown storefronts post-riot, the eight-by-10-foot rugs, hand-woven in Nepal, showcase some of the inspirational-bordering-on-saccharine messages written by passersby denouncing the riot and expressing love for Vancouver. Sure, it marks a low point for our city and gives further credence to Gustave Le Bon's theories on mob mentality, but damn if it doesn't pull a room together and perfectly complement a flint grey, three-piece sectional, yo.