Many homeowners want to change something in their interiors every now and then. On the other hand, they do not want to completely transform their rooms repainting the walls, changing the furniture, etc. In case you are one of those people, we have a solution and it’s called area rugs! This little or large carpets are able to add outstanding charm in your living room, dining room, bedroom or outdoor spaces.
Want to know more about area rugs? Well, read the following lines that was written by one of our professional interiors designers Elizabeth Brown. So, let’s start with the most important notes.
What’s the best place for area rugs?
Well, most people use them in living rooms. One of the most common place to see an area rug is beneath the small coffee table in the living room. Of course, having a table is not obligatory, so you can just place the rug in front of the couch.
Another great way to situate an area rug is to separate a corner for reading. All you need is a window with curtains, a small bookshelf, a club armchairs, small round table. Place the area rug in front of the chair so that you can put your feet on it when you sit and start reading. This corners are also called afternoon tea corners.
And what about the colors?
Possible colorful combinations
There no universal rule for having area rugs at home. Just have in mind to create a pleasant and coherent atmosphere between all the elements in a particular room. Mind the color of the walls, the furniture, the curtains and all the decorative items that you have placed. As we have written many times in our website, there are two strategies for placing any kind of items in your home. You either try to make a blend between the colors using similar hues, or you try to create visual contrast with opposite hues.
Watch some more practical advises in the video below: