Rugs are one of those sweet elements in our homes that make them look cozy, welcoming and warm. One of the most common use of rugs is in the living room since they cover bald surfaces – either wood or any other type of flooring, and are able to provide enough comfort when spending time in our every day activities at home.
On the other hand, living room area rugs are a fantastic opportunity to decorate the place where we live. Because they come in various shapes, sizes and colors one can use his imagination to create outstanding and unforgettable atmosphere combining rugs, furniture, decorative items like pillows and artifacts, walls and lighting fixtures.
The materials used for living room rugs are various. One of the most common living room rugs types are:
1. Wool rugs;
2. Synthetic rugs;
3. Natural Fiber rugs;
4. Blended rugs;
5. Cotton rugs;
6. Leather rugs.
I believe that the most comfortable type is the wool, since wool is natural element that has the splendid ability to make things soft, elegant and warm. I like wool.
Now, let’s see some great idea.
Living room area rugs ideas
You can use different shapes in order to create interesting interiors in your home. If you have a square coffee table you can place a round rug beneath it. Match the colors of the rug with the color of the floor or make a visual contrast with opposite colors. Just have in mind that if you choose the matching option you need to pick a rug that doesn’t have exactly the same nuance as the floor. Their colors need to differ at least a little bit in order to distinguish the two parts of the interior.
Living room area rugs decorating
As I have already written, rugs are a great way to decorate your living room. One of the best advices I have every received from interior designers is to choose accent cushions or pillows. Then, they advised me to pick a rug that matches the patterns of the pillows and their color and also to be very careful because in order to achieve the maximum effect, I need to also match the materials of the two elements. This means that if you have wool upholstery on the pillows, you have to find a wool rug.
And now, watch the video below and you will know how to choose the perfect size for your new rug: