Decorating With Rugs: Be Bold and Beautiful - The Catwalk Rugs Journal

If you want to update the look of your home but you don’t have the budget to do so, buying an area rug is the perfect step to take. There are lots of ways on how a rug can make a room come together. Decorating with rugs offers greater flexibility that no other piece of home accessory can give you because it covers such a large surface area with the most impact.

With that in mind, here are some of the simplest area rug decorating tips that you can try:

Create a colour scheme around the colour of your rug.

If you love the colours of your rug, one great way to decorate with it is by working the colours scheme of your room around the rugs colours or pattern. Another way is to accent or tie in the current colours of your room with the use of the rug.

Layer it up.

If you think that your room already looks quite boring and dull, then it is time that you spice it up with the use of an area rug. If you wish to conceal a certain floor part of your room, it is recommended that you use various small rugs to do it. You can also try to use a plain nude coloured carpet and layer it up with a printed or patterned rug. We've recently put together a post all about how to layer rugs for the best visual result so check it out for more info.

Use bold patterns.

If you wish to revamp the look of your home, then do it boldly! Be daring by going for a carpet that would add a touch of colour to your home. In addition to that, you can also try to go for rich and bold colour pattern. One good example is to make use of a zebra printed rug in contrast with a plain white floor and cream walls. This can certainly make the room look a lot more lively and stylish. Many of our designer rugs feature unique patterns that would add the perfect visual mix to any room.

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Go for lots of colours.

If you have white or dark walls, the best way to amp up its look is by incorporating the use of colourful rugs. If you do not want to repaint the whole room or you find it difficult to buy new furniture or change the window treatments, buying new modern rugs is the best way to go. By doing this, you will make the room a lot warmer and more homey than ever. modern rug designs often feature blocked colours to help deliver the right level of difference for each area of your space.

Buy rugs in various shapes and sizes.

If your living room is narrow but long, then one great way to address the space issues is by making use of different shapes of rugs. Keep in mind that your choice of rug shape must depend on the shapes and sizes of furniture and the room. Our rug buying guide has some great tips to help you pick the right size rug along with some other helpful points to consider before purchasing your new rug.

If you are tired of looking at bare floors, then you can give it an instant makeover just by the use of rugs. With these tips, you can certainly make your room a lot more beautiful in a cheaper way!

July 01, 2018 — Afshin Nejadiran

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