DECORATING WITH COLORFUL RUGS

Colorful rugs are stunning! However, their big, dazzling bravado may be scary and challenging to carry off. After all, you would prefer to avoid ending up in an excessively cluttered room that is tiring to the eyes and lacks cohesion. But don't be concerned! Colorful carpets are simple to decorate with, and they don't have to be done by designers. We'll tell you how you can decorate with bright, vivid rugs and why they're such great complements to your space.

Choose your color "bridge." Take note of each of the colors in your current environment. When choosing a rug, search for types that share at least one hue with the remainder of your decor. This color will serve as your connecting "bridge" color, keeping everything unified and feeling in harmony. Yet, if your decor is more on the monochrome side, you should be careful about choosing a rug that doesn't have your decor's color as the dominant color.

Accents help to connect colors. Bring in flashes of color that complement the hues in your rug in some way. Perhaps a sofa pillow complements your blue rug, or your cream rug's red parts echo in an art poster. You can also do this with larger pieces, such as accent chairs and couches.

Don't worry about choosing the ideal shade match or your rug matching every color in your room. In reality, modest color changes are beneficial and contribute significantly to the depth and character of your area.

Include some neutrals. We recommend incorporating a few neutral elements in your area to offer a new pop to your colored rug, whether on the couch, side table, curtains, or walls. This does not imply using exclusively neutral tones since this would make the area feel unbalanced. However, a few elements placed across the room will do!

Not quite ready to plunge headfirst into the vibrant world of colorful rugs? Dip your foot into the water by experimenting with a smaller colorful carpet, such as 4x6 rugs or 3x5 rugs in tiny rooms such as a bathroom or a study. We also like the concept of testing out the design by putting a small rug on top of a bigger white or beige rug.

For starters, we listed the most wanted choices of colors for colorful rugs and how you can decorate with them! 

Blue Rugs

A room with a blue carpet or area rug allows you to create whatever theme you choose. It features a range of colors to create a vibe that everyone loves. Darker blue tones should only be used if you can manage them properly, as they might be overwhelming. Yet, the blue tint you choose depends on the sort of space you're designing. If you are planning to get a blue rug for your contemporary bedroom, it is best to go with a really dark shade of blue rug. It is only a plus that it looks like the night sky, haha!

 

Pink and purple rugs

Pink and purple are both young, joyful, and trendy colors, so rugs in those colors are a fun way to add character to your space.

Some pink tones, particularly bubblegum or hot pink, are pretty saturated and can be overbearing and powerful. To avoid being overwhelmed by this daring color, a pastel pink rug would allow you to create an elegant look. If you match the color of your pink rug with textured throw pillows and other decoration elements, you can get a barbiecore vibe in a fashionable way.

Purple rugs are becoming increasingly popular owing to their flexibility. Purple appeals to a wide range of individuals since it is both feminine and masculine. Purple carpets complement blue walls and furniture well, but they also look excellent with other colors. Darker purples compliment brighter colors such as orange or yellow, while light purples match light neutrals like vanilla and beige. Purple will always look excellent in every environment with just a little effort.

Green Rugs

Green shades, the most soothing to the human eye, complement all-natural hues, from deep brown to cream. A green carpet is a reasonable choice for a bathroom since it contrasts beautifully with the off-white walls and bath. Green rugs may provide coziness to a room when paired with dark natural wood, metallic accessories, and little bursts of vibrant color. Due to the numerous distinct shades of green, they induce diverse moods and atmospheres. Vivid green rugs like mint, lime, or indigo would be an excellent accent choice in a neutral setting. A sea green would be a perfect choice for a space that requires calming.

 

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