How a Green Abstract Rug Can Highlight Your Room Decor
A green abstract rug can highlight your room’s decor by accentuating the room’s color palette, adding to the room’s style, and setting the tone. When you look for connective factors between the rug’s palette, style, and tone with the other decor, you can tie all the pieces together to create a beautiful, intentionally designed room.
Decorating With a Green Abstract Rug
Abstract designs are often associated with more modern and contemporary homes, and while you can certainly use them in those spaces, you can also use an abstract rug to bridge the gap between different styles. The direction your rug leans will depend on the decor that’s paired with it. For example, an abstract marble rug that features greens and blues could easily fit into a modern nautical space. This is just one simple example that shows the potential of green abstract area rugs.
Choosing Which Green Abstract Rug is Right for You
Since these rugs hold so much possibility, you may be wondering how to find the rug that’s perfect for you. Start by thinking through these key areas.
Position: First, determine your room’s layout and where the rug will be placed within that. Each room is unique, so here are some general guidelines to get you started.
Living Room: To make the biggest statement, center your rug with your main seating area. You can place the rug in front of the furniture, under their front two legs, or further beneath them. Another option is to use a small green abstract rug in another area of the room to establish a separate reading nook or social corner.
Dining Room: When you’re looking to add a rug to your dining room, you’ll likely center it under your table. Be sure to leave about two-three feet of excess for the chairs to be comfortably pushed in and out.
Bedroom: If your bed is the main focal point of the room, you can add to it by centering a rug under the bed. You have the choice of laying it all the way under the bed, under the bottom two-thirds of it, or closer to the foot of the bed.
Kitchen: Pairing a small green abstract rug with your kitchen cabinets and other theming is a surefire way to add more style to the room. 2x3 or 3x5 rugs work well in front of sinks, or you can place a green abstract runner in a narrow pathway.
Bathroom: Similar to kitchens, you can use those small rugs in front of a sink, but you can also place one in front of a tub or shower. Otherwise, use a runner in front of a double vanity or in a walkway.
Outdoors: There’s no need to limit your style to the inside of your home; green abstract outdoor rugs are an option for porches, patios, decks, or other outdoor spaces. For layout ideas, look at similar indoor spaces.
Size/Shape: Once you know your ideal layout, finalize the shape and size of your rug. Each of these aspects are key in balancing the room and accentuating your furniture and decor. Rectangular and runner rugs are the most common choices and are easy to work with in a variety of homes, but going with a different shape like round, square, or some other shape may benefit your room’s floor plan or just add some unique flair.
Pattern: Green abstract rugs don’t typically have any sort of pattern per se, but they do have designs you should consider. Some designs will feature sharp lines to establish the design while others may use distressed colors or marble effects. Choose a design that isn’t too busy for your space and has similar shapes/lines to your other decor to create a cohesive design.
Color: Choosing a green abstract area rug definitely narrows your search, but you need to decide what shade of green you want to be the main color. Popular choices include emerald green, sage green, forest green, and so on. Aside from that, think about the other colors in the design. Green is often paired with gold, navy, red, pink, or neutral tones. The exact color palette you choose should tie to your decor and furniture and convey your desired tone.
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