How a Round Abstract Rug Can Highlight Your Room Decor
A round abstract rug can highlight your room’s decor by fitting into the same color palette, setting the tone, and conveying a consistent style. When you focus on your rug and decor working together, you create a space where each element has a chance to shine as a piece of the grander scheme.
Decorating With a Round Abstract Rug
The beauty of abstract rugs is that they really bounce off the other decor and furniture they’re set with. For example, if you have a blue abstract rug with blues and teals, try pairing it with coastal decor and all of a sudden, the rug feels beachy. However, pair that same rug with farmhouse accessories and the rug feels like it belongs in a modern farmhouse. Abstract round area rugs are extremely versatile and adapt to the styles around them.
Choosing Which Round Abstract Rug is Right for You
As you shop for the rug that’s perfect for you and your style, consider these key topics. They will guide you towards your ideal rug.
Position: It’s important to decide on your room’s layout early in the process. Within that, decide on how to layer your rug with the other furniture and decor.
Living Room: When you want to accentuate your main seating area, set a rug in the middle of the living room. Place it under at least one of the chairs’ front legs, further beneath the chairs, or have the rug extend past the backs of the chairs. These principles apply to main seating areas as well as smaller sitting areas.
Dining Room: Dining room rugs should mimic the shape of the table. That means that your dining room table should be round or some similar shape. Measure out the size of the table and then leave an extra two feet on each side of the table so that the chairs can be comfortably pushed in and out on the rug.
Bedroom: Round rugs can be used in multiple ways in a bedroom. Like other rugs, it can be centered beneath the bed and often looks best when it’s fully under the bed. Another idea is to use a smaller round rug to the side of the bed to tie it to other spaces or set up a separate seat.
Kitchen/Bathroom: For both of these rooms, you can use medium round abstract rugs in the middle of the space if you have a more open floor plan.
Outdoors: Finally, abstract round area rugs are available for your deck, patio, porch, or other outdoor space. Look back at similar indoor spaces for layout ideas.
Size: Now that you’ve found your ideal layout, it’s time to finalize the size of the rug. The specific size will vary depending on the size of the room and how you’ll be layering it on your furniture. Popular sizes for round abstract rugs include 4, 5, 6, and 7 foot round rugs. There are other sizes above and below this range, so you have your pick of how you want to place your rug and what size to use.
Pattern: Round abstract rugs tend to be less about pattern and more about the designs and shapes that are used in the rug. Some rugs will feature marbling effects, stripes, color blocking, swirling, or some other visual interest. Remember, the design of your rug will bounce off the rest of the decor, so choose a design that fits into the overarching style and tone of the room.
Color: Your rug’s color palette is key in connecting the rug to the rest of the room. It’s not only important to use similar colors, but it’s also crucial that your colors convey the same tone. WIthin rugs, you can see that when different colors are combined with one another and their brightness is adjusted, your rug’s tone changes dramatically. Blues, greens, and blacks may feel dark and moody in one rug and then light and joyful in another depending on their vibrancy. Your rug’s tone should be consistent with the rest of the room so that the space feels cohesive and intentionally designed.
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