A blue floral rug in your home is sure to bring a smile to your face every time you pass it. And it'll make an excellent impression on your guests.
Why A Blue Floral Rug?
Adding a blue floral area rug to your house gives it a pleasant splash of color that brings people together while showing off your decorating skills. And with hundreds of options, it's hard to go wrong.
The versatility is one reason interior decorators love using blue floral rugs in homes with numerous design styles around the world. These gorgeous accent pieces combine a naturally bright color with the radiant energy of floral prints, and it's hard not to love the result.
The following ideas are inspired by some of the many ways a decorator might use a blue floral area rug in a home:
A navy blue floral rug in a chic living room, adding a splash of intense yet calming value to the otherwise lightly-colored decor.
A blue and grey floral rug in a minimalist dining room, creating a soft and inviting energy without overwhelming the aesthetic.
A blue floral accent rug in a large kitchen, making it brighter to draw people in and encourage conversation.
With so many options, the possibilities are almost limitless! Especially if you layer a blue floral rug over a jute or sisal rug for that extra touch of natural texture.
A Closer Look At Blue Floral Rugs
Blue floral rugs don't go with every decor style, but they do work in a surprisingly wide variety of decor styles. A blue floral area rug can look just as good in a contemporary home as it can in a casual farmhouse home.
In color psychology and Feng Shui, blue is associated with:
Sky and Ocean
The association with serenity and relaxation makes blue an excellent color for bedrooms and living rooms, two areas where we go to unwind from long days.
Is A Blue Floral Rug Right For Me?
Asses the rest of the colors in your space to determine if a floral rug will work with your existing decor. Try an online color picker tool that lets you compare the colors in your room with various shades, tones, and tints of blue. The color wheel is an interior decorator's secret weapon, and it can make your home look expertly put together.
If the color is right, examine the patterns in the room right now. If the room has large patterns, you'll want something small, and if it has small patterns, you'll want something big. Matching pattern size is the most common faux pas when decorating with florals.
For rooms that already feel overwhelmed by patterns, consider something gentle, like a grey rug with lighter grey floral patterns. Or pick an area rug with a flat color to further ground the room.
Choosing The Perfect Blue Floral Rug
Before you make your purchase, measure your room and select your floral rug size accordingly. The following chart will help:
Room: 5' x 7' "? Rug: 3' x 5'
Room: 7' x 10' "? Rug: 5' x 8'
Room: 10' x 12' "? Rug: 8' x 10'
Room: 11' x 14' "? Rug: 9' x 12'
Room: 14' x 17' "? Rug: 12' x 15'
Don't forget to add a pad to your purchase"?it'll give your rug extra cushion and keep it from sliding.
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