How a Grey and Green Area Rug Can Highlight Your Room Decor
A grey and green area rug can highlight your room’s decor by connecting to them thematically, stylistically, and with the color palette. It’s important to find ties between the rug and the decor because they should all be working towards the same goal: creating a well designed, functional space that expresses your style.
Decorating With a Grey and Green Area Rug
Grey and green are two colors that you see in a variety of styles. This means that no matter what style you fall under, you can find a grey and green area rug that perfectly conveys your style. Rugs can often serve to cement the room’s style or blend two styles together, such as mixing modern style and farmhouse style. No matter what your personal flair is, grey and green rugs are diverse enough that there’s definitely one out there that’s perfect for you.
Choosing Which Grey and Green Area Rug is Right for You
There are so many options out there for grey and green rugs that you may be wondering where to begin your search. One way to begin is to think through these key topics.
Position: One of the first steps is to think about your room’s layout and where you want to add a rug. Check out these ideas to get you started.
Living Room: Large grey and green living room rugs are often centered with the main seating area. Common layouts include placing rug in front of the seats, under their front legs, or further beneath the chairs. Another choice is to use a smaller rug in another part of the room to accent a separate seating area.
Dining Room: To accentuate your dining space, center your rug beneath the table. Be sure to leave about two to three feet of extra rug on each side so the chairs can be comfortably moved.
Bedroom: If your bed is a central focal point, emphasize it by placing a rug all the way under the bed, under the bottom two-thirds of it, or closer to the foot of the bed. If your bed is positioned to one side of the room or against a wall, you can still center a rug in the middle of the room itself or line one along the side of the bed.
Kitchen: 2x3 and 3x5 grey and green rugs are perfect in front of a kitchen sink. Alternatively, if you have a narrow kitchen, use a grey and green runner rug in that space.
Bathrooms: Small rugs also work in bathrooms in front of sinks, showers, or tubs. You can also use a runner in any narrow areas or in front of a double vanity.
Outdoors: Grey and green area rugs are also available as outdoor rugs for porches, patios, or decks. Whether you use one to establish a seating area, dining area, or pathway, look at similar indoor spaces for layout ideas.
Shape/Size: After you think about the layout, consider the size and shape of the rug. The small sizes listed above are great for those rooms, but for larger areas, check out 5x7, 6x9, 7x10, and 10x12. When you choose your rug’s size, don’t be afraid to measure to make sure that whatever size you choose isn’t too small or large for the room. As for shape, rectangular, round, and runner are the most common three and these shapes work in a variety of rooms and styles. However, other shapes may be a great option for uniquely shaped rooms or unique displays of style.
Pattern: Since grey and green rugs are available in so many different styles, that means you have your pick of patterns. Oriental, Persian, modern, abstract, and so many other designs are out there to choose from. To narrow your search, look at your existing decor for guidance and for any shapes or imagery that can carry over into the rug. Connecting the content of the rug’s pattern to the rest of the decor can really unify the room, even if it’s just similar shapes, lines, and curves.
Color: There’s still a lot to consider with color, even though you’ve limited yourself to grey and green area rugs. For instance, you need to think about what shades of green and grey you want to include. Sage green, mint green, forest green, and so many other greens exist, and each one conveys its own tone. You can choose a rug to establish a room’s color palette or connect it to an existing palette. In either case, make sure the rug’s color palette fits the overall tone you’re going for.
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