How an Ombre Blue Area Rug Can Highlight Your Room Decor
An ombre blue rug can highlight your room’s decor by furthering the room’s color palette, establishing the style, and setting the tone. Your rug shouldn’t take away from the room’s decor; by working together with all your artwork, pillows, poufs, and other decor, you can actually shine a light on each decorative element as being a part of the grander design.
Decorating With an Ombre Blue Area Rug
When you’re shopping for your ombre blue area rug, you’ll find many options out there to decorate with. Some rugs will feature various shades of blue and fade in and out of those shades while others will incorporate other colors like grey, orange, or other tones. There are also rugs that place a pattern atop an ombre background to add more detail and style to the rug. These are just a few options to show you how many ways there are to decorate with ombre blue area rugs.
Choosing Which Ombre Blue Area Rug is Right for You
Since there are so many options out there and so many unique ways to decorate with blue ombre rugs, you may be wondering how to narrow your search and find one that’s perfect for you. One of the best ways to start this process is by thinking through these important areas.
Position: First, look at your room’s layout and how to fit a rug within that space. These general ideas will serve to get you started.
Living Room: Establish your main seating area by placing a large ombre blue rug in the middle of that space. Depending on the size of the room, you can lay the rug in front of the seats, under their front legs, or further under the chairs. You can also use a smaller rug in another corner of the living room to set up a separate seating area.
Dining Room: When you add a rug to your dining room, be sure there’s enough room for the chairs to be on the rug whether they’re pushed in or pulled out. The ideal amount of space is about two or three feet extra per side.
Bedroom: If your bed is a centered focal point, you can add to it by layering a rug under the bed. The three most common layouts are to lay the rug all the way under the bed, under the bottom two thirds of it, or by the foot of the bed. Alternatively, if your bed is off to the side or against a wall, use a large area rug in the middle of the bedroom to connect multiple areas and add visual interest.
Kitchen: When you are looking to add a rug to the kitchen, smaller is often better. 2x3 and 3x5 rugs tend to fit well in front of kitchen sinks or stoves. Another option is to use an ombre blue runner rug to fill more space and provide the same comfort/style.
Bathrooms: Bathrooms will also use smaller rugs in similar ways. Place small rugs in front of sinks, showers, or tubs. You can also use a runner in front of a double vanity or in another pathway.
Outdoors: Dress up your deck, patio, or porch with an ombre blue outdoor rug. For layout inspiration, look back at similar indoor spaces.
Shape/Size: The size and shape of your rug are dependent on the layout you choose, so that’s why you finalize the shape and size after your layout is set. Smaller sizes have been listed above, but for other popular options, check out 5x7, 8x10, and 9x12 rugs. As for shape, you have standard options of round and rectangular, but there are other choices as well if you have a unique layout or just want to do something different.
Pattern: Within ombre rugs, you have options as to what sort of ombre fades you want within the rug. Then, you can choose if you want a pattern atop the ombre scheme. There’s a wide array of patterns to look at, and aside from that, there are different pile heights that also impact the rug’s appearance and tone. Flat weave and shag rugs can each show off blue ombre patterns, but they convey different tones from one another. Keep this in mind as you look for a rug that’s right for you.
Color: Ombre blue area rugs can feature a variety of colors, including different shades of blue. The blues may lean into teal blues, green blues, navy blues, or other tones. Choose what color(s) blue you want in the forefront and then decide what other colors you’d like included in the rug’s design. This will help set the entire room’s color scheme and make it feel cohesive.
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