Whether you are starting with carpeted or hardwood floors in your home, area rugs are a great way to decorate. There are many styles and types of rugs. The best way to choose is to research the area rugs you are interested in.
You can find many different kinds of area rugs with a quick search. Animal sketch area rugs, all natural area rugs, Southwestern or Persian area rugs, and even area rugs made out of bamboo all place highly on search engines. Southwest area rugs are especially popular and are sold at many sites.
When people hear the phrase ‘Southwestern area rugs,’ they often have a particular style in mind and are surprised by the range of colors and patterns that exist in the Southwestern style. Some of the Southwestern styles rugs are more in line with the older, more traditional, Native designs, but others are in a much more contemporary styling which makes for a much more eclectic decorating style for any room.
Some rug stores that carry Southwestern rugs also offer interesting selections of natural area rugs and animal print area rugs. If you wish to be inventive, consider combining rug styles in your home decor. The photographs need to be bold and varied throughout the room, but still be tied together with matching accessories such as throws and pillows It may be helpful to ask for the advice of the store’s decorator before finalizing your purchase.
Area rugs are a good, decorative way to keep your furniture in place on slippery floors and can protect wood floors from scratches and other damage. Area rugs are also an ideal way to absorb sound in a large house or apartment that may seem hollow without carpeting. Area rugs in a subtle Southwest design can prove to be functional while adding just a touch of color, without being overwhelming.
Southwest area rugs can originate from the Southwest or the West, and many people tend to be somewhat confused when trying to differentiate them. Look for greens or dark blues, prevalent in Southwest area, with more primary reds and blacks, accented in whites and grays to be found on classic Western productions.
Remember that while Southwest area rugs have been designed to last and constructed accordingly, many of these rugs are made from beautiful and high-quality wools. They are certainly soft and durable but be very careful that you protect them from any hard, wearing traffic and those potentially nasty spills.Southwest area rugs or Western tapestries are perfectly matched to your rustic decor, log cabin, lodge or ranch house. Within each room, use your eye to match particular colors, styles, and patterns to the ambiance or natural light of the room and its purpose.
Personal style is the most important part of which rug you choose. Any decorator will be able to help you see the way that the colors of the rug will interact with the style of your furniture, but you are the one that will be living with the choice of rug that you make. Be certain that you choose the rug that you love.