Decorating With Antique Rugs

Decorating With Antique Rugs

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How to Decorate a Room with Antique Rugs and Carpets

Decorating With Antique Rugs - Different rooms require different approaches when decorating with antique antique rugs. Living rooms and dining areas may require more formal, refined designs and low contrasting color schemes. Larger workshop or city carpets tend to work well in such spaces. Dens or family rooms are less formal and are more suitable for rugs with bolder designs and a larger gamut of colors. Tribal rugs and village pieces exhibit these characteristics well and are often employed in less formal settings.

Bedrooms can be more flexible depending on one's own taste. Some choose a single large rug underneath the bed while others prefer multiple scatter rugs around the bed. Warm yet muted tones and thick rug pile usually will serve to create the most calming atmosphere for a bedroom, but, as with any room in the house, only one fundamental rule applies when decorating with antique rugs, and that is: Personal taste trumps all.

The fine and subtle art of interior decorating is a centuries old practice -- indeed, for as long as humanity has been living inside rather than outside, it has been important for individual people and families to make their space their own. In our fast-paced, modern world, there are very few things more refreshing than relaxing or spending time in your own home, especially when yo you have made the effort to make that home feel like your own home. With the addition of a timeless, beautiful antique rug into such a space, your house can truly be a home. While decorating with antique rugs may seem daunting, don't worry -- at the end of the day you should make your home feel comfortable, first and foremost.

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