Rugs and Mats
50 Rugs and Mats to Accent Your FloorsRecently I visited one of those spacious New York West Side apartments with a fantastic Central Park view. Really the view was enough decoration in itself. But there was much else that made the room a delightful place to be entertained in and to hang out. One of the first things I noticed was that there was no wall to wall carpet, just an eclectic grouping of rugs and mats. They looked like they were all brought back from places like Istanbul, Morocco and the American Southwest– not necessarily expensive, just great looking. None of the rugs and mats matched but everything went together. Not only did the owner have rugs and mats on the floor but there was an interesting grouping of them on the wall. Whatever room you use them in, think of rugs and mats as the first step to an attractive room.
Rugs and Mats Decorating Ideas
The idea is to mix and match eye catching rugs and mats from wherever you find them. Even if you don’t have an apartment or home with a view, and even if you don’t get to travel to exciting places, there’s no place like your home and you can make your rooms indoors and outdoors as interesting as you want. Fabulous, colorful rugs and mats are a great place to start. Interesting rugs and decorative accessories like ceramics, wall hangings, worry beads and the like made the room special.
Do you prefer wall to wall carpet or area rugs? Both styles are great options but they have different looks. Carpet can be luxurious for bedrooms. But rugs and mats can feel good under bare feet too and add a feeling of coziness by a bed too. They are easy to clean and to change when you get tired of them. In the kitchen, kitchen floor mats are an important thing to have under a sink to help keep the rest of the floor clean.
If you do opt for bare floors, rugs and mats can be essential to define seating areas. Beneath a dining room table and by the hearth, they keep the noise level down. A dining room accent rug should be big enough for all four chairs to fit on even when moved away from the table.
At your door, you and your guests are greeted by entrance mats so don’t forget about having inviting mats for your front door too. Rugs and mats at the door keep dirt
outdoors and add a welcoming touch. Besides the delight of the looking at rugs and mats, they are such practical things.
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