How a Black Jute Rug Can Highlight Your Room Decor
A black jute rug can accent your other room decor by adding a stark, contrast color or working in a monochromatic color scheme. You can tie the rug to your other decor by tying the rug’s colors to the other decor to make the space feel cohesive. As an added style element, you can look at your rug’s pattern or design and see what shapes or motifs show up in the design. Then, you can choose wall art, pillows, poufs, and other decor that uses similar lines and designs.
Decorating With a Black Jute Rug
When you’re decorating with a black jute rug, you’re not locked into one specific style. The main factors that determine your black jute rug’s style include the shade of black, if there are any other colors in the rug’s design, the overall pattern and design, and many other factors. No matter what style you’re looking to create, you can find a black jute rug that meets your needs.
Choosing Which Black Jute Rug is Right for You
Because there are so many options out there for black jute rugs and how you stylize them, you may be wondering how to find the rug that’s right for you. Well, just consider these elements and you can shop with confidence.
Position: One of the first steps is to determine the room’s overall layout and how your black jute rug will fit into it. There are no set rules for layout, but there are some standard ideas that can get you started.
Living Room: In the living room, you can center your black jute area rug with the main seating. Depending on the size of your room, you can position the rug completely under the furniture, under its front two legs, or directly in front of the furniture. You can even use a small jute rug elsewhere in the room to establish a small sitting area.
Dining Room: Black jute area rugs fit best when they’re centered under your dining room table. Just be sure there’s enough excess on the rug’s sides and ends for the chairs to rest comfortably on the rug at all times.
Bedroom: If your bed is centered in the middle of the bedroom, you can center your rug with the bed by placing it all the way under the bed or under the bottom ? of it. Otherwise, if your bed is off to one side, you can still center the rug itself in the middle of the room and have it overlap with the bed. Like living rooms, you can also use a small black jute rug elsewhere in the room to set up a small seating area, work space, etc.
Kitchen: Black jute rugs can add style to your kitchen by fitting in front of your sink or anywhere else you tend to be stationary. Plus, black jute runner rugs are perfect for galley kitchens, kitchens with an island, or just along a strip of cabinets.
Bathroom: Bathrooms also benefit from an black rug in front of a sink, but these rugs can also fit by tubs and showers. Once again, runners work in narrow paths or in front of a double vanity.
Shape/Size: Once you know your ideal layout, it’s time to finalize the size and shape. Black jute rugs are most commonly available as rectangular, but you can also find them as round, runners, and other shapes. Determine which shape and size works best with your ideal layout, and make sure that the rug isn’t too large or too small for that space. For medium to large rooms, you’ll find 5x7,8x10, or 9x12 fit best, while 2x3 or 3x5 work in rooms like bathrooms and kitchens.
Pattern: There are many patterns to choose from, so you can find a black jute rug that fits your style. Study your favorite interior design style, find out what shapes/motifs are common in those styles, and find a rug that not only uses those shapes, but also conveys the proper tone.
Color: Your black jute rug may use a stark black or faded/distressed black. You’ll often find jute rugs that are black and tan, black and red, black and white, black and gray, and other combinations, so you can find a palette that works with your existing decor.
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