Wait! Before you click away, let's talk about kitchen rugs. Specifically, blue kitchen rugs. These beauties can change how you cook, how you make your coffee in the morning, and how much people love your kitchen.
Why A Blue Kitchen Rug?
Buying a blue kitchen rug for your home is the perfect way to add a touch of elegance and personality. It's an excellent method to add color to a neutral-toned kitchen, and it's hard to pick a better color than blue.
Why blue, you ask?
Blue is calming. It lowers blood pressure and slows your heart rate, and it can make coming home more relaxing.
Blue is versatile. From a deep navy blue to a pastel blue, you can express yourself in so many ways with this color.
Blue encourages socialization. The kitchen is meant to be a hub of activity in your home, and blue can help make that a reality.
Color aside, rugs add cushioning underfoot in the kitchen, easing the stress on your body in a space where you're likely to spend a lot of time standing. Plus, what better area to show off a beautiful rug and add your own personal style?
Your kitchen also doesn't have to be limited to one blue rug, especially if you don't want to go for a larger option like a runner.
Many designers would suggest strategically placing smaller blue rugs at your sink, oven, and deck entryway to provide cover for the hotspots in your space.
A Closer Look At Blue Kitchen Rugs
Because the kitchen is a high-traffic area, you'll probably want a thinner rug. In fact, you might want to consider blue kitchen mats as well.
While blue kitchen mats are still technically rugs, let's look at the advantages they offer over a low or medium pile options:
It's mostly flat, so you won't trip on it.
It's easy to vacuum crumbs, flour, and other messes off.
It's durable for frequent cleaning.
Whether you go with a flat blue kitchen rug or a blue kitchen mat, you'll want to select a shade that compliments your existing decor. Navy blue kitchen rugs will have a much different impact than aqua blue or cobalt blue, for example.
If you throw shapes, stripes, and other colors into the mix, you have even more options.
This is why kitchen rugs have become so popular"?they can enhance and brighten almost any space when you make use of the options available to match your decor.
Is A Blue Kitchen Rug Right For Me?
If you're not sure that a blue kitchen rug is the right choice for your space, it's time to look at the existing palette of your home. This process will help you pick a shade of blue that goes with what you already have.
You can use the color wheel or look to online photo inspiration to find a shade that would complement your current color scheme.
Before you make your purchase, measure your space, and decide if you want a large rug that'll cover most of your walking space or a few smaller rugs.
Choosing The Perfect Blue Kitchen Rug
Enter your ideal size, thickness, and shape into the filters while you shop so you can browse rugs that'll fit in your home.
You might also want to add a comfort grip pad, so your kitchen rug doesn't move around with use.
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