The color blue is known to represent strength, balance, and peace. A blue rug in your living room can transform an ordinary room into your favorite space to relax or entertain. As the spectrum of blues change, so do the moods that pair with each shade. There are endless options in design, shape, and shade of blue rug for whatever style that matches your living room dreams!
Strength In Colors
If you're looking to create a bold statement or a powerful impression, choosing deep or royal blues like sapphire, cerulean, and cobalt for your living room area rug is a smart move. Here are three ways you can pull this off:
Simplicity: Choose a solid blue rug with minimal design in indigo or navy for your living room. This is perfect for living rooms with other patterned focal points or multiple colors.
Bold & Beautiful: Going for an exhilarating statement piece? Choose a deep blue rug with large prints and shapes as your focal point.
Go Exotic: Blue Persian rugs with small details like flourishes and flowers will bring together a living room with multiple colors, while adding a subtle, yet powerful touch.
Rhythm & Blues
When considering blue as a color of balance, think of colors like teal, turquoise, and classic blue. Rugs in these shades of blue will brighten your living room, while creating a balance between energy and serenity. Below are three ways to incorporate these shades of blue rugs into your living room:
Nautical Season: While navy blue tends to be the shade that comes to mind when you think of nautical, living rooms that feature neutral colors and beach themes are harmonized with turquoise. Adding a turquoise blue rug to your living room is just the pop that you need!
Ebb & Flow: Create an equilibrium in your living room with blue ombre and denim. Not quite sure if you want to go bold or subtle? Choosing one of these shades with minimal pattern but maximum style will manage the balancing act between the two.
Clean Composition: Clean lines and geometric shapes create symmetry and are perfect for you if you're looking to create Feng Shui in your living room.
Light blue, sky blue, and pastel blues each exude a feeling of peace and serenity. Historically, the lighter shades of blue were incorporated into paintings as a means of creating peace within the person who beheld them. If your living room already has bold colors or other shades of bold blues, integrate a rug with softer shades of blue to minimize the energy and maximize the comfort! Listed below are three ways to add soft hues of blue to your living space:
Bright White & Light Blue: Elegant, bright whites can feel clinical if not paired with softer shades. Adding a large area rug with light blue flourishes will take your living room from sterile to vintage.
The Sky's The Limit: Sky blue is a bit darker than light blue, but still a delicate shade. Imagine staring into a clear sky with big, puffy clouds floating by. It's a picture of tranquility and surrender. That blue rug in your living room, paired with bright coral or a zingy red orange will transport you to the tropics.
Pastel Paradise: If your living room is filled with neutral shades like light gray and brown with light pinks, soft yellows, and olive/pastel greens, keep the light and airy theme going with a pastel blue rug.
One of these options is sure to be a winner. With hundreds of shades to play with and filters to help you narrow your search, we hope you feel emboldened to try a dark blue rug, drawn to harmonize with a medium blue rug, or at peace with a lighter shade of blue rug in your living room space. And don't forget, there are plenty of shapes and sizes to accommodate your space.
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