How a Pink and Brown Rug can Highlight your Room Decor
A pink and brown rug can highlight your room decor by contributing to an existing color scheme or help you determine your overall palette. The colors can tie to your decor and create a cohesive space, or you can look at the rug’s pattern or design and bring in similar elements in the wall art and other decor. For example, if your rug’s pattern uses flowers, you can use flowers in your decor and artwork as well, even if they aren’t the exact same colors.
Decorating with a Pink and Brown Rug
When you’re decorating with a pink and brown rug, you’re not locked into one particular interior design style. Those colors are common in a variety of styles, and despite what you may think, the pink doesn’t have to be overly femine or youthful. You can find shades of pink that are more rosey, muted, and elevated as opposed to the bubblegum pink you may default to. So, as you begin your search, rest assured that you can find a pink and brown area rug that fits your style!
Choosing which Pink and Brown Rug is Right for You
Because there are so many design possibilities for pink and brown rugs, you may be wondering how you can narrow your search and find your perfect rug. Well, if you are intentional with a few key areas, you can find your ideal rug and craft your perfect room.
Position: One of the first steps is to determine the layout of your room and how the rug will fit into it. There are no set rules, so take the following as guidelines as opposed to firm rules.
Living Rooms: The pink and brown rug in your living room is often centered with the main furniture, and if the room is large enough, you may have your furniture sit completely on a large rug. Otherwise, it’s common to have the rug entirely in front of the furniture or under the front two legs.
Dining Rooms: You can stylize your dining room with a brown and pink rug beneath the table, with enough excess on the sides and ends for the chairs to sit comfortably on the rug at all times.
Bedroom: There are many ways to position a pink and brown area rug in your bedroom. It’s often centered with the bed and is either all the way under the bed or under the bottom ? of it. If the bed is not in the middle of the room (master bedroom, guest room, nursery, or otherwise), then you can still center a rug in the middle of the room itself.
Kitchen: A pink and brown runner rug is the perfect addition to a galley kitchen or between a kitchen island and counter. Alternatively, you can use a 2x3 rug in front of a sink or wherever you frequently stand still in the kitchen.
Bathroom: Like the kitchen, you can use a 2x3 rug in front of sinks, but you can also use that size by a tub or shower. Runners also work well in front of a double vanity.
Outdoors: Finally, you can carry your style outside with an outdoors pink and brown rug. For positioning ideas, look to similar indoor spaces.
Shape: Pink and brown rugs come in many different shapes, so once you’ve determined roughly where you want to position your rug, decide on what shape would compliment that setup best. Round and rectangular may be standard, but try some other shapes as well if you want to create a unique space!
Pattern: There are hundreds of patterns and designs for pink and brown rugs, from Oriental and Persian styles to geometric and modern designs. Each interior design style has certain patterns and designs that it leans towards, and this is largely because each style strikes its own tone. Traditional styles tend to use oriental and persian patterns because they are more formal and classic, while modern style will use abstract or geometric artwork to create a casual space.
Color: Just because you’ve narrowed your search to pink and brown area rugs doesn’t mean that you don’t have to think about color. Consider how bright you want the colors to be, if you want one to be more dominant than the other, and if you want other colors in the mix. The color palette and the brightness of those colors impacts the tone just as much as the pattern, so be intentional with choosing a color scheme that conveys the correct mood.
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