How a Pink and Orange Rug can Highlight your Room Decor
A pink and orange rug can highlight your room’s decor by either establishing the color scheme or melting into a pre-existing one. Because pink and orange rugs are so different with their shades of brightness, patterns, and other detail work, decorating with one in your home is a great option no matter what interior design style you fall into.
Decorating with a Pink and Orange Rug
You’re not limited to neon pinks and oranges, nor are you limited to earthy hues. Pink and orange area rugs come in a variety of styles and blend well with many decorative elements and furniture styles. When you decorate with pink and orange, don't feel as though every element needs to be one of those two shades, or that everything needs to match perfectly. Depending on your style, you may want to accessorize with neutral tones and leathers, but rest assured, pink and orange are workable colors that cooperate with many other colors out there.
Choosing which Pink and Orange Rug is Right for You
When you’re first starting your search for the perfect pink and orange area rug, you may not know where to start. Fortunately, there are several areas you can think about to help you hone in on your perfect rug.
Position: Aside from choosing which room you’re placing the rug in, you also need to decide the layout of the rug and how it connects to the other furniture/decor. There is no one way to do it in each room, but consider the following guidelines.
Living Room: Oftentimes in living rooms, you can decorate with a pink and orange area rug by placing it completely under the seating, just under the front two legs of the furniture, or completely in front of it/centered in the middle of the seats.
Dining Rooms: The most common position for rugs is directly beneath the table, and the rug tends to be the same shape as the table. However, you can spice it up and do a different shape or layout as long as it doesn’t get in the way of the practicality of the dining room.
Bedroom: Rugs in bedrooms are often placed either completely under the bed or extending past the bottom ? of it. If your room is smaller or you want to make an impact with a small pink and orange rug, you can always place a runner on one side of the bed, or you can decorate with a round pink and orange rug near a sitting area.
Kitchen/Bathroom: 2x3 pink and orange rugs are well suited for smaller areas like in front of vanities or sinks, but you can also decorate with a runner in these rooms along pathways for added practicality and style.
Outdoors: You can also decorate with a pink and orange outdoor rug by a seating area, dining space, or elsewhere to add in style and comfort.
Size: The size of the rug directly relates to the position of the rug; think carefully about how your elements are layered and how that impacts what size rug you need.
Shape: Orange and pink rugs come in a variety of shapes, such as rectangular and round, but that’s not all! These rugs are also available as runners, in oval shapes, squares, octagons, and others. The shape of the rug is another opportunity to add to the room’s style, so think about doing something different if you really want your rug to stand out.
Pattern: The patterns and designs are another area where you have a lot to look through. Some patterns are associated with particular styles, such as ornate and Persian rugs being associated with more traditional and formal designs. Geometric shapes and abstract artwork tend to connect to modern style, but you don’t have to limit yourself to that guideline. When it comes to your home, you should design with a pattern that you enjoy and makes you happy.
Shades/Pairings: The vibrance of the orange and pink have a big impact on the rug’s overall tone. The brighter the rug, the most vibrant the entire room will feel. The more muted, the more subdued and calm it will feel. Plus, orange and pink rugs aren’t limited to only those two colors; other hues may be thrown into the mix, like teal, red, black, white, green, and so many more colors. Regardless of what sort of pink and orange area rug you’re looking for, you can find one that meets your standards and fits your style flawlessly.
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