A purple and teal rug can highlight your room’s decor by adding in an unexpected pop of color or connect to other similar shades that you have in your decoration. Whether you’re looking for a rug as that central accent piece or just one piece of the puzzle, a purple and teal rug can be that piece for you.
Decorating with a Teal and Purple Rug
Teal and purple are both thought of as youthful, cheerful colors, but they are that and so much more. Depending on the vibrance of the colors and how present they are in the rug, you may have a rug that is more classy and regal than you would think. Or, you can choose a rug that still is vibrant but fits bright styles like boho and southwestern designs. Rest assured, no matter what tone you want to strike with your purple and teal rug, you can do it.
Choosing which Teal and Purple is Right for You
With so many options out there, you may be a bit intimidated at the prospect of finding a purple and teal area rug that’s right for you. Well, once you think through some of these key areas, you’ll find your search will go much easier and you can be confident in the rug you choose.
Position: Towards the beginning of your shopping, you should determine where exactly you want your rug to go and how it connects to the other furnishings. There’s no one way to place a rug, but there are some standard ways to get you thinking through the process.
Living Rooms: In living rooms, rugs are most stationed with the main seating. The rug can sit either completely in front of it, under the furniture’s front two legs, or beneath them entirely.
Dining Rooms: Dining rooms are perhaps the easiest rooms to station a rug, since they’re mostly centered beneath the table. Just be sure there’s enough excess on the sides and ends of the rug that the dining room chairs sit comfortably on it at all times.
Bedroom: One of the most common layouts for bedrooms is to place the rug centered beneath the bed, either ? of the way under the bottom half of it or completely beneath if. However, if your bed is off to the side, you can also center the rug in the middle of the bedroom itself.
Kitchen: A lot of modern kitchens are very neutral, so decorating with a purple and teal rug can be a great way to add in some color and style. Rugs are often smaller (2x3 or 3x5) and are placed in front of sinks or other areas where you tend to stand still. Runner rugs are also a popular choice along kitchen islands or in narrow pathways.
Bathrooms: Bathrooms are similar to kitchens in that they benefit from rugs in front of sinks, and runners also work naturally in narrow paths or in front of a double vanity.
Outdoors: The style doesn’t have to stop inside; there are plenty of outdoor purple and teal rugs that can dress up your seating areas and dining spaces.
Size: Now that you’ve decided where to position your rug, it’s time to finalize this size. This is a good opportunity to make sure the rug won’t look too small or too large in comparison to the furniture and that it will fit well in the overall space of the room.
Shape: Purple and teal area rugs come in a variety of different shapes. Rectangular and round may be the most common, but these rugs are also available as square, oval, octagonal, and even stair treads among other shapes. You may want a unique shape because of the size of the room, or you may want to think about a different shape on the basis of presenting a rug that’s different from the norm.
Pattern: Teal and purple rugs come in all sorts of patterns, since they’re colors associated with many different interior design styles. You’ll find these colors in oriental and persian patterns as well as geometric and abstract designs. Overall, think about what interior design style you want the rug to fall into and how the rug’s pattern can compliment the other pieces of decor.
Color: Like we said earlier, teal and purple rugs come in a variety of different hues. Sometimes, the colors will be subdued and worn, while other times they will be vibrant and youthful. Plus, these colors may not even be the main colors of the rug; they may just be details among other colors. The width and breadth of options out there for the color combinations and depth of color means that you can have your way with choosing a teal and purple area rug that expresses the proper tone and shares your style.
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