How a Red Washable Rug can Highlight your Room Decor
A red washable rug can contribute to your room’s overall look by inspiring your color scheme and style or contributing to what you’ve already established in the room. Whether your style is traditional, boho, or anywhere else on the design spectrum, you can find a machine washable red rug that’s perfect for your home.
Decorating with a Red Washable Rug
When you’re decorating with a red washable rug, it’s vital to know that you don’t have to have your decorative accents perfectly match the rug. If you have a burgundy rug, you don’t need to have your accents be the exact same color, nor do you need all the accessories to be red. Using different shades of red, neutral tones, and even complimentary colors is a wise move because then the space doesn’t appear oversaturated with one color and it feels more natural when it’s not overly “matchy.” However, you do want the same overall tone of color so it’s all in the same mood; as a big example, you wouldn’t pair neon pink with rich burgundy, because the tones would be clashing. The important thing is to make your space feel unified, and your red washable rug would add to that cohesion.
Choosing which Red Washable Rug is Right for You
Finding a rug that’s just right for you may seem daunting with all the options that are out there, but here are some guidelines to help steer you through the process.
Position: Firstly, you need to determine how you’ll do the room’s layout and where the rug will go. Will it overlap with any of the furniture? Will it be part of the main focal point, or will it be a small accent elsewhere in the room? There’s no one set way of doing layout, but here are some general ideas.
Living Rooms: The most common layouts for rugs in a living room include placing the rug completely beneath the main furniture, under the front two legs of it, or placing it in front of it, like centering it in the middle of a seating area.
Dining Room: A red washable rug should fit comfortably beneath the table, centered under it, and have enough room on the sides and ends for the chairs to sit completely on the rug.
Bedroom: Rectangular machine washable red rugs are often set completely under the bed or ? of the way under it. But if your bed is off to one side of the room and not in the middle, you can always place a red rug centered in the room itself, or if your space is smaller, you can use a washable red runner right alongside the bed.
Kitchen: Using a red washable rug or two in the kitchen makes sense, since it’s an area that sees a lot of foot traffic and messes. You can place a 2x3 rug in front of a sink or other areas where you stand still for long periods of time. If you have a kitchen island or narrow pathway, you can also use a red runner rug.
Bathroom: You can also use a 2x3 rug in front of a sink, by a shower, or by the tub. If you have a narrow path or double vanity, your bathroom may also benefit from a red washable runner rug.
Size: Machine washable red rugs come in many different sizes, so you can purchase a size that suits your space best. Think again about how you plan to have it overlap (or not overlap) with the furniture to determine which size is best.
Shape: Most red washable rugs are rectangular in shape, but they’re also available as runners and sometimes other shapes. Just like you consider the size and position of your rug, think about the shape and how that will work in your space.
Pattern: Red is a popular color in many design schemes, so you’ll find red washable rugs come in a bunch of different patterns and styles. From Oriental and Persian to nautical, you’ll find rugs that show off patterns as well as rugs that have artistic renderings of scenes, items, and motifs associated with certain interior design styles.
Shade/Pairing: Just because you’ve narrowed your search down to red washable rugs doesn’t mean that you’re stuck with one particular shade of red or that the rug will solely be red. Many rugs will utilize multiple shades of red, but you’ll also find rugs that incorporate other colors, like neutral whites, grays, beiges, and blacks as well as colors like blue, green, gold, etc. The color combinations and the intensity of the colors plays a big role in defining the rug’s overall style and tone, so think about the mood you want the rug to create and choose a color palette that supports that mood.
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