A teal wool rug can highlight your room’s decor by not only accentuating your color scheme and setting the overall style, but it can also serve to add in a new, soft texture. Wool rugs are both strong and sturdy, and you can decorate with one in any room of your home. Because they’re available in a variety of textures, tones, and patterns, you’ll find that your teal wool rug’s design and palette can compliment any color scheme or design style.
Decorating with a Teal Wool Rug
When you’re decorating with your teal wool area rug, you have your pick of what accessories and decor you’ll pair with it. To make a cohesive space, choose similarities between the rug and your accents, such as being in the same color family. The teal tones don’t have to be identical--in fact, adding in some variation is a good way to keep the room feeling organic and natural. If you want to use other colors in your decor, focus on using similar shapes and motifs between the rug and the decor. One example is that if you have a teal wool rug that has an aztec or geometric pattern, include geometric shapes elsewhere, even if it’s just the shape of a vase.
Choosing which Teal Wool Rug is Right for You
Because there are so many choices out there for teal wool rugs, you may be wondering how you can narrow down your search. Well, if you think through some of these key areas, you’ll be able to hone in on your perfect teal wool area rug.
Position: Early on, you should decide on the layout of your room and how the rug fits into it. Here are some ideas to get you started.
Living Room: Rugs are typically centered with your rug, and their exact position depends on the size of the living room and overall layout. In larger rooms, you can place a large teal wool rug completely underneath the furniture. Otherwise, rugs look natural under the front two legs of the seats or completely in front of them.
Bedroom: If your bed is a centered focal point, centering your rug beneath it is a wise choice. Whether your rug is all the way under the bed or under just the bottom two-thirds of it, you can have it extend outward into the rest of the bedroom to show off the pattern and color and serve as soft comfort.
Dining Room: In the dining room, a teal wool area rug can fit most naturally centered beneath the table, with enough excess on the sides and ends for the chairs to sit comfortably on the rug at all times.
Kitchen: Putting a 2x3 teal wool rug in front of the kitchen sink is a good move stylistically and practically, since you want a soft and comfortable area to stand out. In galley kitchens or kitchens with an island, you can even decorate with a teal wool runner rug.
Bathroom: Like kitchens, you can put a 2x3 teal wool rug in front of a sink, but you can also include it by a shower or tub. Runners are also ideal in narrow bathrooms or in front of a double vanity.
Size/Shape: Teal wool rugs come in a variety of sizes, and what size you get will largely depend on how you position the rug. The shape of the rug is also connected to the size and position, since these rugs are available in the standard rectangular, round, and runner shapes, but they’re also available in other shapes like oval, square, and others. Being deliberate with the shape of the rug can help with uniquely shaped rooms or simply give you an opportunity to do something different.
Pattern: Because teal wool rugs are so popular in many interior design styles, you’ll find that they come in many different patterns. Oriental and Persian teal wool rugs are the perfect accent in traditional and elegant homes, while geometric and abstract patterns can fit in with modern, contemporary, or boho styles. The best thing you can do when narrowing down your pattern is study what style you like best and find a rug that has the detail and composition you like, as well as one that conveys the tone associated with that style.
Color: Finally, there’s narrowing down your color scheme. You may have narrowed your search to a teal wool rug, but the rugs often contain other colors like neutrals, blues, reds, and other colors. Plus, the rugs can even vary on the brightness of the teal. Once again, this is an opportunity to look up the style you like and find a color palette that conveys the proper tone, whether that’s casual and homey or upscale and luxurious.
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