A one of a kind rug is one that is hand-made by talented artisans/weavers and is designed by them. Oftentimes with these one of a kind area rugs, only one of each design is produced. That means that when you’re styling your home, you can truly, literally, create a space that is unlike any other by making a statement with your unique rug. We offer beautiful and timeless one of a kind pieces from Solo Rugs, Jaipur Living, and Surya.
How a One Of a Kind Rug Can Highlight Your Room Decor
Since one of a kind rugs are so special, you can use one to define the style of the room and tie in with the other decor. Look at using similar colors, imagery, and shapes between the rug and your other decor to really tie it all together thematically; that will allow each element to shine as a part of the room’s grand design.
Decorating With a One of A Kind Rug
The draw of decorating with a one of a kind rug is that it is something unique and personally crafted and designed by the weaver. However, you still have plenty of choices to make your rug appear and feel how you want it to. Check out materials like wool, cotton, and others along with hand woven, handmade, or hand hooked rugs to fill out your unique space.
Choosing Which One Of A Kind Rug is Right for You
Since there are so many options out there for one of a kind rugs, you may be wondering how to focus your search and find the one that’s perfect for you. Well, if you start by thinking through these key topics, that will help you determine what you need practically and stylistically.
Position: First, look at your room’s layout and decide where you want to put your rug. These general ideas will get you started.
Living Room: If you want to establish your main seating area, use a large one of a kind area rug in the center of that space. You have the option to set it in front of the seats, under the front legs, or further under the chairs.
Dining Room: To ground your dining set, center your rug beneath the table and have an extra two-three feet of rug on each side so that there’s plenty of room for the chairs to move around.
Bedroom: Whether you’re decorating your master bedroom or a guest room, you deserve to have a one of a kind rug there. You can use one to highlight your bed as a focal point by laying a rug directly beneath the bed or use it elsewhere in the room like by a small seating area or in the middle of the room itself.
Kitchen/Bathroom: Both of these rooms can benefit from smaller 2x3 and 3x5 one of a kind rugs, especially by sinks, tubs, showers, or other key focal points. Alternatively, a one of a kind runner rug can also highlight those areas and provide more comfort/style.
Size/Shape: Once you know the layout, you can decide on the size and shape of your rug. There are standard options like round and rectangular, but one of a kind rugs also come in one of a kind shapes. Once you know the shape, you can finalize the size of the rug so it layers with your furniture how you want it to.
Pattern: As stated earlier, the appeal of one of a kind rugs is how unique their designs are. Check out choices that fit into modern and contemporary styles or choose something more vintage. Whatever pattern you choose, make sure it has similarities to the rest of the decor so the room feels thematically consistent.
Color: Finally, there’s color to consider. Since one of a kind rugs tend to be artistic in nature, you may find bold blues, reds, pinks, and other hues in the forefront. However, there are plenty of other options with different color palettes that are more subdued and minimal. The key in choosing a rug’s color palette is to tie it into the rest of the room’s style and tone.
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