Our 5x7 red area rugs are so soft, warm, and inviting that you won't want to stop at just one. With so many designs and patterns to choose from, there's something for any situation or occasion.
When an interior decorator uses red area rugs, they're adding a splash of color to a room and bringing it to life. Red is an intense color that makes people think of romance, excitement, and vigor. Too much of it can be overpowering, but a vibrant red rug is just the right amount.
Novices and professionals alike can use a 5x7 or 5x8 red rug to significant effect in a room. The size is, of course, suited only to some areas, but it's versatile and can work in homes around the globe.
The ideas below draw inspiration from how you might use a red area rug in a home:
You can use a solid red 5x7 rug in a bedroom, beside the bed. The size will be too small to fit underneath most bed frames. If, for example, the bed is against the wall instead of centered, the red area rug can provide a soft surface for the rest of the room.
You might place a red 5x7 outdoor rug in your home's entryway, mudroom, foyer, or laundry room. These rugs can also work well in the kitchen or any area that sees high traffic, moisture, and soil levels.
You could use a red and black 5x7 rug in a living room that's decorated with light greys, whites, and tans. The powerful color combination, especially if it has a striking design, will become the centerpiece of the area and is sure to be a conversation starter.
A CLOSER LOOK AT RED AREA RUGS 5X7
Interior decorators enjoy using red in their plans because the color is capable of subtly changing the entire energy of a space. It pairs well with both bright and warm lighting and can make the area feel more enjoyable.
In Feng Shui and color psychology, red is associated with:
If you want to add any of these qualities to your room (luck and desire, anyone?), red is the color to do it with.
IS A 5X7 OR 5X8 RED RUG RIGHT FOR ME?
Before you buy your new 5x8 red rug, make sure the size and color are right for your home. The tips below will help:
Measure your space and make sure you have the correct size. You always want at least 12 inches of space between your rug and the wall.
Use a color picker to compare your home's existing colors with various shades of red. This will help you make the right color choice for your home.
You also want to think about:
CHOOSING THE PERFECT RED AREA RUG
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