A round door mat can highlight your other decor by tying into their color palette, style, and tone. Adding a rug to a room should never be an afterthought or an obligation; placing a rug in your room gives you a chance to further the room’s design and connect to the other decor. By designing with that mentality, you can create a space where each element has a chance to shine as a part of the grand design.
Decorating With Round Door Mats
When it comes to round door mats, you have plenty of options in terms of color scheme, patterns, and…shape! Yes, not all round door mats are perfectly round circles. Some rugs will take the shape of a certain image such as a flower or succulent. Then, the rug will take up the size of a round rug, but it’ll have edges to go with the pattern itself. Even semi-circle rugs are an option in this category. No matter what look you’re going for, there’s a wide array of round door mats to choose from.
Choosing Which Round Door Mat is Right for You
There are so many options out there for door mats that you may be wondering how to find one that’s just right for you. Well, start by thinking through these key topics--that’ll guide you towards your perfect rug!
Purpose: Ask yourself: what is the purpose of your doormat? Is it purely decorative, or will it function for people to wipe off their muddy feet? Will it often see traces of rain and moisture, or do you live in a dry climate? Once you know what standards your rug needs to live up to, you can decide on some key features.
Backing: Since round door mats are often used to wipe your feet on, consider purchasing a rug with rubber backing or a separate rug pad you can place underneath the rug. That will keep it from sliding around when you use it.
Easy Cleaning: If you’re worried about messes, consider the fabric/material used for your door mat. Vinyl is a material that is fade and wear resistant and a non-slip surface, so it’s great for high-traffic homes. Other materials that are synthetic, cotton, polyester, or some other blend each have their set of perks as well for comfort, cleanliness, and durability, so do your research before buying your rug.
Pattern: Round door mats are available in a variety of styles. Their patterns range anywhere from vintage tilework to modern prints all the way to imagery of specific items like fruits and flowers. Ultimately, your rug’s pattern should convey the style and tone of the room. If you’re using a round door mat in your entryway, the rug can even hint at the style/color palette of the rest of your home and foreshadow what’s to come.
Color: Speaking of color, it’s a huge part of defining the style and tone of the rug. Even neutral tones like grey, coco, black, and white can each convey their own tone depending on how bright the colors are and how prominent they are in the rug’s design. Use a color palette that fits the tone of that room and fits into the rest of your home’s mood to make your entire living space feel cohesive and intentionally designed.
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