How a Moroccan Washable Rug Can Highlight your Room Decor
Moroccan interior design often includes plenty of texture, a wide array of colors, lines, and patterns. One of the best ways you can bring Moroccan style into your home is by decorating with a Moroccan washable rug, because it can serve as the starting point for your design of that final accent piece that ties it all together.
Decorating with a Moroccan Washable Rug
When you’re decorating with a machine washable Moroccan rug, it’s important to realize that the rug will likely display a detailed pattern or design. This in and of itself isn’t a problem, but it does mean that you should think carefully about the other accents in the room and look for opportunities to tie in the rug’s pattern, color scheme, and overall tone into the rest of the room. You can often find accessories like Moroccan pillows and blankets that pair well with the rug, but you can also include other elements like wall art and general knick-knacks.
Choosing which Moroccan Washable Rug is Right for You
There are a lot of rugs out there to choose from, so when you’re looking to hone in on your perfect Moroccan washable rug, here are a few areas to consider.
Position: Aside from choosing which room the rug is going in, you need to decide on the rug’s layout and how it connects to your existing furniture and fixtures.
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: Your Moroccan washable rug should fit well beneath your dining room table with enough room on the sides and ends for the chairs to sit comfortably atop it.
Bedroom: Rectangular machine washable Moroccan rugs are often set completely under the bed or ? of the way under it. However, if your bed is off to the side of the bedroom, you can always place a rug in the center and allow that to be a focal point.
Kitchen: Using a Moroccan washable rug in the kitchen makes sense, since it’s an area where messes tend to be made. You can decorate with a 2x3 rug in front of a sink, or you can use a Moroccan washable runner rug in an aisle made by a kitchen island.
Bathroom: 2x3 washable rugs also work well in bathrooms, and using a Moroccan rug in front of a sink or vanity can be the perfect blend of style and practicality.
Size: Your machine washable Moroccan rug should fit well in your room and not be too large or too small. The size is also dependent on how the rug overlaps (or doesn’t overlap) with the other furniture. Don’t be afraid to get out the tape measure and see what size works best with the layout you have in mind.
Shape: Moroccan washable rugs are mostly available in rectangular, round, and runner rugs. Of course different shapes work in different settings and layouts, but think outside the box and consider how the shape of the rug can impact the tone of the room. Round rugs give an air of softness due to its lack of hard corners, while rectangular rugs can sometimes come across as more formal (depending on the design, of course).
Pattern: Speaking of design, there are plenty of different patterns and designs available for machine washable Moroccan rugs. You’ll often find patterns that show off geometric shapes and patterns, stripes, or some combination of the two. Each pattern has different intensity and flair, so find a pattern that speaks to you and pairs well with pieces you already have.
Shades/Pairings: Just like there are plenty of patterns to choose from, there’s also a variety of colors available in Moroccan rugs. Neutral colors like beige, gray, and black are common colors, but you can also find washable Moroccan rugs that are more blue and slate. The key color and color(s) that it’s paired with are monumental in defining the rug’s tone, so as you shop for your ideal washable Moroccan rug, consider the importance of the color and what mood it invokes.
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