If you love pastel colors, you're in luck because they're in right now. And decorating with pastels isn’t likely to go out of style any time soon. Pastel rugs are an excellent way to make design choices sophisticated and versatile.
Unfortunately, many novice designers stay away from pastels because they’re worried the space will look childish or too soft. But pastel area rugs can look playful, elegant, and downright beautiful in most settings.
Our selection of pastel rugs include top brands such as Surya, Liora Manne, and KAS. Each design is unique, and every piece is made with quality in mind.
The sweet hues found in pastel rugs work well in playrooms and beach houses, but they also add life to grown-up spaces. Pastels are versatile and can be used similarly to neutrals when the color is subtle. From lilac to robin’s egg blue, pastel colors are here to stay in the world of interior design.
Below, we’ll look at some ways you might use pastel area rugs around your home for those who’d like some inspiration:
If you want to keep it fun and funky in your living area, try a pastel rainbow rug or a multi-colored pastel rug. This option will work best when surrounded by neutral colors to avoid clashing or making the space overwhelming. You might decorate your den with white, tan, and wood tones with splashes of color in the accents around the rug, for example.
A romantic space like the bedroom works perfectly with a feminine option like a pastel pink rug. A chic bedroom with flowing fabrics and bright, clean colors would work well for a pastel pink area rug, but you could also incorporate the rug with red and other standard bedroom colors.
The bathroom is the perfect place to try a pastel color rug if you’re unsure about the color in your home. Robin’s egg blue is an excellent color choice because it emits a cool and calming spa-like vibe and pairs nicely with clean colors like white, gold, and silver.
The kitchen is one of the busiest areas of the home, so would be perfect for a pastel colored rug in a shade like minty green. The kitchen's sleek surfaces and bright colors will create a calming environment when paired with pastel colors.
By now, you’re probably ready to start using pastel rugs to take your interiors to the next level. Make your decision carefully to ensure you make the right purchase. For those who’d like some help, we’ve included tips below to help you decide what you need:
Rug Dimensions: Pick your rug dimensions after measuring the room and floor space carefully. Use placement guides based on your room size to help make sure you pick the right size and shape.
Durability: The thickness and material of your rug will impact its durability. Think about the traffic, moisture, and soil exposure in your space to decide how durable your rug needs to be. And if you have doors that will swing over the rug, measure the clearance to prevent catching.
Rug pad: A quality rug pad will prevent surface and friction damage to your rug's backing and pile. Pads also add extra insulation and cushioning.
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