17 Gorgeous Ways to Work In a Patterned Area Rug
When it comes to area rugs, we often take the safe route, opting for solid designs and neutral colors. But a patterned rug or two can unify disparate elements in a room and make a sea of plain upholstered pieces suddenly come alive.
Our ancestors originally used area rugs to warm up cold stone or dirt floors. Today, with central heating, their purpose tends to be more decorative — although they still come in handy for trying to muffle sound or providing a soft surface for baby’s first steps.
Throw a pattern into the mix, however, and utility becomes versatility. Dull becomes divine. And great things start to happen...more
[Author: Kurt Cyr]