The flagship accessory of the decoration, the carpet, finds its place in all the rooms of the house, provided that it is chosen methodically. It’s all about styles, dimensions, colors, patterns, uses. It is essential to ask the right questions before investing. Here are some tips to make sure you don’t get it wrong.
Price and maintenance
Do you dream of natural carpets in your entrance? The seagrass makes you eye to redecorate your bathroom? How about an XXL rug in your bedroom? What if you were on the wrong track. Indeed, before you launch headlong into a favorite purchase, do not forget to take stock of the size and function of your room, the material and maintenance of your future carpet, and especially your daily life.
How to choose the size and shape of your rug?
The first criterion to take into account to choose the right carpet is its size. In a living room, it should be at least as long, if not longer, than your sofa. If you are looking for a rug to place under your dining room table, know that you must be able to place the table and the chairs with a large enough margin to move your chair back without leaving the carpet. Also, take into account the shape of the rug: round, square, rectangular, oval? Try to determine which one will best suit your room and furniture.
How to choose the carpet for the living room?
The centerpiece of the house, the living room, deserves your full attention when it comes to carpet choice. The current trend is no longer necessary to have the carpet in front of the sofa or the armchairs; it is used to structure the living room space by positioning its furniture. If, on the other hand, the living space is less than 20 m², choose a small central carpet. It will offer a cozy and warm effect to the room. For a long living room, choose a square rug to reduce the impact.
If your stay is relatively sober, white walls, parquet, classic furniture – opt for a touch of fantasy with an ultra-graphic rug, natural carpets in warm tones. It will come to awaken your interior. On the contrary, if the living room has a real bias on the decorative side, play the card of sobriety by opting for a shade close to that of the sofa, for example. You can also recall the colors of cushions or curtains through a printed carpet.
How to choose the carpet for the bedroom?
It is always pleasant to put your feet on a soft carpet when you wake up. To do this, place a companionway on each side of the bed if the passage is narrow so as not to overload the room. The ideal: sheepskin, warm and ultra-soft. Is your room spacious? Take advantage and dare the big carpet. To be placed under the bed and bedside tables, provided that it protrudes at least 60 cm on either side of the furniture and at the foot of the bed.
In terms of colors, pastel offers a relaxing atmosphere. Another alternative is the patchwork effect: an accumulation of small flat-woven rugs of different sizes, colors, and patterns. It is essential for a guaranteed bohemian chic style.