If you are tired of neutrals and are also unsure of how to introduce color into your next decorating project, you should consider green. Green is safer than most other colors because every color in the rainbow goes with green. If you paint the walls green or start with a green rug it will become much easier to find great coordinating fabrics, furniture and accessories. Today’s 14 gorgeous green rooms show:
- How to Add Pizazz to a Dining Room with a Green Rug
- How to Bring Fresh Energy to a Stately Room with a Green Aubusson Rug
- How to Create a Modern Zen Vibe in a Living Room with a Green Rug
- How to Design a Modern Dining Room with Green and Blue and White Chinoiserie
- How to Bring Nature Indoors with a Green Rug
- How to Make a Dark Room Feel Light and Airy with a Green Rug
- How to Design an Exotic Garden Room with Green and Animal Print Rugs
- How to Enliven a Traditional Room with Bright Green and Hot Pink
- How to Bring Style and Glamour to a Girl's Bedroom with Green
- How to Coordinate Adjoining Spaces with Green
Moss green reflects the "Mood of the Moment" according to the November-December 2014 Veranda.
Brockschmidt & Coleman,
The December 2014 Architectural Digest's 6 best rooms with decorative rugs offer wonderful inspiration for designing dramatic settings for displaying art in entrance halls, living rooms, bedrooms and libraries.
Bronson van Wyck,
A well-chosen decorative rug can bring a feeling of luxury, warmth and Holiday magic to a room that is lacking vital energy. Here are 10 examples of how to use a show-stopping rug to transform a room for the Holidays.
Elle Décor's December 2014 Trend Alert predicts the growing appeal of fabrics and decorative rugs with chunky textures that recall hand-knitted sweaters.
A well-chosen decorative rug can set the right feeling tone, comfort level and color palette for a room. But with so many types of rugs in the market, it is hard to know which kind would be best for a room. Today we start a new series of posts to help you become more knowledgeable about rugs and the looks you can create with them. We start with 12 beautiful rooms with 12 different types of rugs - Art Deco, Moroccan, Contemporary, Neoclassical, Cowhide, Floral, Geometric, Bessarabian, Silk, Damask, Dhurrie and Oushak. Later posts will help you distinguish rug quality and feature additional types of decorative rugs.
Elle Décor is famous for contemporary décor so it is remarkable to see the December 2014 issue filled with stunning traditional styles. The 7 best interiors show how you can use oriental rugs, geometric rugs and flat weave rugs to create rooms that feel both authentic and fresh.
Flat weave rugs
A decorative rug covers one of the largest surfaces in a dining room and has a big influence on how other objects look in the room. The dining rooms below show how to enrich the look of your tablescapes by coordinating them with the decorative rug.
Juan Pablo Molyneux,
Veranda's November-December 2014 issue is full of stunning holiday decor. Here are my picks for the 7 best holiday interiors with decorative rugs.
Selina van der Geest
The 7 Chic dining rooms show how to select a gray rug or a blue rug that will help you create stunning interiors with gray, blue, yellow and gold. While all the examples are of dining rooms, the same decorating principles apply to living rooms, family rooms, libraries, bedrooms, foyers and stairs.
Each November, Traditional Home features the best holiday interiors with decorative rugs from around the country, and this year is no exception. My picks for the 7 best holiday interiors of 2014 ranges from the stunning new traditional style of Gerald Pomeroy in Dover, Massachusetts to a classic New England Christmas in Lisa Hilderbrand's 18th-Century Connecticut farmhouse. Nora Marra fills a 1937 Chicago home with light and Holiday colors, Emily Sullivan evokes the Northern Christmases of her childhood in her new Los Angeles home and Patrik Lönn conjures up a stately Scottish library in New York’s Holiday House Showhouse.