There is nothing more romantic and rejuvenating than a bedroom with a fireplace seating area made cozy by a luxurious decorative rug. The moment the fireplace is lit, it’s glow immediately puts us at ease and creates a feeling of connection and contentment. This year the icy grip of winter has extended farther south and lasted longer than at any time I can remember. It is sensible to start think of creating stylish, romantic and cozy retreats from the frigid outdoors. The 14 stylish bedrooms with fireplace seating areas and cozy decorative rugs offer lots of inspiration from the world’s top decorators.
To enhance coziness choose warm colors such as beige, brown and tan and make sure the oriental rug is large enough to go under the seating area, as in the Big Sky, Montana bedroom by Michael S. Smith.
The beige, brown and gold in this Bessarabian rug will pick up the colors of the bed fabrics and the grey accents pick up the stone colors of the fireplace wall.
Add coziness and luxury with a red and gold wool and silk oriental rug and crispness by painting the walls white and creating contrasts with greys and black as in this bedroom by Thomas Jayne Studio.
The Safari R oriental rug in red and gold wool and silk will add warmth luxury and crisp contemporary touch to a bedroom.
For an opulent traditional look that doesn’t feel overwhelming, pair traditional furniture and antiques with a tonal beige oriental rug as in this bedroom by Bebe Johnson and Ellen Geerer.
Cream and white highlights shimmer on the tonal beige and gold background of the Saffron oriental rug. Add fresh energy to a room by using fabrics that have small touches of cream or white that can pick up the highlights in the rug.
If you wish to give a light and inviting look to a Colonial style bedroom, fabrics with red, blue and white and pair them with a striped rug containing these colors. Add more light and crispness by painting walls and ceiling white, as in this Pennsylvania bedroom by Bell-Guilmet Associates.
Give a traditional bedroom a young energy with colorful modern art, pale cream, yellow and beige fabrics and a cream rug with a tone on tone damask pattern as in the bedroom by Shelton Mindel.
When decorating with mid-century modern furniture, add contrast, pattern and color with a traditional rug, as in this contemporary New York bedroom by Robert Couturier.
The tonal green and gold damask patterned Como FG oriental rug has a luxurous texture that will wam up a contemporary bedroom.
Bring comfort and sophistication to a rustic bedroom with tan and cream fabrics and a gold Greek-key geometric rug, as in this Smoky Mountains home designed by Suzanne Kasler.
The Sigma oriental rug’s luxurious hand-spun wool texture and Greek-key pattern will bring comfort and elegance to a rustic bedroom.
For a cheerful, garden look combine white, pink and purple fabrics, pale pistachio green walls and a pink and rose Savonnerie rug, as in this bedroom in a 16th century château near Paris designed by Mlinaric, Hernry and Zervudachi .
Add interest to a modern white bedroom with colorful art and textures such as the steel frames of the mid century modern chair and canopy bed. This Georgetown bedroom was designed by Jacobsen Architecture.
Make a bedroom feel warm and inviting by using a floral oriental rug in warm browns and reds to balance the cool blue and aquas, as in this bedroom in London designed by Nicholas Haslam.
Create a refined, light filled and airy feeling in a rustic bedroom with white walls, taupe and beige fabrics, a colorful ikat throw and a blue, beige and cream oriental rug, as in this Napa valley bedroom of Summer Hill Fabric owners Don and Rela Gleason.
The cream, blue and green Bunbry GY needlepoint rug will bring calmness, elegance and romance to a bedroom.
Add elegance to a rustic bedroom with silk damask fabrics, fur throw and a beige and blue geometric rug.
Create a warm and romantic atmosphere with coral, rose, cream and beige fabrics and floral rug and juxtaposing refined antiques with rustic wood ceiling, as in this Tucker and Marks designed bedroom near San Francisco.
The Kos Oushak rug’s coral, beige, green and white accents allow you to add warmth, luxurious texture and crispness to a romantic bedroom.
Create a relaxing sitting area and library in a master bedroom with greys,black and whites and add luxury with grey silk rugs and warmth with brown wood tones, as in this Hollywood residence by Waldos Designs.
The Kiraz Oushak rug’s soft hand-spun wool and grey, brown, blue and white coloration will add luxurious comfort, warmth and elegance to a contemporary bedroom sitting area.