If there is a common theme running through the 7 best rooms with decorative rugs in the May-June 2015 Veranda it is the artful mix of traditional and contemporary and calming blues paired with white, beige, silver and grey. These 7 rooms will start you dreaming of peaceful days by the sea. The Malibu getaway by Martyn Lawrence Bullard and the Destin, Florida retreat by Susan Lovelace are truly outstanding.
A tonal blue rug in an Oushak rug pattern adds color and a soothing vibe to the bedroom of Food Network celebrity chef Emirel Lagasse’s Gulf coast getaway in Dustin, Florida designed by Susan Lovelace.
A natural colored cowhide rug pulls together modern and traditional furniture in the Emirel Lagasse Gulf Coast sunroom.
A silver grey cowhide rug anchors a pair of contemporary sofas and upholstered coffee table in the Florida sitting room.
Sunlight streams from floor to ceiling windows on a pair of blue velvet upholstered sofas anchored by a beautiful Moroccan style custom rug in a geometric pattern of blue and brown diamonds in the living room of a stunning Malibu, California retreat designed by Martyn Lawrence Bullard.
A custom Moroccan rug compliments leather chairs, grey sofa and blue panels and pillows in the library of the Malibu house by Martyn Lawrence Bullard.
A custom beige contemporary rug compliments a leather upholstered bed and blue and white ikat upholstered daybed in the bedroom of the Malibu house.