How to Bring Spring Cheer to Interiors with Savonnerie Rugs: 4 Tips

According to the ground hog spring will arrive early this year. So it is not too soon to start thinking of bringing in cheery spring colors into your living room, library or dining room. Today’s design scheme shows how easy it is to do this if you start with a spring inspired Savonnerie Oriental rug with uplifting clear colors. Savonnerie rugs, Savonnerie rugs for sale, Savonnerie rug, French Savonnerie rugs, Savonnerie carpets

The Branches Savonnerie Oriental rug brings the uplifting energy of spring into this living room and library. Branches is also available as an Aubusson rug, and as a Needlepoint rug. Design Scheme by Alexis McDermott. Image © Asmara, Inc. 

4 Decorating Tips for Cheerful Light Filled Interiors with Savonnerie Rugs

1. Start with a cheerful clear colored Savonnerie rug and derive the room’s colors from the rug 

Alexis chose the Branches Savonnerie rug because it sets a cheerful mood for the entire room and its nature inspired pattern with clear blues, yellows and reds create a wonderful energy.  spirit.

2. Create interest by mixing modernist and traditional styles in similar colors

Next Alexis found pillows with over sized modernist flowers in colors similar to the Savonnerie rug. By mixing modern and traditional style she created a more youthful energy in this living room library. If she had chosen every thing in the same style this room would have felt staid.

3. Create an airy light filled ambience and less fuss

Rather than have the room weighed down by yards upon yards of unnecessary fabric, Alexis selected two chairs and a recamier sofa that are raised off the floor so that the exuberant pattern of the Branches Savonnerie rug can shine.

4. Create an interplay with shapes and textures

The tapered and tailored furniture makes the room feel vibrant and comfortable. There is an interesting interplay between the curves of the recamier and the straight lines of the chair and book case.


Branches Savonnerie Oriental Rug ; “Recamier” Sofa by Edward Wormley; Two English Slipper Chairs, c 1880 Lucite table lamp by Gilbert Rohde, 1950s; Lotus Floor Lamp by Barbara Barry; Black Bookcase.

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