Blue Rugs Create Quintessential Color Combinations in 4 Interiors

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In her book A Passion for Blue and White, Carolyne Roehm observes, “ Nature’s quintessential color combination of blue and white never ceases to amaze me.” Blue and white is a classic combination that can be conventional or unexpected, but it is always a crowd-pleaser. The secret to pulling off this classic look is choosing the perfect blue rug. The rooms featured today utilize four expertly chosen blue rugs that demonstrate how you can use blue and white in almost any room in your home. Read More

Blue Rugs Bring Calm Atmosphere to 4 Chic Interiors

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A home should not only be a reflection of your personality and style but also a comfortable environment where you can relax, recharge, and renew.  Albert Hadley said, "Make your home as comfortable and attractive as possible and then get on with living."  With this in mind, making your home a comfortable oasis can be an easy and enjoyable process if you start with a calming color palette.  Blue rugs are an excellent way to build a room that conveys a calm, serene feeling.  It's no wonder blue rugs are seen in luxury resorts and spas around the world!

Blue Rugs Make it Easy to Design Spectacular Seaside Rooms

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Blue rugs are a powerful complement to indoor/outdoor rooms that open up to the ocean or the sea. When using blue rugs in these types of spaces, try and choose rugs that don't disrupt the sightline. The water is the star, and you want to use blue rugs that complement it, not obliterate it. Da Vinci said that simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. Keep that in mind as you proceed.  Read More

How Designers Use Blue Rugs to Add Funky Vibe to a Room

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If you're a fan of funky and eclectic rooms or you're more conservative but still wish to add a bit of flair to your space, blue rugs can help you do just that. Designers use blue rugs all the time, using them in completely unexpected ways or as a way to add a bit of flair to traditional rooms. The key to using blue rugs in order to add a funky vibe to your room is to think outside of the box. Blue rugs can turn a room on its head in a fabulous way. Read More

How to Decorate in Patriotic Red, White and Blue with Blue Rugs

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You can almost hear the spirited drum cadence, see the flags unfurling (even though they’re nowhere in sight) and feel the stirring emotion of a room bedecked in red, white and blue. Of course an exquisite blue rug is a must to ground the scene, while flashes of white and red splashed around the space brighten and inspire. According to designer Christina Murphy, “Punches of color keep a room feeling youthful and engaging.” Murphy’s quote comes to life as you browse my blue rug images today. Each example engages the spirit of Americana with an unexpected youthful excitement in old world furnishings. Read More

Stylish and Engaging Interiors with Blue Rugs: 3 Decorating Tips

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Pairing blue rugs with white accents creates a clean and crisp look and the juxtaposition of the two can be used in both classic and contemporary interiors. Utilizing blue rugs with white or cream furniture and accessories is flattering.  However, blue and white can feel cold and you should add warmth and cheer by adding warm colors such as yellow, gold and red. Read More

How to Decorate with Blue Rugs and Moroccan Tile Patterns

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Rug designers draw inspiration from countries and cultures around the world. One favorite locale is Morocco. This wondrous North African country has inspired painters, architects, musicians, interior designers and fashion designers for hundreds of years. Moroccan mosaic tiles, also referred to as Fez, Moorish or zillij tiles are gorgeous handmade tiles that have been crafted using ancient hand-cutting techniques. The colors are bold and intense, arranged in stunningly intricate geometric patterns that feature elements like stars, chevrons and hexagons. The resulting tiles are used in a multitude of applications ranging from backsplashes to furniture to flooring. Read More

How Do Celebrities Decorate With Blue Rugs

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Decorating with blue rugs can be truly exhilarating. You can have so much fun with blue, and from indigo to powder, there's a shade of blue for every occasion and every mood. You're planning on decorating a bright and airy beach house family room with a modern nautical theme? A cobalt blue rug with a geometric diamond pattern trimmed in bright white may just set your heart asail. You want to set up a gender-neutral nursery? A robin's egg blue needlepoint rug with a Greek key pattern will bring forth "awwwwww!-inspiring plaudits from friends and family. Read More