16 Gorgeous Rooms: How to Decorate with Aubusson Rugs and Red Rugs

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In the 18th and 19th centuries Aubusson rugs were designed by artists some of whom were established painters for the King of France. Because Aubusson rugs are designed by fine artists, they have highly sophisticated color palettes. This makes them easy to decorate with as long as you keep these guidelines at the back of your mind: Read More

Red Rugs Evoke Emotion in 4 Interiors

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Red was one of the first dyes that the early humans discovered and it is one of the first colors used in paintings, pottery, and fabric. Our ancestors have been using the color red for thousands of years, and over this time we have developed a strong emotional attachment to this color. Today we associate red with romance, passion, danger and power. Using red rugs in your home can evoke powerful emotions while drawing attention to the most unique elements in the room. Read More

Red Aubusson Rugs Bring the Look of Power to 5 Interiors

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Red is a powerful color. Red imparts a sense of luxury, power, and warmth to a room. One of the best way to bring the power of red is to anchor the room on an Aubusson rug with red accent colors. An Aubusson rug covers the largest noticeable surface in a room and therefor makes a bigger impact than any other element in the space. Even small amounts of red detail colors in an Aubusson rug will help you introduce red into a room through red fabrics or red screens and red pillows. While rugs with subtle designs are great when you want them to recede into the background, an Aubusson rug are best when you wish to make a more powerful statement. If you wish your room to command attention, there is nothing better than an Aubusson rug. In today’s post we will study how 5 great interior designers used the power of red Aubusson rugs to create uniquely memorable interiors. 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