5 Chic Ways to Design Modern or Traditional Rooms with Green Rugs

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Frank Lloyd Wright said, “Nature is the inspiration for all ornamentation.” Wright could have been talking about green rugs and how they can be an inspiration for a room in any decorating style from clean contemporary to formal traditional. Green is the base color for nature and nature is where all great decorators learn color composition. Green is in the foliage of every tree, flower, shrub and meadow. In fact a green meadow is nature's green rug on which every color looks its best. So a green rug will serve as a strong base for the styling of a room in any color palette. Today we will learn about three chic ways to decorate with green rugs. Read More

Elle Decor’s 6 Best Rooms with Designer Rugs in March 2017

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Elle Decor's 6 best rooms with designer rugs in March include a light filled Greenwich Village penthouse inspired by Robert Kime fabrics, a color saturated Madrid apartment where ancient and modern art sit side by side, a San Francisco art dealers apartment fashioned out of a converted warehouse by designer Stephan Jones and a landmarked Italianate townhouse in the West Village transformed into light-filled exquisiteness by Dutch designer Piet Boon. Read More

11 Ways to Decorate with Green Rugs and Pantone 2017 Color “Greenery”

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Pantone's 2017 color of the year Greenery, “...bursts forth in 2017 to provide us with reassurance we yearn for amid a tumultuous social and political environment. Satisfying our growing desire to rejuvenate and revitalize, Greenery symbolizes the re-connection we seek with nature, one another, and a larger purpose.” writes Pantone Executive Director Leatrice Eiseman on the Pantone website. Pantone's 2017 Color of the Year "Greenery" is supported by "Kale".  Images courtesy Pantone Read More

Green Rugs Trend Predicted by Veranda and House Beautiful

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Green fabrics, green wallcovering, green rugs and green china are being featured in the 2016 interior design magazines. House Beautiful published a Color Crush page for Apple Green in November and the February 2016 Veranda features Carolina Irving's green dinnerware. Brunschwig & Fils newest ad in Veranda highlights green fabrics and the Spring 2016 women's fashions pair beautifully with the green rugs in today's post.  Read More

14 Gorgeous Rooms: How to Decorate with Green and Green Rugs

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If you are tired of neutrals and are also unsure of how to introduce color into your next decorating project, you should consider green. Green is safer than most other colors because every color in the rainbow goes with green. If you paint the walls green or start with a green rug it will become much easier to find great coordinating fabrics, furniture and accessories. Today’s 14 gorgeous green rooms show: How to Add Pizazz to a Dining Room with a Green Rug How to Bring Fresh Energy to a Stately Room with a Green Aubusson Rug How to Create a Modern Zen Vibe in a Living Room with a Green Rug How to Design a Modern Dining Room with Green and Blue and White Chinoiserie How to Bring Nature Indoors with a Green Rug How to Make a Dark Room Feel Light and Airy with a Green Rug How to Design an Exotic Garden Room with Green and Animal Print Rugs How to Enliven a Traditional Room with Bright Green and Hot Pink How to Bring Style and Glamour to a Girl's Bedroom with Green How to Coordinate Adjoining Spaces with Green  Moss green reflects the "Mood of the Moment" according to the November-December 2014 Veranda.  Read More

14 Happy Spring Interiors with Green Rugs and Lively Color

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A couple of 50 degree days have kindled hope that spring is around the corner in the Northeast. Crocuses have already appeared in New York, but in Boston the ground is still frozen. To paraphrase Warren Buffett, if we wait for all the swallows to arrive, it will be too late to start spring decorating. So today's 14 interiors with green rugs and fresh spring colors will help you get a head start with great ideas for designing interiors that make you happy.   Read More

Enrich Holiday Decorating with Geometric Themes

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The holidays are all about geometric patterns. From the playful bulbs and berries to the pointed triangle of the traditional Christmas tree and the wondrous symmetry of the menorah. This festive geometry can be echoed in the choices we make when decorating for the Holidays. Geometric rugs are one of the most powerful tools for providing subtle interior queues to visitors for all your annual celebrations. Today we’ll look at four interiors where geometric rugs provide exquisite jumping off points for decorating during the Holidays. Read More

6 Rooms Chase Away Winter Blues with Nature’s Colors and Green Rugs

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With the approach of winter days are shortening and we are getting less exposure to the sun's healing rays. If you have been feeling a bit blue or moody, it is not just your imagination. Doctor's have a name for this physiologial effect, they call it "seasonal affective disorder" or SAD. As an antidote the Brooklyn Botanical Garden is offering nature walks called Chase Away the Winter Blues guided by a BBG veteran who also happens to be a licensed psychotherapist. "Walking the Garden grounds counteracts some of the overindulgence of the holiday season while keeping the blues at bay" advises the BBG. Decorating our homes with nature's colors is another way to invite the beauty and healing effects of nature's colors into our lives. We know that the color green has a cool, earthy feel, like grass under the feet or trees stirring in the breeze. Adding a green rug to any room can help infuse the space with a feeling that is vibrant and alive. The six rooms below all use green rugs to create a vibe that is modern but overwhelmingly fresh and natural. Read More

Green Rugs Add Freshness and Style to 4 Interiors

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All colors have subtle meanings, quietly altering the mood and feeling of a room. Green is no exception, and has long been known as a color that promotes peace and a feeling of new life. Green is often associated with spring, and with spring comes happiness and a feeling of rebirth. This color is also known to freshen up a space and bring light to a room, creating a rejuvenating feeling of calmness.  Read More