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

Green Rugs Enhance 4 Traditional and Modern Interiors

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Frank Lloyd Wright said that, “Nature is the inspiration for all ornamentation.” This is certainly true of green rugs. Today we will study four chic rooms with green rugs and learn how designers use several shades of green and a mixture of contrasting shapes and textures to design beautiful and inviting rooms. You will learn design principles that apply to both tradtional and contemporary rooms with green rugs and this can help you design a room with a green rug in your own style. Read More

Green Rugs Bring in Nature’s Fresh Energy: 5 Chic Interiors

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Eventually the gorgeous autumn colors we see around us these days will yield to brown branches, mud and occasionally, snow. But if you use a green rug to anchor your next interior design project, you could effectively have the fresh, new life of spring around you whatever the weather. Today we’re going to look at five situations where designers have used green rugs to enliven rooms. Read More

Geometric Rugs Bring a Modern Vibe to 5 Interiors

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The correct use of color and pattern are key to make a room look attractive and feel welcoming. Geometric rugs can be extremely helpful in making a room look balanced and pleasing to the senses. Geometric rugs help pull together the colors and patterns in a room and they also make a room look more interesting by adding a soft and inviting texture. Although geometric rugs are frequently used in modern interiors, they also used for binging a contemporary vibe to traditional rooms. Some geometric rugs can remind us of exotic Moroccan tiles others are reminiscent of Greek key patterns or Chinoiserie fretwork. In this post we will look at five beautiful rooms and learn how top interior designers get the best out of decorating with geometric rugs.

Chic Green Rugs Bring a Luxurious Feeling to Rooms

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Green rugs can make a room feel really luxurious, and, depending on their tone, they can also balance out stronger tones in a room. Use pale green green rugs in rooms that have stronger visual elements like dark flooring and furnishings featuring vibrant pops of color. Use green rugs with deeper colors when you want to them to ground a space. Read More

17 Chic Rooms: How to Decorate with Geometric Rugs, Decorative Rugs

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The 17 interiors below are not only exceptionall beauiful, they will help you visualize the 7 tips for decorating with geometric rugs. Read More

15 Fabulous Interiors: How to Decorate with Green Rugs and Green

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Green is the color of nature and we are surrounded by greenery. The 15 inspiring interiors in todays post and the 12 Stunning Interiors with Green Rugs in an earlier post show how leading interior designers decorate with green rugs and green accents. Together these 27 rooms show you how to: Read More

16 Elegant and Fashionable Rooms with Orange Rugs and Coral Rugs

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Last month I predicted that Orange Rugs and Coral Rugs will soon become highly fashionable because these colors were a hot new trend in women's fashion for Spring-Summer 2012 on the January and February runway shows in Milan, Paris and New York. When I made that prediction, I had no idea that just a month after appearing on fashion runways these colors would be dominating the offerings at home furnishings retailer Crate and Barrel. I discovered the speed at which trends are jumping from women fashion to home furnishing last Saturday while taling a casual walk through Boston's upscale Chestnut Hill Mall. Poorly designed orange rugs and coral rugs have been rushed to market to catch the hot new trend Read More

16 Chic Interiors: How to Decorate with Orange Rugs and Coral Rugs

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Updated August, 2016. Orange, Coral and Tangerine have recently been hits on the fashion runways in Paris, Milan and London and we even see celebrities appearing in orange. So you might think that orange is a new fashion color. But just look at the rooms from the 1960's and 70's by legendary decorators Billy Baldwin and David Hicks and you will see that orange rugs, coral rugs, terracotta rugs, tangerine walls, and citrus colored fabrics were just as fashionable in the 60's and 70's as they are today with decorators such as Jamie Drake, Mary McDonald, Katie Ridder and David Easton... The 16 stylish interiors in this post show us how to decorate with orange rugs and with the many mellower shades of orange. Read More