House Beautiful November 2014: 5 Best Rooms with Decorative Rugs

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The 5 best interiors with decorative rugs in the November 2014 House Beautiful demonstrate that when vivid colors are used appropriately, the rooms feel happy and uplifting rather than overwhelming or garish.  "People say I am fearless with color, but if I see it in nature, I know it will work in a home," Miles Redd explained to House Beautiful. "Truthfully, color makes me happy and that was the direction with this apartment--to make a happy family home," says Miles Redd about his three interiors in today's post. Read More

Add Flair to Mid-Century Modern with Orange Rugs: 6 Chic Rooms

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When it comes to mid-century modern interior design, there are a few colors that can make as big a difference as orange. Orange rugs and orange fabrics can add zip and warmth to the spare angular lines of mid-century modern furniture. Even in soft shades, orange does not act like a pastel, but has an inherent funkiness and edge. The six rooms below show how you can create very different looks by pairing orange rugs with such colors as aqua, yellow, blue, beige, charcoal and silver. Each pairing of orange with another color produces a different atmosphere and feeling tone. These rooms will help you come up with ideas for designing your own fabulous interior by mixing mid-century modern and orange rugs with different styles and colors. Read More

Orange Rugs Bring Mediterranean Colors to 4 Chic Interiors

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Orange is a color often associated with sunshine and Mediterranean fruits- peaches, apricots, melons and grapefruit. Darker oranges remind us of the colors of fall- pumpkins, autumn leaves, and orange and pink sunsets. Orange evokes romance and warm feelings. Frank Lloyd Wright once said, "Nature is the inspiration for all ornamentation."  Orange rugs bring the colors of the Mediterranean and sunshine to your home. Today's four interiors by top decorators show how to use orange rugs in clever ways to bring the warmth of the Mediterranean and the chic luxury of jewel tones to your home. Read More

5 Posh and Elegant Rooms with Coral and Orange Rugs

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There’s nothing like the color orange to add vibrancy to a room – it’s undeniably eye-catching, dramatic and punchy. But orange rugs can also add a touch of elegance and warmth to a room when the rug has an interesting texture and an engaging pattern  which can be subtle or ornate depending on the look and feel you desire. The five rooms below show a variety of different styles of coral and orange rugs and how to create an impactful room design with them. Read More

Orange Rugs Add Warmth and Style to 3 Interiors

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Whether you are looking for the perfect fall décor or something to bring out the earthy highlights in your room, an orange rug can be exactly what you need to create a warm, welcoming space. While orange can be a bold choice, many interior designers find unique ways to bring out the rustic and citrus shades. Because orange is an uncommon choice, it makes the perfect centerpiece for your design or serves as a vibrant accent. In today’s blog post, I’ll show you some cozy interiors that add just the right amount of color with orange rugs. Read More

Orange Rugs and Bold Patterns Heighten Wow! Factor in 7 Interiors

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Orange is one of the big colors this fall, and you’d be surprised how many ways you can use this bold color to add drama and flair to any room in the home. While orange might seem tricky to coordinate, in reality, it works with a huge number of color schemes. It can add a bold punch of color to a black and white interior. It works surprisingly well with blue, its complementary color on the color wheel. It adds extra interest to a room that uses pinks, corals or reds in the predominant color scheme. It blends nicely with golds, yellows and browns. Orange rugs can be used to make dramatic statements in a number of different ways. Use a bold orange rug as an anchor point, or use a softer coral pattern to create a remarkably rich and elegant backdrop to blend elements of the room. And when you pair the color with another of the season’s biggest trends – geometric patterns – the wow factor goes off the charts. Read More

Orange Rugs Bring Fall Colors and Chic Look to Interiors

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The colors of Fall are rich, warm, and earthy - excellent qualities for any cozy space.  Fall's most prevalent color, orange, can feel intimadating to homeowners even though their interior designers are very adept at using them.  The key to feeling comforatable with decorating with Fall colors is to understand that there are many subtle ways to decorate with them. Orange rugs and fall colors are very versatile, not only as vibrant centerpieces, but also as complements to many other styles that you may not have thought of.  With smart choices, orange rugs and fall colors can be vibrant, appealing, and add elegance to any space. Read More

Orange Rugs Add Chic Energy to 2 Interiors

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Orange is one of the most beautiful and vibrant colors on the color wheel and it has the ability to energize or soothe. It’s often said that orange is the color of revitalization, hope and energy. In color therapy, orange is often used to nurture and awaken a depressed soul. When decorating with orange rugs, you can create any mood in a room that you wish.  Read More