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Using Modern Area Rugs

By Abbie Osborne-Wilson

Becoming more and more popular is the modern look when people go to redesign there homes. Including in this new look are some modern area rugs. The newer modern area rugs have fabulous designs on them and some rich colors. Some are covered with fantastically bright flowers while others have stripes or other patterns.

You want your choice to match your style and decor. Before you buy you need to take time to figure out how the rug will be used. If you have high traffic in that room you want to make sure that you have a rug that can handle it. Modern rugs will not need care constantly. They are made with heavy fiber and not some weak fibers that can break easily.

Living rooms are usually the most used area in a home. An area rug will cover the floor of your living room and make the room appear both brighter and wider. A more cheerful effect can be created using bright colors and designs. In order to give the illusion of a larger room stay away from large patterns.

Experts warn you to stay away from area rugs with tiny patterns in your living room. The tiny patterns will make your room appear cluttered. If the lighting in your living room is dark and you get little natural light opt for a bright and sunny area rug in yellow or orange tones. If you have conversational areas in your room you can bring the area together with bordered area rugs. Bright and abstract area rugs add sizzle to a room where the furniture is placed in angles and straight lines.

Area rugs for a kitchen serve a dual purpose. They give extra padding to your feet and also add color to the kitchen. Kitchen rugs should be durable and able to withstand a lot of wear and tear. They should also have a good pile or a good, plump backing to ease the stress put on feet because of the hard kitchen floor. Many people love the look of hand painted sailcloth rugs in a kitchen but these rugs to offer any relief to tired feet. A well-backed sisal is your best choice for the kitchen.

Find if you can get a carpet that has some extra backing to help out with your feet and standing. One of the best choices that you can make when getting out a kitchen rug is buy a backed sisal area rug.

Remember to exercise your sense of design when choosing area rugs for your home. You want the rug to reflect you, your family, and your way of life. If you have a casual lifestyle don’t place a formal Oriental in your living room. Stick to what works for you.

Decorating with rugs has never been so easy with these southwestern area rugs.

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