Buy a New Rug
Sometimes the right rug can assist introduce a much-needed pattern to your living room. The Pembetatu Cotton Dhurrie Rug from CB2 gets its call from the Swahili word for triangle. The piece features a colorful pattern, as well as vibrant colors. Colors such as orange, red plus aqua add a subtle yet powerful dose of color to the living room.
We finish this section with an image that proves there’s a rug for every space–no matter what size or layout you’re working with! And do not forget that colorful and/or patterned rugs are perfect for rooms with white walls. A powerful rug can really anchor the space, as shown below.
Then again, an feature wall can mirror vivid decor already in place…or inspire a few new purchases, such as rugs and throw pillows. Red is a fashionable accent color, as you can see in the next featured image
For another dhurrie rug that’s available at a great price, check out this 9-stripe dhurrie from CB2. Notice how the vivid bands make an immediate palette for the work space in the image. Do not hesitate to let your rug assist define your living room color design…
Should an accent wall always match the decor in your space? Not necessarily! Do not worry if your accent color of select has no equivalent shade on the couch, rug or shelving. Sometimes a distinctive wall hue can stand alone, as shown in the space below from Raine Heidenberg Interior Design:
Paint an Accent Wall
We start with the most complicated makeover task on today’s list. Why? Because if this is an option for you, you will want to do it before you incorporate the other elements suggested below. The good news about coloring an accent wall is that you can do it over the weekend, and it is not too exhausting. The excitement of adding a new color to your space will override the tedium of the painting process. And before you know it, you will be done–it’s just one wall, after all! Below we look a chocolate accent wall that absolutely offsets distinctive collectibles like as coral.
While you definitely want to select a shade that you love and can live with, do not be afraid to push the boundaries. Often the most unusual choices make the biggest impact. Below we see a sensational violet wall in a modern space featuring the Arne Jacobsen Egg Chair.
Yes, sometimes it is just that easy, folks! A new rug can lay the base for a thoughtfully designed space. And sometimes when you get the rug that is just right for you, it can name attention to the other design elements in the room that don’t quite work. Below we look my latest passion (or shall we say “rug-session”?)… It’s the Square Tile Block Printed Cotton Dhurrie, hand block published by artisans in Jaipur. Did I mention that this exquisite rug is on sale, plus the 5′ x 8′ version is only $69.99?!!! I just ordered it, and I cannot wait to look how it looks in my space…
This next rug is not precisely on sale, but we forecast it will become one of the season’s largest hits! And why wouldn’t it be? Check out those vivid zigzag lines, excellently delivered with the help of super-soft handwoven New Zealand wool! It’s the Beni Rug from CB2, and it can append some much-needed texture to your winter white space or add a dash of neutral to a room filled with color. Yummy, do not you think?!