What color do I pick for ottoman and rug?

KhaaneeDecember 11, 2013
I painted my walls before i got this sofa and loveseat and now I am not sure what color i should pick for the rug and ottoman. The sofa is sort of a pinkish cream. The walls are Benjamin Moore Ice Blue and Homestead Green. I am going for a beach sort of tropical look. My floors are a light beige ceramic, (lighter than in the picture). I am thinking of going with a chocolate or taupe rug with bright white ottoman. I have a brick fireplace that has pink and grey brick with a natural cedar wood mantel. I dont want to get the blue and pink look, although I like the paint and the sofa, (have to work with what i have), I need some advice to pull the room together. I can post more pics if needed. Thanks everyone for your thoughts!
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
PRO
Southern Kitchens, Ltd. Co
I would go with a rug with some sort of design in it. Something with all your colors in it to bring it together. But i like the idea of the white (leather) ottoman.
3 Likes    Bookmark   Thanked by Khaanee    December 11, 2013 at 6:50AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
PRO
PH Interiors, LLC
Love that rug in this room!
2 Likes    Bookmark   December 11, 2013 at 7:02AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Chazz Spina
Have you considered a pattern on the wall (wallpaper or fabric) that includes your colors and another you can use for an accent (via some fabulous throw pillows and an area rug perhaps). Upper left is a wide wallpaper border and lower left is fabric. Rest are wallcoverings, courtesy of http://RestorationFabricsandtrims.com.
1 Like    Bookmark   Thanked by Khaanee    December 11, 2013 at 7:46AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Khaanee
Actually the wall here is for family photos. I am still organizing them. I am going with the white ottoman but still looking for a rug. I don't like busy or lots of pattern, so it will have to be a solid color. I am leaning towards gray. I will post a pic of the opposite wall.
    Bookmark   December 11, 2013 at 11:07AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Salih Narman
A Tribal kilim rug & pillows would spice things up too, I am offering a good collection of colorful kilim rugs & pillows that would look great in this room. Check out my online store to have an alternative idea: https://www.etsy.com/shop/TurkishCraftsArts
    Bookmark   Thanked by Khaanee    December 14, 2013 at 1:27PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Nancy Travisinteriors
I would stay in the grays for rug, a print a chevron or Ikat. Why is end table blocking part of the arm of sofa. Move sofa down, you have room. Go a 8x10 rug center in room.
    Bookmark   Thanked by Khaanee    December 15, 2013 at 11:45AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Nancy Travisinteriors
Coffee table can be a ottoman, I would go fabric in a teal blue tones. Or a glass round or square.
    Bookmark   Thanked by Khaanee    December 15, 2013 at 11:46AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Khaanee
I am thinking 8x10 rug. Would teal be too much blue?
    Bookmark   December 15, 2013 at 12:00PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Khaanee
I use the end table to put my tablet and drink there...lol that's why it is placed like that. I have a loveseat too and a crochet throw on teal green and white. I need to add another pic. This is the wall that faces the opposite side.
    Bookmark   December 15, 2013 at 12:08PM
Sign Up to comment
Related Discussions
Need help picking out a rug for our living room
We have a light bamboo wood floor and light grey walls....
Stella Chio
Need HELP picking pillows, rug and media center.
I recently painted the living room and added the lamps...
lizvarela07
Need help picking a chair/rug
Hi all, I want to add a chair (or a pair of chair)...
nabaa
Help me pick a sofa and chairs to go with this rug?
I'm back again for more help! I'm having trouble finding...
dreamer12456
Need help picking out accent colors??
We just finished renovating our back TV/Fireplace room....
rpcorbs
More Discussions
PLEASE help me decorate!!!
We've had a huge mess for 6 weeks. Just finished my...
Jenna Carr
Choosing a toilet seat: GSI or Catalano?
I heard that GSI and Catalano are just sister brands. Which...
Bread Lie
Help with new shutters please!
Please tell me where I can purchase new shutters...I'd...
Polly
Making a long fabric wall hanging ... but how long?
I want to make a large rectangular wall hanging out...
natschryer
Sponsored Products
St. Louis Cardinals Dirt Pen
$19.99 | zulily
Modern Indoor/Outdoor Area Rug: Loloi Rugs Rugs Weston Lifestyle Collection
Home Depot
Area Rug: Corsia Winter Mist 8' x 10'
Home Depot
Okapi Stripe Rug 8'6" x 11'6" - GRAY
$1,099.00 | Horchow
Marys Lamb´┐Ż Oval:5 Ft. 4 In. x 7 Ft. 8 In. Oval Rug Kid Essentials - Infants & T
$255.95 | Bellacor
New Runner Super Kazak Indigo Blue 3x12 HandKnotted Wool Original Area Rug H5891
BH Sun Inc
Kidwise Jumbo Double Lane Jump & Inflatable Slide - KE-CO2101
Hayneedle
Anchorage Ivory Rectangular: 5 ft. x 8 ft. Rug
Bellacor
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™