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Color Guide: How to Work With Brown
It's all over nature and the decorating world too. From light latte to dark walnut, there's a brown for everyone
"to add brown to a room is by using natural wood. Darker browns always look great... Browns are an extremely popular decorating choice. They're rich and neutral and warm... ones. Brown is a mix of orange, red, rose or yellow with black or gray. In value... white. Brown also looks good with aqua, teal, light blues, oranges and pinks. It usually... donkey brown with ice blue, in fact I have just panelled my living room in brown wood..."
Why You Should Give Brown a Chance
If 'blech' is your first response to brown, you're missing out on the opportunity for a warm-looking room that appeals to both sexes
"response to brown, you're missing out on the opportunity for a warm-looking room that appeals... honeyed browns are warm and cozy, while the deep red-browns feel more luxurious. But... Brown is generally thought of as a masculine color that promotes feelings of strength... shade of brown, is supposed to bring on feelings of sadness or gloominess. Poor old... old brown. It's quoted as the least loved of colors, and yet it's the color of some..."
Color Combinations: Brown and Green
"range of browns from twig to chocolate. I admit, I just made up "twig" brown, but I'm... shades of brown and green will always work together, with greens from lime to leaf paired... deep deep brown - very dramatic. Sherwin Williams French Roast. It'll be the brown above... Craftsman browns Brown green @Christie I love your mantel - I redid my home last year... the big brown leather couch my husband picked out.. perhaps green pillows and throws..."
17 Gorgeous Ways to Work In a Patterned Area Rug
Add spark underfoot and pull a room together all around with a patterned rug as bold or subtle as you please
"patterned rug as bold or subtle as you please... to area rugs, we often take the safe route, opting for solid designs and neutral colors... patterned rug or two can unify disparate elements in a room and make a sea of plain... used area rugs to warm up cold stone or dirt floors. Today, with central heating, their... these rugs. One thing I don't like is a rug on top of a rug. Have seen decorators... great rug. I really like the runner rug for the long hall entry way since our new..."
8 Secrets to Pairing Patterns With an Oriental Rug
Plaids, florals, stripes — a good Oriental rug can stand up to almost any other pattern. These tips can help you master the effect
"Oriental rug can stand up to almost any other pattern. These tips can help you master... Oriental rug." Point taken. If you're lucky enough to have an authentic Oriental,... Oriental rug never goes out of style, and it works with just about any design scheme... matching rugs. I have this oriental style rug in my great room, but my dining table... to this rug....what color/style rug should I put under the dining table to coordinate..."
Size Up the Right Area Rug for Your Room
The size of a rug can make an important difference to the feel of a room. Here are some tips to help you make the right choice
"size of a rug can make an important difference to the feel of a room. Here are some tips... of the rug under furniture than it is to make a small rug fill a big space. Here’s... purposes of a rug is to help define a space. When choosing one, you’ll be considering the... typical rug sizes are: 4 by 6 or 5 by 7 feet (standard), 6 by 9 ft. (large) and 8 by... have a rug custom sized. Before you go shopping, use masking tape or newspaper to..."
How to Choose an Awesome Area Rug No Matter What Your Space
High use, a low door, kids and pets running amok — whatever your area endures, this insight will help you find the right rug for it
"an area rug was a months-long journey that taught me everything I could want to know... flat-weave rugs with a visible patina. Where some see old and used, I see a romantic past... prayer rugs. 6' by 9' rugs are rare and may be a cut down of a longer rug that was... $100 on a rug, so this "rug as furniture" concept on higher end rugs is new to me. @Corey... the same rug or get 2 rugs that work well together. I found a rug at Home Decorators..."
Guest Picks: Fresh, Modern Rugs
"Therefore, a rug must be chosen wisely and thoughtfully. But oh my, fabulous rugs can be... Rugs are like pieces of art and nicely made coats: expensive and full of impact.... the best rugs on the web for modern, fresh spaces. Your hardwood floors will thank... great rugs that can be ordered in Canada, that won't cost 2x the price in shipping... border rug, like this one, offered in a ton of colors. This rug has a modern play..."
10 Fresh Takes on Flokati Rugs
"es-in rug style is staging a comeback... okati rugs were white-hot in the '60s and '70s, but they have style and staying power... flokati rugs are traditionally handwoven of wool in Greece, then soaked in water to... flokati rug. I made two 3'x5' rugs. Took those to laundry mat and used the largest... thick rugs). it has to be lugged out of the house and sent to a cleaner, which costs... flokati rugs. One large one I bought at a garage sale in the 80's and one that is..."
Guest Picks: Stylish Rugs Upgrade Outdoor Space
"weatherproof rug has the power to turn a regular patio into a chic outdoor room... indoor/outdoor rugs represent the best of the Web. It used to be impossible to find a great... indoor/outdoor rug (and still is in many ways), and here I've done all the legwork for you... these rugs! Also loving the prices, especially because rugs are often one of the... indoor/outdoor rug. A gorgeous kilim-style rug will add just the right amount of bohemian..."
8 Tips for Layering Rugs
"comes to rugs. Mix them, match them, and create instant interest with this new-found... for a rug buyer to forgo "new" vs. "old": e.g. sisal & traditional Oriental rugs... an area rug over carpeting was like wearing a toupee over your hair...but what do they... small rug that I already had, I think it helps to tie the space together and add... laying rugs. It works!! For my part, I use carpets on top of furniture: tables;..."
How to Choose a Rug for Your Dining Room
"style rug that you decide to use. I recently researched area rugs for a clients'... right rug for your dining space. It should be long and wide enough on all sides... 4-6, a rug that measures 8' x 10' is usually a good place to begin. But there other... visualize the rug size, so I used painter’s tape to map out the size it could be on the floor... sized rug. Here are some other pointers to help in your search:..."
Cool Threads: Shag Rugs Stage a Comeback
"shag rugs have you itching with 1970s memories of wood paneling, lava lamps, burnt... a shag rug and instantly remember Marcia Brady getting nailed in the nose with a football... the shag rug is back, and with an entirely new attitude. It turns out the ‘70s decor... the shag rug is staking its claim. Wondering if you can work one into your current decor... to browns and greta like the Anthro rug. I had a black shag rug back in 73. I went..."
How to Combine Area Rugs in an Open Floor Plan
Carpets can artfully define spaces and distinguish functions in a wide-open room — if you know how to avoid the dreaded clash
"why area rugs are such a valuable asset in an open plan. They create the illusion of... several rugs in view of one another, it’s important to consider how they’ll look together... matching rugs. While that can be ideal in certain circumstances, at other times it can... the same rug or the reverse of another rug. The secret is to find rugs that compliment... Persian rug for my massive great room, but I need another rug for a more intimate..."
Guest Picks: Traditional Rugs to Warm Up Your Home
"gorgeous rug can really anchor a space and provide a dose of warmth and polish to a... traditional rugs provide lots of versatility, letting you mix colors and periods to achieve... dramatic rug can serve as a focal point, allowing you to keep furniture and accessories... worn-in rug can add texture and a sense of history to your space. Some say the ceiling... traditional rug. — Daniela from Aesthetic Oiseau... great new rug...that top one is gorgeous! Thanks for sharing this list. :) So many rugs-so..."