Here we will discuss some ways that a flatweave rug can be integrated into the interior design of a home.
Your home is not only your sanctuary, but a reflection of who you are. Therefore, ample thought should be put into the interior design of each room in order to accurately represent your personality, style and interests.
Keep reading to find out what the best way to display your rug might be.
Choosing the right rug
Professional interior designers work meticulously to handpick decor that will harmonize with their client’s lifestyle and choosing the right rug is a decision that should not be looked over.
When deciding on the type of rug you want, consider the type of traffic that will be on the rug and whether or not it will be used strictly for decoration. Flat weave rugs tend to be the most popular but if you are unfamiliar with the different types available, here you can learn more on the type of rug weaves to know when buying designer.
Make it the focal point
The focal point is the item used for inspiration of the room’s theme and is often the first thing to catch someone’s eye upon entry. Because flatweave rugs are often designed with many colors and patterns, they are one of the more obvious choices for a focal point.
Find a flatweave rug that you love and place it in the center of the room with furniture items like couches and a coffee table on top. In order to make a rug your focal point successfully, you will keep as much of its surface area exposed as possible and decorate the room in correspondence to the rug.
Use it as a subtle decor option
You can also use your flatweave rug as a subtle yet distinguished decor option.
Many flatweave rugs have a calmer, more sophisticated design that is meant to bring charm to the room. Rugs that have modest patterns and color schemes are often used to break up the monotony of hard wood or tiled floors while protecting them at the same time.
Add a flat weave anywhere that furniture is present to prevent scratching and add some elegance to an otherwise undecorated floor.
Add it to high traffic areas
Although rugs are beautiful additions to any room, they serve a purpose other than brightening a room.
Rugs are meant to help anchor furniture, keep floors clean, and create a warm and cozy environment. Luckily, flatweave rugs are constructed in a way that allows them to be durable and easier to clean than other rugs. Therefore, adding flat weave rugs to high traffic areas is a great way to add style and functionality to the room. Additionally, having your rug in high traffic areas is a sure fire way to have them be noticed and appreciated.
Drape it over furniture
Flatweave rugs differ from other rugs because of how flexible they are.
Flatweaves are created without the typical rubber backing that other rugs have. Because of the absence of rubber backing, these flatweaves are thinner and easier to move around.
Many people use flatweave rugs as a decorative afghan alternative by draping them over the back of a couch. Displaying your rug on a couch can help eliminate the risk of damage showing it off without obstructing its intricate design.
Hang it as wall art
SInce designer flatweave rugs can be costly, some designers have them professionally hung on a wall as an art piece.
Hanging your rug on the wall is a great way to display its beauty and guarantee its safety.
Those that love and appreciate the time and effort put into creating a handmade rug often choose to incorporate them as tapestry like art pieces.
Rugs can be hung in many ways, but for high end pieces, a professional should be consulted before making any attempts.
Rugs can be safely hung in the following ways:
- Custom built wooden frame
- Lightly stitching a velcro frame around the back
- draping the piece on a rod
- Attaching the rug to a rod with carpet clamps
When displaying a rug, never puncture in with nails or screws to affix it to the wall as this may cause irreversible damage.
Flatweave rugs can be integrated into a home’s interior design in a variety of ways.
When deciding your rug’s location, consider who or what will be coming into contact with it, whether or not you want to preserve it and if you want to use it for its main purpose of protecting the floor.