Red wool rugs are popular in homes around the world, and they come in styles ranging from classic Oriental to abstract, with everything in between. Professionals and novices alike enjoy using these gorgeous rugs to set the mood for a room and to upgrade the space’s décor.
Check out the ideas below—each of which draws from how an expert might use a red or pink wool rug—to help inspire your next project:
You could place a light pink wool rug in a child's bedroom, adding playful color and soft texture to the space. Likewise, the same pink wool rug can make an adult's bedroom feel more relaxing, inviting, and feminine.
You might use a large red wool rug with Oriental designs in the living room of a traditional home. Ideally, the rug would be large enough to hold the space’s furniture to create a unified appearance. An 8x10, 9x12 or larger are all great options. If you have a smaller space, you can opt for smaller sizes like 5x8 or 6x9.
You could use red wool runner rugs in the hallways of a Hollywood glam home that needs some bold colors. The red would make the halls feel fierce and exciting while bringing together the décor throughout the house.
A Closer Look At The Red Wool Rug
Wool is one of the oldest rug-making materials available. It's a natural option, which is why it's favored among interior decorators. While you will need wool-specific detergent, these rugs are easier to keep clean than many other natural options.
Red has several associations in Feng Shui and color psychology, so you might use one of these rugs to add any of the following traits to a room:
For example, you might use a red wool area rug in a home’s southern bedroom to add love and excitement to the room.
Is A Red Wool Rug Right For Me?
Before you purchase your new red or pink wool rug, you’ll want to consider both color and material carefully. We’ve included some tips below to help you make sure you’re choosing the best rug for your home:
Color: If you haven’t compared red to the other colors in your room’s palette, now is the time to do so. Use an online tool to help, and experiment with different reds to decide what will work best in your space. If red doesn't look right, find a color that does.
Material: Wool is a natural material and, though durable, it can stain easily if not properly cared for. Purchase a gentle wool-specific detergent and a spot carpet cleaner to manage any messes ahead of time.
Choosing The Perfect Red Wool Rug
Use the filters to narrow your results by size and style if necessary, and then start comparing the rugs you love. Picture each rug in your space to decide which one will look the best, and remember to buy a rug pad to prevent slipping!
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